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BMB in 2020: Great Recovery and Greater Tonnage

2020 will certainly be a memorable year, as BMB completed the inauguration of its new production facility, and completed the production of its largest-ever machine, at 4500 tonnes clamp force, […]

Bright Green Plastics Collaborates to Make Packaging More Sustainable

Bright Green Plastics has teamed up with the University of Liverpool, University of Manchester and Unilever to advance technology in the use of post-consumer recyclate (PCR) resin. The £965k project, […]

HotSeat – Andrew Thoms, Managing Director at Triple R Industrial Services (TRIS) UK

Triple R Oil Filters are known industry-wide as a leading method of oil management, removing over 99% of oil contaminants to improve machinery availability, longevity and efficiency. Triple R Industrial […]

RECOUP Household Survey

RECOUP: Working from Home Boosts Recycling Rates

Plastics recycling charity, RECOUP, has published its UK Household Plastics Collection Survey, revealing that whilst UK recycling rates are on the rise, the overall rate for April 2019 - March ...
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Tracy-&-Dan

A Year-End Silver Lining for Wittmann Battenfeld UK

By anyone's standards, 2020 has been an extraordinary year. For Wittmann Battenfeld UK, 2020 began with a change in management, as Barry Hill handed the reins to both Tracy Cadman ...
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Andel Plastics Reduces Scrap and Downtime with Intouch

Birmingham-based injection moulder and toolmaker, Andel Plastics, implemented the Intouch system in 2018 to monitor its injection moulding and CNC machines. Since then, the company has seen impressive reductions in ...
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Telsonic HandyStar Energy: Flexible Ultrasonic Technology for Prototypes and Production

The benefits that ultrasonic technology brings to a broad spectrum of joining and cutting applications is leading many manufacturers to transition from other methods to the ultrasonic process ...
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Automotive Interior

Super High-Flow TPEs Enable Sustainable Solutions for Large Scale Mouldings

Dryflex HiF is a family of very high melt-flow and scratch-resistant TPS-SEBS materials recently launched by HEXPOL TPE. The grades open possibilities to produce large scale parts via injection moulding, ...
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ENGEL Expands Packaging Portfolio

The new duo speed injection moulding machine sees ENGEL combine productivity and efficiency with short cycle times in the high clamping force range. Available with clamping forces from 5,000 to ...
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BMB Machine

BMB in 2020: Great Recovery and Greater Tonnage

2020 will certainly be a memorable year, as BMB completed the inauguration of its new production facility, and completed the production of its largest-ever machine, at 4500 tonnes clamp force, ...
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Full Conference Programme Announced for PRSE Virtual Event

Organisers have confirmed the full conference programme for the Plastics Recycling Show Europe Virtual Event taking place from 9 to 11 December 2020, with award winners revealed on 10 December ...
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Plastic Processors

 

Paul Nicholson and Andrew Kendrick, WHS Plastics

WHS Plastics Opens New National Distribution Centre

WHS Plastics, a global manufacturer of plastic injection moulding products, has moved into its new state-of-the-art 75,000 sq feet national ...
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Additive Manufacturing

 

The BOX Range

Jellypipe Announces First Large-Scale 3D Printing Service Supplier to its Platform

Jellypipe — the international 3D printing online ecosystem — has today announced that it can now offer an exciting new ...
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Materials & Additives

 

Automotive Interior

Super High-Flow TPEs Enable Sustainable Solutions for Large Scale Mouldings

Dryflex HiF is a family of very high melt-flow and scratch-resistant TPS-SEBS materials recently launched by HEXPOL TPE. The grades ...
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Machinery

 

Tracy-&-Dan

A Year-End Silver Lining for Wittmann Battenfeld UK

By anyone's standards, 2020 has been an extraordinary year. For Wittmann Battenfeld UK, 2020 began with a change in management, ...
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Material Handling & Temperature Control

 

Miriam Olivi

HotSeat – Miriam Olivi, Sales Director at Frigosystem Group

Founded in 1970, Frigosystem-Corema remains focused on the design, manufacture and sale of industrial chillers and temperature controllers, with a ...
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Recycling

 

RECOUP Household Survey

RECOUP: Working from Home Boosts Recycling Rates

Plastics recycling charity, RECOUP, has published its UK Household Plastics Collection Survey, revealing that whilst UK recycling rates are on ...
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Toolmakers & Mould Components

 

Roger and Rebecca, Ad-Vance Engineering

Masters Graduate Brings Composite Expertise to Ad-Vance Engineering

Award-winning toolmaker Ad-Vance Engineering is delighted to announce the appointment of Rebecca Patterson MEng. Rebecca joins the company's team in ...
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Robots & Automation

 

ROBOSHOT LSR machine

Countdown to FANUC UK’s Inaugural Virtual Injection Moulding Event

From Monday 23rd to Friday 27th November, FANUC UK will be hosting its first-ever virtual event, focusing on unlocking the ...
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Auxiliary Equipment

 

HandyStar_001

Telsonic HandyStar Energy: Flexible Ultrasonic Technology for Prototypes and Production

The benefits that ultrasonic technology brings to a broad spectrum of joining and cutting applications is leading many manufacturers to ...
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Service Providers

 

Andel Plastics Reduces Scrap and Downtime with Intouch

Birmingham-based injection moulder and toolmaker, Andel Plastics, implemented the Intouch system in 2018 to monitor its injection moulding and CNC ...
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Industry Updates & Events

 

Maja_Desgrées_du_Loû

Full Conference Programme Announced for PRSE Virtual Event

Organisers have confirmed the full conference programme for the Plastics Recycling Show Europe Virtual Event taking place from 9 to ...
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Plastic Industry Blogs

 

3D Printed Ball

Heat Creep: What is it? How Does it Affect My 3D Printing?

Heat creep is a sneaky irritation that most 3D printer users will experience at one time or another. It is ...
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Andrew Thoms

HotSeat – Andrew Thoms, Managing Director at Triple R Industrial Services (TRIS) UK

Triple R Oil Filters are known industry-wide as a leading method of oil management, removing over 99% of oil contaminants ...
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PlastikCity on Tour

 

PlastikCity on Tour – Central Scanning

Our next stop was at Bromsgrove-based Central Scanning. Our MD, Carl Futcher and Marketing Account Executive, Will Clarke met with ...
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