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Rotational moulding company, Rototek, has been awarded the first ever ‘Health and Safety’ award by the British Plastics Federation (BPF). Read more

Industry News

A three-year Safety in Manufacturing Plastics and Composites (SIMPLC) strategy has been developed and launched. Read more

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New three-year strategy launched to build on success of H&S initiative. Read more

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Meech

Meech, based in Witney, Oxfordshire, has added a higher power pulsed DC controller to its ionising range. Read more

Machinery

The ASPI 400 blow moulder from S.T Blow Moulding based in Monza, Italy, will be on show at NPE2018. Read more

NPE 2018

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has announced it will hold a Health and Safety seminar at the offices of Staübli in Telford. Read more

Events

Researchers at the Catholic University of Korea have published findings on research into BPA-free colour fasteners in thermally printed tickets and receipts. Read more

Materials

Antimicrobial plastics specialist Biomaster has produced a more hygienic brush fibre for healthcare organisations. Read more

Materials

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Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, the injection moulding machinery company, is working on child-proof and anti tamper closures that remain accessible to the elderly and infirm. Read more

Industry News

Addmaster has invented a wipe clean lighting cord that snaps under excess pressure, to prevent hangings in hospitals. Read more

Industry News

Prototype and tooling firm RP Technologies has given a grand to Macmillan Cancer Support to celebrate its thousandth tool order. Read more

Industry News

As investigations continue into the Grenfell Tower disaster, the EPDA has assured construction buyers that the variety of flame resistant polymer materials makes plastics the best option for safety. Read more

Materials

Workplace safety at Summit Systems has improved after it established a committee to take care of health and safety awareness plans. Read more

Industry News

JEC Asia has handed an award to R-Tech Materials for advancing safety sensors in hydrogen fuel cells. Read more

Industry News

The British Plastics Federation’s annual Accident Survey has revealed workers in plastics suffered the fewest accidents since the record began. Read more

Industry News

Hospital patients and staff using iPads will help to control infection with silver ion incorporation to the ‘Tough-PAC’ cases. Read more

Materials

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Milacron

Oxford based anti-static tool supplier Meech provides ionising bars to Milacron. Read more

Machinery

A new screw conveyor from Flexicon can take flowing or resistant materials from multiple feed outlets. Read more

Machinery

Secure safety bolt with double ball-bearing technology launched by RUD Chains. Read more

Machinery

Safety first: Working together to better rotomoulding practice

Dr Sara Cammarano, Group Executive of the Rotational Moulding Group at the British Plastics Federation (BPF), updates readers on progress relating to health and safety guidelines, as well as why ‘innovation’ is the industry buzzword for 2017. Read more

22 Mar 2017 14:15 BPF Blog