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Summer success in Australia

It’s 2018 and whilst those of us in the UK have been shivering in recent weeks, temperatures in Australia have been soaring. It’s the height of summer there of course so lots of good reasons to head for the beach or pool to have some fun and cool down. This is the first season that […]

New Bloccs waterproof elbow protector

We recently exhibited our new Bloccs waterproof elbow protectors at Medica 2017 – the first time that the new product has been exhibited publicly. Designed to keep a dressing, cast or PICC line dry whilst having a shower or bath, the re-usable adult and children’s covers are easily stretched over the elbow area to create […]

Helping equip world championship team

Using our specialist expertise in rubber product design, we’ve just supplied the watertight neck seals for team GB’s official kayaking kit. The Peak UK World Championship Team will be competing in the 2017 Freestyle Canoe Championships in Argentina at the end of November. The rubber seals were commissioned by Peak UK who pioneered the production of custom […]

An unusual donation

When emergency nurse practitioner Judith Barry borrowed a three-dimensional anatomical model for a training session at Chard Minor Injuries Unit, she realised just how useful a teaching aid it was. Some very senior staff had recently retired from the unit and a lot of students were coming through so, rather than continuing to rely on […]

Record sales and new retail outlet

We’re celebrating a record-breaking sales month in June that was topped off with an agreement to supply giant retail outlet Superdrug.  We’ve seen a 20% increase in sales during this financial year and Bloccs, our first ever consumer product, is recording a massive 40% rise. Exports account for just under half of the overall sales […]

A year on from the Queen’s Award and sales are booming

It’s twelve months since we received the hugely prestigious accolade of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise and Innovation for our Bloccs cast and wound protectors and business continues to boom. Our Bloccs’ products are now stocked by Boots, Lloyds Pharmacy and Amazon, sales have grown by around 20% across the whole company, new product lines […]

PDM’s latest product development played its part in medal-winning Olympic success

PDM’s most recent, and possibly most high profile, product took centre stage when HRH The Duke of Kent visited our offices and factory to present the Queen’s Award for Enterprise and Innovation. A display of products made by PDM to illustrate our innovative techniques included a dry-top worn by Team GB medal-winning kayakers and canoeists […]

A busy winter for PDM

We’ve had a busy start to the winter here at PDM, first with a visit from HRH The Duke of Kent at the end of October to present us with our Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation, followed by our recent trip to Dusseldorf for the MEDICA Trade Fair. We had a great time at MEDICA […]

Casestudy: Blatchford Prosthetic Limbs

Founded in 1890, Chas. A, Blatchford & Sons Ltd has built a global reputation over the past 125 years, as a developer, innovator and manufacturer of Endolite lower limb prosthetics. After responding to the mobility needs of young, active, returning World War II amputees, Blatchford created a prosthetic knee that allowed for stabilised weight bearing […]

Award-winning Precision Dippings Manufacturing will showcase new product at Medica

At the Medica trade fair in Dusseldorf,  will be showcasing a new product alongside its range of existing Bloccs waterproof, re-usable arm and leg protectors for plaster casts and dressings. The long, thin, hollow tube that is inserted into a vein above the elbow to administer chemotherapy or other medication is held in place by […]

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