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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

The Stroud Group has invested in seven new injection moulding machines in six months as it sets its sights on growth for its plastics division. more

8 Dec 2017 15:56 Machinery

After days of negotiations the Prime Minister has agreed a “breakthrough deal” with the European Commission. more

8 Dec 2017 15:04 Industry News

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has praised the UN’s ambitions for international action on plastics entering the marine environment. more

8 Dec 2017 14:15 Environment

A primary school in Wales that saw 100 percent of its pupils participate in a home recycling challenge over the summer has been congratulated by the Welsh Government. more

8 Dec 2017 09:26 Environment

Axion Polymers has re-formulated its recycled ABS polymer product to give improved physical properties and a superior surface finish. more

7 Dec 2017 16:35 Materials

Wales-based PVC processor, EcoVyn, has acquired the assets of Naylor Polymers, a division of Naylor Drainage Ltd. more

7 Dec 2017 16:18 Industry News

The sub region of South East Asia could potentially become a world leader in importing plastic waste, according to a new study. more

7 Dec 2017 10:25 Environment

The Chairman of the World Plastics Council has welcomed the UN’s resolution on addressing marine litter. more

7 Dec 2017 10:08 Environment

A purging compound has demonstrated an ability not just to facilitate colour change, but also remove carbon contamination from hot runner systems for injection moulds. more

6 Dec 2017 10:00 Materials

LANXESS is expanding its portfolio of halogen-free, flame-retardant compounds based on polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) and polyamide (PA 6, PA 66). more

5 Dec 2017 15:22 Materials

The first ‘closed loop’ plastic cup is set to launch in the UK next year. more

5 Dec 2017 14:33 Environment

The President of Plastics Recyclers Europe (PRE) has said that circularity can only be achieved in plastics recycling if quality is increased. more

4 Dec 2017 11:39 Environment

VIP-Polymers Ltd has collaborated with other suppliers to manufacture a ground-breaking new low smoke and low toxicity natural rubber matting system for use on the London Underground. more

4 Dec 2017 10:59 Materials

Manufacturer of extrusion technology, Leistritz, has launched a new elongational rheometer that it says provides solid data to prove even the slightest variations in the compounding process. more

1 Dec 2017 14:47 Machinery

Wittmann has launched a new SpeedDrive option for its temperature control units that is said to offer injection moulders a more efficient production process at a competitive price point. more

30 Nov 2017 16:45 Machinery

Gabriel-Chemie has introduced a new service that will see it test raw materials and masterbatch to ensure it is fit for use in packaging for sensitive contents. more

30 Nov 2017 16:40 Materials

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. more

30 Nov 2017 15:41 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. more

30 Nov 2017 15:14 Materials

Three British companies have joined forces to produce a ground-breaking new record turntable designed to optimise the sound of vinyl as accurately as possible. more

30 Nov 2017 14:47 Industry News

Leeds-based supplier, Plasticolour, has reported a “very positive” 2017 following expansion of its services and the need to relocate to bigger premises after just 18 months of trading. more

30 Nov 2017 14:40 Industry News