Shapers’ which is part of the ARRK Group, specialises in Prototyping, Tooling and Low Volume Production has production plants in France, Poland, India and China. The team in Portugal brings its technical support for tooling follow-up.

Using our expertise to support customers since 1966
Total No. of Employees: 670 people

Managing Director:Tony Lowe

Key Services:

  • Part and process design
  • Prototyping
  • Tooling – Export from Europe and Low Cost Countries
  • Associated Tooling Services
  • Low Volume Production
  • Innovation

Markets Served:

  • Automotive
  • Agricultural
  • Aerospace
  • Consumer Products
  • Leisure
  • Packaging
  • Machinery
  • Windmill
  • Turbine
  • Offshore
  • Transportation
  • Defence

Locations:

  • France
  • Poland
  • India
  • China

Specialisms by Site:

Shapers’ France

La Séguinière, France (Principle Site)

No. of Employees: 75 people

This centre specialises in providing production tooling solutions and associated tooling services as tools refurbishment, modification, maintenance. It serves a range of industries including Automotive, Aerospace, Transportation…

Key Services:

  • Production Tooling: in-house manufacturing and trade
    (injection, compression, composite technology, RTM, RIM…)
  • Tools, up to 50T
  • Large suite of production Tooling – Injection & Compression
  • Tool Design, Mould flow Analysis & Feasibility studies, FE analysis & calculation
  • Programme Management
  • Associated Tooling Services:
    • Tool Refurbishment & Modifications –
      Injection, Blow Mould, Compression Tools, and Composite Tools; CNC Trimming, RTM, Lay Up, Filament Winding, Hot Forming, & Stamping.
    • Laser Welding Services
      (in-house and customer site service, welding on steel, aluminium, cast iron GS/GL, bronze, nickel, inox, invar, titanium…)
    • Milling Services
  • Innovation:
    • Design to cost
    • Low volume tooling
    • Thermal optimisation
    • Weight saving
    • Composite tooling

Quality Accreditations:

ISO 9001-2008

Associations and Memberships:

  • EMC2
  • ID4CAR.
  • Excelcar (innovation association)

Markets Served:

Automotive, Agricultural, Aerospace, Consumer Products, Leisure, Packaging, Machinery, Windmill, Offshore, Transportation, Defence…

Name and Registered Office:

Shapers' France - La Séguinière
ZI de la bergerie Rue Gutenberg 49280 La Séguinière FRANCE

Registration No. RCS Angers 482 049 616 VAT FR13 482 049 61 

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Aigrefeuille/Maine

No. of Employees: 95 people

This centre specialises in low volume production, with part and process development, packaging and supply chain management.
With a large range of injection moulding machines from 80T up to 3200T, Shapers‘ is able to provide a tailored, low volume production offering

Key Services:

  • Part Development
    • Part Design, Functional Analysis
    • Part Analysis & Optimisation, Calculation & Rheology & Feasibility studies
    • Validation plan, Physicothermical and mechanical test management
    • Tool Trials
    • Low Volume Production Moulding
    • Part Development and Homologation
    • In–house Packaging Design
    • Finishing, Painting, Chroming, Texturing & Screen Printing
    • Logistics & Supply Management
  • Process Development
    • In-house : Assembly, Gluing, Sticking, Marking, Surface treatment…
    • Outsourcing : Chrome Plating, Painting (primary, body)
  • Packaging
    • Logistics development …
  • Supply chain
    • Production
    • Storage
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Procurement
    • Quality (production)
    • Logistic platform

Surface storage : 10  000 m² (In-house and logistic platform)

Press Sizes: From 80T to 3200T

Quality Accreditations:

  • ISO 9001-2008
  • ISO TS16949-2009

Markets Served:

Automotive, Agriculture, Aerospace, Consumer Products, Leisure, Packaging, Transportation…

Name and Registered Office:

Shapers' France ZA du haut coin Route de Nantes 44140 Aigrefeuille-sur-Maine FRANCE

Registration No. RCS Angers 482 049 616 VAT FR13 482 049  616

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Shapers’ Polska

Bydgoszcz, Poland

No. of Employees: 220 People

This centre specialises in providing prototyping, production tooling solutions and associated tooling services such as tools refurbishment, modification, maintenance. It serves a range of industries including Automotive, Consumer Products…

Key Services:

  • Production Tooling: in-house manufacturing and trade (injection, compression, …)
  • Tools until 6m, up to 50T
  • Large suite of production Tooling – Injection & Compression
  • Tool Design, Mould flow analysis and calculation
  • Programme Management
  • Service Center of moulds and tools:

Service of moulds and tools weighting from 500 kg up to 55 tons for automotive and for various industries (injection moulds, pressure moulds, moulds for rubber, compression moulds, press moulds, blow moulds, punches, dies)

Offered services:

  • Modification
  • Repair
  • Regeneration
  • Maintenance
  • Periodic inspection
  • Assembly support
  • Optimization for moulds made in China

Additional services:

  • CNC milling (up to 3000 x 4000 x 1500 mm)
  • Drilling of deep holes (up to 3000 mm)
  • Spark erosion
  • Laser welding

Additional Services from this site:

  • Rapid Prototyping: Stereolithography, Vacuum Casting & Finishing

Quality Accreditations:

  • ISO 9001-2008

Associations and Memberships:

  • Bydgoszcz Industrial Cluster

Name and Registered Office:

SHAPERS' POLSKA Sp. z o. o.
ul. Rynkowska 9
85-503 Bydgoszcz
POLAND

NIP 527-12-08-040REGON 011947544
Numer rej. KRS 0000129141
Sd Rejonowy w Bydgoszczy, XIII Wydzia Gospodarczy Krajowego Rejestru Sdowego

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Shapers’ India

No. of Employees: 220 People

This centre specialises in providing production tooling solutions and associated tooling services such as tools refurbishment, modification, maintenance. It serves a range of industries including Automotive, 2-wheels vehicles, Agriculture, Consumer products, White Goods…

Specialism:

  • Tooling
  • Design & Manufacturing of medium to large injection and SMC tools up to 35T
  • Project Management
  • Associated Tooling Services:
    • Tool Refurbishment & Modifications – Injection, Blow Mould, Compression Tools…
    • Milling Services

VAT No. is - 27710003001

Quality Accreditations:

  • ISO 9001-2008

Name and Registered Office:

Shapers India Pvt. Ltd.
Gat No. 999, Vill. Sanaswadi
Tal. Shirur, Dist Pune 412 208
INDIA

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Shapers’ Wuhan, China

Specialism:

  • Tooling:
  • Design & Manufacturing of medium to large injection and SMC tools up to 35T
  • Project Management

VAT number :  42010166677239X.

Quality Accreditations: 

  • ISO 9001-2016

Name and Registered Office:

Shapers’ Wuhan CO LTD
No.363, Zhuanyang Street
Economic & Technological Deve.
430056 WUHAN
CHINA

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