Yesterday we achieved an important milestone in Tinmasters’ business transformation plan. We successfully moved our Metalstar 3 printing press from our Caldicot site to our Swansea site. This already complex and time critical project became vastly more challenging with the outbreak of coronavirus.


The project team of Tinmasters and contractors (see below) overcame all of the obstacles to ensure that the supply of critical packaging for the food industry that we produce was not interrupted. The project was delivered safely (zero accidents and no Covid-19 illness), on budget and in a record 65 days from last commercial order to first commercial order.


Pressmovers Ltd.

Dismantling, transporting and rebuilding the press to original tolerances.

H&M Davies Engineering Design & Surveying.

Design and survey work for press foundation.

Roger Bullivant Ltd.

Borehole investigation and piling for press foundation.

W. A. Bowler Ltd.

Civil engineering work.

C.W.R Decorators, General Builders & Carpentry

General building work.

C&P High Voltage Services Ltd.

Significantly upgrading electrical supply and infrastructure.

Western Power Distribution

Processing our application for increased power capacity to the site in record time.

J&R Electrical Services Ltd.

Low voltage supplies, lighting and communication services.

Control Gear

Installation of compressed air services.

Williams Ventilation Ltd.

Dismantling and re-installing UV extraction ducting.

Julian Davies
Operations Director

‘Thank you, and extremely well done, to the engineering, operations and technical Tinmasters and our fantastic contractors for delivering this business critical project safely and in record time, overcoming the unprecedented challenges of Covid-19’.

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