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Polymer Price Reports Released for April 2019

The latest polymer price reports and charts have been released by Plastrack.

Odour Contaminated Plastics Get ‘Second Life’ Thanks to Innovate UK Grant

Technical knowledge-based plastics compounder Luxus has as part of a consortium won an £840,462 Innovate UK grant to develop a novel process to remove retained odour from post-consumer recycled plastics.

Radical Materials has Arrived

Longstanding antimicrobial brand SteriTouch has been added to new umbrella company Radical Materials, following diversification of the company’s products.

ENGEL AUSTRIA Schwertberg

ENGEL Ends Fiscal Year with Growth

The ENGEL Group saw out the 2018/19 fiscal year, which closed at the end of March, with a turnover of €1.6 billion. The injection moulding machine manufacturer and systems solutions ...
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Launchpad Awards

Subcon Reveals the Future: Announcing Launchpad Finalists

Subcon, the UK's premier subcontract manufacturing supply chain show, has today revealed the six finalists for the inaugural Launchpad and Launchpad Awards. The Launchpad aims to propel manufacturing and engineering-based ...
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UK Plastics Pact

WRAP Marks First Anniversary of the UK Plastics Pact with New Progress Report

One year since UK businesses across the plastics supply chain made a unique pact to tackle plastics pollution, WRAP has published a report of progress made by members to date ...
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Plastics News New Arburg Assembly Hall

Arburg to Build New Assembly Hall at Central Production Site in Lossburg

On 16 May 2019, Arburg officially marked the start of construction on a new assembly hall with a ground-breaking ceremony. With the new building, production capacities for large Allrounder injection ...
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Plastics News Boddingtons at Med-Tech Expo 2019

Med-Tech Innovation Expo 2019 Closes to High Praise Following Relocation to Birmingham

The doors closed yesterday on the Med-Tech Innovation Expo 2019, which took place for the first time at its new home the NEC, Birmingham. This year’s expo contained some exciting ...
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Plastics News WITTMANN WX193 robot

WITTMANN Introduce New WX193 Robot

In its basic configuration, the new WITTMANN WX193 robot model is designed for applications involving extremely large parts manufactured on injection moulding machines with clamping forces of 4,000 tons or ...
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BPF President Martin Althorpe right and Past President Bruce Margetts left

Martin Althorpe Announced as New President of the British Plastics Federation

Martin Althorpe, Technical Director at Epwin Fenestration Division, was elected as president of the British Plastics Federation in succession to Bruce Margetts at the BPF’s AGM held on 15 May ...
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Subcon Bloodhound Land Speed Record Vehicle

Innovation, Partnership and Excellence: Subcon is Back for 2019

Subcon returns on the 4-6 June 2019 and is once again set to take place at the NEC, Birmingham.  Now in its 43rd year, Subcon remains the UK’s only dedicated ...
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Boddingtons partners Cytosystems

Boddingtons Partners with Cytosystems at MTI EXPO

Leading injection moulder, Boddingtons, will exhibit at MTI EXPO together with its customer, advanced diagnostics company Cytosystems ...
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Materials & Additives

 

Polymer

Polymer Price Reports Released for April 2019

The latest polymer price reports and charts have been released by Plastrack ...
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Machinery

 

ENGEL AUSTRIA Schwertberg

ENGEL Ends Fiscal Year with Growth

The ENGEL Group saw out the 2018/19 fiscal year, which closed at the end of March, with a turnover of ...
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Material Handling & Temperature Control

 

Wittmann Temperature Control Showroom

WITTMANN Unveil Showroom for Temperature Control Technology

All areas where WITTMANN is active – robots and automation as well as the various ancillary equipment segments – have ...
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Recycling

 

UK Plastics Pact

WRAP Marks First Anniversary of the UK Plastics Pact with New Progress Report

One year since UK businesses across the plastics supply chain made a unique pact to tackle plastics pollution, WRAP has ...
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Toolmakers & Mould Components

 

Faulkner Moulds Employee

Faulkner Moulds to Invest Further in its Skilled Workforce in 2019

Faulkner Moulds is set to expand further in 2019 by recruiting a skilled and experienced Toolmaker Fitter/Foreman and another Apprentice ...
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Robots & Automation

 

Plastics News WITTMANN WX193 robot

WITTMANN Introduce New WX193 Robot

In its basic configuration, the new WITTMANN WX193 robot model is designed for applications involving extremely large parts manufactured on ...
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Auxiliary Equipment

 

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GSM Valtech Becomes Made in Yorkshire Member

The creators of Ioniser-Pro, GSM Valtech, are delighted to announce that they have joined the leading Yorkshire manufacturing and engineering ...
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Service Providers

 

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PlastikCity On Tour – LVS Quality Measurement Services

Our next stop was at Telford based LVS Quality Measurement Services ...
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James Cook, PCE Group

HotSeat – James Cook, Managing Director at PCE GROUP

Formed in 1961, PCE Automation have established themselves as a market leading supplier of automation solutions. In 2018, PCE Automation ...
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