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

To support identified ‘mega-programmes’ across the industrial and medical sectors, Victrex has announced it will invest up to 15 million GBP in further downstream manufacturing. more

16 Dec 2015 12:14 Industry News

A carbon fibre-reinforced high-performance polymer has been selected by Airbus Helicopters to replace aluminium in an aircraft door fitting of the Airbus A350-900, a decision said to improve component quality and reduce weight and costs by 40%. more

14 Oct 2015 08:42 Materials

Victrex has announced the acquisition of US-based polymer gears specialist, Kleiss Gears, in a move it says will enhance its ability to provide “complete integrated solutions” for its customers. more

21 Jul 2015 14:57 Industry News

Victrex has announced it has successfully commissioned the first production stream of its £90 million third Polyaryletherketone (PAEK) manufacturing plant in northern England. more

1 May 2015 11:15 Materials

UK-based producer of high-performance Polyaryletherketone (PAEK) polymers, Victrex, has announced it is to construct a major Polymer Innovation Centre in northern England. more

19 Feb 2015 10:34 Materials

UK Chancellor, George Osborne, has opened a new £16 million film plant at the UK headquarters of high performance polymer solutions provider, Victrex. more

18 Nov 2014 15:49 Industry News

Victrex plc, a manufacturer of high performance PAEK, recently completed a move into a new UK Technology Centre. As part of the move, it upgraded many items of lab equipment including its small-scale polymerisation facilities. more

14 Jun 2013 11:22 Machinery

Victrex and The University of Manchester, with the help of the Knowledge Centre for Materials Chemistry (KCMC), have started a project to produce a monomer raw material in a more sustainable way. The eventual aim is to reduce waste and energy use. more

16 Nov 2012 15:52