Set up in 1994 by industry-leading technical experts, there is a drive within the company to retain those skills, transferring technical knowledge to empower the future technical leaders.
Using advanced engineering polymers and processing techniques, Industrial Precision Components Ltd, trading as IPC Mouldings, is an AS9100 accredited provider of technical solutions for global industries.
Operating machines from 60 to 700 tonnes, IPC is continually investing in new equipment, processes and technology to ensure a sustainable future.
IPC is committed to producing work of the highest standard and specification, maintaining excellence in delivery and quality through a balanced scorecard with five years results maintained at 99% and above.
The company’s location in Greater Belfast allows excellent access to road and sea facilities, easing distribution to mainland Britain, Europe and worldwide.
IPC’s dedication to quality, precision, perfection and ultimately, best practice is continually recognised in the industry.
IPC is a successful, profitable and diverse business, competing on a global platform which is sustainable for the next generation of engineers.
The tool room in IPC has a preventative maintenance programme for all customer mould tools. On site, the company carries out all repairs and modifications to its in-house production tools whilst also offering a sub contract service to other injection moulders for mould modification or repair. The equipment available includes all traditional tool room machinery, EDM machines and CNC machining centres. IPC’s customers can have absolute confidence that their mould tools will be accessible and ready for use as soon as they are required.
IPC Mouldings is an organisation of people passionate about quality who employ their expertise to bring your idea through the manufacturing process.
Joining the company in 2008, at the helm of IPC Mouldings is Managing Director, Joanne Liddle. She has directed a programme of change since 2012 in line with the company strategy for growth and sustainability. These changes have been fundamental and ensured the success of IPC Mouldings as evidenced through quality accreditations, external awards, employee engagement and new customers. At the weekends Joanne spends quality family time with her husband and two children.
John McPherson joined the company in 2013 having worked in the manufacturing sector for over 20 years. His knowledge of lean manufacturing and operational control including KPIs and metrics has ensured that IPC Mouldings' output is successful in a challenging aerospace sector. John is often found at the weekend passing on his football skills and knowledge to the local youth teams and is an active participant in the local footballing community.
A founding member of IPC Mouldings, Business Development Manager Mervyn Nelson has over 40 years’ experience in the aircraft seating industry. His expertise lies within the technical knowledge of the product, its design, manufacturability, assembly and durability. In his spare time Mervyn can be found in his garden with his home grown organic fruit and vegetables.
Gareth Harkness originally joined the IPC team in 2017 as Quality Engineer now taking on a dual roleas Project Engineer responsible for planning and New Product Introduction (NPI). He has been instrumental in the Design for Manufacture (DFM) and contract review stages of each new program, liaising closely with both customer engineers and supply chain. Former NI Apprentice of the Year, Gareth is active in motor sports and his passion is in classic car restoration.