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This investment in a fully automated conversion centre includes the installation of seven new conversion machines for conventional and pre-stretched hand film Read more

Machinery

The technology is capable of efficiently sorting and separating plastics, meaning less waste and more new plastics available for production Read more

Machinery

This game-changing water-based solution improves part quality, protects tooling investments, and maximises operational productivity for customers Read more

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According to VICI, the cost-effective injection moulded Victrex HT fitting can withstand the high pressures inherent in liquid chromatography systems and is capable of withstanding pressures of up to 1000bar Read more

Materials

The new production plant in Singapore is due to come on-stream in the first half of 2021, making SABIC the only high heat resin producer with manufacturing capability in all regions Read more

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The company has committed to 100 per cent reusable, recyclable or compostable packaging by 2025. Read more

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Progressing the work of the Pact as part of its Second Nature sustainability strategy, Cranswick has delivered true action against the initial pledge Read more

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RWM

This panel will be made up of the leaders of three waste management companies in the UK. Read more

Events

For the project Springfield teamed up with MacRebur, who has developed and patented its process of incorporating waste plastic in roads Read more

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Morrisons

Customers will be able to choose from up to 127 varieties of fruit and vegetables and buy them loose or put them in recyclable paper bags. Read more

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With the new building, production capacities for large Allrounder injection moulding machines and customer-specific turnkey systems are further expanded Read more

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By 2022, the new engineering plastics compounding plant will supply an additional capacity of 60,000 tonnes per year of BASF engineering plastics compounds in China Read more

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Sumitomo (SHI) Demag is aligning its business to support the entire medical, precision, automotive and packaging value chains Read more

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Tomlinsons, one of the UK’s largest family owned dairies, has completed a sale of its bottle blow moulding production facility to Logoplaste, a leading global designer and manufacturer of value-added rigid plastic packaging solutions to a wide range Read more

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The report found that 52 per cent of Local Authorities were experiencing issues with plastic markets, with nearly half of these stating market values were being affected Read more

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The Asian region Is buckling down on major trends and issues to a future ‘perfect’ economic growth, which will lead to a ripple effect in the on plastics industry, according to research Read more

K 2019

The newly relocated Med-Tech Innovation Expo, which took place for the first time at Birmingham’s NEC on 15th and 16th June, received high praise from visitors and exhibitors from the plastics industry thanks to its expanded size and features. Read more

Events

The new detectable bottles will be phased in during 2019 and will allow Unilever to further close the loop and include the recycled black plastic back in new packaging Read more

Materials

First Mile estimates that millions of coat hangers end up in general waste when they could be recycled, with research suggesting that Britain has 540 million surplus hangers Read more

Industry News

The Club involved challenging 50 employees in East Anglia to go a month without using single-use packaging while having their lunch, in an attempt to cut single use plastic and food waste Read more

Environment