Ecoclean has set up a dedicated unit in Warwick for UK customers in the automotive and components industries. more

Jan 20, 2017 2:59 PM Industry News

When the new polymer five-pound notes entered circulation last September, they did so under a rhetoric of numerous benefits. The Bank of England claimed that the new notes would provide a better alternative to their previous paper counterparts. more

Jan 20, 2017 2:05 PM Industry News

A record-breaking polycarbonate window is reducing weight and enabling design in a new range of vehicles from one of China’s leading automotive manufacturers. more

Jan 20, 2017 12:07 PM Materials



AB Systems is expanding its team with the appointment of Milton Shelley as Sales Director. more

Jan 20, 2017 11:16 AM Industry News

Public confusion about plastic recycling is partly to blame for last year’s fall in recycling rates, shows survey by RECOUP. more

Jan 19, 2017 3:59 PM Industry News

Representatives from Government have met with the British Plastics Federation in a meeting about plastics’ position on Brexit. more

Jan 19, 2017 12:38 PM Industry News

Interplas, the leading trade show for the UK plastics industry, is to expand outside of a single hall for the first time since 2005 following a huge surge in demand for space. more

Jan 19, 2017 11:42 AM Events

SABIC is displaying new construction composites at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland, with ideas for designing with durable carbon more

Jan 19, 2017 10:09 AM Materials

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Researchers at the University of Nottingham say an alternative to oil-based polymers could help Egyptians beat their bag blight more

Jan 18, 2017 3:33 PM Materials

Omega Plastics have made custom moulded components for a Cumbrian chimney insulation firm. more

Jan 18, 2017 10:36 AM Industry News

Recycling Technologies has endorsed the strategic plan for increasing global plastic packaging recycling figures outlined in the New Plastics Economy: Catalysing Action report launched this week. more

Jan 18, 2017 9:17 AM Environment

Over 40 industry leaders have given their backing to a new plan to increase plastic packaging recycling targets globally. more

Jan 17, 2017 12:26 PM Environment

Manufacturer of high quality plastic parts, Polytec Group, has announced plans to build a new manufacturing facility in Telford, England, to supply the automotive industry. more

Jan 16, 2017 10:49 AM Industry News

Global consumer goods manufacturer, Unilever, has made a commitment to ensure all its plastic packaging is 100 percent reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025. more

Jan 16, 2017 10:06 AM Environment

A plastics manufacturer based in Padiham, Lancashire, has been named one of the North West’s ‘Export Champions’ for the fourth consecutive year. more

Jan 13, 2017 1:55 PM Industry News

Technical compounder, Luxus, is celebrating the successful completion of its three-year research project for advanced lightweight thermoplastics for the automotive industry. more

Jan 13, 2017 11:50 AM Materials

Ireland-based manufacturer and supplier of Infrared (IR) heating elements, Ceramicx, says it anticipates “growth and expansion in all plastics sectors” through 2017. more

Jan 13, 2017 11:13 AM Industry News

A stand-up film pouch designed to be lightweight, convenient and extend the shelf life of the produce inside has been recognised with a packaging industry award. more

Jan 13, 2017 10:19 AM Materials

The Rubber & Plastics Research Association (RAPRA) has been acquired by privately run peer group, Made in the Midlands, in what has been described as a “historic deal” for the UK manufacturing industry. more

Jan 12, 2017 1:58 PM Industry News

A UK-based plastics manufacturer says it has eliminated “nightmare outages” following the implementation of a new data protection system that has allowed it to cut its backup time and reduce its storage requirement. more

Jan 12, 2017 11:56 AM Industry News

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