Production of Ultem and Noryl resins will increase at SABIC's plants in the Netherlands and Singapore. more

8 Feb 2018 09:37 Industry News

A new facility at Victrex plant in Lancashire will focus on research for high performance PEEK and PAEK in 3D Printing. more

8 Nov 2017 11:28 Industry News

The BPF will host a seminar on October 5, at its headquarters at BPF House in Shoreditch, London, on thermoplastic composite promotion. more

29 Aug 2017 16:56 Events

Innofil3D will play a central role in BASF’s production of filaments for 3D printing. more

23 Aug 2017 14:40 Industry News

Eastman introduces engineering bioplastic at Chinaplas. more

15 May 2017 09:57 Materials

The patented PtFS system was delivered to Iowa-based Quatro Composites more

11 May 2017 16:29 Industry News

Technical compounder, Luxus, is celebrating the successful completion of its three-year research project for advanced lightweight thermoplastics for the automotive industry. more

13 Jan 2017 11:50 Materials

Albis Plastic has expanded its healthcare product portfolio by adding Texin RxT TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer) types from Covestro. more

11 May 2016 16:09 Materials

Glasgow-based plastics raw materials distributor, Hardie Polymers, has been recognised with the award for ‘Best Independent Polymer Supplier 2015’ by International Publishing Group, Corporate Vision. more

10 Dec 2015 14:28 Industry News

Bayer MaterialScience has announced it will appear at its first major international tradeshow under its new brand identity, ‘Covestro’, at Fakuma in October 2015. more

28 Jul 2015 10:51 Materials

Staedtler has joined forces once again with Kraiburg to repeat the success of their Wopex pencil by creating a new colour alternative. more

12 Jun 2015 14:34 Materials

What determines friction between thermoplastic components?

This month, polymer expert and technical blog author, Dr Charlie Geddes, goes back to the classroom when it comes to friction. more

12 May 2015 12:29 Materials Blog

Cricket helmets made from thermoplastics have undergone a safety upgrade following the death of Australian cricketer, Philip Hughes. more

12 Feb 2015 09:06 Materials

RTP Company has expanded its Very Long Fibre reinforced Polypropylene (PP VLF) portfolio to include a range of low emission products. more

16 Jan 2015 10:51 Materials

Italy-based Xenia Materials has selected Imagro UK as its new development and distribution partner for the UK market. more

12 Dec 2014 13:36 Materials

The long and the short of fibre reinforcement of thermoplastics

This month, polymer expert and technical blog author, Dr Charlie Geddes, looks at fibre reinforcement in terms of properties, products and price more

8 Sep 2014 09:00 Materials Blog

SABIC, Kringlan Composites and other industry partners are working to further advance the development of the world’s first thermoplastic composite wheel. more

4 Jun 2014 16:24 Materials

Leicestershire-based Plastribution has moved into a larger office space officially opened last week by local MP, Andrew Bridgen. more

7 May 2014 13:59 Industry News

Oxfordshire-based thermoplastic distributor, Gazechim Plastic, has recently added to its team in order to grow the business in the UK. more

21 Mar 2014 10:50 Industry News

How easy is it to see through the optical properties of thermoplastics?

This month, polymer expert and technical blog author, Dr Charlie Geddes, discusses the optical properties of different types of thermoplastics. more

13 Feb 2014 10:15 Materials Blog