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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

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

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

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

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

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

Solvay has unveiled a new polymer suitable for implantable devices as part of its specialities portfolio. more

29 Nov 2017 16:41 Materials

New figures out today have predicted 20 percent growth for the global bioplastics industry over the next five years. more

29 Nov 2017 14:49 Materials

SABIC has added to its foams portfolio with the launch of a new generation of melt strength polypropylenes. more

29 Nov 2017 14:11 Materials

An event dedicated to highlighting the UK’s excellence in materials research and innovation due to take place in London next spring has announced an extension to its early booking deadline. more

29 Nov 2017 11:53 Events

Elastomers giant Huntsman has supplied Brazilian shoemaker Boaonda with its Avalon TPU for easy moulding on squishy clogs. more

28 Nov 2017 10:00 Materials

In the following article, experts from Albis explain how switching to plastics compounds for lighting applications can bring several benefits through reduced weight, design freedom and economic advantages. more

21 Nov 2017 15:21 Materials

Radici Group is hoping for a positive result when the football team it sponsors heads to the UK this week. more

21 Nov 2017 13:41 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

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 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

A paper published in Science journal last week has shown how flexible elastomers can take a lesson from mussels in stretch and strength. more

7 Nov 2017 14:17 Materials

After five and ten pounds entered circulation in polymer form, the Old Lady of Threadneedle Street has agreed supplies for the plastic substrate. more

5 Oct 2017 10:16 Industry News