Gemini supports Ricardo to deliver prototype hydrogen fuel cell electric powered Toyota Hilux

Client Ricardo plc BackgroundGemini worked with global strategic, environmental and engineering consulting company, Ricardo, to support Toyota Motor Manufacturing UK Ltd (‘Toyota’) in the development of its first UK prototype hydrogen fuel cell electric-powered light commercial vehicle. In partnership with the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) – through which the UK Government has provided funding for the project – ten … Read More

Empowering independence

ClientBush Hill Bowls <> BackgroundWhen New Romney Bowls Club in Kent bought their first powered bowls wheelchair from Bush Hill Bowls, they opened up their all-weather green to all ages and those with disabilities. Wheelchair bowler Mick Brunt (pictured, above), became so proficient that he was selected to play in friendly matches  To bowl using a wheelchair you need to … Read More

Baby milk feeding bottles hit the spot

ClientMimic <> BackgroundThe newly formed company Mimic, based in the Netherlands, approached Gemini Prototyping in 2019 with the opportunity to help them develop their baby bottle prototype. Mimic were determined to create a new type of feeding bottle that is suitable for use with either pre-dosed formula milk or expressed breast milk. Their goal was to provide babies with a … Read More

Supporting the next generation of entrepreneurs  

ClientBoot Buddy <> BackgroundIn 2016 Arminder Dhillon aged 15 became the youngest person ever to receive backing from three of the UK’s biggest and most established business people. Arminder created Boot Buddy aged 11 as an easy way to clean his football boots after getting fed up of being told off by his mother for bringing mud into the house. Seeking … Read More

Cleaning up in prototyping

Testimonial from Ecover “I highly recommend using Gemini prototyping for anyone who is looking to make sample plastic parts (specifically packaging) of good quality at an affordable price and quick turnaround. I have been using Gemini for more than five years now and have never had any issues with regards to delivery times and quality. The team at Gemini is … Read More

Sweet Smell of Success

Testimonial from Reckitt Benckiser  “I have worked with Gemini Prototyping and Richard Pike for some fifteen years to date, across many varied projects. Richard has a vast knowledge of manufacturing and is highly skilled at finding the best resources to realise ideas in the shortest times. Richard is very good at brain storming design solutions and problem solving and can … Read More

Ending plastic pollution for good?

“If only there was a magic ingredient that you could add to single use packaging to make it compostable without changing its physical properties”. Well there is. It’s called “Lifecycle”, developed here in the UK by London based technology company Polymateria. Lifecycle is the world’s first fully recyclable and biodegradable plastic technology. The decomposition process can be delayed from several … Read More

Investment in new machine creates new jobs

At Gemini Prototyping we’ve recognised that the production of mould tools is the most important key core capability of the business and so have invested £115,000 in a new Hurco VMX 42DI milling machine to help us achieve greater business growth. The new machine will allow us to reduce mould production time by 55% enabling us to attract more business … Read More