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Boddingtons Mounts Major 2021 Recruitment Drive

Despite difficult trading conditions in the past year, Boddingtons Plastics has not been hampered in terms of its order book, backed by a variety of recent investments and expansions. Boddingtons success in this marketplace will [...]

Discover Higher Productivity Thanks to Automation

Download the free whitepaper from KUKA Robotics UK to discover how the plastics industry is staying competitive by adopting automation and digitisation with the KUKA KR QUANTEC.[...]

PlastikCity to Unveil New and Improved Platform at Interplas 2021

Online procurement and marketing hub PlastikCity will launch its latest generation procurement platform on stand A40 at Interplas 2021, taking place 28-30 September 2021 at the NEC, Birmingham.[...]

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Wittmann Battenfeld to Showcase Product Highlights at Fakuma 2021

Wittmann Battenfeld will be exhibiting at Fakuma this October. Wittmann Battenfeld can be found at booth 1204 in hall B1, showcasing its product highlights and championing its new digital platform ...
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Arburg's Seventh arburgXvision Show

arburgXvision: Arburg Reports on Seventh Show

On Thursday, 29 July 2021, leading injection moulding machine manufacturer Arburg went live with its seventh arburgXvision broadcast, which focused on reliable and high-quality service ...
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Bausano Highlights Importance of a Sustainable PVC Supply Chain

Bausano explores the advantages of the recycling of post-industrial PVC residues through granulation, as well as the challenges that the conversion of regenerated material into a high-quality product might pose ...
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Is Spitfire the Best Option for Your Injection Moulding Business?

In this blog, Spitfire AMS explores the options for implementing a scalable, cloud-based MRP/ERP software system and why they may just be the best option for your injection moulding business ...
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Mouldflo to Exhibit at Interplas 2021

Mouldflo to Showcase Latest Production Monitoring Solutions at Interplas

Mouldflo will be exhibiting at Interplas this September. Mouldflo can be found on Stand F89 showcasing their latest solutions, including the Test Rig, Flow Monitoring System and the brand new Mould ...
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BPF Survey Reveals How the ‘Pingdemic’ is Affecting the UK Plastics Industry

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has published a survey of its members showing that 60% of plastics companies have staff absent due to being ‘pinged’ by the NHS COVID-19 app, ...
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PlastikCity Pavilion

PlastikCity Pavilion Returns to Interplas 2021

Online procurement and marketing hub, PlastikCity, will bring 20 of its partner companies to exhibit within the PlastikCity Pavilion (stand A40) at Interplas 2021, taking place 28-30 September 2021 at ...
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Summit Systems Returns for its 11th Interplas Event

Summit Systems, the UK’s leading ancillary equipment supplier, is returning to Interplas this year to demonstrate the cutting-edge technology now available through its material handling range ...
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Plastic Processors

 

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Boddingtons Mounts Major 2021 Recruitment Drive

Despite difficult trading conditions in the past year, Boddingtons Plastics has not been hampered in terms of its order book, ...
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Additive Manufacturing

 

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3DPRINTUK Offers Customers ‘Price Beat Promise’ For All Parts

3DPRINTUK, the UK’s leading specialists in low volume polymer part production using 3D printing, is introducing its 'Price Beat Promise' ...
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Materials & Additives

 

New Range of SCOPIC Detectable Compounds Comply With Strict Food Contact Approvals

SCOPIC Compounds Comply with Strict EU & US Food Contact Regulations

Utilising its cutting-edge and innovative manufacturing processes, SCOPIC has created a new detectable masterbatch solution that satisfies all regulatory declarations ...
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Machinery

 

Wittmann Battenfeld to Showcase Product Highlights at Fakuma 2021

Wittmann Battenfeld will be exhibiting at Fakuma this October. Wittmann Battenfeld can be found at booth 1204 in hall B1, ...
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Material Handling & Temperature Control

 

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Summit Systems Returns for its 11th Interplas Event

Summit Systems, the UK’s leading ancillary equipment supplier, is returning to Interplas this year to demonstrate the cutting-edge technology now ...
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Recycling

 

How Green is My Product? Designing for Recycling

It can be challenging to manufacture plastic products that are genuinely 'green' - reusable, recoverable, remanufacturable and if all else ...
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Toolmakers & Mould Components

 

Plunkett Associates & TRT Lighting

Plunkett Associates Brings Production Home for TRT Lighting

If reshoring your tool is not a viable solution, a new UK-manufactured tool could be the answer instead, which is ...
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Robots & Automation

 

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Discover Higher Productivity Thanks to Automation

Download the free whitepaper from KUKA Robotics UK to discover how the plastics industry is staying competitive by adopting automation ...
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Auxiliary Equipment

 

Trotec's New Q500 Laser Cutter

Trotec Launches New Q500 Laser Cutter

Trotec has introduced the Q500, a new laser cutter, to its Q series which features a working area of up ...
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Service Providers

 

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Is Spitfire the Best Option for Your Injection Moulding Business?

In this blog, Spitfire AMS explores the options for implementing a scalable, cloud-based MRP/ERP software system and why they may ...
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Industry Updates & Events

 

PlastikCity Pavilion

PlastikCity Pavilion Returns to Interplas 2021

Online procurement and marketing hub, PlastikCity, will bring 20 of its partner companies to exhibit within the PlastikCity Pavilion (stand ...
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Plastic Industry Blogs

 

How Green is My Product? Designing for Recycling

It can be challenging to manufacture plastic products that are genuinely 'green' - reusable, recoverable, remanufacturable and if all else ...
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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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