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Rose Brooke

Fakuma prides itself on showcasing the best of the core plastics processing technologies the industry has to offer, but in 2018, the organisers are giving the event a greener focus. more

Fakuma 2018

Plastics has lost a great champion for sustainability as Covestro has announced the sad and unexpected passing of its Chief Sustainability Officer Richard Northcote. more

Industry News

The VinylPlus Sustainability Forum didn’t shy away from the difficult issues facing the sustainability of the global PVC industry at its annual meeting, which took place in Madrid. Rose Brooke reports on the key highlights from the event. more

Materials

Kautex

The original KBB. Kautex Maschinenbau GmbH 2016

Kautex Mascninenbau has expanded end markets for recycled plastics with its KBB40D bottle machine. more

NPE 2018

Additive manufacturing is heading way out west, as TCT Group joins forces with SME, the North American manufacturing association. more

Industry News

England is introducing a deposit scheme for plastic drinks bottles and other packaging, a move Environment Secretary Michael Gove says will "take action on plastic bottles to help clean up our ocean". more

Industry News

A candid attitude to the technology that will rake in savings for customers and an open stand with plenty for visitors to see is the key to making Interplas a springboard for success, according to Summit Systems. more

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

Interplas 2017

Boddingtons has been celebrating a successful Interplas 2017 in which the company has already clinched a number of new business prospects with more to follow over the coming weeks. more

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

Interplas 2017

Circular Economy and 'closing the loop' are popular buzzwords in plastics in 2017, but actually applying what they mean to the production chain, to disposal by the consumer and to processing upon collection, is a much trickier mountain to conquer. more

Materials