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“Grey skies and blue skies ahead”

During GPS2019, the global summit for the plastics industry held this week, delegates heard how, despite the numerous headwinds affecting the industry, that opportunities have rarely been greater. Leanne Taylor reports. Read more

6 Jun 2019 22:47 Leanne Taylor's Blog

MIA

The prize winners with the motan jury

The three latest winners of motan’s innovation awards presented “ideas too good to be forgotten”, according to the company’s CEO. Read more

Industry News

Covestro is collaborating with Plug and Play to explore opportunities in materials innovation and digitalisation. Read more

Industry News

New funding worth £20million has been announced for research and innovation in changing the way the UK manufactures and consumes plastics. Read more

Environment

UK launches new research and innovation hub to tackle plastic pollution in our seas and oceans. Read more

Industry News

Formech launches new CSR division, Formech Inspire, to support innovation. Read more

Industry News

Omega Plastics is leading the way in product innovation to help reduce the effect that single-use plastic packaging has on the environment. Read more

Industry News

KTN UK

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An event focusing on the richness of the UK materials research and innovation community has concluded as a “phenomenal success”. Read more

Events

High-performance insulation material has huge potential for architects and designers. Read more

Industry News

Anti-bacterial plastics has been incorporated by Biomaster into its shower floor from Contour, based in Cheshire. Read more

Materials

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has presented plastics innovators with its Circular Design Challenge awards, supported by Prince Charles. Read more

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. Read more

Materials

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. Read more

Materials

CFRTP composites for laptop covers by Covestro win PlasticsEurope award. Read more

Industry News

A survey from the CBI has found sales and orders have continued along an upward trend for British manufacturers. Read more

Industry News

BNL, a company making small plastic parts, has brought together its international manufacturing proecess from the UK and thainland with a new MAnufactruing Execution System. Read more

Industry News

Plastics innovators put on your thinking caps – Motan has opened its Innovation Awards. Read more

Industry News

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. Read more

Materials

New technology allows packaging to change colour to alert consumer when product is unfit for consumption. Read more

Industry News

A subscription wine club is using a new PETG wine bottle design to prevent failed deliveries. Read more

Materials