Come and see our range of new & exciting products!

You are invited to attend the most authoritative traffic technology exhibition in the world: Intertraffic Amsterdam 2018! Taking place Tuesday 20th March – Friday 23rd March.

Here we will be showcasing our innovating range of Temporary Traffic Management products. Come and chat with the team to learn of new developments and possible solutions for your business.

Registration is free, so what are you waiting for? Find us at stand 01.304 and we look forward to seeing you.

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The Year So Far...

In Case You Missed it…
Here’s a run down of the year so far at Melba Swintex

With fantastic new products, stunning lead times and standard items constantly replenished and kept in stock, it’s no wonder we are so busy. We therefore should look back on the year so far to see where the time has gone.

Tuff Trench

Tuff Foot

The Postman

Intertraffic Amsterdam

Tuff-AT Foot

the WonderWall

Come and see us and our new products at Intertraffic Amsterdam 2016 Stand 04.108

You are invited to attend the most authoritative traffic technology exhibtion in the world: Intertraffic Amsterdam 2016! Taking place
Tuesday 5th April – Friday 8th April.

How to Attend.

Intertraffic is a free event if you register through Melba Swintex, all you need to do to register is follow the link at the bottom of this email, and this will gain you access to an insight into new and innovating technology upcoming in the Traffic industry, and what is new from Melba Swintex.

How to Find Us.

We will be located at stand 04.108 this year where we will be showcasing a range of products for the Temporary Traffic Management market, as well as our classic Litter Bin range, and the mighty Boss Barrier for the Event Management market.

What’s the Advantage.

Intertraffic draws in visitors from over 125 countries, with the number of exhibitors rising over 800, making it the ideal opportunity to get up to speed with traffic technology developments worldwide. It is the largest B”B traffic exhibition where you are able to find unrivalled networking opportunities to connect across countries, technologies, and industry sectors.

You must register before you are able to attend Intertraffic. Follow the quick and easy process by clicking the link below:

Click here to Register.

Traffic Barriers – a weighty issue.

The Road Rock is primarily designed to be the ballast for our range of Traffic Barriers and fits the Gate, Master, Vision, Olympic and Tuff Barriers. Using two
Road Rocks per traffic barrier, or one when the barriers are in a boxed formation will make the barrier pass Class B Wind Speed Legislation (this is now mandatory in Scotland where barriers are left unattended for over 24 hours).
However the Road Rock has a few surprises up its sleeve…
Traffic Barriers

The Road Rock links to itself using a hook and tail connection similar to that seen on the Road Runner , this makes it possible to create a continuous run of the heavy duty linear traffic barriers.
traffic barrier weight

Cylinder Housing.

The Road Rock also takes the Cylinder and Ariane and will twist lock into the top making a highly visible linear traffic barriers.
traffic cylinder


traffic barrier ballast

  • 15Kgs in Weight
  • Corporate ID can be embossed.
  • Interlocking for continuous runs.
  • Can be coloured to suit.
  • Fits all Melba Swintex Traffic Barriers.
  • Barriers pass Class B.
  • No sandbags required for Class B & C.

traffic barrier weights

  • Angular movement on interlocking.
  • Can house a Traffic Cylinder.
  • Can double-up as a Delineator.
  • Handle for easy lifting.
  • Manufactured from 100% Recycled Material.
  • Completely recyclable.
  • Product can stack.

Wind Speeds.

The original concept for the Road Rock was all down to wind. Tests had shown that a minimum of 30Kg was needed for a barrier to withstand Class B Wind Speeds (17.6 m/s). ‘Safety at Street Works and Road Works – ACOP 2015’ states that all traffic barriers in Scotland that are unattended for a period of 24 hours or more, need to be capable of withstanding winds of Class B. At 15Kgs each, the Road Rock is the first ever product which provides the precise weight needed, every time, to withstand these wind speeds

With new production equipment comes new Custom Moulding Facilities and Trade Moulding. Melba Swintex has invested hugely in new machinery over the last 10 years but in particularly over the last 2 years. This has opened up new markets and we are able to offer

  • Injection Moulding
  • Compression Moulding
  • Rotational Moulding
  • Blow Moulding


We have huge amounts of experience and technical know how as well as a design department with 3D printing facilities. We understand that you need to hold and feel your bespoke product before committing to a full production run and are able to prototype and model new shapes so that you can see and feel the real model in your hands before tooling up. The in-house toolmaking team will then engineer the mould further speeding up production.

Take a look here for more custom moulding information

Lancashire manufacturer of temporary traffic management products Melba Swintex (PDM, Stand A044) will launch its trade custom moulding capabilities in trade blow moulding, trade compression moulding, trade injection moulding and trade rotational moulding. The company now wants to work with partners to provide customised products in other sectors.

It can offer design expertise and digital 3D printing, along with product design and tool design capabilities.

Around 90% of Melba Swintex’s product range is made from recycled material.

The company recently launched the Boss Crowd Control Barrier to move into the event management market. It also added a new blow moulded trench cover ‘Tuff Trench’ and the new blow-moulded wheelchair ramp – the ‘Kerb Buddy’ to the range. With new products being introduced all the time and old ones being revamped into modern society there’s a wide range of products for you to admire. As a leading company in the traffic management industry we are also a leading custom moulding company.

#roadcone #traffex #roadsign #trafficbarrier


March was our best month to date, partly because of a 400% increase in Sales of our Olympic Barrier, our top of the range traffic barrier!We’re hoping to progress even more throughout the year and keep smashing our sales figures.

Olympic Barrier

The Olympic Barrier offers the complete versatile system for utility and construction applications with hinged side wings designed to rotate and self lock at every 90°. This unique feature allows contractors to create configurations to protect temporary pathway excavations and road works of all kinds.

Traffex 2015

We’re at Traffex next week, come visit us at stand F12 and see our new product range, including the new Wheelchair Ramp and our Crowd Control Barrier, well named The Boss Barrier. As well as the old favourites; the Q-Sign, our most popular temporary road sign, and our amazing range of Traffic Road Cones.

Melba Swintex will be at Traffex this year.

Traffex returns to Hall 5 at the NEC Birmingham on the 21 – 23 April, 2015, and is set to be the most important event for the international traffic management, road safety, parking, road maintenance and transport infrastructure industries.  Melba Swintex will be showcasing their products, such as the new Boss Barrier, and the Tuff Trench cover.

As hard as it is to escape the office, your time invested in Traffex will be time well spent. No emails, no conference calls, no pointless meetings, just like-minded professionals coming together face-to-face to source new products, catch up on industry news, and discover new ways to reduce their costs and improve service efficiency.

Stand F12

Traffex is a free event, all you need to do is register for your pass, pop on down and find us at Stand F12, and say hi. The location to register for your Pass can be found further down this page.

the Boss Barrier

Melba Swintex are crossing over into the Event Management market, feel free to approach and discuss this with the team. Find out what’s different with the Boss Barrier when compared to the existing Melba Swintex Barriers.

the Tuff Trench

Get hands on at Traffex with the new trench cover. Talk to the team and learn about the benefits and accomplishments from the product. Test the product, throw it around (within guidelines obviously), and compare the cover to the current market.

Register for your Visitor Pass Here

Melba Swintex specialise in the manufacturing of Temporary Traffic Management Systems within the plastics industry. We have a wealth of experience in design and manufacture, and work alongside our customers to provide customised products for industry.