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John Carlon

After more demand from the hygiene, pest control and car industries, family-owned technical moulder MGS Technical Plastics has invested in two Sumitomo Demag machines. more

13 Mar 2017 09:43 Machinery

German PVC company Vinnolit can claim a gold standard for CSR after accreditation from EcoVadis. more

21 Feb 2018 16:56 Industry News

The annual outlook from BP predicts oil demand will drop after the 2030's, as renewable energy, competes with crude. John Carlon argues the years of cheap oil are only just beginning... more

21 Feb 2018 16:26 John Carlon's Blog

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

21 Feb 2018 11:02 Industry News

Olympic construction from Evonik uses Plexiglas in naturally lit entrance hall. more

20 Feb 2018 14:53 Industry News

Strong exports and demand for staples has buoyed otherwise slowing growth rates in manufacturing orders over the start of 2018. more

20 Feb 2018 12:19 Industry News

Ascend Partners, Nordea Bank and Plastic Omnium have joined other investors to plough £16.4 million into TactoTek. more

20 Feb 2018 11:12 Materials

Total, the French petrochemicals giant, has partnered with a joint holding company formed of Borealis and NOVA Chemicals. more

20 Feb 2018 09:58 Industry News

Covestro's work will be on show in shoes at the Simac trade show in Milan this week. more

19 Feb 2018 15:03 Industry News

Self-venting bag maker RKW has developed a customisable bag design application available through its internet service. more

19 Feb 2018 11:14 Industry News

The injection moulding firm Wittmann has made a networking router to support moulding and ancillary changes on one IP address. more

19 Feb 2018 10:44 Industry News

Stafford based Plastrack has started a new plastic price index based on the Fisher ideal index. more

19 Feb 2018 09:47 Industry News

ELG Carbon Fibre will jointly exhibit with Sanko Gosei at JEC World after formally agreeing technical development. more

16 Feb 2018 14:14 Materials

Mexichem's spceiality compounds unit will take over Pennsylvania based Sylvin vinyls company. more

16 Feb 2018 14:05 Industry News

As the supply of post-consumer recycling in the UK fast increases, Beauparc the owner of Panda recycling has announced plans to build a new recycling plant. more

16 Feb 2018 12:06 Industry News

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

16 Feb 2018 11:03 Materials

The materials science department at Trinity College Dublin, MABER, has installed a twin-screw extruder from Brabender. more

16 Feb 2018 09:31 Industry News

Germany's Velox to distribute antimicrobial raw materials from Life Technologies. more

15 Feb 2018 17:05 Materials

Black plantpots have been notoriously difficult to recycle as NIR scanning is unable to detect carbon black. Aeroplas has developed kerbside recyclable plantpots for the sustainable gardener. more

15 Feb 2018 14:22 Industry News

Philip's new line of coffee machines uses regrind from its former vacuum cleaners as its base material. more

15 Feb 2018 11:23 Materials

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Detlef W. Schmalow

The World Plastics Council, an associate organisation of the American Chemistry Council, has welcomed BASF to its directive team. more

15 Feb 2018 10:52 Industry News