To support identified ‘mega-programmes’ across the industrial and medical sectors, Victrex has announced it will invest up to 15 million GBP in further downstream manufacturing. more

Dec 16, 2015 12:14 PM Industry News

A carbon fibre-reinforced high-performance polymer has been selected by Airbus Helicopters to replace aluminium in an aircraft door fitting of the Airbus A350-900, a decision said to improve component quality and reduce weight and costs by 40%. more

Oct 14, 2015 8:42 AM Materials

Victrex has announced the acquisition of US-based polymer gears specialist, Kleiss Gears, in a move it says will enhance its ability to provide “complete integrated solutions” for its customers. more

Jul 21, 2015 2:57 PM Industry News

Victrex has announced it has successfully commissioned the first production stream of its £90 million third Polyaryletherketone (PAEK) manufacturing plant in northern England. more

May 1, 2015 11:15 AM Materials

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

UK Chancellor, George Osborne, has opened a new £16 million film plant at the UK headquarters of high performance polymer solutions provider, Victrex. more

Nov 18, 2014 3:49 PM Industry News

Victrex plc, a manufacturer of high performance PAEK, recently completed a move into a new UK Technology Centre. As part of the move, it upgraded many items of lab equipment including its small-scale polymerisation facilities. more

Jun 14, 2013 11:22 AM Machinery

Victrex and The University of Manchester, with the help of the Knowledge Centre for Materials Chemistry (KCMC), have started a project to produce a monomer raw material in a more sustainable way. The eventual aim is to reduce waste and energy use. more

Nov 16, 2012 3:52 PM

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