UK Manufacturing


NOVA eT all electric machine

Company is offering a contribution of 10 per cent towards the cost of all-electric machine purchases for delivery in 2018. more


Boston Matthews

Simon Brooks (left) and Graham Henstock

Boston Matthews and Munchy have appointed Graham Henstock to provide technical sales support for the company’s range of customers. more

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Rising global trade tensions and Brexit uncertainties lead to drop in new manufacturing orders and employment rates for the first time since the EU referendum. more

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Everything you need to know at-a-glance about the Chancellor's new measures relating to reducing plastics waste announced in the Autumn 2018 budget. more

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The UK’s biggest event dedicated to digital technologies for the manufacturing industries will return to Liverpool this week. more


The Chief Executive of EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, has said that it is “vital” that an extension to the transition period following next year’s exit from the European Union is agreed. more

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Award winners from Rototek (centre) receiving their trophy

Rotational moulding company, Rototek, has been awarded the first ever ‘Health and Safety’ award by the British Plastics Federation (BPF). more

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A product that has formerly won investment on BBC’s Dragon’s Den programme has achieved further success after winning the Worshipful Company of Horners Bottlemakers’ Award. more

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IMM Projects

SYS Series machines are available in the UK through IMM projects

In an exclusive Q&A, BP&R sat down with the Managing Director of IMM Projects, Michael de Beer, to find out more about the 'Beston' range of machines it has introduced to the UK plastics industry and what they offer manufacturers. more


Industry stands firm as countdown to Budget begins

As the industry anticipates the announcements expected from the Chancellor relating to addressing tackling plastics waste next week, Philip Law outlines the BPF's view on the right way forward for the good of the environment, country and industry. more

23 Oct 2018 13:56 BPF Blog


Purging compounds need to be understood to be fully utilised, says CJP

UK materials distributor, CJP Sales, says that operator skills and training is essential to effectively using purging compounds for efficiency gains. more


The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has produced the world’s first rotational moulding health and safety guidance. more

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Bunting SSSC

The Stainless Steel Separator in action

Bunting Magnetics says the demonstration of equipment for metal separation during recycling operations at the Recycling and Waste Management Show (RWM) last month received “an unbelievable” amount of interest from visitors. more


Chess Plastics

The new Pelloby Ltd overhead crane and one of the new Borche machines at Chess Plastics

Chess Plastics Ltd is realising efficiency gains at its Midlands-based manufacturing facility thanks to an ongoing programme of investment. more

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The expanded Aquapurge team

Manufacturer of purging compounds for the plastics industry, Aquapurge, has doubled its turnover in three years, with export sales increasing six-fold in the same period. more

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Summit Systems

Shown here Summit Systems' 2017 Interplas stand

The two companies have secured prime positions at the front of Hall 3 of the NEC in Birmingham, to maximise the opportunities offered by the show’s new, increased size. more



Coral Products Ltd is developing its range

Plastic product manufacturer based in North West England looks to broaden portfolio with innovation at the heart of new product development. more

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MGS Technical Plastics has invested a five-figure sum in a new system which will allow it to more closely monitor its production facilities to improve efficiency and reduce costs. more

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KM Berstorff

The EdelweissCompounding system

The KraussMaffei Group UK Ltd is now the official sales represenatative of KraussMaffei Berstorff compounding and recycling processes in the UK. more

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Simon Billion

Simon Johnson

Billion UK has recruited a new Business Development Manager that is undertaking a “hands on” role of both sales and servicing. more

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