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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Machinery and facilities at Proto Labs Shropshire and German sites will be overhauled after the prototyping firm announced a multimillion inward investment. more

Jul 21, 2017 2:20 PM Industry News

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Plastic garden products firm the Stewart Company hosted a visit from the British Plastics Federation for members to learn about its business transition. more

Jul 21, 2017 12:32 PM Industry News

Genesis Process Solutions, based in Sandbach, will be an Interplas landmark with a five metre high silo. more

Jul 21, 2017 11:46 AM Interplas 2017

Renmar Plastics, based in Wellingborough, will return to its third Interplas at the NEC with machinery and robots. more

Jul 21, 2017 10:36 AM Interplas 2017

Polycarbonate researchers have produced a more eco-friendly polymer, replacing BPA with a lemon-derivative that maintains conventional thermal properties. more

Jul 21, 2017 10:18 AM Materials

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Kamara Photography

A project to develop a black pigment that is Near-Infrared compatible has won £1.29million for Sweden’s Polykemi and Britain’s Luxus. more

Jul 20, 2017 3:18 PM Industry News

Renishaw has said how its experimental solution for Kärcher's jet washer moulds cut cooling time by 55 per cent. more

Jul 20, 2017 2:17 PM Machinery



Bunting Magnetics is celebrating certification in two new ISO standard for magnets manufacturing and environmental protection. more

Jul 20, 2017 12:10 PM Industry News

A maker of boots for outdoor pursuits has launched a new footwear range containing ‘Biosuccinium’, a bio-TPU for the toe-caps. more

Jul 20, 2017 9:35 AM Materials

The trial by the Chinese Government to restrict imports of scrap plastics has been permanently extended, leaving a looming mountain of low quality scrap for Europe’s recyclers. more

Jul 19, 2017 3:57 PM Materials

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Ege Aylin Altug Kucukoglu

The UK finals of the European Youth Debating Competition 2017 were held on July 17, with 50 students arguing about petrochemistry and plastics at Imperial College, London. more

Jul 19, 2017 12:25 PM Industry News

Midlands moulder Counterplas has added a new Negri Bossi Canbio machine to its production facilities. more

Jul 19, 2017 10:27 AM Machinery

Plastics innovators put on your thinking caps – Motan has opened its Innovation Awards. more

Jul 19, 2017 10:01 AM Industry News

The Manufacturing Technology Centre has enhanced its 3D printing capability with a HP Jet Fusion printer, for work with the European Space Agency. more

Jul 18, 2017 4:32 PM Machinery

Thormac will be displaying how its gains from Wittmann Battenfeld moulding machinery is lightweighting products for automotive and aviation industries. more

Jul 18, 2017 3:48 PM Interplas 2017

The ten-pound note designed by BOPP film specialist Innovia has been revealed by the Bank of England at a ceremony on the bicentenery of Jane Austen's death. more

Jul 18, 2017 3:01 PM Industry News

Skymark, a packaging extrusion firm based in Scunthorpe, is working to compete a project with the Spanish research centre AIMPLAS to recycle printed films. more

Jul 18, 2017 12:20 PM Industry News


Lorna Hopkin

Summit systems will return to the NEC for its tenth appearance at Interplas, showing how it develops bespoke solutions to make production faster, more efficient and less wasteful. more

Jul 18, 2017 10:08 AM Interplas 2017

SteriTouch, based in South Wales, has launched a hygienic keyboard for the healthcare, dental and call centre markets, which it will exhibit at Interplas in September. more

Jul 18, 2017 9:49 AM Interplas 2017

Plastic Recyclers Europe has warned that poor quality PET recyclate is proliferating, due to outdated collection systems, high moisture in bales because of thinner flakes and more complex waste streams. more

Jul 17, 2017 2:09 PM Materials

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