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Researchers at the University of Nottingham say an alternative to oil-based polymers could help Egyptians beat their bag blight more

Jan 18, 2017 3:33 PM Materials

Omega Plastics have made custom moulded components for a Cumbrian chimney insulation firm. more

Jan 18, 2017 10:36 AM Industry News

Global consumer goods manufacturer, Unilever, has made a commitment to ensure all its plastic packaging is 100 percent reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025. more

Jan 16, 2017 10:06 AM Environment

A plastics manufacturer based in Padiham, Lancashire, has been named one of the North West’s ‘Export Champions’ for the fourth consecutive year. more

Jan 13, 2017 1:55 PM Industry News

Technical compounder, Luxus, is celebrating the successful completion of its three-year research project for advanced lightweight thermoplastics for the automotive industry. more

Jan 13, 2017 11:50 AM Materials

Ireland-based manufacturer and supplier of Infrared (IR) heating elements, Ceramicx, says it anticipates “growth and expansion in all plastics sectors” through 2017. more

Jan 13, 2017 11:13 AM Industry News

A stand-up film pouch designed to be lightweight, convenient and extend the shelf life of the produce inside has been recognised with a packaging industry award. more

Jan 13, 2017 10:19 AM Materials

The Rubber & Plastics Research Association (RAPRA) has been acquired by privately run peer group, Made in the Midlands, in what has been described as a “historic deal” for the UK manufacturing industry. more

Jan 12, 2017 1:58 PM Industry News

A UK-based plastics manufacturer says it has eliminated “nightmare outages” following the implementation of a new data protection system that has allowed it to cut its backup time and reduce its storage requirement. more

Jan 12, 2017 11:56 AM Industry News

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