ERP For Injection Moulding

Top-Quality MRP And ERP Software For Plastic Injection Moulding

MCL Software is a bespoke MRP / ERP designed specifically for the Injection Moulding Industry, by people from within the Injection Moulding Industry. We have a combined experience of over 40 years within Plastic Injection Moulding, including sales, marketing, operations and management - and we have been responsible for the solid implementation of many ERP / MRP systems into our industry.

MRP stands for Materials Requirements Planning, which is a system used to manage and plan the materials required for manufacturing. For injection moulding, MRP is a critical process that ensures that the right materials are available at the right time for the production of high-quality products. Here are the steps involved in MRP for injection moulding:

Determine the production schedule: This step involves determining the production schedule based on customer demand, inventory levels, and other factors. This information is used to create a production plan that outlines the quantity of products to be produced over a specified period.

Calculate the material requirements: Once the production schedule is determined, the next step is to calculate the material requirements. This is done by considering the quantity of products to be produced, the materials required to produce each product, and any scrap or waste that may occur during production.

Check inventory levels: After calculating the material requirements, the next step is to check the inventory levels of the required materials. This step helps to determine if there is sufficient inventory to meet the production requirements or if additional materials need to be ordered. Generate purchase orders: If there is insufficient inventory, the MRP system will generate purchase orders for the required materials. The purchase orders will include the quantity, delivery date, and other relevant information. 

Track progress: Once the purchase orders have been placed, the MRP system will track the progress of the orders, including delivery dates and any delays or issues that may arise. 

Adjust the plan: If there are any changes in the production schedule or if there are delays or issues with the materials, the MRP system will adjust the plan accordingly. 

In summary, MRP is an essential process for managing the materials required for injection moulding. It helps to ensure that the right materials are available at the right time, which is critical for the production of high-quality products. 

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Our MRP And ERP For Injection Moulding

Our software combines the power of both MRP and ERP systems, providing a comprehensive production management solution specifically tailored to the plastic injection moulding industry. We offer industry-leading software solutions that streamline processes, enhance efficiency, and improve performance at every level of production.

With over 40 years of experience, we have successfully implemented MRP and ERP systems in Injection Moulding companies of all sizes and types. Contact us today to learn more about our software and join the next technological revolution!

About Our ERP Software For Plastic Injection Moulding

Moulders Consulting Limited specialises in partnering with companies to optimise their injection moulding processes, reduce manufacturing costs, and increase profitability. Our range of services includes expert advice on ERP/MRP systems, Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES)

implementation, production process optimisation, e-commerce solutions, marketing strategies, troubleshooting, and more.

We strive to deliver high-quality services and products that offer exceptional value for money. Our extensive expertise in the injection moulding process, including Industry 4.0 advancements, allows us to provide valuable guidance and effective solutions to elevate your operations and drive profitability.

Our software is specifically designed for plastic injection moulding companies with an annual turnover ranging from approximately £1M to £25M. Contact us today to discover how our software can enhance operational performance, increase profitability, and sustain growth for your company.

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MCL: ERP Software For Plastic Injection Moulding

Over 40 years experience within the Plastics Industry

2023 - The Year For Efficiency!

An all-encompassing, tried and tested ERP / MRP for the Injection Moulding Industry – the core software has been developed to cater for our complex industry, and we have the knowledge and grass routes experience having worked within Injection Moulding Factories, to fully understand the improvement in efficiencies required to make an ERP / MRP implementation really worthwhile. Communication is the key! Scroll on down to see just some of the key features of MCL Software.

MCL Software - Key Features

DASHBOARD – designed to give an overview of your facility – broken down into sections to include 

Sales  |  Quotes  |  Purchasing  |  Production  |  Quality  |  Delivery

Navigate easily from your dashboard to access all ERP / MRP info – even through to production planning.


PARTS – see all of the information you need to about any manufactured or bought in part on one simple to use screen. Here you will have an overview of the following:

Part Details   |  Activity  |  Files  |  Suppliers  |  Allocations  |  Options


BOMS – easy to navigate and populate – able to select multiple items easily on the Bill of Material in a variety of units, including percentages to jobs which may include Masterbatch, UV Stabaliser, Powders, Anti-Microbial agents etc. 

Add files, quality documents, C of C’s, and tooling data to ensure all relevant detail can be accessed in one clear and concise location.

BOMS –  You then delve deeper into the detail of the specified machine best suited for the manufacture of this component and add on any ancillaries required including robots, conveyors, dryers, and even the human resources required for production. 

Add notes that are relevant to the job,  and the additional bonus of the costing calculator gives you the ability to track profitability, and calculate price breaks by relating the part cost, to various quantities, and your required margin. 

JOB CARD –  All of the right information, all in the right place. The MCL Job Card clearly shows the following:

Work Order No.  |  Part Number  |  Description  |  Job Quantity  |  Drawing

Customer  |  P/O Ref No  |  Order Line  |  Date  |  Notes

BOM details, to include quantities, weights, units of measure, locations, and type of product

Tool information, including location, change inserts, and cavities are provided

Allocation of machines and any ancillaries required to complete production

And finally, the image of the part itself to help the production personnel to keep on track. 

MCL Software - Key Features
Tooling Register

Incorporating a full tooling register, maintaining your clients tooling status and location


Multi-level Bill Of Materials, to include sub-assemblies, and final assemblies

Production Planning

Visual Capacity planning and scheduling, by the Week, Day and even Hour

Job Cards / Works Orders

A clear visual document for shop floor use - including BOMs for Injection Moulding


Full customer and Supplier data capture with CRM Traceability and email capabilities throughout


Ability to trace material from Purchase Order through WIP to final moulded component

Second Operations

Ability to track manufacturing flow to clearly identify secondary operations and manual operations


Full purchase planning auto updated customer sales order demand, and stock allocations

NCR / Quality

Track all non-conformance reports and corrective actions, integrated with part record

Shop Floor Data Capture

Real time data collection from production - tracking all processes and works orders / job cards


Snapshot insight into daily business expectations, monitoring progress in real time


Raise invoices using our invoicing module, integrated directly with Sage, Xero & Quickbooks

Why Choose Us

Reason For Choosing Us

Accredited Company

Members of the BPF & PlastikCity

100% Guarantee

Service providers to the Injection Moulding Industry


Over 40 years experience within the Plastic Injection Moulding Industry

Working With The Best

Members of

Our Directors

About Mark Amphlett

With over 20 years of experience in the plastics industry, Mark Amphlett played a pivotal role in the growth of Amtek Plastics, Newton Abbot, as General Manager.

Under his leadership, the company’s annual turnover surged from £650k to over £3M in less than 6 years. Mark’s effective branding strategies positioned Amtek Plastics as a leading provider of Plastic Injection Moulding services in the UK, resulting in a significant increase in inbound inquiries, from an average of 3 or 4 per month up to a typical monthly total of well over 60.

These outcomes showcase Mark’s exceptional marketing skills, unwavering dedication to fostering growth, and remarkable talent for strategically positioning businesses to achieve success.

About Andy Jewell

Andy Jewell entered the plastics industry in 1989, with an Honours Degree in Chemistry with Business Administration.

During his early career, Andy gained invaluable experience in sales, developing his technical knowledge of material handling, drying, and dosing systems, as well as real-time Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) for the Plastics sector.

As his expertise in the Plastic Injection Moulding industry developed, Andy transitioned into the promotion and sale of real-time Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) for the Plastics sector.

Working closely with a renowned US-based supplier of MES/SFDC/i4.0 solutions, Andy played a crucial role in establishing them as a leading provider across the globe. His dedication and contributions helped to drive the company’s success and solidify its reputation within the industry.

As an Independent Sales Consultant since 2017, Andy’s deep understanding of the plastics industry and expertise in MES solutions make him a trusted advisor and consultant.

His commitment to excellence and delivering tangible results has helped numerous customers achieve enhanced productivity and profitability.