Munich based Matmatch has launched its database of 90,000 materials for compounders and researchers to compare properties for different uses. more

27 Feb 2018 09:19 Materials

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Black plastics are widely used across the packaging industry for perceived benefits in the presentation of food, but are notoriously hard to recycle due to detection problems. Now, Luxus of Louth has launched a packaging analysis service. more

14 Feb 2018 15:29 Industry News

CFRTP composites for laptop covers by Covestro win PlasticsEurope award. more

17 Oct 2017 15:26 Industry News

Thermoplastic compounder Petlon has found a buyer from the UAE, Visionscape, to save it from administrators. more

13 Sep 2017 10:39 Industry News

Albis has started production at a new US plant for its ALTECH and ALCOM compounds. more

4 Sep 2017 11:48 Industry News

Trelleborg sells site in Lesina to Hexpol for £40 million. more

3 Apr 2017 11:46 Industry News

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

6 Oct 2016 14:56 Materials

West Yorkshire-based PVC compounder, Dugdale Ltd, is finalising the latest phase of a £2million capital investment in the business to facilitate growth and expansion. more

19 Aug 2016 15:29 Materials

European thermoplastic compounder, LATI, has spent several years developing engineering plastic compounds to replace metal in items intended for contact with hot and cold drinking water. more

19 Mar 2013 15:04 Materials