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LATI Signs Distribution Agreement with The Hemp Plastic Company

LATI has confirmed its commitment to sustainability and drive to offer alternatives to fossil fuel plastics by signing an agreement with The Hemp Plastic Company for the distribution of hemp-based plastics in Europe.[...]

Dual Metallising Acquires Second Facility

Earlier this year, David Hipkiss completed a management buyout for two metallising companies based in the UK, bringing both sites, Dual Metallising Birmingham and Chester, under new management as part of The Hipkiss Group.[...]

IPL Tamworth Achieves ISO 45001 Certification

IPL Tamworth has recently obtained ISO 45001 certification, following a pass at Stage 2 of a five-day H&S audit, making it the first UK site within the IPL group to achieve this standard.[...]

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ENGEL injection moulding machine and sim link

ENGEL Expands Range of Applications for Sim Link

SIMCON and ENGEL have announced compatibility between simulation software CADMOULD and ENGEL’s Sim Link, allowing two-way transfer of injection moulding parameters, further enhancing simulation quality and overall productivity ...
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BOLE UK Announced as Industry Awards Finalist

BOLE Machinery has been selected as a Plastics Industry Awards 2021 finalist in the hotly contested Supplier Partnership – Prime Machinery category for an entry focused on a technical project ...
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MedTech Focus Pays Off for Kistler at Interplas 2021

Kistler reported three busy and successful days on stand G26 at Interplas, with a steady stream of visitors requesting more information about its recently released products for the MedTech industry ...
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Mereway Bathrooms Protect Latest Range of Surfaces with SteriTouch

Mereway Bathrooms has become the latest brand to use SteriTouch antimicrobial technology from specialist research and development company Radical Materials ...
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New Team Member Joins PlastikCity UK

PlastikCity, the online procurement and marketing hub, is pleased to announce and welcome experienced salesperson Emma Luscombe-Wright to its team ...
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LATI and The Hemp Plastic Company

LATI Signs Distribution Agreement with The Hemp Plastic Company

LATI has confirmed its commitment to sustainability and drive to offer alternatives to fossil fuel plastics by signing an agreement with The Hemp Plastic Company for the distribution of hemp-based ...
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Dual Metallising Acquires Second Facility

Earlier this year, David Hipkiss completed a management buyout for two metallising companies based in the UK, bringing both sites, Dual Metallising Birmingham and Chester, under new management as part ...
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Emerson: Branson 75 Years Logo

Emerson Marks 75 Years of Innovation in Precision Cleaning and Welding Technologies

Emerson is celebrating the 75th anniversary of its Branson™ brand, a name that has become synonymous with ultrasonic technologies for plastics and metal welding and precision cleaning ...
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Plastic Processors

 

Boddingtons team members at Medical Technology Ireland

Boddingtons Returns to Medical Technology Ireland

Taking place at Galway Racecourse from October 20-21, Kent-based injection moulder Boddingtons Plastics is looking forward to networking and doing ...
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Additive Manufacturing

 

3DGBIRE & miniFactory partnership: Ultra 3D printer

3DGBIRE Announces Partnership with miniFactory

3DGBIRE is pleased to announce its partnership with miniFactory, expanding its portfolio of high-performance 3D printing systems for industrial applications ...
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Materials & Additives

 

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Mereway Bathrooms Protect Latest Range of Surfaces with SteriTouch

Mereway Bathrooms has become the latest brand to use SteriTouch antimicrobial technology from specialist research and development company Radical Materials ...
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Machinery

 

ENGEL injection moulding machine and sim link

ENGEL Expands Range of Applications for Sim Link

SIMCON and ENGEL have announced compatibility between simulation software CADMOULD and ENGEL’s Sim Link, allowing two-way transfer of injection moulding ...
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Material Handling & Temperature Control

 

Kongskilde Launches the Component Pick-Up Unit

Say goodbye to space-consuming, maintenance-heavy and operator-required mechanical conveying systems. Kongskilde’s component pick-up and loading solution is designed to automate ...
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Recycling

 

VEKA Recycling site

VEKA Compounds Gives Old Frames a New Life

Recycled PVC-U processor VEKA Compounds has launched a stunning new video that shows how its state-of-the-art recycling processing facility is ...
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Toolmakers & Mould Components

 

Plunkett Associates: New Yizumi 220

Plunkett Associates Expand with New Premises & Machinery Investment

Earlier this year, Plunkett Associates moved to new premises with three times more space, and it is filling up nicely ...
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Robots & Automation

 

FANUC UK's Tom Bouchier at the 2019 Open House

FANUC Unveils Full Speaker Line-Up for Future of Automation Open House

FANUC UK has revealed an exciting range of speakers from across the fields of industrial automation, education and government for ...
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Auxiliary Equipment

 

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MedTech Focus Pays Off for Kistler at Interplas 2021

Kistler reported three busy and successful days on stand G26 at Interplas, with a steady stream of visitors requesting more information ...
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Service Providers

 

emma-welcome-image

New Team Member Joins PlastikCity UK

PlastikCity, the online procurement and marketing hub, is pleased to announce and welcome experienced salesperson Emma Luscombe-Wright to its team ...
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Industry Updates & Events

 

Kistler-Group-Individual-in-Laboratory

MedTech Focus Pays Off for Kistler at Interplas 2021

Kistler reported three busy and successful days on stand G26 at Interplas, with a steady stream of visitors requesting more information ...
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Plastic Industry Blogs

 

RJG: What are Knit Lines in Injection Moulding And How Do You Minimise Them?

Knit Lines in Injection Moulding and How to Minimise Them

In this blog, RJG explains what knit lines are in injection moulding and how you can minimise their appearance and ...
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HotSeat

 

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HotSeat – Adam Hudson, Sector Manager (Plastics) at KUKA Robotics UK

KUKA is one of the leading manufacturers of robotic systems worldwide, offering a broad range of industrial robots and automation ...
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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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