Covestro has created a luminous dress to showcase how its latest materials developments can be used with LEDs to produce smart and functional clothing for a number of end uses, such as pedestrian safety or health monitoring. more »

Aug 19, 2016 3:12 PM Materials

RJG Technologies has received accreditation for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for a number of its polymer training courses by the Institute of Materials Minerals and Mining (IOM3). more »

Aug 17, 2016 2:25 PM Industry News

A technology day designed to demonstrate the latest technology and equipment to enable UK manufacturers to unlock value and potential is being held next month. more »

Aug 17, 2016 12:25 PM Events

A County Durham plastics manufacturer is one of only 22 companies in the UK to be recognised for its support of Armed Forces personnel. more »

Aug 17, 2016 9:25 AM Industry News

Researchers at Disney are proposing a new method of producing its merchandise that uses a twist on the traditional thermoforming process to create unique, customised items. more »

Aug 15, 2016 12:25 PM Machinery

A 16-year-old schoolgirl from Johannesburg has created a superabsorbent polymer (SAP) made using orange peel and avocado skin in order to solve South Africa’s drought crisis. more »

Aug 12, 2016 12:17 PM Materials

In the past 18 months Negri Bossi has flourished under its new owners. The company has seen growth of around 30 percent, success in new markets and the addition of new product lines. Leanne Taylor spoke to CEO, Craig Ward, about the secret to success more »

Aug 12, 2016 10:59 AM Machinery

A UK manufacturer of polythene refuse sacks is urging buyers to look for CHSA certified products to make sure they conform to the highest industry standards. more »

Aug 12, 2016 10:40 AM Environment

This month, Philip Law, Director-General of the British Plastics Federation (BPF), addresses Brexit from a glass half full approach, as well as spotlighting the recently published strategic document that will be crucial to the UK plastics industry. more »

Aug 12, 2016 9:58 AM BPF Blog

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