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John Carlon

Ocean scientists at the University of Plymouth’s International Marine Litter Research Unit will start a project to study the entry of microparticles in water-systems. Read more

Industry News

BioStable, based in Austin, Texas, has agreed to use Solvay's Radel polyphenylsulfone in heart valve repairs. Read more

Industry News

Order growth at factories across the Eurozone has generally fallen, after a 20 year high in December, according to the IHS/ Markit PMI. Read more

Industry News

Custom injection moulder Plastic-IT have enjoyed increased business to move to new facilities, shortening its turnaround time for parts. Read more

Industry News

The Chinese manufacturing division of Engel, Wintec, will be at the NPE2018 show in Florida with cost-effective machinery featuring high clamp forces. Read more

NPE 2018

The director of Vanden Recycling, David Wilson, has spoken out regarding the recently announced Plastics Pact from WRAP. Read more

Industry News

Belgian polymers specialist Solvay has unveiled a pipe protection material at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, USA. Read more

Industry News

The Swedish pipe specialist Trelleborg has introduced a mechanical seal and a liner end seal for high-pressure water pipes. Read more

Industry News

The barrier packaging company Tetra-Pak has said it will use paper straws on small cartons from the end of 2018. Read more

Industry News

Oregon based Agilyx and Runcorn's INEOS Styrolution have agreed to develop a recycling process for polystyrene. Read more

Materials

The polyolefin specialist Albis has renewed its distribution deal with LyondellBasell for Europe, adding Russia and North Africa to its network. Read more

Materials

London packaging machinery supplier Ilapak UK has used its Vegatronic to run a compostable food wrap film. Read more

Machinery

Richard McKinlay of Axion looks at how Britain's stalling recycling rates can be bettered - and finds flexibles may hold the answer. Read more

Guest Blog

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ARBURG GmbH + Co KG

The German mechanical engineering specialist Arburg will expand its facilities at its base in Lossburg, Baden-Württemberg. Read more

Industry News

The manufacturer's organisation EEF has issued a report heavily criticiseing the implementation of the Apprenticeship Levy, as it called for drastic changes to the scheme. Read more

Industry News

Austrian polyolefins specialist Borealis has funded a project in East Java, Indonesia, to prevent marine plastic pollution. Read more

Industry News

Anti-microbial and masterbatches specialist Addmaster has received its second Queen's Award for Enterprise in a year of increased sales. Read more

Industry News

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via Packaging Europe.

The not-for-profit managing the on-pack recycling labels has announced the appointment of Stuart Lendrum, head of packaging at Sainsbury's. Read more

Industry News

Environmental goals P&G set itself have been met, and the international consumer products company has announced new targets for 2030. Read more

Environment

The injection moulding machine maker Sumitomo (SHI) Demag has upped the clamping force of its hybrid El-Exis in its fourth generation. Read more

Machinery

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. Read more

Machinery