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HotSeat – Simon Atterby, General Manager at Colour Tone Masterbatch

Colour Tone Masterbatch is an innovative company focusing on delivering responsive, high-quality service for bespoke colours, in universal, commodity and engineering polymers, as well as custom additive blends.  Simon Atterby […]

Pultrex and KraussMaffei: A Perfect Alliance in Pultrusion

Pultrex is a market leader in pultrusion, with over 40 years of experience in composite machinery manufacture and profile production. One year on from its acquisition by KraussMaffei, we catch […]

Brett Martin Invests for Increasing Demand

Brett Martin, the UK’s largest independent manufacturer of plastic building products, has continued its partnership with ENGEL UK, investing in three new ENGEL production cells complete with viper robots, to […]

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WITTMANN BATTENFELD Presents its 2020 Highlights Digitally

Wittmann Battenfeld has decided to present the exhibits originally planned for the Fakuma Trade Fair, and several other interesting applications, in the form of product videos on a 'Virtual Fakuma' ...
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Simon Atterby, Colour Tone Masterbatch

HotSeat – Simon Atterby, General Manager at Colour Tone Masterbatch

Colour Tone Masterbatch is an innovative company focusing on delivering responsive, high-quality service for bespoke colours, in universal, commodity and engineering polymers, as well as custom additive blends.  Simon Atterby ...
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MBA Polymers Announced as National Recycling Awards Finalist

MBA Polymers UK is delighted to have been shortlisted as a finalist in the category 'Recycling Facility of the Year' in the National Recycling Awards 2020. Winners will be announced ...
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8 Essential Injection Moulding Principles You Should Always Follow

In an industry full of grey areas and black books, what is “right” anyway? John Lobozzo, Technical Sales Engineer at RJG Technologies, walks us through his eight top principles for ...
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3DPRINTUK Expands Material & Post-Processing Capabilities

London-based 3D printing bureau, 3DPRINTUK, are experts in the SLS process, printing predominantly in PA2200 (nylon) material. Recent expansion has allowed the company to apply this expertise into new areas, ...
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Have you Re-evaluated your Manufacturing Process?

The uncertainties surrounding Coronavirus and Brexit have shaken businesses across the country. As a result, many companies are using this time as an opportunity to re-evaluate the way they are ...
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Arburg Despite Coronavirus: “Wir Sind Da”

During the Coronavirus crisis, Arburg continues to provide its customers with unrestricted delivery, competence, reliability and solution orientation. Despite the pandemic, innovative first-class technologies are still being developed ...
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Pultrex and KraussMaffei: A Perfect Alliance in Pultrusion

Pultrex is a market leader in pultrusion, with over 40 years of experience in composite machinery manufacture and profile production. One year on from its acquisition by KraussMaffei, we catch ...
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Europlaz Partner with Edinburgh Genetics to Produce COVID-19 Test Kits

Europlaz is delighted to announce a partnership with Edinburgh Genetics, experts in life science research and diagnostics, to manufacture and ...
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Additive Manufacturing

 

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3DPRINTUK Expands Material & Post-Processing Capabilities

London-based 3D printing bureau, 3DPRINTUK, are experts in the SLS process, printing predominantly in PA2200 (nylon) material. Recent expansion has ...
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Materials & Additives

 

New Chapter for ALBIS as 2019 Strategy is Successfully Completed

As ALBIS successfully completes its 2019 growth programme, the company enters a new chapter. Its distribution and compounding divisions will ...
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Machinery

 

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WITTMANN BATTENFELD Presents its 2020 Highlights Digitally

Wittmann Battenfeld has decided to present the exhibits originally planned for the Fakuma Trade Fair, and several other interesting applications, ...
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Material Handling & Temperature Control

 

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Renmar Expands into Three Company Divisions

As Renmar Plastics Machinery continues to improve and grow its offering of machinery and equipment, the company has decided to ...
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MBA Polymers Announced as National Recycling Awards Finalist

MBA Polymers UK is delighted to have been shortlisted as a finalist in the category 'Recycling Facility of the Year' ...
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Toolmakers & Mould Components

 

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Thermoplay Unveils its New Thermal Hot Runner Nozzle for Direct Side Injection

The Moulding Solutions business unit of Barnes Inc. has expanded its portfolio of nozzles. In addition to the side valve ...
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Robots & Automation

 

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KUKA KR 4 AGILUS: Compact Performance Wherever it is Needed

The new, ultra-compact KR 4 AGILUS small robot from KUKA impresses with its utmost precision, small footprint, and low maintenance requirements ...
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Auxiliary Equipment

 

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PET Preforms – Repurposing Production for COVID-19 Test Kits

In this case study, Mecmesin performs material testing on PET preforms for Southeastern Container, who adapted its standard 20oz bottle ...
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Service Providers

 

8 Essential Injection Moulding Principles You Should Always Follow

In an industry full of grey areas and black books, what is “right” anyway? John Lobozzo, Technical Sales Engineer at ...
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Industry Updates & Events

 

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Fakuma Postponed Until 2021

In cooperation with the exhibitor advisory board for Fakuma 2020, trade fair promoters P. E. Schall GmbH & Co. KG have ...
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Plastic Industry Blogs

 

8 Essential Injection Moulding Principles You Should Always Follow

In an industry full of grey areas and black books, what is “right” anyway? John Lobozzo, Technical Sales Engineer at ...
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Simon Atterby, Colour Tone Masterbatch

HotSeat – Simon Atterby, General Manager at Colour Tone Masterbatch

Colour Tone Masterbatch is an innovative company focusing on delivering responsive, high-quality service for bespoke colours, in universal, commodity and ...
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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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