To be recognised as an innovative supplier of value added plastic components utilising leading edge design, development and manufacturing techniques to achieve outstanding levels of quality and service.

Carling Point is a privately owned company based at Newtown in mid Wales UK. Set up in 1996, the companys primary business is injection moulding of plastic components through its two group manufacturing operations Piper Media Products and CP Technologies.

Over the past three years the company has won Welsh Office SMART and SPUR awards for research and development into new forms of multimedia packaging aimed at helping retailers to reduce stock losses from shop lifting whilst enabling them to display live product on display. It is proposed to launch this system during the latter half of 2000.

In 1998 the company brought together a consortium of pan-European manufacturers which was successful in winning a contract from the EC to develop a manufacturing process to enable mass customisation of plastic products.It is hoped to launch this process in June 2000 and the company has already identified a significant number of commercial applications which it intends to exploit.

Piper Media Products is a manufacturer and supplier of media packaging predominately to the rental industry supplying the majority of the major rental chains in the UK and Ireland. Since the business was acquired by Carling Point in 1996 it has been expanded by focusing on product quality and customer service.

Rescued from the receiver by Carling Point in May 1999 CP Technologies is a technical moulding business providing a design development and manufacturing service to a diverse range of customers in both industrial and consumer product markets. The Company is introducing a broader range of services to include toolmaking, prototyping and assembly
and have developed an In Mould Labelling Capability.