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The European Polycarbonate Sheet Extruders association (EPSE) has launched a new quality label as an indication of excellence in the production of polycarbonate sheet. more

Materials

Ampacet

Ampacet has developed films to improve crop health and yield

Ampacet says it is developing its portfolio to meet the needs of a growing population by offering films that provide higher crop quality and yields. more

Materials

Wolverhampton commercial rubber sheet supplier MacLellan Rubber has started 2018 with strong sales and is increasing its stocks accordingly. more

Materials

After January's merger deal, the Italian extrusion machinery group Amut will be at NPE in its renovated guise. more

NPE 2018

Aylesbury-baed Nordson has supplied an advanced melt filter to German strapping tape firm Cyklop. more

Machinery

Laminated and metallised films maker Dunmore has been acquired by Steel Partners. more

Industry News

Bell Packaging has launched a clear tube of rigid film from seventy per cent recycled PET. more

Materials

Leicestershire-based films and distribution business, Plasfilms, has introduced polypropylene heat shrinkable film (HSF) from Taghleef Industries (Ti) into its growing portfolio. more

Materials

Factors to consider when selecting an inline thickness measurement system

When selecting an in-process system for measuring the thickness of film, plate or sheet materials, a number of important factors need to be considered, including the effect of combined real world errors, says Chris Jones of Micro-Epsilon. more

1 Dec 2017 14:50 Guest Blog

A new anti-drip additive created by University of Warwick spin-out company, Interface Polymers, is set to improve the performance and longevity of agricultural films, transforming their cost-effectiveness in a wide range of applications. more

Materials

A Hereford-based packaging firm that went into administration earlier this year has re-started production and reinstated jobs following acquisition by the Visionscape Group. more

Industry News

Corrugated sheeting firm Twinplast has received three Barton silos. more

Industry News

Proposals from the EU to improve degradability of agricultural films have met a sharp riposte from Plastic Recyclers Europe. more

Industry News

UK Extrusion, partners of Italy-based manufacturer of blown film and foil sheet extrusion lines, Bandera, is to host a two-day conference coinciding with Interplas in September. more

Interplas 2017

Skymark, a packaging extrusion firm based in Scunthorpe, is working to compete a project with the Spanish research centre AIMPLAS to recycle printed films. more

Industry News

The Klöckner Pentaplast Group has completed the acquisition of the Linpac Group, following the announcement of its plans on April 7 2017. more

Industry News

Covestro, the German compounding specialist, has opened a coextrusion facility in Dormagen, on the Rhine. more

Industry News

An innovative new, multi-layer film with integral sealing capabilities that enables current polythene-lined packaging trays to be more easily recycled has been developed by UK-based Coveris. more

Materials

Bio-Fed, a maker of films, has turned to using castor oil as a feedstock. more

Materials

Bond A Band, a plastics extrusion company based in Halifax, is saving both production and materials costs following investment in a new recovery and recycling system from Plasmac. more

Machinery