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The Klöckner Pentaplast Group has completed the acquisition of the Linpac Group, following the announcement of its plans on April 7 2017. more

Jul 4, 2017 11:16 AM Industry News

Solvay has announced the completion of the divestment of its cellulose acetate tow business, Acetow, to private equity funds managed by Blackstone. more

Jun 1, 2017 12:31 PM Industry News

Survey shows high voting intention amongst SME manufacturing managers. more

May 24, 2017 10:07 AM Industry News

Renmar Plastics Machinery has recruited a new Technical Sales Manager as it looks to continued growth in the UK and Ireland. more

May 1, 2017 10:00 AM Industry News

Motan Colortronic Limited has announced the appointment of Carlton Hicks as Product Manager for its Recycling and Metal Detection technologies. more

Apr 20, 2017 2:46 PM Industry News

AkzoNobel has announced its intention to separate its speciality chemicals business as it creates two focused divisions. more

Apr 20, 2017 12:19 PM Industry News

Following a period of ongoing sales growth and the acquisition of Master Magnets at the beginning of the year, Bunting Magnetics Europe has announced the appointment of two new staff members. more

Apr 19, 2017 9:45 AM Industry News

Excelsior Technologies, a food packaging supplier based in Deeside, North Wales, bought by Mondi for £33 million. more

Feb 13, 2017 2:29 PM Industry News



New business survey data reveals steady confidence about 2017 growth, with manufacturers most positive out of those questioned. more

Jan 24, 2017 2:48 PM Industry News

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag has confirmed its new management line up following the announcement of a new CEO in October. more

Dec 19, 2016 11:52 AM Industry News

Solvay has reached an agreement to sell its cellulose acetate tow business, Acetow, to private equity funds managed by Blackstone. more

Dec 12, 2016 12:29 PM Materials

The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) has announced it is seeking a new CEO following the decision by Willem De Vos to leave the organisation in 2017. more

Dec 12, 2016 11:19 AM Industry News

Specialist waste management and recycling sack supplier, Cromwell Polythene, has appointed Alistair Hall as Commercial Manager. more

Nov 1, 2016 12:05 PM Industry News

Two product design students say that attending K 2016 as part of winning the annual ‘Design Innovation in Plastics’ competition has given them a new perspective on the possibilities available in the plastics industry. more

Nov 1, 2016 10:11 AM Industry News

LANXESS has announced its intention to acquire US-based Chemtura Corporation, a major global provider of flame retardant and lubricant additives. more

Sep 27, 2016 8:46 AM Industry News

The Managing Director of ALBIS (UK) Ltd. has been named as the new Chief Sales Officer (CSO) for the overall ALBIS Plastic Group, based in Hamburg, Germany. more

Sep 16, 2016 9:32 AM Industry News

Vinyl Belgium, an independent non-profit association promoting the use of PVC, has appointed Benoît Leclère as Executive Director. more

Sep 13, 2016 11:11 AM Industry News

Ancillary equipment provider, Summit Systems, says the appointment of its new Technical Sales Engineer demonstrates its confidence in the UK plastics industry as it looks to capitalise on post-Brexit opportunities. more

Aug 25, 2016 3:28 PM Machinery

The CEO of manufacturer’s organisation, EEF, has welcomed the appointment of the Secretary of State for the newly created Ministry of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. more

Jul 15, 2016 12:30 PM Industry News

The Managing Director of a UK plastics ancillaries company says that the ongoing strengthening of its team through recruitment of new staff will allow it to “weather any storms” that arise following the UK’s decision to leave the European Union. more

Jul 15, 2016 11:42 AM Industry News

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