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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 […]

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

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. […]

HotSeat – Judson Smythe, Technical Director at 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 their facility in Blackburn. Technical Director, Judson Smythe, is a […]

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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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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Ute Panzer, ENGEL

Ute Panzer Takes Over as Vice President Marketing and Communications at ENGEL

Since March 1, Ute Panzer is the new Vice President Marketing and Communication at the international ENGEL Group, headquartered in Schwertberg, Austria. She is responsible for all marketing measures, campaigns, ...
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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

 

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 ...
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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 silo installation at Danfoss

Labotek Install New and Efficient Transport System at Danfoss

Labotek has implemented a new and more efficient transport system for Danfoss plastic factory in Silkeborg. Three new outdoor silos ...
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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

 

Grace Breen, Utility Team

Energy Management Company Gains Government Certification for Protecting Sensitive Client Data

An energy management company which helps organisations and businesses drive down the cost of their energy bills has been given ...
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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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