John Carlon

After more demand from the hygiene, pest control and car industries, family-owned technical moulder MGS Technical Plastics has invested in two Sumitomo Demag machines. more

Mar 13, 2017 9:43 AM Machinery

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The British Plastics Federation has announced its new president, Bruce Margetts, to succeed David Hall. more

May 26, 2017 11:42 AM Industry News

The Institut für Textiltechnik at RWTH-Aachen University has made an easily transportable double-bass from carbon fibre, with a detachable neck but no depletion of sound quality. more

May 26, 2017 10:44 AM Materials

A survey of manufacturers shows there is increasing acceptance of 3D printing methods in Britain. more

May 25, 2017 2:04 PM Industry News



Current CCO Markus Steilemann will take over the helm of Covestro after Thomas’ departure in 2018. more

May 24, 2017 4:55 PM Industry News

Borealis will build a dedicated polypropylene compounding plant for the American car industry supply chain. more

May 24, 2017 12:13 PM Industry News

Survey shows high voting intention amongst SME manufacturing managers. more

May 24, 2017 10:07 AM Industry News

Senseye wins accolades from manufacturing tech groups for its innovation. more

May 23, 2017 1:37 PM Industry News

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Wittmann Battenfeld

Wittmann Battenfeld will expand its injection moulding machine factory in Austria. more

May 22, 2017 2:05 PM Industry News


Volodymyr Plysiuk

Chemicals specialist Covestro has lifted its declaration of ‘force majeure’ for polymeric MDI, amidst a factory turnaround. more

May 22, 2017 11:49 AM Materials

Manufacturing order books improved from April, and output growth accelerated in the three months to May, the Consortium of British Industry has shown. more

May 19, 2017 12:32 PM Industry News

New York designers have turned to DuPont’s Corian for a quality aesthetic in exhibits at NYCxDesign. more

May 19, 2017 11:44 AM Materials

Braskem has joined Brazilian supermarket chain GPA Group to make laundry packs from recycled plastic. more

May 19, 2017 10:56 AM Industry News

EEF survey shows manufacturing wages ahead of other sectors, as Average pay settlement above 2 per cent for first time since November 2015. more

May 18, 2017 12:34 PM Industry News



Engel has pledged to expand servicing and parts stocks in Asia after Chinese and South Asian demand powers a revenue increase for the third consecutive year. more

May 17, 2017 4:37 PM Industry News



As robot builder FANUC UK opens its new, headquarters uniting all its British divisions, BP&R joined Managing Director Tom Bouchier to find out the future for FANUC… more

May 17, 2017 2:19 PM Industry News

SABIC launches new phthalate-free grade of PP impact copolymers for faster thinwall packaging production. more

May 15, 2017 4:53 PM Materials

KraussMaffei Berstorff builds ZE Performance extruder in China to meet the needs of its mid-high-range market. more

May 15, 2017 12:17 PM Machinery



The Society of Plastics Engineers held an awards ceremony in Anaheim, California, to recognise plastics innovation. more

May 15, 2017 11:10 AM Industry News

Eastman introduces engineering bioplastic at Chinaplas. more

May 15, 2017 9:57 AM Materials

A polymer engineering apprenticeship scheme will be launched at the Athlone Institute of Technology, County Westmeath, ROI. more

May 12, 2017 4:06 PM Industry News

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