UK Manufacturing

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

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

Land Rover has revealed its latest model by breaking a Guinness World Record for the largest LEGO structure ever built. more

Oct 10, 2016 2:00 PM 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

Plastic car parts manufacturer, Nifco, has achieved a record turnover of £62million for the year ending 2015, up £6million on the previous year. more

Oct 5, 2016 3:48 PM Industry News

Engineering plastics supplier, Nylacast, has been highlighted as one of the outstanding organisations in the manufacturing edition of the 2015/16 Parliamentary Review. more

Oct 5, 2016 3:15 PM Industry News

Bunting Magnetics will be showing visitors the benefits of using separation equipment for the effective removal of metal contaminants from plastic waste streams. more

Oct 5, 2016 12:05 PM K 2016

Astropol and Colourpol will be promoting their capabilities in the production of bespoke masterbatches at K2016. more

Oct 5, 2016 12:02 PM K 2016

With the world’s biggest companies, the very latest developments and the opportunity to meet new and existing contacts - how can UK visitors maximise their K experience? Leanne Taylor spoke to Dugdale's Jeff Ryan to find out more. more

Oct 5, 2016 11:13 AM Industry News

Lancashire-based manufacturer of plastic housewares and storage products, What More, says its export business is showing no signs of faltering in the months following the UK referendum. more

Oct 4, 2016 2:40 PM Industry News

A Wigan-based manufacturer of office furniture has invested £750,000 in reshoring its operations back to the UK, following an absence of over 20 years. more

Oct 4, 2016 2:16 PM Machinery

Wellingborough-based Belgrade Polymer Products celebrated manufacture of its 20 millionth product this week - a Square External Boss End Capping for PVC-U conservatory roof systems. more

Oct 4, 2016 1:42 PM Industry News

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has released a document outlining the priorities for the UK plastics industry as the new UK-EU relationship emerges. more

Oct 4, 2016 1:34 PM Industry News

Kent-based Boddingtons is set to open a new £4.6m state-of-the-art injection moulding plant on the morning of Tuesday November 1st. more

Sep 28, 2016 4:49 PM Industry News

UK-based plastics manufacturer, Aquapak Polymers Limited, has unveiled a major new green plastics technology that it says has the potential to transform mainstream packaging applications. more

Sep 23, 2016 9:03 AM Materials

A toilet system designed to reduce water consumption through a unique flush system as well as increase hygiene has received an extra level of protection through the use of antimicrobial additives. more

Sep 19, 2016 10:07 AM Materials

The new five-pound note made using polymers enters circulation in the UK today (13th Sept). more

Sep 13, 2016 9:45 AM Industry News

Southampton-based polythene manufacturer, Polystar Plastics, is set to produce an additional 2,000 tonnes of polythene per month in the UK – giving them an overall capacity of 40,000 tonnes per year. more

Sep 9, 2016 10:27 AM Materials

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