UK-based PVC compounder, Dugdale, says it is experiencing “brisk demand” for its range of newly formulated PVC compounds that comply with the recent changes in building standards regulations. more

Dec 8, 2016 3:56 PM Materials

Attendees of next year's 'PVC 2017' conference are to get the "most comprehensive review and update" of the sector to date, according to the event's organising committee. more

Dec 7, 2016 4:14 PM Events

A polypropylene container has been chosen for the packaging of a popular new range of readymade organic baby food, with the producer attributing the plastic pot as part of the product’s success. more

Dec 5, 2016 9:00 AM Industry News

Representatives from RadiciGroup have visited Nissan’s European Technical Centre in Cranfield in order to present its latest plastics materials offerings for the automotive industry. more

Dec 2, 2016 2:42 PM Industry News

The the fifth VinylPlus Sustainability Forum will take the theme of ‘Towards Circular Economy’ when it takes place in Berlin, Germany on May 10th and 11th 2017. more

Dec 1, 2016 4:24 PM Events

Asda has become the latest retailer to announce it is banning the use of plastics for the production of its own-brand cotton buds from 2017 in an attempt to cut ocean waste. more

Dec 1, 2016 4:05 PM Industry News

Innovia, the Wigton-based supplier of the polymer used in the new plastic £5 notes, is looking for “potential solutions” after calls from the public to end the use of animal fats in the manufacturing process. more

Dec 1, 2016 3:01 PM Materials

The difficulty in finding skilled staff has been highlighted as the biggest obstacle to growth for the UK’s small businesses, with those in the manufacturing industry reporting the highest level of concern. more

Dec 1, 2016 12:15 PM Industry News

Polymer compounding group, Hexpol TPE, has expanded its range of bio-based thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) in order to offer more sustainable materials options. more

Dec 1, 2016 10:50 AM Materials

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