In a small back unit near Kings Cross Tube Station, CSB Moulds forms. A precision toolmaking company.
CSB Moulds develops tooling and the moulding process of Actuators for Allen & Hanbury (now taken over by Glaxo Laboratories).
CSB Moulds moves to Southminster, Essex and welcomes clients including GSK, Fisons and AstraZeneca. The company operates 24/7 producing 53 million Actuators per year.
Installation of the first ISO Class 7 Cleanroom which is certified to ISO 14644 for airborne particulate.
Eddie O’Keeffe acquires CSB Moulds and takes the decision to change its name to Europlaz Technologies Ltd.
New account with Porvair Services for the tooling and production of 96-well plates. These are rectangular multi-well plates for use in Labs to test assays such as ELISA and PCR.
New account with Fresenius-Kabi to supply Spike components. Their original supplier was having quality issues with leaking filters. Europlaz provides a solution to this problem.
New contract with Chauvin Pharmaceuticals to supply 39 million Minims per year. Minims is a two part system for dispensing Phenylephrine Hydrochloride eye drops.
Fresenius-Kabi request a quote for moulding Inner Caps, Outer Caps and Breakrings from existing tools. Following an inspection of these tools they are relocated to Europlaz, issues are fixed and manufacturing begins.
Fresenius-Kabi are not happy with their supplier of Tube Sets and agree to move this business to Europlaz. Work begins installing Cleanroom 2 and generating the technical files for CE Marking. Manufacturing beings early 2003.