Building and Construction

Olympic construction from Evonik uses Plexiglas in naturally lit entrance hall. more

20 Feb 2018 14:53 Industry News

High-performance insulation material has huge potential for architects and designers. more

14 Feb 2018 11:51 Industry News

VIP has enjoyed increased demand from French builders' merchants for its flexible pipe couplings. more

12 Feb 2018 09:48 Industry News

Pipe couplings for hostile environments are available from Cambridgeshire's VIP Polymers. more

23 Jan 2018 16:11 Industry News

Scottish Water asked Asset International to provide pipes for water storage in Rutherglen, and Weholite HDPE was up to the job. more

19 Jan 2018 14:56 Environment

A large-scale engineering project undertaken to protect the city of Venice and the Venetian Lagoon from rising tides has used elastomeric seals from Trelleborg as part of the installation. more

24 May 2017 09:48 Materials

The BASF-bomb shelter – a new home for combined divisions to aid coworking on customer’s projects. more

8 May 2017 14:13 Industry News

Wall panels with a Covestro polyurethane core are improving the insulation properties of cheap prefabricated houses, ideal for displaced communities in war and disaster areas. more

8 May 2017 12:33 Materials

Americk Packaging, part of the Saica Group, has built a new innovation centre at its facility in Wigan. more

30 Mar 2017 14:49 Industry News

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Sunderland AFC, Faulkners

Sunderland AFC are adding a community sports facility to the Stadium of Light on Wearside, with a PVC fabric roof over the six storey 'Beacon of Light’ created by J & J Carter. more

29 Mar 2017 11:34 Industry News

UK-based PVC compounder, Dugdale, says it is experiencing “brisk demand” for its range of newly formulated PVC compounds that comply with the recent changes in building standards regulations. more

8 Dec 2016 15:56 Materials

A Lancashire-based injection mould and tool making specialist has developed and created a PVC-based commercial floor tile it claims is the fastest to fit and most durable on the market. more

29 Nov 2016 12:09 Materials

A new underground station development at London’s Canary Wharf is showcasing the architectural capabilities of plastics to create an aesthetically pleasing as well as durable design. more

11 Nov 2016 11:57 Materials

UK manufacturer of plastic piping and ventilation systems, Polypipe, says there is no sign of orders weakening as a result of the recent referendum vote, as it posted positive half-year results. more

17 Aug 2016 11:49 Industry News

​An absorption additive from Colorant Chromatics, a division of PolyOne, is said to help reduce the amount of energy required to cool shopping centres, sports stadiums and other large indoor facilities. more

25 Apr 2016 14:00 Materials

Building products manufacturer, Epwin Group, has bought Tamworth-based Stormking Plastics for £27million. more

14 Jan 2016 15:32 Industry News

The theme for the fourth Vinyl Sustainability Forum will be based around the potential use for PVC in meeting the future needs of those living and working in the world’s cities. more

27 Oct 2015 15:21 Events

SmartBuild is a new conference aimed at specifiers and procurement professionals in the construction industry that promotes the benefits of using PVC and vinyl products. more

27 Oct 2015 08:26

A modern building in France has been transformed into an architectural highlight thanks to the use of Fluoroplastic ETFE films on its exterior. more

21 Aug 2015 11:27 Materials