Steph Hazlegreaves

From flame-retardants and flooring to faster turf – plastics are playing an Olympic part in the Rio 2016 Games. Here, BP&R looks at how polymers have been used in preparation for the world’s foremost sporting event. more

Aug 4, 2016 4:54 PM , Materials

Perspex Distribution celebrated the official opening of their largest branch with a customer open day on 24th May. more

Jun 9, 2016 10:04 AM Industry News

The 8.7 litre SuperLift pail from RPC Superfos has been selected for a new range from Saint Gobain Construction Products. more

Jun 8, 2016 12:14 PM Industry News

Jaume Escoriza has been appointed the new Business Development Manager at Luxus to help expand its UK and export business. more

Jun 7, 2016 10:54 AM Industry News

M&H plastics has developed a new shot glass that both replaces the original glass design and provides a safe and recyclable alternative for bars and clubs across Europe. more

Jun 6, 2016 9:07 AM Materials

EREMA, in collaboration with SIPA, held the global premier of a new recycling system that enables direct processing of PET flakes for food contact compliant inline preforms in a single processing step. more

Jun 2, 2016 4:56 PM Industry News

Excelsior Roto-Moulding’s product stock has quadrupled over the last three months and 100 percent of products are now delivered on time. more

Jun 2, 2016 9:15 AM Industry News

In the second report looking at market trends in the plastics industry ahead of K 2016 in October, experts at Messe Dusseldorf share insight on the development of plastics recycling across Europe. more

Jun 1, 2016 1:38 PM K 2016

DuPont Performance Materials (DPM) has appointed Rudy van Engen as the new Regional Director for DuPont Performance Materials Europe, Middle East and Africa region (EMEA). more

May 31, 2016 3:55 PM Industry News

Milacron Holdings are uniting their Aftermarket spare parts and service offerings into the ‘One Milacron Lifecycle Advantage’. more

May 27, 2016 12:31 PM Machinery

A Wolverhampton-based supplier of rubber products is promising to help the food and drink industry fight back against cheap non-compliant imports after signing an exclusive ‘distribution agreement.’ more

May 25, 2016 4:40 PM Industry News

Plastipack has opened a new test and research facility at its headquarters in St Leonards-on-Sea. more

May 25, 2016 4:34 PM Industry News

A double-digit growth in visitor numbers and record attendance figures contributed to results that went “beyond all expectations”, according to the organisers of Chinaplas. more

May 23, 2016 10:16 AM Chinaplas 2016

PolyOne has announced that its Colormatrix business has licensed the right to manufacture, market and sell a high-performance light blocking technology for liquid dairy packaging from leading PET resin and concentrate manufacturer, Novapet. more

May 19, 2016 4:21 PM Materials

UK-based Petainer, a specialist in high performance and sustainable packaging, has recruited Brett Lamont as its new Sales Director, Distribution. more

May 19, 2016 12:24 PM Industry News

Ahead of K 2016 in October, experts at Messe Dusseldorf share insight on the potential, opportunities and trends across a number of international markets, starting with Southeast Asia. more

May 16, 2016 4:59 PM Events

Consumers could be interacting with electronic screens on packaging in the future, thanks to a revolutionary development by scientists at the University of Sheffield. more

May 16, 2016 2:45 PM Materials

A proposed ASTM International standard will help measure the thickness of plastic film. more

May 16, 2016 11:42 AM Industry News

Seven students with ‘wild’ ideas have been revealed as finalists for the 2016 Design Innovation in Plastics competition. more

May 13, 2016 3:40 PM Industry News

Broadwater Mouldings is continuing the changes to its workforce with the promotion of Vince Mortlock to Head of Business Development. more

May 12, 2016 4:33 PM Industry News

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