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PlastikCity on Tour – PC Moulding & Automation

For our final visit of 2023, we were up in Wakefield to visit PC Moulding & Automation. We met directors Peter Crossley and Roger Ewers to discuss the company’s impressive recent growth in designing, manufacturing [...]

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag and JLR Lead the Charge in Polymer Engineering Training

Driven by the urgency to flip the development engagement model and keep JLR’s digitally-enlightened Gen Z engineers inquisitive, Ian Ray pulled together his most trusted suppliers to design and deliver a learning programme where the [...]

Plastics Live Reports Record Visitor Registrations in First 24 Hours

FPS Events, the company behind Plastics Live, has reported in excess of 350 individuals registering as visitors for Plastics Live 2024 within 24 hours of registration opening.[...]

Talisman Plastics Invests in Compact MacroPower Technology from Wittmann Battenfeld UK

Leading injection-moulder Talisman Plastics is reaping the benefit from its new MacroPower-based injection moulding production cell, designed and supplied from Wittmann.[...]

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Fimark Explores Advantages of Mould Tool Texturing by 5-Axis Laser

Fimark Ltd have mastered 5-axis laser texturing, a specialised manufacturing process involving lasers to create complex and precise textures or patterns on the surface of three-dimensional objects. Unlike traditional methods, ...

Vortex Global Ltd Showcase UK Operation with Material Handling Project

Vortex Global Limited has been established in the UK now for over 17 years, delivering Vortex slide gate valves, diverter valves and loading systems for the plastics industry. Through innovation ...
Pictured left to right – Will Clarke, Peter Crossley, Roger Ewers

PlastikCity on Tour – PC Moulding & Automation

For our final visit of 2023, we were up in Wakefield to visit PC Moulding & Automation. We met directors Peter Crossley and Roger Ewers to discuss the company’s impressive ...

3DGBIRE Announces Free Webinar: Exploring Additive Manufacturing in the Automotive Industry

3DGBIRE, a leading provider of additive manufacturing solutions for industry in the UK and Ireland, is excited to announce an upcoming free webinar titled "Exploring Additive Manufacturing in the Automotive ...

RECOUP Publications Aim to Improve Industry Knowledge of Packaging Sorting and Recycling Processes

Plastics resource efficiency and recycling charity, RECOUP, have released their latest set of case studies ‘MRF Processes – Understanding Material Sorting’ and ‘Packaging Design Principles – Small Changes for a ...
Matt Schoepfer and Tim Sanghera, Polydist UK

Polydist UK Announces Staff Changes to Spearhead Future Growth

Leading polymer distributor Polydist UK has announced strategic changes within its management team, setting the stage for a new chapter of innovation and growth for the Burton-upon-Trent-based company ...

Plasmatreat GmbH’s Award-Winning Innovations

In addition to awards such as the Würth Future Champion Award (2015), the Plastics Innovation Award Plastics in OWL (2017) and the Global SMT Award in the field of plasma ...

RJG’s 11 Advantages and Challenges of Micro-Injection Moulding

Micro-injection moulding has emerged as a revolutionary manufacturing process, providing a gateway to creating intricate and tiny components for various industries. This technique has gained prominence due to its ability ...

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3D Printing Creates Efficiencies in Injection Moulding | Rosti Group Blog

In the world of plastics manufacturing, there has been a definitive line between 3D printed parts and plastic injection moulded ...

Additive Manufacturing

 

3DGBIRE Announces Free Webinar: Exploring Additive Manufacturing in the Automotive Industry

3DGBIRE, a leading provider of additive manufacturing solutions for industry in the UK and Ireland, is excited to announce an ...

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Matt Schoepfer and Tim Sanghera, Polydist UK

Polydist UK Announces Staff Changes to Spearhead Future Growth

Leading polymer distributor Polydist UK has announced strategic changes within its management team, setting the stage for a new chapter ...

Plastic Recycling

 

RECOUP Publications Aim to Improve Industry Knowledge of Packaging Sorting and Recycling Processes

Plastics resource efficiency and recycling charity, RECOUP, have released their latest set of case studies ‘MRF Processes – Understanding Material ...

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Fairgrieve Compression Moulding Announces New Managing Director

Fairgrieve Compression Moulding, a renowned name in the manufacturing industry, is excited to announce the appointment of Barry Davidson as ...

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Vortex Global Ltd Showcase UK Operation with Material Handling Project

Vortex Global Limited has been established in the UK now for over 17 years, delivering Vortex slide gate valves, diverter ...

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Pictured left to right – Will Clarke, Peter Crossley, Roger Ewers

PlastikCity on Tour – PC Moulding & Automation

For our final visit of 2023, we were up in Wakefield to visit PC Moulding & Automation. We met directors ...

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HASCO Celebrates a Century of Mouldmaking

The HASCO story began in 1924, when the company’s founder, Hugo Hasenclever, made the first moulds for processing the still ...

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Intouch to Showcase How New Energy Monitoring Module Achieves over 30% Reduction in Energy Consumption at Interplas 2023

Intouch Monitoring, a pioneering leader in production monitoring software, is excited to unveil the results of its new energy monitoring ...

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Plasmatreat GmbH’s Award-Winning Innovations

In addition to awards such as the Würth Future Champion Award (2015), the Plastics Innovation Award Plastics in OWL (2017) ...

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Fimark Explores Advantages of Mould Tool Texturing by 5-Axis Laser

Fimark Ltd have mastered 5-axis laser texturing, a specialised manufacturing process involving lasers to create complex and precise textures or ...

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Plastics Live Reports Record Visitor Registrations in First 24 Hours

FPS Events, the company behind Plastics Live, has reported in excess of 350 individuals registering as visitors for Plastics Live ...

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HotSeat | Roger Ewers, Sales Director, PCM Automation

PC Moulding & Automation was formed in 2009, and then Roger Ewers joined in 2011 as the Sales Director to ...

PlastikCity on Tour

 

Pictured left to right – Will Clarke, Peter Crossley, Roger Ewers

PlastikCity on Tour – PC Moulding & Automation

For our final visit of 2023, we were up in Wakefield to visit PC Moulding & Automation. We met directors ...