As a British Plastics Federation Business Support Network Member, we specialise in the placement of insurance for the plastics industry. Our extensive experience and industry knowledge enables us to identify and provide practical risk management advice across a wide spectrum of industry specific concerns, including health and safety, environmental concerns and product quality control.

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A member of Willis Towers Watson Networks based in Northampton, Astute are trusted local insurance experts ( We use our specialist knowledge and experience to present your risks to insurers to secure the most appropriate insurance programme to meet the specific needs of your business.

Expert Knowledge

The UK Plastics industry is a Global leader operating at the cutting edge of technology and constitutes an important UK economic strength. It has an annual sales turnover of over £23.5 billion and employs approximately 170,000. The manufacturing of plastic products doesn’t come without risk. The plastic goods industry is brimming with emerging technologies, but with new opportunities come new concerns.

We look after a wide variety of plastics goods manufacturers from injection moulding to slush moulding and thermoforming businesses.

The typical areas of cover include property damage, goods in transit, money, computer all risks, business interruption, employers liability, public and products liability, travel, cyber, crime and directors and officers liability.

As part of the service we provide at Astute

You will have a dedicated Account Executive and Account Handler who are on hand to provide risk management advice to help you identify and mitigate risks in addition to any other assistance you may require.

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