Addressing the press during Chinaplas this week, Haitian gave new details on the recently launched editions of its Mars and Jupiter injection moulding machine lines. more »
Radici Group says its newest grades of speciality engineering plastics are receiving "enourmous market interest." more »
Solvay Specialty Polymers has launched two new film grades specifically designed for the solar market at Chinaplas 2014. more »
Davis-Standard has announced it will launch its latest cast-film line to the Asian market at Chinaplas 2014. more »
At a pre-Chinaplas press event, PolyOne has announced it is launching its latest authentication and anti-counterfeiting solutions to the Asian market at the 2014 show. more »
DuPont Performance Polymers says it is showing its commitment to China's growing desire for sustainable solutions by exhibiting a number of materials for efficiency, lightweighting and improving fuel economy for the automotive industry. more »
Opening the events at this year's Chinaplas, Jinhui Zhaolong Group, an advanced plastics materials producer, announced its debut at the show with its achievements in green technologies to combat the rising cost of environmental pollution. more »
Apr 21, 2014 in Industry News
Arburg is showing its latest high-end machines for injection moulding at Chinaplas 2014 in order to demonstrate its ability to meet the demands of the rapidly growing markets in China and Asia. more »
Apr 17, 2014 in Machinery
New laboratory testing facilities at Axion Polymers’ end-of-life (ELV) vehicle recycling facility have been officially opened by the Liberal candidate for European Commission President and former Prime Minister of Belgium, Guy Verhofstadt MEP. more »
Apr 14, 2014 in Environment
Stewart Group Holdings, a UK manufacturer of technical plastic moulded products, says it has become the first Tier One supplier in the world to create moulds from soluble plastics. more »
Apr 14, 2014 in Industry News
A question and answer session held ‘live’ on social networking site, Twitter, drew on experts to answer some of the concerns from the general public about the ‘scare stories’ often reported about plastics packaging. more »
Apr 14, 2014 in Industry News
In keeping with the theme of some notable equestrian events of late, the starting gun has been sounded, meaning the gates are open for visitors to register their attendance at Interplas 2014. more »
Apr 11, 2014 in Events
Ancillaries supplier, Summit Systems, is lending its support to what it describes as an “exciting” new UK training facility in order to help develop young talent within the industry. more »
Apr 8, 2014 in Industry News
The Polymer Training and Innovation Centre (PTIC) has been selected to share its expertise with polymer organisations in Europe. more »
Apr 7, 2014 in Industry News
Post-recession recovery is not the only reason the UK’s rotational moulding industry is on the up, says Karen Drinkwater. Here she writes for BP&R on the reasons behind the optimism and why the future looks bright. more »
Mar 13, 2014 3:32:00 PM
This month, polymer expert and technical blog author, Dr Charlie Geddes, discusses the optical properties of different types of thermoplastics. more »
Feb 13, 2014 10:15:51 AM
Philip Law gives his outlook for the UK plastics industry in 2014, including the issues surrounding shale gas and packaging recycling, as well as looking at the opportunities offered by growing overseas markets. more »
Jan 30, 2014 2:20:00 PM
On its stand at K 2013 Erema officially unveiled its latest machine for plastics recycling, the ‘Intarema’.
Dr Vince Cable, Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills, congratulated the BPF on its 80th Anniversary, stating it represents a sector that continues to be of strategic importance to the UK economy.
Time doesn't stand still here - watch this Ultra Highspeed RZ-Sigma II Sailor robotic arm spell out the time using golf balls.
Interplas is well and truly back. The international forum for the British plastics industry will open its doors from the 30th September - 2nd October 2014, at the NEC, Birmingham, UK.
Plymouth-based Pipex px, a supplier of composite and thermoplastic products for construction projects, has manufactured a Fibre Reinforced Polymer (FRP) footbridge to replace its steel predecessor.