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Support for Companies that use plastics in the products and packaging

We understand the challenges of working with plastics materials and help our clients to find solutions.

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We can respond quickly and can provide the information that you need to navigate the rules, regulations and requirements of plastic products

We have over 25 years’ experience of material selection, failure diagnosis, material formulation, polymer processing and plastic product development.

We work with your design team to ensure plastic products meet strict performance, quality, sustainability and regulatory requirements.

Specialisms include medical and pharmaceutical devices and products working in demanding environments.

Examples of Recent Plastics Consultancy Projects

  • Material selection for medical injector pens
  • Failure diagnosis and expert witness of plastic pipe failures in Australia
  • Audits and process development to prevent plastic pellets pollution in packaging manufacturing
  • Due diligence investigation of plastics composite manufacturing company
  • Development of plastics transducers used in pharmaceutical manufacture
  • Biocompatibility and drug contact with plastics studies
  • Qualification of alternative plastics used in internationally marketed pharmaceutical devices
  • Qualifying recycled material for use in prime product
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Plastics What our clients say!

We’ve worked with Paul and PS Partnerships for many years – we have nothing but praise for the work completed and advice given to us. In particular their knowledge of polymers, together with his extensive experience within the pharmaceutical and medical device industry has been a huge help to us as a business.

We will continue to work closely with PS Partnerships in the future and always recommend them should our clients need help with polymers and materials.

David Mills Managing Director Haughton Design


Plastics Consultancy

Material selection. failure diagnosis, product manufacture and supply, manufacturing problem solving.

Regulatory Compliance

Plastic development requires adherence to a wide variety legal measures and guidelines. We support organisations meet these.

Management Systems

Support the plastics sector optimising quality management systems requirements including ISO9001, ISO14001, ISO45001, PAS510, Medical Device EU MDR & UK MDR.

Expert Witness

Supporting companies, insurers and the legal profession in plastic failure, plastic materials, products, and related disputes across many industries such as construction, medical, consumer and infrastructure.


Process selection for manufacture, carbon accountancy in material selection, optimising use of recycle, material sustainability reviews. Pellet loss management and auditing.

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Get in touch We Support the Design and Development of Plastic Products

If you are looking for a consultancy or development partner to update or design a new plastic product, get in touch.  We provide supportive, high-quality advice, and offer pragmatic cost-effective solutions to get your product to market and keep it there.

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Supporting the use of Sustainable Materials

PS Partnerships understand the complexities of working with sustainable materials, including recycled plastics. polymers containing recyclate and biobased options. We use our understanding of material properties, behavior and performance to help thoroughly risk assess material use, map sustainability benefits and guard against material failure. We can provide formulation guidance and processing support.