In response to the proposal made by the Government to tax certain plastics packaging products, the British Plastics Federation has said it feels this is not "the best course of action." more

20 Nov 2017 10:04 Environment

Omega Plastics a manufacturer headquarted in Blyth, Northumberland, has appointed two new staff members to conclude an “outstanding year” of business. more

9 Nov 2017 15:36 Industry News

The IHS Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI report for October shows a slight increase in manufacturing output across the secondary sector. more

1 Nov 2017 16:20 Industry News

Consumer and producer responsibility, increasing quality and quantity of collected material, creating demand through recycled content and innovative thinking were all part of the discussion for the delegates at the RECOUP annual conference. more

31 Oct 2017 09:40 Environment

Opposition from a major Clariant shareholder group has prevented its merger with US chemicals giant Huntsman. more

27 Oct 2017 10:36 Industry News

Cheap labour, expensive imports and business uncertainty have combined to reduce spending on manufacturing equipment, a survey by EEF and Santander has found. more

23 Oct 2017 16:41 Industry News

Leaving the European Union without a trade deal would cost industry £880million, finds the British Plastics Federation. more

17 Oct 2017 11:14 Industry News

UK councils have collected a trageted half a million tonnes of plastic, says Recoup. more

12 Oct 2017 12:26 Industry News

The Managing Director of a young Tyne Valley business has been shortlisted to the final three in the 2017 ‘North East Businesswoman of the Year STEM Awards’. more

11 Oct 2017 11:43 Industry News

The major British plastics trade show has passed, but responses to sales deals and an increase in visitors bode well for the resurgence of the industry. more

3 Oct 2017 10:00 Interplas 2017

Wittmann Battenfeld UK (WIBA UK) celebrated a very successful Interplas 2017 exhibition this week, with new machine orders signed at the show. more

29 Sep 2017 15:30 Interplas 2017

ENGEL UK has signed off an order for three e-Victory injection moulding machines to the tune of €800,000 at Interplas 2017. more

28 Sep 2017 11:03 Interplas 2017

ThingTrax has taken home the inaugural Interplas Innovation Award after judges recognised the solution's unique approach to streamlining the plastics production chain. more

27 Sep 2017 13:31 Interplas 2017

A stellar line-up of representatives from some of the globe’s leading automotive companies told an eager audience at Interplas that “opportunities are there for the taking” when it comes to plastics. more

26 Sep 2017 14:54 Interplas 2017

A plastic device designed to improve the lives of diabetics has been unveiled as the winner of the 2017 Horners Award for Design and Innovation at Interplas today. more

26 Sep 2017 14:25 Interplas 2017

Fitsco has launched its latest innovation in moulding inserts on the first morning of Interplas, at the NEC. more

26 Sep 2017 12:11 Interplas 2017

Ribbon cut on the first morning of Interplas has thousands arrive for Britain's biggest plastics show. more

26 Sep 2017 10:42 Interplas 2017

Leading North East manufacturer road tests client’s product as team cycles Coast to Coast. more

21 Sep 2017 15:48 Industry News

BASF is to acquire Solvay’s global Polyamides business for € 1.6 billion (approx.. £1.4 billion GBP) in a deal expected to close in the third quarter of 2018. more

19 Sep 2017 09:45 Industry News

A table of the world's largest economies buy manufacturing output has placed the UK eighth, as its manufacturing sector grows to overtake France. more

18 Sep 2017 12:32 Industry News

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