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PolyOne is using Fakuma in Friedrichshafen as its Launchpad for new colour and extrusion options within its reSound Natural Fiber Reinforced Composites portfolio. more

Oct 13, 2015 8:51 AM Materials

A West Yorkshire-based thermoformed packaging specialist has invested a million pounds in new machinery, warehouse facilities and supporting infrastructure, which it says will enable it to double its turnover within the next five years. more

Sep 15, 2015 8:37 AM Industry News

A new tradeshow dedicated to tool and mould making and additive technologies debuting in Frankfurt this November will be powered with a partnership from one of the industry’s leading publishers and conference producers. more

Feb 24, 2015 9:57 AM Events

As many as eighteen papers dealing with the commercial and technical aspects of PVC pipe systems were delivered at the recent Plastic Pipes XVII Conference and exhibition in Chicago. more

Feb 20, 2015 9:53 AM Events

Students from Universities across the UK have been tasked with changing perceptions as they look to enhance the design of some of the most traditional metal-based products with polymers. more

Feb 20, 2015 9:48 AM Industry News

Activity in the UK manufacturing sector is picking up pace and is expected to gather momentum in the next three months, according to the latest data from the CBI. more

Feb 19, 2015 11:49 AM Industry News

UK-based producer of high-performance Polyaryletherketone (PAEK) polymers, Victrex, has announced it is to construct a major Polymer Innovation Centre in northern England. more

Feb 19, 2015 10:34 AM Materials

Gabriel-Chemie Group and Insignia Technologies Ltd are partnering in a project that aims to tackle the growing issue of food waste through intelligent plastics and smart pigments. more

Feb 18, 2015 10:07 AM Industry News

A restaurant in London’s Marble Arch is hoping to catch the eye of prospective diners by with a fluorescent plastic window display. more

Feb 17, 2015 3:39 PM Materials

Environmental Recycling Technologies and Axion have announced a further order of the specifically blended ‘Axplas’ recycled polymer. more

Feb 17, 2015 12:50 PM Environment

Plastic bricks favoured by children and adults the world over have been propelled to the top of a new evaluation of the globe’s most powerful brands. more

Feb 17, 2015 12:18 PM Industry News

The Worshipful Company of Horners has announced that this year’s plastic design competitions are now open for entry. more

Feb 17, 2015 11:11 AM Industry News

The EREMA Group has announced it is to expand with the formation of a new sister company specialising in technology for the recycling of production waste. more

Feb 17, 2015 9:37 AM Industry News

Vehicles manufactured in the UK have been assigned a very special mission –to help 007 evade the enemy in the latest James Bond movie. more

Feb 10, 2015 11:20 AM Industry News

Tamworth-based Optical Coating Technologies received a visit from its local MP recently as part of a campaign to encourage good health and safety practices in the workplace. more

Feb 10, 2015 10:46 AM Industry News

Wittmann Battenfeld UK has announced that its sales in 2014 are estimated to be the “biggest and best yet” for the company dating from the purchase of Battenfeld by the Wittmann group in 2008. more

Feb 9, 2015 3:48 PM Industry News

Devon-based Hymid Multi-Shot has collaborated with a British manufacturer to redesign its best-selling digital thermometer by replacing a traditional single shot production with a twin-shot process. more

Feb 9, 2015 3:07 PM Industry News

Ferromatik Milacron says its ELEKTRON Series of all-electric injection moulding machines is becoming a popular choice with moulders following the result of extensive development focusing on energy saving and noise reduction. more

Feb 9, 2015 3:02 PM Machinery

New research into electrochromic polymer blends is helping scientists create eyeglasses that turn to sunglasses with the flick of a switch. more

Feb 9, 2015 11:48 AM Industry News

Materials distributor, Plastribution, has been appointed as an official distributor of ExxonMobil Chemical’s Santoprene thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPVs) in the UK. more

Feb 6, 2015 2:37 PM Materials

RecoMed, the PVC medical devices take-back scheme, has won the Sustainability category of the 2016 ‘INOVYN’ Awards for its innovative approach to sustainable healthcare recycling. more

Oct 26, 2016 12:41 PM Environment

An educational ‘toolkit’ for school age children filled with polymer science experiments has been launched as an English language version at K 2016, ready for use in UK classrooms. more

Oct 26, 2016 10:49 AM K 2016

PlasticsEurope has announced the creation of a new Plastics Packaging Circular Economy Group at K 2016 to contribute to Europe’s Resource Efficient Circular Economy ambition. more

Oct 23, 2016 10:51 AM K 2016

Braskem has launched a new polypropylene (PP) resin at K 2016 that it says is a “more efficient alternative” for the production of foam. more

Oct 23, 2016 10:40 AM K 2016

PolyOne’s new surface enhancement technologies have received “huge interest” following their tradeshow debut at K 2016. more

Oct 23, 2016 9:51 AM K 2016

Several innovators in the vinyls industry have been recognised for their forward-thinking achievements and products that are helping to drive the industry forward in a number of key areas. more

Oct 21, 2016 11:45 AM Materials

Husky says its first day exhibiting at K 2016 brought a “tremendous response” to its new products and system solutions from visitors. more

Oct 21, 2016 7:50 AM K 2016

The General Manager of Wittmann Battenfeld says he is confident that the company’s latest machine addition is an “excellent contribution” to its packaging portfolio. more

Oct 19, 2016 5:05 PM K 2016

Negri Bossi has kicked off a year of celebrations marking 70 years of manufacturing innovation with the global premiere of a new generation of all-electric injection moulding machines at K 2016. more

Oct 19, 2016 5:00 PM K 2016

Arburg has launched a new hybrid injection moulding machine at K2016 which features a new machine size in a new design with a new control system. more

Oct 18, 2016 6:45 PM K 2016

Covestro’s CEO Patrick Thomas marked the company’s appearance at K 2016 by highlighting how the company has turned ideas deemed impossible at previous editions of the fair into real applications. more

Oct 18, 2016 6:36 PM K 2016

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

Manufacturer of plastic pipes, Asset International, has installed a new KUKA robot system designed to relieve workers of strenuous milling tasks. more

Oct 13, 2016 2:00 PM Machinery

A high-performance concept car produced with lightweight plastics, eco-efficient materials and the very latest design concepts is on display for visitors for the duration of the K Show. more

K 2016

Medical injection moulding specialist, polymermedics, has teamed up with Piovan to produce a modified version of its Quantum Q7 gravimetric blender, achieving new levels of reliability while minimising dust creation. more

Oct 12, 2016 2:00 PM Industry News

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag has opened a high-class training facility in order to ensure UK moulders are getting the most out of their machinery investments. more

Oct 11, 2016 2:00 PM Industry News

The polyurethanes division of global chemical company, Huntsman, has been recognised by BMW Group for its work in developing a technology that dramatically reduces total emissions from the high performance polyurethane seating foam. more

Oct 11, 2016 9:00 AM Materials

A Europe-wide youth debating competition asking students to question a future with and without petrochemicals and plastics has been hailed as a success. more

Oct 10, 2016 9:00 AM Industry News

McLaren Plastics has purchased a new granulator and conveyor for its plastics recycling operations as part of its policy of continuous machinery replacement. more

Oct 7, 2016 12:29 PM Machinery

Teknor Apex is the latest compounder to work alongside Gumdrop Ltd, the innovative start up that turns waste chewing gum into polymers, in order to help the company develop methods for commercial scale production. more

Oct 6, 2016 2:56 PM Materials

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