Plastic Manufacturing ERP

Moulders Consulting: We Offer A Top-Quality Plastic Manufacturing ERP

At Moulders Consulting, our software is a custom Materials Requirements Planning (MRP) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution meticulously designed for the manufacturing industry by experts with extensive experience in the field.

Using our background of over 40 years of combined experience in manufacturing – encompassing sales, marketing, operations, and management – we have successfully implemented numerous ERP/MRP systems within the sector.

MRP, which stands for Materials Requirements Planning, plays a vital role in the manufacturing process, ensuring that the right materials are readily available at the right time to produce top-quality products.

The MRP process unfolds through a series of steps as follows:

  • Determine The Production Schedule: Formulated based on factors like customer demand and inventory levels, the production schedule is calculated by the system. This involves determining the quantity of products to be manufactured over a specified period, serving as the foundation for the production plan.
  • Calculate The Material Requirements: The system proceeds to calculate material requirements by analysing the quantity of products slated for production and the materials needed for each product. This calculation takes into account a waste margin.
  • Check Inventory Levels: Once material requirements are calculated, the system verifies that inventory levels are sufficient to meet production requirements.
  • Generate Purchase Orders: In cases where inventory levels fall short, the MRP system generates purchase orders for the required materials, specifying quantity, delivery date, and other relevant information.
  • Track Progress: The MRP system monitors the progress of placed purchase orders, keeping track of delivery dates and noting any delays or issues.
  • Adjust The Plan: If changes occur in the production schedule or if there are delays or issues with materials, the MRP system dynamically adjusts the production schedule to ensure adaptability to evolving circumstances.

An effective MRP system plays a crucial role in ensuring that the right materials are available at the right time, which is a vital factor in producing high-quality products.

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How Our Plastic Manufacturing ERP Delivers Results

Our bespoke MRP/ERP software is meticulously crafted for the manufacturing industry, expertly developed by professionals with a wealth of experience in the field. The Moulders Consulting Ltd. team boasts the collective expertise of over 40 years in manufacturing, encompassing various roles such as sales, marketing, operations, and management.

Drawing upon our personal knowledge and profound insights into the industry, we have implemented numerous ERP/MRP systems into companies, contributing to the enhancement of processes, the facilitation of efficient operations, and the overall improvement of outcomes.

What Is An ERP System?

Enterprise Resource Planning, abbreviated as ERP, orchestrates and manages all the processes integral to your business. In brief, ERP systems facilitate the efficient transfer of data and exchange of information. This ensures the smooth functioning of operations, promoting efficiency and fostering a streamlined workflow.

What Is An MRP System?

Material Requirements Planning, commonly known as MRP, serves as a system employed for the meticulous management and planning of material needs in manufacturing.

This pivotal process guarantees the availability of essential resources precisely when needed, ensuring the seamless creation of manufactured products.

About Our Plastic Manufacturing ERP

Harnessing the benefits of both MRP and ERP systems, our software offers a seamlessly integrated product management solution tailored for clients in the manufacturing sector.

Crafted to address the unique requirements of manufacturing, our solutions aid businesses in optimising processes across all levels for peak efficiency and performance.

Having effectively deployed our ERP and MRP systems across companies of diverse sizes and types, we invite you to get in touch today. Explore more about our cutting-edge software and be part of the future of manufacturing!

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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

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About Us

Moulders Consulting Ltd. specialises in providing ERP/MRP software tailored for the manufacturing industry. Our software is meticulously crafted to meet the specific requirements of manufacturing companies with an annual turnover ranging from £1M to £25M. Collaborating with our clients, we aim to optimise processes, reduce manufacturing costs, and enhance profitability.

Our mission is centered around supporting companies in attaining superior quality products by improving operational efficiency and lowering production costs. This commitment results in delivering increased profits for our clients on a long-term, sustainable basis.

We offer a comprehensive range of services, specifically designed to cater to the unique needs of our clients. Drawing on our expertise in various aspects of the injection manufacturing process, including advancements in Industry 4.0, we provide expert advice to enhance production processes and support marketing and sales initiatives.

Our services encompass expert guidance on ERP/MRP systems, implementation of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), optimisation of production processes, e-commerce solutions, marketing strategies, ancillary services, troubleshooting, and more.

These services deliver cost-effective consultancy and effective solutions, empowering your business to provide enhanced products and services while benefiting from higher profit margins.

Committed to delivering quality services and products at cost-effective rates, Moulders Consulting Ltd. invites you to contact us today. Discover how our software can elevate your processes, achieve higher profit margins, and foster sustainable growth for your business!

About 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.