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Kawasaki Robotics Presents ‘Ask the Experts’ Facility at MACH 2020

MACH 2020 exhibitor Kawasaki Robotics is pioneering an innovative new opportunity for visitors with a ‘Not sure if you need a robot?’ confidential advice service on its stand for the […]

Boddingtons Ends 2019 with an MDSAP Flourish

Leading injection moulder and med-tech supplier, Boddingtons, has recouped significant investment in the new Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP) by qualifying for the standard at the first time of […]

Bunting Expand UK Manufacturing Facilities

Following several years of sustained sales growth, magnetic separation expert Bunting is expanding its UK manufacturing plant and offices at its site in Redditch.

Conor Pentagon Plastics

Pentagon Welcome First Undergraduate Placement Student

Pentagon Plastics continue to build on its history of supporting young people in education, as it welcomes its first-ever Undergraduate Placement Student, on a 20-week placement as part of his ...
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Ian Hensman, Kawasaki Robotics

Kawasaki Robotics Presents ‘Ask the Experts’ Facility at MACH 2020

MACH 2020 exhibitor Kawasaki Robotics is pioneering an innovative new opportunity for visitors with a ‘Not sure if you need a robot?’ confidential advice service on its stand for the ...
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New PlastikCity Partners

More Plastic Industry Leaders Join PlastikCity

In the past two months, nine additional companies have become PlastikCity Partners, bringing a range of equipment and services to PlastikCity and its users ...
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Vision System Robot Picker

Bowl Feeder vs. a Vision-Guided Feed System

One of the key parts of any automated process is the feed system. But is a bowl feeder or a vision-guided feed system more suitable for your needs? Read this ...
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McLaren Plastics

McLaren Plastics Save 60% Energy with Sustainable IntElect2 Machines

For environmentally-responsible Midlothian-based McLaren Plastics, recent tests performed by Sumitomo (SHI) Demag on two new IntElect2 machines have shown a 60% reduction in their energy bill, saving them over £7,000 ...
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Amey Plastics' gasketing machine

Amey Plastics Invest in State-of-the-art Gasketing Machine

Following another successful year at Amey Plastics, the leading plastic injection moulding company has announced that it has added a state-of-the-art Sonderhoff gasketing machine to its workshop ...
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David Wilson, Vanden Recycling

Vanden Recycling MD Announced as Expert Panelist at Resource Infrastructure Conference 2020

The managing director of plastics recycling firm, Vanden Recycling, has been announced as the latest addition to the expert panel for the Resource Infrastructure Conference on Wednesday 5 February ...
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BPF Apprentices

BPF Calls for Responses to Industry Apprenticeship Survey

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) is asking for respondents to take part in their national Apprenticeship survey and has announced the deadline as Friday 31st January ...
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Conor Pentagon Plastics

Pentagon Welcome First Undergraduate Placement Student

Pentagon Plastics continue to build on its history of supporting young people in education, as it welcomes its first-ever Undergraduate ...
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Additive Manufacturing

 

Injection Moulding or 3D Printing? Making the Right Choice

In this blog post, Mark Dickin, Additive Manufacturing & Moulding Engineering Manager at Ricoh UK, explains how the two technologies ...
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Materials & Additives

 

HEXPOL TPE at Pharmapack 2020

International Thermoplastic Elastomer compounder, HEXPOL TPE, will present the latest developments in the Mediprene family of TPEs at PHARMAPACK 2020 ...
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Machinery

 

Steve Lacey, STV Machinery

STV Machinery Welcomes Steve Lacey

New and refurbished machinery supplier, STV Machinery, has welcomed Steve Lacey to its team as Sales Manager ...
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Material Handling & Temperature Control

 

Summit Systems Introduces Employee Product Training Scheme

Plastics ancillary equipment experts, Summit Systems, have developed a product training programme for their employees in ‘the hub’, who provide ...
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Recycling

 

David Wilson, Vanden Recycling

Vanden Recycling MD Announced as Expert Panelist at Resource Infrastructure Conference 2020

The managing director of plastics recycling firm, Vanden Recycling, has been announced as the latest addition to the expert panel ...
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Toolmakers & Mould Components

 

Plastics news CyTec Systems CPC hydraulic cylinder test station

CyTec Systems Expands its Range of CPC Units

Due to high demand, CyTec Systems UK has announced that it can now supply larger sizes in its popular hydraulic ...
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Robots & Automation

 

Ian Hensman, Kawasaki Robotics

Kawasaki Robotics Presents ‘Ask the Experts’ Facility at MACH 2020

MACH 2020 exhibitor Kawasaki Robotics is pioneering an innovative new opportunity for visitors with a ‘Not sure if you need ...
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Auxiliary Equipment

 

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Bunting Expand UK Manufacturing Facilities

Following several years of sustained sales growth, magnetic separation expert Bunting is expanding its UK manufacturing plant and offices at ...
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Service Providers

 

New PlastikCity Partners

More Plastic Industry Leaders Join PlastikCity

In the past two months, nine additional companies have become PlastikCity Partners, bringing a range of equipment and services to ...
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Damian Harvey, Radical Materials

HotSeat – Damian Harvey, International Business Development Manager at Radical Materials

Radical Materials, formerly known as SteriTouch, recently diversified its portfolio of plastic additives to include SCOPIC X-ray & metal detectable ...
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