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The Stroud Group has invested in seven new injection moulding machines in six months as it sets its sights on growth for its plastics division. more

8 Dec 2017 15:56 Machinery

After days of negotiations the Prime Minister has agreed a “breakthrough deal” with the European Commission. more

8 Dec 2017 15:04 Industry News

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has praised the UN’s ambitions for international action on plastics entering the marine environment. more

8 Dec 2017 14:15 Environment

A primary school in Wales that saw 100 percent of its pupils participate in a home recycling challenge over the summer has been congratulated by the Welsh Government. more

8 Dec 2017 09:26 Environment

Axion Polymers has re-formulated its recycled ABS polymer product to give improved physical properties and a superior surface finish. more

7 Dec 2017 16:35 Materials

Wales-based PVC processor, EcoVyn, has acquired the assets of Naylor Polymers, a division of Naylor Drainage Ltd. more

7 Dec 2017 16:18 Industry News

The sub region of South East Asia could potentially become a world leader in importing plastic waste, according to a new study. more

7 Dec 2017 10:25 Environment

The Chairman of the World Plastics Council has welcomed the UN’s resolution on addressing marine litter. more

7 Dec 2017 10:08 Environment

A purging compound has demonstrated an ability not just to facilitate colour change, but also remove carbon contamination from hot runner systems for injection moulds. more

6 Dec 2017 10:00 Materials

LANXESS is expanding its portfolio of halogen-free, flame-retardant compounds based on polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) and polyamide (PA 6, PA 66). more

5 Dec 2017 15:22 Materials

The first ‘closed loop’ plastic cup is set to launch in the UK next year. more

5 Dec 2017 14:33 Environment

Coral Products has invested in new plastics recycling equipment as it looks to manage in-house waste produced from a recently acquired manufacturing process. more

5 Dec 2017 09:30 Machinery

The UK’s manufacturers are ending 2017 on a high, with positive expectation for the year ahead, according to the latest survey from the EEF and BDO. more

4 Dec 2017 12:29 Industry News

The President of Plastics Recyclers Europe (PRE) has said that circularity can only be achieved in plastics recycling if quality is increased. more

4 Dec 2017 11:39 Environment

VIP-Polymers Ltd has collaborated with other suppliers to manufacture a ground-breaking new low smoke and low toxicity natural rubber matting system for use on the London Underground. more

4 Dec 2017 10:59 Materials

Manufacturer of extrusion technology, Leistritz, has launched a new elongational rheometer that it says provides solid data to prove even the slightest variations in the compounding process. more

1 Dec 2017 14:47 Machinery

The electronics semiconductor industry will have a new DowDuPont grade for semiconductors and fabrications. more

1 Dec 2017 12:07 Industry News

Gabriel-Chemie has introduced a new service that will see it test raw materials and masterbatch to ensure it is fit for use in packaging for sensitive contents. more

30 Nov 2017 16:40 Materials

Bioplastics Magazine presented Italian compounders Maip with an award for technical innovation in a bio-PHBH compound for light switches. more

30 Nov 2017 15:59 Industry News

There’s so much innovation in the pipeline at Dow Performance Silicones that global segment leader, Christophe Paulo, says it’s a challenge to try and slow down. more

30 Nov 2017 15:41 Materials