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Cleanroom Investment Puts Boddingtons in a League of its Own

If there were any doubts about the need for cleanroom-controlled conditions in manufacturing, the past 18 months have removed them. With over £6.5 million invested in its cleanroom facilities over the last 5 years, Boddingtons [...]

Record Number of Finalists Revealed for Plastics Industry Awards 2021

After receiving a record number of entries, the finalists for all 16 categories in the Plastics Industry Awards 2021 were announced for the first time via an online livestream presentation on September 10.[...]

Over 70 Apprentices and Students Join the Arburg Family

A total of 77 new apprentices and students from the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW) began their training at Arburg on 1 September 2021.[...]

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VEKA Recycling named as MRW National Recycling Awards 2021 Finalist

VEKA Recycling Announced as National Recycling Awards Finalist

VEKA Recycling is delighted to have been shortlisted as a finalist in the ‘Recycling Facility of the Year’ category in the National Recycling Awards 2021. Winners will be announced at ...
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DAS Demonstrates Mitsubishi Electric’s MELFA ‘ASSISTA’ Cobot

Design & Automation Solutions (DAS) has strengthened its partnership with Mitsubishi Electric - Automation Systems UK. The tech giant loaned one of its MELFA ‘ASSISTA’ collaborative robots to DAS to ...
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Boddingtons: Cleanrooms

Cleanroom Investment Puts Boddingtons in a League of its Own

If there were any doubts about the need for cleanroom-controlled conditions in manufacturing, the past 18 months have removed them. With over £6.5 million invested in its cleanroom facilities over ...
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BMB eKW full electric machine

BMB to Showcase Packaging Prowess at Interplas 2021

Leading manufacturer of high-tech injection moulding machines, BMB, will be exhibiting on stand D80 at Interplas 2021, taking place 28th - 30th September at the NEC, Birmingham. The team will ...
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Case Study: eStat Solves Static Problem on ATEX Foam Line

eStat Solves Static Problem on ATEX Foam Line

Following a fire at a client's premises which was linked to sparks caused by static shocks, anti-static equipment supplier eStat Solutions was asked to find a solution that would ensure ...
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Plastics Industry Awards: Palm Court

Record Number of Finalists Revealed for Plastics Industry Awards 2021

After receiving a record number of entries, the finalists for all 16 categories in the Plastics Industry Awards 2021 were announced for the first time via an online livestream presentation ...
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ZE BluePower twin-screw extruder for processing four metric tons of PP carpet scraps per hour

PureCycle Chooses Extrusion Technologies from KraussMaffei

PureCycle is building 'the world's most modern PP recycling line' using highly efficient extrusion technologies supplied by KraussMaffei, as the company launches a groundbreaking recycling project in the USA ...
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RJG: The Two Causes of Flash-and-How to Troubleshoot Them

The Two Causes of Flash and How to Troubleshoot Them

Struggling with flash? In this blog, process support and training provider RJG explains what flash is, its two causes and how to troubleshoot them ...
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Plastic Processors

 

Boddingtons: Cleanrooms

Cleanroom Investment Puts Boddingtons in a League of its Own

If there were any doubts about the need for cleanroom-controlled conditions in manufacturing, the past 18 months have removed them ...
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Additive Manufacturing

 

Matsuura Machinery Becomes Reseller of Desktop Metal

Matsuura Machinery Becomes Authorised Reseller for Desktop Metal

Matsuura Machinery is delighted to add Desktop Metal's range of 3D printers to its existing range of additive manufacturing solutions ...
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Materials & Additives

 

Radical Materials: UVC Testing

The Impacts of UVC Sterilisation on your Products and Materials

Radical Materials discusses the introduction of its latest piece of equipment, the Q-Lab QUV/uvc Accelerated Weathering Tester, and the importance ...
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Machinery

 

BMB eKW full electric machine

BMB to Showcase Packaging Prowess at Interplas 2021

Leading manufacturer of high-tech injection moulding machines, BMB, will be exhibiting on stand D80 at Interplas 2021, taking place 28th ...
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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

 

VEKA Recycling named as MRW National Recycling Awards 2021 Finalist

VEKA Recycling Announced as National Recycling Awards Finalist

VEKA Recycling is delighted to have been shortlisted as a finalist in the ‘Recycling Facility of the Year’ category in ...
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Toolmakers & Mould Components

 

Faulkner Moulds: 2021 Exhibitions

Faulkner to Present Award-Winning UK Toolmaking at 2021 Exhibitions

Faulkner Moulds, three times UK ‘Toolmaker of the Year’, will give visitors a warm welcome at this year’s Interplas and ...
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Robots & Automation

 

DAS Demonstrates Mitsubishi Electric’s MELFA ‘ASSISTA’ Cobot

Design & Automation Solutions (DAS) has strengthened its partnership with Mitsubishi Electric - Automation Systems UK. The tech giant loaned ...
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Auxiliary Equipment

 

Case Study: eStat Solves Static Problem on ATEX Foam Line

eStat Solves Static Problem on ATEX Foam Line

Following a fire at a client's premises which was linked to sparks caused by static shocks, anti-static equipment supplier eStat ...
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Service Providers

 

RJG: The Two Causes of Flash-and-How to Troubleshoot Them

The Two Causes of Flash and How to Troubleshoot Them

Struggling with flash? In this blog, process support and training provider RJG explains what flash is, its two causes and ...
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Industry Updates & Events

 

Plastics Industry Awards: Palm Court

Record Number of Finalists Revealed for Plastics Industry Awards 2021

After receiving a record number of entries, the finalists for all 16 categories in the Plastics Industry Awards 2021 were ...
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Plastic Industry Blogs

 

RJG: The Two Causes of Flash-and-How to Troubleshoot Them

The Two Causes of Flash and How to Troubleshoot Them

Struggling with flash? In this blog, process support and training provider RJG explains what flash is, its two causes and ...
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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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