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Bayer MaterialScience buys composite materials specialist TCG

Bayer MaterialScience has announced the acquisition of Thermoplast Composite GmbH (TCG) in order to expand its range of polycarbonate composite products. more »

Mar 3, 2015 2:58 PM Materials

Motan Colortronic adds to engineering team

Motan Colortronic Limited has expanded its engineering team by a further two employees, as the company builds on its long-term strategy of customer support. more »

Mar 3, 2015 2:35 PM Industry News

Piovan UK to represent CMG Granulators

Piovan UK has announced it is now representing CMG products in Great Britain with immediate effect. more »

Mar 3, 2015 2:18 PM Machinery

Going full circle: Retailers can create value by closing the loop

Retailers can reduce costs, improve margins and move towards sustainable business models by integrating their waste recycling practices into their supply chains, says Jayplas' Director, Mike Maxwell. more »

Mar 3, 2015 2:02 PM Environment

PlasticsEurope reinforces actions taken to reduce marine litter

In response to a new study on marine debris looking at ways to tackle the amount of plastic waste in the world’s oceans, PlasticsEurope, has reaffirmed the industry’s commitment to proper waste management systems. more »

Feb 24, 2015 5:13 PM Environment

TPS announces distribution of polymer materials from PolyOne in UK and Ireland

Materials distributor, Total Polymer Solutions (TPS) has announced a new strategic collaboration with PolyOne to distribute its products in the UK and Ireland. more »

Feb 23, 2015 12:05 PM Materials

A (plastic) view on the world

A restaurant in London’s Marble Arch is hoping to catch the eye of prospective diners by with a fluorescent plastic window display. more »

Feb 17, 2015 3:39 PM Materials

Second commercial order for Axplas polymers and UK team expands

Environmental Recycling Technologies and Axion have announced a further order of the specifically blended ‘Axplas’ recycled polymer. more »

Feb 17, 2015 12:50 PM Environment

Plastics propel world’s most powerful brands to the top

Plastic bricks favoured by children and adults the world over have been propelled to the top of a new evaluation of the globe’s most powerful brands. more »

Feb 17, 2015 12:18 PM Industry News

Horners’ Award season gets underway as 2015 competition opens

The Worshipful Company of Horners has announced that this year’s plastic design competitions are now open for entry. more »

Feb 17, 2015 11:11 AM Industry News

Investment in company will help create "polymer hub" in South West

Devon-based machinery supplier, South West Polymer Supplies, has announced plans to expand after securing investment from the Torbay Growth Fund. more »

Feb 13, 2015 2:15 PM Industry News

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

  • 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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