Plastics processing revenues could rise by £440 million if productivity increases with digital investment. more

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Oliver Lang

German plastic group Covestro has secured Dr Thomas Toepfer as its new CFO. more

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Essex Injection Mouldings explains what it believes has helped it trade over three decades. more

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The new PVC4Cables group held its debut industry conference in Lyon, Rhône, France. more

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GovGrant, a specialist service provider bringing together three businesses specialising in tax relief in different areas, will highlight the opportunities available for innovative plastics companies at Interplas. more

Interplas 2017

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


UK Plastics Industry: It’s time to go global

Companies in the plastics sector are recognising that in order to maintain growth and competitiveness they need to reach out to markets abroad. Ian Cole from Siemens Financial Services explains how export finance could provide the solution. more

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According to the results of a recent survey, alternative forms of finance are gaining increasing ground in the manufacturing sector as almost half (46 percent) of firms surveyed consider access to funding to be a challenge. more

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For plastics companies at Interplas looking for finance or funding options to grown their business, TradeRiver Finance is a non-bank, online funding solution which finances trade, both cross- border and in the UK. more

Interplas 2014

More than a quarter of UK manufacturers say they are benefitting from current trading conditions, with a third stating that they expect their business to expand over the next 12 months, according to a survey of SMEs. more