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Double Distinction for Summit Defence Shields

Following its win of the Horners Award for Outstanding Innovation and Design 2020, the Summit Defence Shield is receiving further accolades by being nominated as a finalist in two categories at this year’s Plastics Industry [...]

The War on Plastic – Folding Forks

As the fallout continues from the BBC’s ‘War on Plastic’ series, brands are making big decisions on sustainability, but are they the right ones for the environment? In this article, Stephen Rundle of Plastech Moulding [...]

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 [...]

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White Horse Plastics Receiving Wittmann Battenfeld Machine Delivery

Second SmartPower Investment Sees White Horse Plastics Soar in Healthcare

Leading technical and medical moulder White Horse Plastics is currently expanding its manufacturing operations with the purchase of a second SmartPower injection moulding machine from Wittmann Battenfeld UK ...
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Automated Paint Technologies: Pearl

APT’s Pearl Coat is More than a Colour

Automated Paint Technologies' John Timmins explains how the process of applying pearlised colour coats onto plastic components is just as unique as the colour itself, and how this finish is ...
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RJG Mould Smart Award Badge

New RJG Mould Smart Award Now Open for Applications

RJG is excited to announce that it will be hosting its first annual RJG Mould Smart Award, designed to recognise injection moulding companies around the world that are dedicated to ...
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Individuals working behind Summit Defence Shield

Double Distinction for Summit Defence Shields

Following its win of the Horners Award for Outstanding Innovation and Design 2020, the Summit Defence Shield is receiving further accolades by being nominated as a finalist in two categories ...
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Jess Unsung Hero

Jess Clarke Named Finalist for Unsung Hero Award

PlastikCity is delighted to announce that Jess Clarke has been selected as a finalist in the prestigious Plastics Industry Awards 2021 in the 'Unsung Hero' category. Winners will be announced ...
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FANUC & Hi-Tech Automation Stand

FANUC’s New Lightweight Cobot to Make UK Trade Show Debut at Interplas

FANUC will mark its return to Interplas (28-30 September 2021) by giving a UK tradeshow debut to its newest lightweight collaborative robot and celebrating the 25th anniversary of strategic partner ...
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Free Trial Intouch

Intouch Reveals Interplas Offer – Free Hardware & 60 Day Trial

Visit Intouch next week at Interplas 2021, to receive a special Interplas only show offer - receive free hardware worth over £1000, plus a 60-day free trial of the Intouch ...
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Sierra 57 Consult: Katie Francis

Attract, Retain and Encourage Equals Positive People & Productivity

Interplas UK will see a unique collaboration between Tex Plastics Group and Sierra 57 Consult on Stand G4 in Hall 4, demonstrating the importance of two business partners working closely ...
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Plastic Processors

 

BEC Group Mechanics and the Use of Recycled Materials: Plastic Waste Bales

BEC Group: Mechanics and the Use of Recycled Materials

In this blog, the BEC Group discusses the mechanics and use of recycled materials as well as which industries are ...
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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

 

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Polymer Compounders Introduces Antimicrobial Polymers Range

In the current global situation, the application opportunities are almost limitless for antibacterial compounds. In response, Polymer Compounders has developed ...
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Machinery

 

White Horse Plastics Receiving Wittmann Battenfeld Machine Delivery

Second SmartPower Investment Sees White Horse Plastics Soar in Healthcare

Leading technical and medical moulder White Horse Plastics is currently expanding its manufacturing operations with the purchase of a second ...
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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

 

BEC Group Mechanics and the Use of Recycled Materials: Plastic Waste Bales

BEC Group: Mechanics and the Use of Recycled Materials

In this blog, the BEC Group discusses the mechanics and use of recycled materials as well as which industries are ...
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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

 

FANUC & Hi-Tech Automation Stand

FANUC’s New Lightweight Cobot to Make UK Trade Show Debut at Interplas

FANUC will mark its return to Interplas (28-30 September 2021) by giving a UK tradeshow debut to its newest lightweight ...
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Auxiliary Equipment

 

Individuals working behind Summit Defence Shield

Double Distinction for Summit Defence Shields

Following its win of the Horners Award for Outstanding Innovation and Design 2020, the Summit Defence Shield is receiving further ...
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Service Providers

 

Automated Paint Technologies: Pearl

APT’s Pearl Coat is More than a Colour

Automated Paint Technologies' John Timmins explains how the process of applying pearlised colour coats onto plastic components is just as ...
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Industry Updates & Events

 

Jess Unsung Hero

Jess Clarke Named Finalist for Unsung Hero Award

PlastikCity is delighted to announce that Jess Clarke has been selected as a finalist in the prestigious Plastics Industry Awards ...
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Plastic Industry Blogs

 

BEC Group Mechanics and the Use of Recycled Materials: Plastic Waste Bales

BEC Group: Mechanics and the Use of Recycled Materials

In this blog, the BEC Group discusses the mechanics and use of recycled materials as well as which industries are ...
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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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