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PlastikCity Launch Remodelled Used & Surplus Stocks Marketplace

PlastikCity Launch Remodelled Used & Surplus Stocks Marketplace

Web-based procurement and marketing hub, PlastikCity, are delighted to announce the launch of their newly designed Used & Surplus Stocks platform, following five months of development.

RJG Technologies Achieve Best UK Plastic Injection Moulding Consultancy Accolade

RJG Technologies Achieve Best UK Plastic Injection Moulding Consultancy Accolade

RJG Technologies are pleased to announce that they have been named for the second consecutive year as the Best UK Plastic Injection Moulding Consultancy. They were nominated for the award […]

ENGEL Signs New Plastics Economy Global Commitment

ENGEL Signs New Plastics Economy Global Commitment

In mid-March 2019, the injection moulding machine manufacturer ENGEL AUSTRIA was one of the first plastic machine manufacturers to sign the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment of the Ellen MacArthur […]

Recoup Conference

RECOUP Responds to Industry Calls with ‘Plastics 101’

Plastics Recycling Charity, RECOUP, have responded to calls from their members and the industry to address the knowledge gap of the plastics recycling value chain. The opportunity to learn more ...
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Kawasaki Robot installed at SynthoTec

SynthoTec Install New Kawasaki Robot

A leading UK precision plastic moulder has installed a new Kawasaki robot to aid production – and, unusually, has chosen to install and commission the unit itself, rather than follow ...
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FANUC M-20iD25

FANUC UK Expands its M-20iD and ARC Mate 120iD Series

FANUC UK has expanded its extensive range of industrial robots by introducing two new models: the M-20iD/25 handling robot, and the ARC Mate 120iD welding version. Controlled by the R-30iB ...
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PRS Europe Exhibition

Over 120 Companies to Showcase Recycling Innovation at Plastics Recycling Show Europe

New ways to recycle plastics, technologies to improve recycling processes and new applications for recycled plastics are among the many innovations on show at the Plastics Recycling Show Europe 2019, ...
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Pentagon Cycle for Charity

Pentagon Plastics Group Cycle for Charity

Last week saw Pentagon take on their first charity event of 2019, raising funds for their charity partner of the year, Chestnut Tree House ...
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wittmann medical moulding machine

Wittmann Battenfeld UK Set to Increase Medical Moulding Activities

Visitors to the world’s premier annual med-tech supply show in Düsseldorf – Medica Compamed - are becoming accustomed to the smooth and silent running of Wittmann Battenfeld injection moulding for ...
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Arburg Technology Days 2019

Technology Days 2019: Heading for the Future with Arburg on the “Road to Digitalisation”

The Arburg Technology Days have been around for 20 years now. Between 1999 and 2019, more than 93,000 guests from all over the world attended the highly regarded industry event ...
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Ampacet Safari White PET Masterbatch

Ampacet Safari White PET Masterbatch Protects Packaged Dairy Products from Photodegradation

Ampacet, a global masterbatch leader, has introduced Safari White PET masterbatch 7100177-E, designed to protect packaged dairy products from photodegradation by imparting a high level of opacity while dramatically reducing ...
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Pentagon Cycle for Charity

Pentagon Plastics Group Cycle for Charity

Last week saw Pentagon take on their first charity event of 2019, raising funds for their charity partner of the ...
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Materials & Additives

 

Hardie Polymers Solvent Resistance

Is Solvent Resistance Predictable with Polymers?

To assess solvent resistance, first consider solvents spread out on a polarity scale. Non-polar solvents are at one end, such ...
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Machinery

 

New Plastics Economy Global Commitment

ENGEL Signs New Plastics Economy Global Commitment

In mid-March 2019, the injection moulding machine manufacturer ENGEL AUSTRIA was one of the first plastic machine manufacturers to sign ...
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Material Handling & Temperature Control

 

Plastics news Mo's Corner

How Can Disturbances in the Vacuum Supply be Avoided?

mo explains measures to maintain the vacuum ...
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Recycling

 

Recoup Conference

RECOUP Responds to Industry Calls with ‘Plastics 101’

Plastics Recycling Charity, RECOUP, have responded to calls from their members and the industry to address the knowledge gap of ...
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Toolmakers & Mould Components

 

Meusburger profiTEMP+

Meusburger Expands Their Range in Control Systems

With the newest product additions, Meusburger is expanding their control systems range in the area of workshop equipment. Three new ...
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Robots & Automation

 

Kawasaki Robot installed at SynthoTec

SynthoTec Install New Kawasaki Robot

A leading UK precision plastic moulder has installed a new Kawasaki robot to aid production – and, unusually, has chosen ...
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Auxiliary Equipment

 

New Recycling Test Facility for Bunting Magnetics Europe

Following an increase in the demand for material testing, Bunting Magnetics Europe has constructed a new recycling test facility at ...
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Service Providers

 

Renmar PlastikCity on Tour

PlastikCity on Tour – Renmar Plastics Machinery

Welcome to the second edition of PlastikCity on tour! Our next stop was at Wellingborough based Renmar Plastics Machinery ...
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HotSeat

 

Judson Smythe, MGS Technical Plastics

HotSeat – Judson Smythe, Technical Director at MGS Technical Plastics

Established in 1974, MGS Technical Plastics is a family owned plastic injection moulding company with over 60 people employed at ...
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