Engineering Plastics

Engineering plastics supplier, Nylacast, has been highlighted as one of the outstanding organisations in the manufacturing edition of the 2015/16 Parliamentary Review. more

Oct 5, 2016 3:15 PM Industry News

The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) has honoured plastic products that meet the ultimate test of value by in some way making lives better at the ANTEC 2016 plastics technical conference. more

Jun 3, 2016 9:43 AM Industry News

On June 23rd 2016, National Women in Engineering Day (NWED) will be celebrated worldwide to raise awareness of women in the engineering industry and the career opportunities available. more

Jun 1, 2016 4:47 PM Industry News

Trelleborg, a provider of engineering polymer solutions, has finalised the acquisition of CGS Holding – a privately owned company with positions in agricultural, industrial and specialty tyres as well as engineered polymer solutions. more

Jun 1, 2016 3:18 PM Industry News

Broadwater Mouldings is continuing the changes to its workforce with the promotion of Vince Mortlock to Head of Business Development. more

May 12, 2016 4:33 PM Industry News

Solvay Engineering Plastics has announced the creation of a dedicated part testing laboratory in Shanghai, China, to support the growth of its customers in the Asia region. more

Apr 25, 2016 5:00 PM Chinaplas 2016

A. Schulman has invested in additional compounding capacity for highly specialised engineering plastics, including PPS compounds, at its German manufacturing facility. more

Feb 8, 2016 2:05 PM Materials

A head restraint manufactured from polypropylene has won the ‘Body Interior Category’ at the recent Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Innovation Awards. more

Jan 15, 2016 3:06 PM Materials

Glasgow-based plastics raw materials distributor, Hardie Polymers, has been recognised with the award for ‘Best Independent Polymer Supplier 2015’ by International Publishing Group, Corporate Vision. more

Dec 10, 2015 2:28 PM Industry News

Solvay has successfully completed the acquisition of Cytec, the world’s second largest player in aerospace composite materials. more

Dec 9, 2015 9:00 AM Industry News

Solvay Speciality Polymers has announced a new licensing agreement that enables RTP Company to manufacture and sell RTP Company custom compounds based on Solvay’s ultra-high performance Torlon polyamide-imide (PAI) polymer. more

Dec 3, 2015 4:50 PM Industry News

BASF has announced it is expanding the compounding capacities for engineering plastics in Europe, which will see the creation of around 50 new jobs. more

Nov 27, 2015 11:13 AM Materials

ELIX Polymers, a specialist in ABS high performance materials, has introduced a new generation of natural fibre reinforced ABS. more

Nov 11, 2015 10:32 AM Materials

Sulphur: From the Underworld to Thermoplastics

This month, polymer expert and technical blog author, Dr. Charlie Geddes, takes a view on sulphur and its uses in processing thermoplastics. more

Oct 29, 2015 12:11 PM Materials Blog

A project to manufacture a next-generation, all-plastic engine for competitive racing has chosen a polyamide-imide (PAI) from Solvay Speciality Polymers to replace conventional metal in the fabrication of a new cam sprocket design. more

Oct 29, 2015 10:39 AM Materials

A carbon fibre-reinforced high-performance polymer has been selected by Airbus Helicopters to replace aluminium in an aircraft door fitting of the Airbus A350-900, a decision said to improve component quality and reduce weight and costs by 40%. more

Oct 14, 2015 8:42 AM Materials

Engineering plastics group, Ensinger, has invested £500,000 in state-of-the-art machining technology within its UK machined parts division. more

Oct 9, 2015 11:09 AM Machinery

Manufacturer of high performance and engineering plastics, Ensinger, has quality assured its offering to the oil and gas industry, after achieving stringent health, safety, environmental, and value accreditations. more

Sep 8, 2015 11:44 AM Materials

Teknor Apex has announced it has sold its Beetle product brand, certain manufacturing assets, and related customer lists to UK-based Petlon Polymers Ltd. more

Aug 5, 2015 8:20 AM Industry News

A polyamide from BASF has been used to produce the world’s first plastic transmission crossbeam for use in a rear axle subframe in Mercedes-Benz’ S-Class vehicles. more

Jul 6, 2015 3:49 PM Materials

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