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Sepro aims ‘big’ with global launch of three new robotic lines

Sepro has launched a new portfolio of robots and automation technology for injection-moulding machines with clamping force between 700 and 5000 tonnes at NPE. more »

Mar 24, 2015 6:32 PM NPE 2015

Husky announces renewed focus on hot runner technology

Husky has launched two new hot runner products at NPE, in what is says is part of a “renewed focus” by the group on the technologies. more »

Mar 24, 2015 4:06 PM NPE 2015

US moulders can look to Europe as “pioneers“ in process integration and automation

ENGEL has said that the US market can look to Europe and its “pioneering“ approach to process integration and automation as a key growth driver for the country. more »

Mar 24, 2015 12:12 PM NPE 2015

Arburg launches Freeformer in its “largest and most important market”

At NPE 2015, Arburg stressed that the USA is its “largest and most important market” and one in which it is pursuing a strategic approach. more »

Mar 23, 2015 6:54 PM NPE 2015

BPF warns reduced oil prices are threat to recyclers in UK

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has expressed its concern at the impact of reduced oil prices in the UK Plastics Recycling Industry. more »

Mar 20, 2015 3:49 PM Environment

New PVC recycling centre opens in Cornwall

VEKA Recycling has opened a new waste PVC recycling centre in the South West of England in order to meet growing demand in the region. more »

Mar 19, 2015 10:41 AM Environment

Arburg shines light on technology for visitors

Arburg welcomed nearly 6,000 visitors to its Lossburg headquarters in Germany last week as it held its annual Technology Days. more »

Mar 17, 2015 3:12 PM Industry News

Promoting plastics to pupils: Teachers invited to undertake polymer study

Universities across the UK are once again opening their doors to secondary school teachers to help them garner knowledge of the plastics industry that they can take back to the classroom. more »

Mar 17, 2015 2:30 PM Industry News

External insulation using airpop boosts fuel effiency of UK housing

The installation of external wall insulation (EWI) using preformed panels of ‘airpop - engineered air’ – could solve the issue of ‘fuel-poor’ families that cannot benefit from cavity wall insulation. more »

Mar 17, 2015 11:46 AM Materials

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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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