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Plastribution Moves to New State-of-the-art Offices

Leading plastics distribution group, Plastribution, has moved into new state-of-the-art offices close to its existing premises in Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire.[...]

Hardie Polymers Announces Management Buyout

Hardie Polymers has announced that Isy Ferguson and Bartosz Komanski have completed a management buyout of its specialist polymer supply business, backed by the team at Nevis Capital.[...]

Arburg Postpones Technology Days 2022

Arburg has announced the postponement of Technology Days 2022, which had been scheduled to take place from March 16-19 in Lossburg, due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.[...]

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Plastribution New Offices

Plastribution Moves to New State-of-the-art Offices

Leading plastics distribution group, Plastribution, has moved into new state-of-the-art offices close to its existing premises in Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire ...
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KraussMaffei New Gen of LRX Linear Robots

KraussMaffei Introduces New Generation of LRX Linear Robots

Fast, lightweight and resource-efficient, the new generation of KraussMaffei LRX linear robots provide plastics processors with many benefits, including greater flexibility in challenging injection moulding processes, more operating convenience, and ...
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Tantec UK Surface Treatment

What is Plasma Cleaning?

In this blog, Tantec-UK provides an in-depth overview of plasma cleaning, including why you should use it, its benefits, the costs associated with plasma cleaning, and why you should invest in ...
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BGP 10 Things People Don't Know about Plastic Recycling

Bright Green Plastics Sets the Record Straight on Plastic Recycling

On a mission to reveal the truth about plastic and debunk many of the misconceptions put out there by the media, brands and even the government, Yorkshire-based recycling firm Bright ...
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Strack quick-action clamping system

New Strack Quick Clamping Systems Slash Set-up Costs

Represented by Hales in the UK and Ireland, Strack Normalien has expanded its range of quick clamping systems with two variants, Z8061 and Z8062, offering innovative solutions to reduce set-up costs ...
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Hardie Polymers at Interplas stand

Hardie Polymers Announces Management Buyout

Hardie Polymers has announced that Isy Ferguson and Bartosz Komanski have completed a management buyout of its specialist polymer supply business, backed by the team at Nevis Capital ...
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Arburg Technology Days 2019

Arburg Postpones Technology Days 2022

Arburg has announced the postponement of Technology Days 2022, which had been scheduled to take place from March 16-19 in Lossburg, due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic ...
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Emerson New Ultrasonic Welding Platform

Emerson Ultrasonic Welding Platform Meets Challenges of Critical Small Plastic Part Assembly

Emerson has launched a new generation of ultrasonic welders that support the growing demand for the assembly of smaller and more intricate plastic components ...
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Plastic Processors

 

Boddingtons at Compamed 2021

Boddingtons Succeeds at Compamed 2021

Kent-based injection moulder Boddingtons Plastics reported brisk activity and quality enquiries at Compamed 2021, the world’s leading medical supplies and ...
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Additive Manufacturing

 

ARBURG Freeformer PEEK implants

Arburg Discusses Latest Additive Manufacturing Highlights

Additive manufacturing is becoming an indispensable tool for innovative manufacturing applications, and in this article Arburg highlights some of its ...
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Materials & Additives

 

Plastribution New Offices

Plastribution Moves to New State-of-the-art Offices

Leading plastics distribution group, Plastribution, has moved into new state-of-the-art offices close to its existing premises in Ashby de la ...
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Machinery

 

KraussMaffei New Gen of LRX Linear Robots

KraussMaffei Introduces New Generation of LRX Linear Robots

Fast, lightweight and resource-efficient, the new generation of KraussMaffei LRX linear robots provide plastics processors with many benefits, including greater ...
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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

 

BGP 10 Things People Don't Know about Plastic Recycling

Bright Green Plastics Sets the Record Straight on Plastic Recycling

On a mission to reveal the truth about plastic and debunk many of the misconceptions put out there by the ...
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Toolmakers & Mould Components

 

Strack quick-action clamping system

New Strack Quick Clamping Systems Slash Set-up Costs

Represented by Hales in the UK and Ireland, Strack Normalien has expanded its range of quick clamping systems with two variants, ...
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Robots & Automation

 

FANUC UK Open House: Panel Discussion

FANUC Open House Highlights Appetite for Automation

A full schedule of speakers and a record number of visitors to FANUC UK’s Open House event, which took place ...
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Auxiliary Equipment

 

Emerson New Ultrasonic Welding Platform

Emerson Ultrasonic Welding Platform Meets Challenges of Critical Small Plastic Part Assembly

Emerson has launched a new generation of ultrasonic welders that support the growing demand for the assembly of smaller and ...
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Service Providers

 

Polymer Apprentice of the Year

Polymer Apprentice of the Year Award 2021 Deadline Extended

Run jointly by the Worshipful Company of Horners and the British Plastics Federation Education & Skills Committee, the deadline for ...
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Industry Updates & Events

 

Arburg Technology Days 2019

Arburg Postpones Technology Days 2022

Arburg has announced the postponement of Technology Days 2022, which had been scheduled to take place from March 16-19 in ...
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Plastic Industry Blogs

 

Tantec UK Surface Treatment

What is Plasma Cleaning?

In this blog, Tantec-UK provides an in-depth overview of plasma cleaning, including why you should use it, its benefits, the costs ...
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HotSeat

 

Image of Adam Hudson

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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