Thermoplastics Ltd. is a Maltese-owned company based in Malta, with a sister company in Tunisia, that has expanded rapidly since its formation in 1996. From modest beginnings, the company now employs over 250 people in Malta and Tunisia, and successfully supplies products to local and foreign customers in the toys, automotive, smart technologies and construction sectors. The Group also owns Aerotechnik Ltd., a Malta-based company that specialises in the design of moulds and manufacture of components in carbon fibre.
The Group of Companies is wholly owned by Mr. Kenneth Carauna, the Managing Director who is an experienced toolmaker and aviation engineer in his own right. The Company has invested heavily in state-of-the-art plants and machinery and plans to continue to expand with investments being made in new facilities for both Malta and Tunisia.
The Thermoplastics Group works on a 24-hour basis, seven days a week, and is always committed to meeting its customers’
Kenneth Caruana is the founder and Managing Director of Thermoplastics Ltd. A tool maker with over 30 years experience as well as a qualified aviation engineer. Kenneth started the company in 1996 and never looked back. The company has grown from strength to strength over the past 27 years to include Thermoplastics Ltd., Thermoplastics Tunisia, Aerotechnik Ltd., and two joint venture partnerships: Sandhill Ltd. and 2KR Designs Ltd.
The Group has had success serving a multitude of international clients, mainly in Western Europe, North Africa and North America. The Group maintains an ISO9001:2015 quality management system and is committed to continually improve the effectiveness of the system.
The Group is committed to ensure environmental ‘best practice’ in line with the requirements of ISO14001:2015. The Group has an established network of companies it works with, including specialist mould design companies and raw materials procurement.
Thermoplastics Ltd. based in Malta is the flagship company of the Thermoplastics Group. Its main focus is injection moulding, decoration, assembly and packaging of plastic products. With the network developed over the 25 years of its operation, Thermoplastics can source almost any material, develop moulds and take a project from inception to full scale production with a dedicated team that will ensure quality, on-time delivery.
Located in the region of Zaghouan, Thermoplastics Tunisia has its own tool room, with 35 injection moulding machines, a spray painting department, pre-pack and assembly facilities as well as pad printing and decoration. The company has the advantage of offering international standards of production coupled with the competitiveness of the North African region.
Aerotechnik is a small but very flexible company capable of creating custom moulds and manufacturing carbon fibre products for a variety of projects. We have worked on windmill blades, bicycle frames, horse sulky construction and repairs, steering wheels, side mirror housings and motorbike kits. The manual nature of this work means that any size project is possible.
Thermoplastics Ltd is proud to be involved in both of these joint venture partnerships