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PolyOne is using Fakuma in Friedrichshafen as its Launchpad for new colour and extrusion options within its reSound Natural Fiber Reinforced Composites portfolio. more

13 Oct 2015 08:51 Materials

A West Yorkshire-based thermoformed packaging specialist has invested a million pounds in new machinery, warehouse facilities and supporting infrastructure, which it says will enable it to double its turnover within the next five years. more

15 Sep 2015 08:37 Industry News

A new tradeshow dedicated to tool and mould making and additive technologies debuting in Frankfurt this November will be powered with a partnership from one of the industry’s leading publishers and conference producers. more

24 Feb 2015 09:57 Events

As many as eighteen papers dealing with the commercial and technical aspects of PVC pipe systems were delivered at the recent Plastic Pipes XVII Conference and exhibition in Chicago. more

20 Feb 2015 09:53 Events

Students from Universities across the UK have been tasked with changing perceptions as they look to enhance the design of some of the most traditional metal-based products with polymers. more

20 Feb 2015 09:48 Industry News

Activity in the UK manufacturing sector is picking up pace and is expected to gather momentum in the next three months, according to the latest data from the CBI. more

19 Feb 2015 11:49 Industry News

UK-based producer of high-performance Polyaryletherketone (PAEK) polymers, Victrex, has announced it is to construct a major Polymer Innovation Centre in northern England. more

19 Feb 2015 10:34 Materials

Gabriel-Chemie Group and Insignia Technologies Ltd are partnering in a project that aims to tackle the growing issue of food waste through intelligent plastics and smart pigments. more

18 Feb 2015 10:07 Industry News

A restaurant in London’s Marble Arch is hoping to catch the eye of prospective diners by with a fluorescent plastic window display. more

17 Feb 2015 15:39 Materials

Environmental Recycling Technologies and Axion have announced a further order of the specifically blended ‘Axplas’ recycled polymer. more

17 Feb 2015 12:50 Environment

Plastic bricks favoured by children and adults the world over have been propelled to the top of a new evaluation of the globe’s most powerful brands. more

17 Feb 2015 12:18 Industry News

The Worshipful Company of Horners has announced that this year’s plastic design competitions are now open for entry. more

17 Feb 2015 11:11 Industry News

The EREMA Group has announced it is to expand with the formation of a new sister company specialising in technology for the recycling of production waste. more

17 Feb 2015 09:37 Industry News

Vehicles manufactured in the UK have been assigned a very special mission –to help 007 evade the enemy in the latest James Bond movie. more

10 Feb 2015 11:20 Industry News

Tamworth-based Optical Coating Technologies received a visit from its local MP recently as part of a campaign to encourage good health and safety practices in the workplace. more

10 Feb 2015 10:46 Industry News

Wittmann Battenfeld UK has announced that its sales in 2014 are estimated to be the “biggest and best yet” for the company dating from the purchase of Battenfeld by the Wittmann group in 2008. more

9 Feb 2015 15:48 Industry News

Devon-based Hymid Multi-Shot has collaborated with a British manufacturer to redesign its best-selling digital thermometer by replacing a traditional single shot production with a twin-shot process. more

9 Feb 2015 15:07 Industry News

Ferromatik Milacron says its ELEKTRON Series of all-electric injection moulding machines is becoming a popular choice with moulders following the result of extensive development focusing on energy saving and noise reduction. more

9 Feb 2015 15:02 Machinery

New research into electrochromic polymer blends is helping scientists create eyeglasses that turn to sunglasses with the flick of a switch. more

9 Feb 2015 11:48 Industry News

Materials distributor, Plastribution, has been appointed as an official distributor of ExxonMobil Chemical’s Santoprene thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPVs) in the UK. more

6 Feb 2015 14:37 Materials

A rubber seals and gaskets manufacturer says it has “significantly cut” its energy consumption and overall carbon emissions after installing LED lights at its production facility more

20 Nov 2017 16:01 Environment

A sector specialist at WRAP has said that despite the challenges facing the plastics recycling industry, there is “greater opportunities” to be exploited. more

20 Nov 2017 15:50 Events

UK-based developer and manufacturer of electrostatic controls and equipment, Meech, has opened a new office in Southeast Asia to capitalise on growth in the region. more

20 Nov 2017 15:14 Industry News

Engel UK says the growing number of projects undertaken involving complex supply and automation has led it to hire a specialist in the field. more

20 Nov 2017 14:53 Industry News

The CEO of the EEF has said that the industrial strategy couldn’t be more important when it comes to the future of the UK manufacturing industry. more

20 Nov 2017 14:17 Industry News

Leaders from the UK chemical industry have expressed the need to get the terms of Brexit right in order to be able to build on the growth seen in the last year. more

20 Nov 2017 12:27 Industry News

The EPSRC Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub (The Hub) has released its second call for feasibility studies. more

20 Nov 2017 11:54 Materials

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

Components specialist, ARRK, and Paintbox, a provider of paint solutions for the automotive industry have formed an alliance for parts production in the UK. more

20 Nov 2017 09:15 Industry News

Two years since Ettlinger signed a deal with Motan Colortronic for the sale of its melt filters in the UK and Ireland the products are being well received. more

17 Nov 2017 14:41 Machinery

Belfast-based SME, CCP Gransden, has been recognised for its development and advancement of lightweight composite components at an industry awards ceremony. more

16 Nov 2017 16:21 Industry News

Pentagon Plastics, an injection moulding and tooling specialist, has showcased the company’s growth and expansion by hosting a tour for BPF member companies. more

10 Nov 2017 12:23 Industry News

A new silicone sponge that meets the latest harmonised European fire/smoke and toxicity specifications for the rail industry has been developed by the SFS Manufacturing Group. more

10 Nov 2017 12:11 Materials

DowDuPont will increase production capacity at its site in Mechelen, Belgium, to meet strong customer demand for DuPont Zytel HTN polyamide resin used in the automotive, consumer and electronics markets. more

10 Nov 2017 12:04 Materials

Albis Plastic has acquired the rights to distribute K-Resin, a styrene butadiene copolymer (SBC) in Europe. more

10 Nov 2017 11:37 Materials

Covestro is celebrating 80 years since Dr. Otto Bayer first discovered polyurethane chemistry and using the opportunity to spell out its future plans with the material. more

10 Nov 2017 10:29 Materials

A new guide has been published highlighting the changes set to come into force in 2018 for users and specifiers of industrial cooling systems. more

9 Nov 2017 16:47 Industry News

A lightweight instrument panel produced for BMW Group’s Mini Countryman vehicles has won top honours at the Automotive Innovation Awards organised by the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE). more

9 Nov 2017 16:40 Materials

Solvay is building its portfolio to produce composite materials by acquiring a German producer of high-quality ‘precursor’ for large-tow (50K) polyacrylonitrile (PAN) carbon fibres. more

9 Nov 2017 15:49 Materials

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

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