Gwalia caps its commitment to easy opening with new products

At the recent Caps and Closures conference in Amsterdam, Gwalia Packaging Group, the South Wales-based closure and container manufacturer, presented its latest product innovations for ‘ease of opening’ for elderly people. more »

Dec 16, 2014 12:56 PM Industry News

Meech reports positive end to year with increased sales and export success

Meech International has ended 2014 with a “consistently positive performance” across all its regions worldwide, with a strong rise in sales over the past year. more »

Dec 16, 2014 11:56 AM Industry News

Research combines micro gas and projectile injection technology for medical LSRs

The Institute of Plastics Processing is investigating the further development of a process for the production of micro-sized hollow articles made of liquid silicone rubbers with integrated functional elements for use in medical and pharma industries. more »

Dec 15, 2014 4:38 PM Materials

Materials handling solution brings plastic recycling in-house

An award-winning materials handling solution has helped one plastics manufacturer bring the recycling of its scrap plastic in-house, resulting in reduced costs and improved quality control. more »

Dec 15, 2014 3:51 PM Machinery

New masterbatch makes a White Christmas a reality

A ‘White Christmas’ has become a reality for one UK manufacturer with the launch of a new range of white masterbatches. more »

Dec 12, 2014 10:30 AM Materials

Buy wisely, says recycling group as crude oil price affects market

Chris Collier, Commercial Director of CK Group comments on the affect of the declining price of crude oil on plastics recycling companies. more »

Dec 10, 2014 2:04 PM Environment

Mazda develops bioplastic for interior and exterior car parts

Mazda Motor Corporation has developed a bio-based engineering plastic suitable for exterior automobile parts that will be used in its vehicles from as early as 2015. more »

Dec 10, 2014 12:47 PM Materials

Street-legal Abarth finds its racing spirit thanks to plastics

Polycarbonate (PC) glazing solutions and coating technologies from SABIC have been highlighted during the launch of the new, street-legal production model of one of carmaker, Fiat’s, super-fast racing cars. more »

Dec 9, 2014 5:06 PM Materials

New machine will help Polymer Training Centre meet “unprecedented demand”

Telford-based Polymer Training and Innovation Centre (PTIC), has taken delivery of a new injection moulding machine in order to keep up with “unprecedented demand” for its commercial training courses. more »

Dec 9, 2014 4:43 PM Industry News



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Upcoming exhibitions, conferences, fairs, markets and symposia for the plastics and rubber industries.

  • Arabplast

    Arabplast is the largest plastics, petrochemicals and rubber industry trade show in the MENA region and the fastest way to enter the region's vast industry, says the organisers. more »

  • NPE 2015

    As one of the world’s largest plastics trade show and conferences, NPE 2015 will bring together all sectors of the industry, verticals and peripheral markets, as well as end markets or brand owners, attracting some 60,000 plastics professionals. more »

  • Plastindia 2015

    Now in its ninth edition, Plastindia 2015 is excepted to be the biggest to date, with organisers expecting approximately 50,000 visitors and 2000 exhibitors from across 40 nations at a showcase extending across 125,000 sq. mts. more »

  • PLAST 2015

    The 17th edition of the European plastics and rubber trade show. The exhibition takes place every three years, with the last outing in 2012 attracting over 50,000 visitors and 1,514 exhibitors from 58 countries. The foreign visitors accounted for nea more »

  • Chinaplas 2015

    Chinaplas is the largest plastics and rubber fair in the Asia Pacific region. Chinaplas 2015 is expected to have an exhibition area of over 230,000 sqm, with some 120,000 visitors and 3,000 exhibitors expected over the course of the event. more »

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