MRP For Plastic Injection Moulding

Best in class, bespoke ERP / MRP Software For SME Plastic Injection Moulding Companies

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 ERP And MRP Software For Injection Moulding

Our software harnesses the powers of both MRP and ERP systems to provide a fully integrated production management solution for companies in the plastic injection moulding industry. Specifically tailored to the requirements of the sector, the solutions we provide will ensure that you can efficiently streamline your processes at every level for enhanced efficiency and performance.

As industry specialists with 40+ years of experience, we boast deep knowledge of the sector and are proud to have successfully implemented ERP and MRP systems within injection moulding companies of all types and all sizes. Contact us to learn more about our industry-leading software, and get ready to join the next technological revolution in the injection moulding industry!

About Our MRP For Plastics

At Moulders Consulting Limited, we specialise in partnering with companies to help them optimise their injection moulding processes, drive down manufacturing costs, and enhance profitability.

We offer a range of services tailored to meet specific needs, such as expert advice on ERP/MRP systems, Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) implementation, production process optimisation, e-commerce solutions, marketing strategies, ancillary services, troubleshooting, and several other areas related to injection moulding.

Our goal is to assist companies in achieving higher-quality products, improved operational efficiency, reduced production costs – and as a result, increased profits. 

With our extensive expertise in various aspects of the injection moulding process – including Industry 4.0 advancements – we can provide valuable guidance to enhance your production processes and support your marketing and sales initiatives. Our services offer cost-effective consultancy, innovative products, and effective solutions that will elevate your operations and drive greater profitability for your company.

Our software is specifically designed for plastic injection moulding companies with an annual turnover ranging from approximately £1M to £25M that want to boost their efficiency and decrease manufacturing costs. At Moulders Consulting Limited, we are committed to delivering quality services and products at exceptional value for money.

Contact us today to learn more about how our software can enhance operational excellence, increase profitability, and sustain growth for companies in the plastic injection moulding industry!

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MCL Software - for the Injection Moulding Industry

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

Mark has over 20 years of experience in the plastics industry, including several years as General Manager of Amtek Plastics, a plastic injection moulding company located in Newton Abbot, Devon. Mark played a pivotal role in the growth of the company, propelling its annual turnover from £650k to over £3M in under 6 years.

These accomplishments extended beyond financial success, as he worked diligently to establish the Amtek Plastics brand as a recognised force within the manufacturing industry throughout the UK.

As a result of his effective branding strategies, the company experienced a surge in inbound inquiries from an average of 3 or 4 per month up to an eventual monthly average of well over 60.

These results are a testament to Mark’s expertise in marketing, his unwavering commitment to driving growth, and his ability to strategically position businesses for success.

About Andy Jewell

Andy embarked on his journey in the plastics industry in 1989 following the completion of his Honours Degree in Chemistry with Business Administration at Kingston University (then Kingston Polytechnic).

His career began with gaining invaluable sales and technical expertise in material handling, drying, and dosing systems. As his passion for the industry grew, 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 pivotal 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 exemplary reputation within the industry.

Recognised as an expert in his field, Andy’s deep understanding of the plastics industry and his expertise in MES solutions made him an invaluable asset to customers seeking enhanced productivity and profitability.

In 2017, Andy embarked on a new chapter in his career as an Independent Sales Consultant. Through his diverse knowledge, extensive experience, and quality service, Andy has empowered new and existing customers alike by implementing powerful solutions that drive productivity and boost profitability.

Andy’s unwavering commitment to excellence and the delivery of tangible results have earned him a reputation as a trusted advisor and consultant in the plastic injection moulding sector.