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Registration Opens for Plastics Live

Taking place in Coventry from July 5-6, 2022, Plastics Live (incorporating Industry 4.0 in Plastics, Sustainable Plastics Live, and the 3D printing event AMPLAS) is now open for visitor registration.[...]

KUKA and AMTCE Help to Bridge Skills Gap in Ireland

Working with KUKA Robotics Ireland, the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centre of Excellence (AMTCE) will provide opportunities for companies and employees to upskill in automation technologies relevant to the industry using state-of-the-art equipment and processes.[...]

BEC Group Upgrades 3D Printing and Scanning Facilities

New Milton-based technical moulder BEC Group has upgraded its 3D printing and scanning suite with two new investments to make tooling and moulding development easier and quicker for its customers.[...]

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Plastics Live Visitor Registration Opens

Registration Opens for Plastics Live

Taking place in Coventry from July 5-6, 2022, Plastics Live (incorporating Industry 4.0 in Plastics, Sustainable Plastics Live, and the 3D printing event AMPLAS) is now open for visitor registration ...
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Wittmann Sonic Robot 108

Wittmann Launches New Sonic 108 Robot

Wittmann launched its new SONIC 108 robot at the end of last year, which is suitable for injection moulding machines with clamping forces ranging from 150 to 500-tonnes and makes ...
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KUKA Robotics

KUKA and AMTCE Help to Bridge Skills Gap in Ireland

Working with KUKA Robotics Ireland, the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centre of Excellence (AMTCE) will provide opportunities for companies and employees to upskill in automation technologies relevant to the industry using ...
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3PA Conveyor Systems

Plumbs Up as 3PA Successfully Delivers Conveyors in Covid Era

Plastic processing machinery supplier 3PA has now made and delivered around 30 swan neck conveyors for a large plumbing products company that has invested upwards of £50 million in new ...
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BEC Group 3D Printer

BEC Group Upgrades 3D Printing and Scanning Facilities

New Milton-based technical moulder BEC Group has upgraded its 3D printing and scanning suite with two new investments to make tooling and moulding development easier and quicker for its customers ...
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wind turbines

BPF Energy CCA Scheme Reopens

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has announced the reopening of the Climate Change Agreement Scheme, offering plastic processing companies a chance to reduce CO2 and energy costs ...
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Ampacet ProVital Colors and IV needle

Ampacet Launches ProVital™+ Colors

Global masterbatch supplier Ampacet has introduced ProVital™+ Colors, a range of medical-grade colour solutions specifically designed for pharmaceutical packaging, medical devices and in-vitro diagnostic equipment ...
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UNTHA machinery at 3R Technology Preston site

3R Technology Boosts Capacity With New UNTHA Shredders

Disruptive plastic recycler 3R Technology is eager to grow its business this year, starting with investments in new UNTHA technology to bolster its UK operations ...
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Plastic Processors

 

BEC Group 3D Printer

BEC Group Upgrades 3D Printing and Scanning Facilities

New Milton-based technical moulder BEC Group has upgraded its 3D printing and scanning suite with two new investments to make ...
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Additive Manufacturing

 

Nathaniel Head at Scaled

HotSeat – Nathaniel Head, Head of Business Development at Scaled

Established in 2015, Scaled provides its customers with access to truly large-scale 3D printing, enabling them to think big, accelerate ...
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Materials & Additives

 

Ampacet ProVital Colors and IV needle

Ampacet Launches ProVital™+ Colors

Global masterbatch supplier Ampacet has introduced ProVital™+ Colors, a range of medical-grade colour solutions specifically designed for pharmaceutical packaging, medical devices ...
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Machinery

 

Wittmann Sonic Robot 108

Wittmann Launches New Sonic 108 Robot

Wittmann launched its new SONIC 108 robot at the end of last year, which is suitable for injection moulding machines ...
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Material Handling & Temperature Control

 

ICS Cool Energy's ICSLink

ICS Cool Energy Launches ICSLink

ICS Cool Energy has launched ICSLink, a new real-time, remote monitoring system and service for temperature control equipment that combines ...
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Recycling

 

UNTHA machinery at 3R Technology Preston site

3R Technology Boosts Capacity With New UNTHA Shredders

Disruptive plastic recycler 3R Technology is eager to grow its business this year, starting with investments in new UNTHA technology ...
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Toolmakers & Mould Components

 

Strack quick-action clamping system

New Strack Quick Clamping Systems Slash Set-up Costs

Represented by Hales in the UK and Ireland, Strack Normalien has expanded its range of quick clamping systems with two variants, ...
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Robots & Automation

 

Wittmann Sonic Robot 108

Wittmann Launches New Sonic 108 Robot

Wittmann launched its new SONIC 108 robot at the end of last year, which is suitable for injection moulding machines ...
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Auxiliary Equipment

 

Piovan Group Facility

Piovan Strengthens Global Leadership with Acquisition of IPEG

Piovan Group has strengthened its global leadership with the acquisition of IPEG, which operates with the four brands Conair, Thermal ...
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Service Providers

 

wind turbines

BPF Energy CCA Scheme Reopens

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has announced the reopening of the Climate Change Agreement Scheme, offering plastic processing companies a ...
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Industry Updates & Events

 

Plastics Live Visitor Registration Opens

Registration Opens for Plastics Live

Taking place in Coventry from July 5-6, 2022, Plastics Live (incorporating Industry 4.0 in Plastics, Sustainable Plastics Live, and the 3D printing ...
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Plastic Industry Blogs

 

plastic bag

LDPE Bags – Has the Levy Made a Difference?

Since 2015 England has seen a levy placed on single-use LDPE plastic bags. In the blog, Vanden Recycling explores how ...
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HotSeat

 

Nathaniel Head at Scaled

HotSeat – Nathaniel Head, Head of Business Development at Scaled

Established in 2015, Scaled provides its customers with access to truly large-scale 3D printing, enabling them to think big, accelerate ...
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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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