UK Manufacturing

A children’s hospital in Central London has been gifted a giant LEGO Christmas tree as part of a fundraising campaign. more

14 Dec 2017 10:43 Industry News

A new premium thermoformed rPET container has been produced to protect and display Costa Coffee’s range of festive sandwiches. more

14 Dec 2017 10:11 Industry News

The Stroud Group has invested in seven new injection moulding machines in six months as it sets its sights on growth for its plastics division. more

8 Dec 2017 15:56 Machinery

Axion Polymers has re-formulated its recycled ABS polymer product to give improved physical properties and a superior surface finish. more

7 Dec 2017 16:35 Materials

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

The first ‘closed loop’ plastic cup is set to launch in the UK next year. more

5 Dec 2017 14:33 Environment

Coral Products has invested in new plastics recycling equipment as it looks to manage in-house waste produced from a recently acquired manufacturing process. more

5 Dec 2017 09:30 Machinery

The UK’s manufacturers are ending 2017 on a high, with positive expectation for the year ahead, according to the latest survey from the EEF and BDO. more

4 Dec 2017 12:29 Industry News

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

A new anti-drip additive created by University of Warwick spin-out company, Interface Polymers, is set to improve the performance and longevity of agricultural films, transforming their cost-effectiveness in a wide range of applications. more

30 Nov 2017 15:14 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

Leeds-based supplier, Plasticolour, has reported a “very positive” 2017 following expansion of its services and the need to relocate to bigger premises after just 18 months of trading. more

30 Nov 2017 14:40 Industry News

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As Terry Scuoler steps down from the tiller at EEF, the manufacturers' organisation has welcomed Stephen Phipson as its new leader. more

30 Nov 2017 12:16 Industry News

With each site saving an average of almost £24k per annum, registering for Climate Change Levy tax relief seems obvious — but if companies do not register before 29 June 2018, they may miss out forever. BPF Energy Director, Peter Haslop, explains. more

30 Nov 2017 11:55 Industry News

A Hereford-based packaging firm that went into administration earlier this year has re-started production and reinstated jobs following acquisition by the Visionscape Group. more

30 Nov 2017 10:06 Industry News

Rapid prototyping with CNC machining and injection moulding

Rapid prototyping is often regarded as being synonymous with additive manufacturing technologies. But a compelling case can also be made for CNC machining and injection moulding as rapid prototyping technologies as well, argues Stephen Dyson. more

29 Nov 2017 16:55 Guest Blog

Commitment from corporate brands to use recycled materials, an upswing in quality and investment in infrastructure are key factors needed for the successful future of the UK’s recycling industry. more

29 Nov 2017 11:32 Environment

Plastics processing revenues could rise by £440 million if productivity increases with digital investment. more

29 Nov 2017 11:25 Industry News

Robots and drugs are the future, according to the new plan from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. more

27 Nov 2017 14:01 Industry News

Southend moulders Borough have fired up a new Engel Twin Shot moulding machine for car component production. more

24 Nov 2017 15:47 Industry News