BP&R: Most-read headlines of 2017

The past 12 months have meant one thing for the British plastics industry, innovation. Our most-clicked headlines of 2017 are heavily innovation-centric, with eye-catching sustainability and investment news attracting the highest clicks. more

14 Dec 2017 12:28 Guest Blog

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

The British Plastics Federation held a seminar series on November 9 to look at the use of plastics in new cars. more

10 Nov 2017 16:05 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

SABIC has cut the ribbon on a pilot plant for new polypropylene materials at its research centre in Limburg, the Netherlands. more

14 Sep 2017 12:17 Industry News

Polyurethanes and polyolefins manufacturer SABIC shows how simple foam products bring significant improvements to energy costs in homes and business. more

23 Aug 2017 16:31 Blogs

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The UK finals of the European Youth Debating Competition 2017 were held on July 17, with 50 students arguing about petrochemistry and plastics at Imperial College, London. more

19 Jul 2017 12:25 Industry News

SABIC has declared force majeure in North Americal for the production of polycarbonate, exacerbating an already tense supply situation. more

21 Jun 2017 11:33 Materials

SABIC’s ULTEM UTF120 film offers solutions for professional-grade dielectric film capacitors. more

2 Jun 2017 09:34 Industry News

SABIC has unveiled filament grades for fused deposition modelling at RAPID + TCT 2017. more

22 May 2017 17:01 Industry News

SABIC launches new phthalate-free grade of PP impact copolymers for faster thinwall packaging production. more

15 May 2017 16:53 Materials

Plastics in modern, and future, vehicles continue to increase in volume and importance. This was evident at the recent ‘Plastics in Automotives’ conference organised by the VDI, where the very latest developments were unveiled. more

20 Apr 2017 10:32 Materials

The results of a joint study on the environmental stress cracking resistance (ESCR) of SABIC’s thermoplastic materials used for medical device enclosures have been published, and will reportedly provide manufacturers with “new options”. more

21 Mar 2017 11:01 Materials

A record-breaking polycarbonate window is reducing weight and enabling design in a new range of vehicles from one of China’s leading automotive manufacturers. more

20 Jan 2017 12:07 Materials

SABIC is displaying new construction composites at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland, with ideas for designing with durable carbon more

19 Jan 2017 10:09 Materials

SABIC has introduced its first-ever synthetic rubber products manufactured in Saudi Arabia at K 2016, stating that Europe is a “strategic market” for the range. more

23 Oct 2016 10:24 K 2016

Car manufacturer, Toyota, has marked an industry first with the first production vehicle to feature a rear quarter window in polycarbonate (PC) material with a plasma-coat solution designed to deliver the highest level of durability performance. more

18 Jul 2016 09:57 Materials

SABIC has received the ‘Top Employer Award 2016’ for its good HR practices in employee development in the UK. more

11 Feb 2016 10:59 Industry News

An innovative way of ranking the long-term behavioural properties of plastics has become ISO 18488 standard. more

18 Dec 2015 11:22 Industry News

SABIC has been named the winner of a Gold Stevie Award in the Communications or PR Campaign of the Year and of a Bronze Stevie Award in the Marketing Campaign of the Year, both Business-to-Business categories in the 12th annual Stevie Awards for Wome more

19 Nov 2015 15:56 Industry News