Plastics Design

An art installation at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) showcasing extraordinary feats of engineering features a central element produced using polycarbonate sheets from Covestro. more

Jul 15, 2016 11:18 AM Materials

Leeds and Liverpool-based consultancy, Plazology Ltd, has achieved ‘Expert Accreditation’ status from Moldex3D. more

Jul 13, 2016 4:16 PM Industry News

A UK-based silicone and organic rubber products specialist has helped transform a bright idea into a practical and potentially life-changing solution for bus passengers with visual or hearing impairments. more

Jul 5, 2016 9:00 AM Materials

The EPDA says the use of aviation grade plastics will play an “increasingly important role” in the future of aircraft design owing to their ability to both improve fuel efficiency and reduce the environmental impact of passenger flights. more

Jul 4, 2016 2:00 PM Materials

A custom-designed, multiple-part closure has been manufactured for a premium perfume brand to give its latest fragrance a luxury finish. more

Mar 3, 2016 4:12 PM Industry News

The winner of the 2015 Design Innovation in Plastics (DIP) competition has received the patent for his product and is now in the process of approaching manufacturers for production. more

Mar 2, 2016 4:08 PM Industry News

Two annual competitions to find outstanding design and innovation in plastics are open once again for 2016. more

Feb 11, 2016 3:26 PM Industry News

UK-based Plazology Ltd has launched a new simulation product design service aimed at closing the gap between the virtual and physical manufacturing worlds and significantly reducing the risks to successful product launches more

Feb 1, 2016 4:41 PM Industry News

A conference set to spark interesting discussion and debate over the nature of plastics design is due to take place for the first time next month. more

Aug 27, 2015 11:46 AM Events

Eastman Chemical Company’s Tritan copolyester is being used at one of Europe’s largest cultural festivals to help improve safety and sustainability. more

Jul 20, 2015 11:20 AM Materials

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

A new conference focusing on design in plastics, from the controversial to the essential, is being held in Bournemouth in September 2015. more

Jan 21, 2015 12:12 PM Events

Following the international sensation of an “ear-splitting” musical instrument, the Vuvuzela, at the 2010 World Cup, a new plastic noisemaker has emerged for Brazil 2014. more

Jun 10, 2014 3:00 PM

The Horners' Award for Plastics Innovation and Design will be announced on the first day of Interplas 2014, it has been announced. more

Jun 10, 2014 11:22 AM

Research commissioned by the BPF's Packaging Group shows that when it comes to the Nation’s favourite table sauce, 77% of 2157 respondents would rather squeeze their tomato ketchup out of a plastic container than shake it out of a glass bottle. more

Apr 15, 2014 4:25 PM Industry News

An innovative composite part for the Airbus A350 XWB designed by GKN Aerospace has been announced as the winner of the Horners Award for Plastics Design and Innovation 2013. more

Sep 20, 2013 3:49 PM

A North East plastics manufacturer has announced it has been successful in securing £250k of Government funding, further supporting the company’s comprehensive strategy for growth. more

Jul 30, 2013 11:30 AM Industry News

Louth-based plastics solutions provider, Luxus, has announced student Adam Evans (20) from Reepham, Lincoln, as the winner of its ‘Design4Recycling’ competition with the University of Lincoln’s School of Engineering. more

Jul 25, 2013 12:05 PM Environment

Multilayer sheet from RPC Cobelplast is being used to create the new ‘Easy Wine Glass’, a ready-to-drink solution from Cefour Wine & Beverage AB of Åhus, Sweden. more

Jul 18, 2013 2:45 PM Materials

Contemporary street furniture made for the roof terrace of the Manchester International Festival has been designed using Stokbord recycled plastic sheet and board following a competition among design students from Manchester School of Art. more

Jul 16, 2013 10:50 AM Environment

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