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Tom Walker

The goal of the podcast is to shift the conversation around plastic scrap being a waste by-product, to one focused on a fact that it is a valuable resource Read more

Industry News

Led by the Universities of Nottingham and Bristol, the Hub is a £10.3 million investment by the EPSRC to engage academics from across the UK to deliver a step-change in the production of polymer matrix composites Read more

Industry News

Kyocera and TactoTek are working closely together on their first IMSE collaboration project, a prototype part that will form the basis for a full technical and commercial evaluation of the use of IMSE technology in Kyocera’s products Read more

Industry News

The winners created a model for an improved production process based on machine learning Read more

Industry News

Both businesses were recognised at the Ocean Plastic Innovation Challenge, which looks for innovative solutions to help tackle the world’s single-use plastic problem Read more

Environment

At K 2019, Trinseo announced plans to offer PS packaging with an average of 30 per cent recycled content to customers in Europe by 2025, and the partnership with Fernholz is a key milestone in progressing closer to this pledge Read more

Industry News

The raw material rEPS comprises of 100 per cent recycled EPS or PS from post-consumer goods, and the protective packaging can also be made with up to 100 per cent of this raw material Read more

Materials

The two-day event will see a number of speeches, panel discussions, and workshops Read more

Events

Tepex dynalite is a thermoplastic composite material and has made a major contribution to the success of the FuPro project of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research in Germany Read more

Materials

The UK is the only G7 country with a robot density below the world’s average, with just 74 units per 10,000 workers, which positions the UK behind 14 other European countries Read more

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AIMPLAS CHARO PASCUAL

FLEXTRONICA focuses on the automotive, aeronautics, navigation, and rail industries, given their need for more lightweight solutions that consume less energy and provide greater interaction with users and passengers, as well as improved user safety Read more

Industry News

The first-of-its-kind consortium will examine the technical and economic feasibility of recycling complex plastic waste, such as small, flexible, and multi-layered food-grade packaging Read more

Industry News

The facility will be capable of processing up to 100 tonnes per day of PCR polystyrene and converting it into a styrene product that will go into the manufacturing of new polystyrene products Read more

Industry News

The new PPSU Ultrason PP 2010 is characterised by improved flow behaviour in injection moulding while maintaining the mechanical properties of Ultrason P Read more

Materials

The research assessed 15 of the most significant natural rubber companies in order to shed light on leading company practices within the natural rubber industry Read more

Environment

The company, which incorporates waste plastic bottles into road surfaces, was chosen for the award ahead of 150,000 other entries from 33 countries after a five-month judging period Read more

Environment

The new rules will involve the establishment of a comprehensive management system covering the production, sale, utilisation, and recycling of thin plastic film in the countryside Read more

Environment

The UK launch of rPET bottles is the latest in Nestlé Waters’ efforts to increase the use of recycled plastic to 35 per cent worldwide by 2025 Read more

Materials

The innovation is a critical step in pushing the limits for researchers who want to explore large libraries of polymers, including plastics and fibres, for chemicals and biological applications such as drugs and regenerative medicine Read more

Materials

The letter asked the Scottish Parliament to ignore those asking for certain materials to be left out, and that an all-in model would be much more beneficial for the environment Read more

Environment