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Mister Blister Continues Investment with a second Illig RD 53d

The Illig RD 53d machine is part of the continued investment plan of Mister Blister being the second machine within 12 months. The RD 53d supporting the “IC intelligent control” system enabling the user to optimize the process of all stations while guiding the operator through each individual phase. All these developments result in increased cycle speed for higher output without compromising on quality, resulting in a diverse automatic roll fed thermoforming machine with pressure assist.

Established over twenty years ago and based on a purpose built site on the outskirts of Manchester, Mister Blister has built a reputation for producing innovative and eye-catching packaging solutions for products in most retail sectors.

Mister Blister Ltd has continued its growth into 2016 with the development of a dynamic purpose built Ecommerce website pushing the brands into new opportunities and strengthening their market position. Renowned in the industry for its patented Virtuweld® tamper-resistant blister packs, the company has also seen further success in the food sector where their Caterline® range of disposables catering is now well established.



The Manchester based firm maintains its high level of designing and production of packaging for a wide range of industries. Mister Blister recognises a continued investment in another latest Illig thermoformer as vital to its growth plans. Mister Blister’s Managing Director Gary Briscoe said, “It is important for us that we work with suppliers who share our own aspirations for innovation and efficiency and each new generation of Illig machines gives us an abundance of both! Illig are always looking at ways of enhancing their machines and this in turn enables us to push out the boundaries of blister design whilst still maintaining our competitive advantage”

ILLIG Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG is one of the leading manufacturers with the most comprehensive range of machinery and tools for the thermoforming and packaging technology world-wide. In more than 80 countries customers produce ambitious and high-precision parts of thermoplastic materials. More than 750 employees develop and produce these complex production lines with 10% of the workforce dedicated to developing forward-thinking solutions in research, development and design.

Mister Blister has also recently confirmed another investment in the latest Illig RV 74d that has been released at the start of 2016. The RV 74d boast some of the latest technology seen in the larger full pressure former’s Illig produce.  


For further information, please contact:

Illig UK Ltd
12 Imperial Way
Eagle Business Park


Tel.           01733 246761

Mister Blister Ltd
Priestley Road
Wardley Industrial Estate
Worsley, Manchester
M28 2LY


Tel.           0161 727 6356









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