Optimizing ABS Part Production with Accessible Additive Manufacturing

Dave Veisz, VP of Engineering at MakerBot, explores these challenges and discusses recent developments in accessible additive manufacturing enabling engineers and manufacturers to overcome these limitations. Read more

30 Mar 2020 09:43 Guest Blog

Chemical and oil companies to slash capex, slowing investment wave

Guest blog by Joseph Chang, Global Editor, ICIS Chemical Business, discusses the US and global chemical investment in the wake of the coronavirus. Read more

24 Mar 2020 11:57 Guest Blog

Viscometer or Rheometer – which is best for me?

Deciding whether to purchase either a viscometer or a rheometer is not always straightforward. This guide will take you through the differences and how a rheometer could be more suited for your needs. Read more

19 Mar 2020 11:17 Guest Blog

The future is electrifying

Nigel Flowers lists 10 compelling reasons why injection moulders are swapping their hydraulic and hybrid machines to all-electric. Read more

6 Feb 2020 09:30 Guest Blog

Global chemical supply and demand threatened by Middle East escalation

Military action leading to closure of the Strait of Hormuz between Iran and Saudi Arabia could seriously disrupt global trade in chemicals and oil products, with a knock-on effect for the world’s already fragile manufacturing economy Read more

10 Jan 2020 13:34 Guest Blog

2019: A challenging year for the polyester chain

Salmon Lee, Wood Mackenzie Head of Polyesters, reviews 2019 and outlines how the polyester chain has managed to prove resilient, despite both overcapacity and weak upstream markets. Read more

19 Dec 2019 12:09 Guest Blog

The European plastics industry: hoping for the best, preparing for the worst

In the run-up to K 2019 the latest K blog discusses the challenges facing the European plastics industry including chemical recycling and the Brexit effect. Read more

20 Aug 2019 11:31 Guest Blog

Don't deflect the important details of isolation bearing specification

Richard Hepworth, President of Trelleborg's marine and infrastructure operation, looks at regulations and challenges within isolation bearing Read more

18 Jul 2019 12:18 Guest Blog



Erema CEO discusses how recyclers are investing strongly in the circular economy

Manfred Hackl, CEO Erema discusses the circular economy in this VDMA interview. Read more

18 Jul 2019 09:45 Guest Blog

motan on circular economy … Plastics are too valuable to be thrown away

Thomas Schwachulla looks at the importance of the Circular Economy, from the point of view of peripheral device manufacturers Read more

15 Jul 2019 12:28 Guest Blog

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From time to time it's nice to catch a new opinion; sometimes people have something specific to say that's worth sharing — that's why we've created the BP&R Guest Blog.



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