Talbot Technologies is an integrated technical plastics manufacturer and solution provider that works as a design, development and production partner across a wide range of industries across the globe.

It combines plastic thermoforming injection moulding technologies and assembly in one world-class facility and offers a comprehensive in-house tool room facility.

In addition to the design and fabrication of new tools, the in-house tool room facility allows for timely servicing of existing production tools, as well as fast turnaround of tool modifications during design and development project phases.

Target market

Talbot Technologies’ customers represent a wide range of industries internationally – from aviation companies and health appliance companies to specialist electronics manufacturers.


Talbot Technologies is the outcome of an amalgamation of:

  • Talbot Plastics, a world-class technical injection moulder (established in 1972); and
  • Airform International, an innovative leader in technical thermoforming (established 1995)

Company size

Talbot Technologies is a large company that exports its components to a wide range of international customers. It also develops products for more than 20 different industries – from scientific instruments to packaging and agriculture.

Research and development

The company strongly supports the principles of lean manufacturing and assists customers to add value at the point of source manufacture in order to minimise product handling.

It provides a range of assembly solutions including:

  • ultrasonic welding
  • robotic gluing
  • application of post-moulding decorative finishes
  • component assembly
  • electronics assembly

Roles within the company and company culture

Talbot Technologies is a true plastics technology development partner, with a team that thrives on the challenge of new projects.

The team at Talbot Technologies works with customers during the early development stages of a project to refine the part-design and design-for-manufacture. They provide technical advice on polymer selection, tooling design and manufacture, while ensuring quality products are consistently produced to a high standard and meet customer specifications.

Other information

Talbot Technologies has won a multitude of awards in The Plastics New Zealand Biennial Design Awards including the Supreme Award and a Special Environmental Achievement Award.
Talbot is a UL Approved Fabricator, and is Certified ISO 9001.

Contact us

78 Wigram Road
Christchurch 8149
New Zealand

P: +64 3 338 9084

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