A conference held as part of London design week recently gave plastics experts and designers the opportunity to discuss how increased collaboration could lead to a more sustainable future. more

Oct 14, 2016 9:00 AM Environment

An event that brings together high-level speakers to discuss the opportunities around plastic sustainability for the design community is coming to London on September 21. more

Sep 6, 2016 9:28 AM Events

Perspex acrylic has been used to produce two design-led sculptures at a community health centre in Scotland. more

Aug 25, 2016 3:37 PM Materials

Colour masterbatch manufacturer, Astropol, has recruited additional staff in order to satisfy demand the company is receiving from new business opportunities. more

Jul 21, 2016 3:05 PM Industry News

RPC Promens Innocan has launched a range of PET containers aim at the edible oil sector, which they say offer a variety of benefits for both manufacturers and consumers. more

Jul 15, 2016 3:06 PM Materials

Innovative composite films made of rice husks and high-grade polymers have been recognised for their design potential by the Red Dot Awards. more

Jul 15, 2016 2:55 PM Materials

An art installation at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) showcasing extraordinary feats of engineering features a central element produced using polycarbonate sheets from Covestro. more

Jul 15, 2016 11:18 AM Materials

Leeds and Liverpool-based consultancy, Plazology Ltd, has achieved ‘Expert Accreditation’ status from Moldex3D. more

Jul 13, 2016 4:16 PM Industry News

After an appearance on Dragon’s Den, children’s ride-on suitcase brand, Trunki, is a household name. BP&R spoke to Silvergate Plastics – which has been working with Trunki since day one –to find out the importance of strengthening brands with colour. more

Jul 1, 2016 2:00 PM Materials

Seven students with ‘wild’ ideas have been revealed as finalists for the 2016 Design Innovation in Plastics competition. more

May 13, 2016 3:40 PM Industry News

Nylon components and ETFE film are providing London's highest all-weather garden with both a cost-effective and weight saving solution that will give visitors protection from the elements as well as a clear view. more

Apr 19, 2016 11:49 AM Materials

A range of innovations demonstrating how high performance plastics materials can enable high-end design is the focus for BASF at CHINAPLAS 2016. more

Apr 18, 2016 10:31 AM Chinaplas 2016

Materials supplier, PolyOne, has announced the launch of speciality thermoplastic elastomers and design services for the European automotive market. more

Mar 9, 2016 10:20 AM Materials

First there were modern-day yurts, then luxury ‘glamping’ and now there is a new spin on traditional camping in the form of beach ‘pods’ made from recycled plastic waste. more

Mar 4, 2016 11:03 AM Environment

A custom-designed, multiple-part closure has been manufactured for a premium perfume brand to give its latest fragrance a luxury finish. more

Mar 3, 2016 4:12 PM Industry News

Cult sixties television series, Thunderbirds, has had a modern-day revival thanks to the use of airpop material to create the new film sets. more

Mar 3, 2016 2:59 PM Materials

The winner of the 2015 Design Innovation in Plastics (DIP) competition has received the patent for his product and is now in the process of approaching manufacturers for production. more

Mar 2, 2016 4:08 PM Industry News

A UK-based software developer has created a programme it says delivers a new approach to prognostics and condition monitoring and could help manufacturers prevent machinery failures “months” in advance. more

Feb 18, 2016 9:42 AM Industry News

Covestro has announced that it will again lend its support to the UK’s longest established student plastics design competition in 2016. more

Feb 9, 2016 11:15 AM Industry News

UK-based Plazology Ltd has launched a new simulation product design service aimed at closing the gap between the virtual and physical manufacturing worlds and significantly reducing the risks to successful product launches more

Feb 1, 2016 4:41 PM Industry News

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