Building and Construction

A large-scale engineering project undertaken to protect the city of Venice and the Venetian Lagoon from rising tides has used elastomeric seals from Trelleborg as part of the installation. more

May 24, 2017 9:48 AM Materials

The BASF-bomb shelter – a new home for combined divisions to aid coworking on customer’s projects. more

May 8, 2017 2:13 PM Industry News

Wall panels with a Covestro polyurethane core are improving the insulation properties of cheap prefabricated houses, ideal for displaced communities in war and disaster areas. more

May 8, 2017 12:33 PM Materials

Americk Packaging, part of the Saica Group, has built a new innovation centre at its facility in Wigan. more

Mar 30, 2017 2:49 PM Industry News

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Sunderland AFC, Faulkners

Sunderland AFC are adding a community sports facility to the Stadium of Light on Wearside, with a PVC fabric roof over the six storey 'Beacon of Light’ created by J & J Carter. more

Mar 29, 2017 11:34 AM Industry News

UK-based PVC compounder, Dugdale, says it is experiencing “brisk demand” for its range of newly formulated PVC compounds that comply with the recent changes in building standards regulations. more

Dec 8, 2016 3:56 PM Materials

A Lancashire-based injection mould and tool making specialist has developed and created a PVC-based commercial floor tile it claims is the fastest to fit and most durable on the market. more

Nov 29, 2016 12:09 PM Materials

A new underground station development at London’s Canary Wharf is showcasing the architectural capabilities of plastics to create an aesthetically pleasing as well as durable design. more

Nov 11, 2016 11:57 AM Materials

UK manufacturer of plastic piping and ventilation systems, Polypipe, says there is no sign of orders weakening as a result of the recent referendum vote, as it posted positive half-year results. more

Aug 17, 2016 11:49 AM Industry News

​An absorption additive from Colorant Chromatics, a division of PolyOne, is said to help reduce the amount of energy required to cool shopping centres, sports stadiums and other large indoor facilities. more

Apr 25, 2016 2:00 PM Materials

Building products manufacturer, Epwin Group, has bought Tamworth-based Stormking Plastics for £27million. more

Jan 14, 2016 3:32 PM Industry News

The theme for the fourth Vinyl Sustainability Forum will be based around the potential use for PVC in meeting the future needs of those living and working in the world’s cities. more

Oct 27, 2015 3:21 PM Events

SmartBuild is a new conference aimed at specifiers and procurement professionals in the construction industry that promotes the benefits of using PVC and vinyl products. more

Oct 27, 2015 8:26 AM

A modern building in France has been transformed into an architectural highlight thanks to the use of Fluoroplastic ETFE films on its exterior. more

Aug 21, 2015 11:27 AM Materials

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