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New ENGEL Packaging Centre Opened

Rising energy prices, establishing a circular economy and changing consumer needs pose serious challenges for manufacturers of plastic packaging. Injection moulding machine manufacturer ENGEL has established a new Packaging Centre to help its customers in [...]

Broadway Celebrates 25 Years in Business

Established in 1997,  Suffolk-based plastic materials manufacturer, Broadway, celebrates a quarter of a century in business in May 2022.[...]

Polymer Price Know-How: May 2022

The most recent instalment of Price Know-How has been published by leading UK polymer distributor, Plastribution. This informative monthly guide helps plastic raw material buyers make the most informed, data-driven decisions. Price inflation remains a [...]

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ATOS Q 3D scanner

GOM Metrology Cutting Inspection Times at COBA | PlastikMedia

COBA Plastics Moulding are plastic injection moulding experts, offering a full range of services from 2k injection moulding to more technically demanding components and tool design. With help from the ...
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Joe Maynard

Hot Seat – Joe Maynard, Founder and Managing Director of Broadway

Broadway is a trusted manufacturer of colour and effect masterbatch, additives, plastic compounds and rotational moulding powders. Founder and Managing Director Joe Maynard started the business in 1997 with just ...
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Drone shot of Veka Site

VEKA Recycling: Celebrating 15 Years at the Forefront Of PVC-U Recycling

2022 sees the 15th anniversary of VEKA Recycling Ltd operating as an independent business in the UK. The company began trading at its original Swanscombe, Kent site in May 2007 ...
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Multifix Bio

Schneider Electric and LATI: Supporting Sustainability with Multifix BIO

Schneider Electric and LATI’s shared commitment to sustainability, environmental protection and innovation are behind the Multifix Bio line of flush junction boxes. The project is driven by a desire to ...
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SpectroMetricTM from Ampacet LIAD

Introducing Spectro 4.0 QC Solutions from Ampacet

Ampacet LIAD has just introduced Spectro 4.0 Smart Technologies™, a lineup of innovative continuous in-line quality control (QC) solutions for colour management. The line includes Spectro 4.0 Smart™, a colour ...
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Demonstrating CAD software on a tablet

Optimising Outcomes with 3D Printing – Design for Additive Manufacturing (Part 3)

In the final article of this three-part series, Nick Allen from 3DPRINTUK discusses how different industrial 3D printing processes have different constraints and highlights the most common pitfalls his clients' ...
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Engel conference with speaker

New ENGEL Packaging Centre Opened

Rising energy prices, establishing a circular economy and changing consumer needs pose serious challenges for manufacturers of plastic packaging. Injection moulding machine manufacturer ENGEL has established a new Packaging Centre ...
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PlastikCity and EMC Logos

PlastikCity Joins East Midlands Chamber

Online procurement and marketing hub for the plastics industry, PlastikCity, has become a member of the East Midlands Chamber of Commerce. PlastikCity, now in its tenth year of trading from ...
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Plastic Processors

 

Intouch Dashboard

Pentagon Plastics Upgrades to Intouch i4 Cloud

West-Sussex based injection moulding company, the Pentagon Plastics Group, has completed a significant monthly investment to upgrade its Intouch monitoring ...
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Additive Manufacturing

 

Demonstrating CAD software on a tablet

Optimising Outcomes with 3D Printing – Design for Additive Manufacturing (Part 3)

In the final article of this three-part series, Nick Allen from 3DPRINTUK discusses how different industrial 3D printing processes have ...
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Materials & Additives

 

Multifix Bio

Schneider Electric and LATI: Supporting Sustainability with Multifix BIO

Schneider Electric and LATI’s shared commitment to sustainability, environmental protection and innovation are behind the Multifix Bio line of flush ...
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Machinery

 

Engel conference with speaker

New ENGEL Packaging Centre Opened

Rising energy prices, establishing a circular economy and changing consumer needs pose serious challenges for manufacturers of plastic packaging. Injection ...
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Material Handling & Temperature Control

 

Summit Systems: Maguire ULTRA dryer

Why Plastics Processors are Switching from Desiccant Dryers to Maguire ULTRA Dryers

The Maguire ULTRA dryer, available from Summit Systems, boasts many benefits, including extreme energy reductions when compared to traditional desiccant ...
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Recycling

 

Drone shot of Veka Site

VEKA Recycling: Celebrating 15 Years at the Forefront Of PVC-U Recycling

2022 sees the 15th anniversary of VEKA Recycling Ltd operating as an independent business in the UK. The company began ...
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Toolmakers & Mould Components

 

HASCO HT leckagearm

HASCO’s Clean Break Cooling Range

The new clean break HASCO cooling program offers users maximum safety during uncoupling. It stands out with its excellent tightness ...
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Robots & Automation

 

fanuc green robotic arm

New FANUC Payload Cobot – Faster, More Flexibility

The latest iteration of the world’s strongest collaborative robot (cobot) – the FANUC CR-35iB – has received a makeover to ...
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Auxiliary Equipment

 

ATOS Q 3D scanner

GOM Metrology Cutting Inspection Times at COBA | PlastikMedia

COBA Plastics Moulding are plastic injection moulding experts, offering a full range of services from 2k injection moulding to more ...
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Service Providers

 

PlastikCity and EMC Logos

PlastikCity Joins East Midlands Chamber

Online procurement and marketing hub for the plastics industry, PlastikCity, has become a member of the East Midlands Chamber of ...
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Industry Updates & Events

 

Price Know-How May

Polymer Price Know-How: May 2022

The most recent instalment of Price Know-How has been published by leading UK polymer distributor, Plastribution. This informative monthly guide ...
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Plastic Industry Blogs

 

What is Corona Surface Treatment?

In this blog, expert and manufacturer of surface treatment systems Tantec-UK looks in-depth at corona surface treatment. Suitable for a ...
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HotSeat

 

Joe Maynard

Hot Seat – Joe Maynard, Founder and Managing Director of Broadway

Broadway is a trusted manufacturer of colour and effect masterbatch, additives, plastic compounds and rotational moulding powders. Founder and Managing ...
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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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