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Plastics Industry Awards 2019 Finalists Revealed

Finalists in the 15 awards categories include product designers, OEM manufacturers, suppliers, plastics processors, consultants, apprentices and trainees from across the plastics sector in the UK and Republic of Ireland.

PlastikCity on Tour – MJ Toolmakers

Our next stop was at Leicestershire based MJ Toolmakers. We met with company director Paul McDermott to find out more.

PlastikCity’s New Initiative Shortlisted at Plastics Industry Awards

Web-based procurement and marketing hub, PlastikCity, has been selected as a finalist for Best Business Initiative at this year’s Plastics Industry Awards.

Terry Burton - Luxus

Terry Burton Celebrates 40 Year Anniversary with Luxus

Technical Manager, Terry Burton, celebrated a fantastic 40 years’ service with Lincolnshire based technical plastics compounder Luxus this month ...
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Fibrax Rubber Granulator

Fibrax Invests in Shini Rubber Granulator to Reduce Outgoing Waste

Global rubber and plastics injection moulder, Fibrax Limited has invested in the installation of a Shini SG-50 sound-proof granulator that will process rubber waste generated at its manufacturing facility in ...
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Amies Plastics 1939

Happy 90th: UK’s Oldest Plastics Manufacturing Company Invests in Arburg

Amies Plastics, believed to be the UK’s oldest plastics manufacturing company, will celebrate its 90th birthday this year. In April, the company treated itself to a birthday gift that looks ...
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TCT Awards

Finalists Announced for TCT Awards 2019 – Early Bird Tickets On Sale Now!

Rapid News Publications Ltd are delighted to announce that the finalists for the 2019 TCT Awards have now been selected. The TCT Awards is an annual celebration that showcases the ...
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KM Blattfeder

More Efficiency in Lightweight Construction: KraussMaffei Underpins its Leading Pioneering Role at K 2019

Steel is heavy, aluminium consumes a lot of energy during production, and wood weathers. What about a cost-efficient replacement for these materials? Fibre-reinforced plastics (composites) meet all mechanical requirements and ...
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Polymer

Polymer Price Reports Released for June 2019

The latest polymer price reports and charts have been released by Plastrack ...
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KM Digitalisation

Digital Pioneers Present World Premiere at K Trade Show

Can operators make injection moulding machines fit for Industry 4.0 if they are decades-old yet still reliable? Yes! KraussMaffei is presenting a world's first at the K 2019 trade show ...
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Hill Williams Cadman

2020 to See New Management for Wittmann Battenfeld UK

Barry Hill, Managing Director of Wittmann Battenfeld UK Ltd, will retire from his role on January 1, 2020 ...
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Fibrax Rubber Granulator

Fibrax Invests in Shini Rubber Granulator to Reduce Outgoing Waste

Global rubber and plastics injection moulder, Fibrax Limited has invested in the installation of a Shini SG-50 sound-proof granulator that ...
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Materials & Additives

 

Terry Burton - Luxus

Terry Burton Celebrates 40 Year Anniversary with Luxus

Technical Manager, Terry Burton, celebrated a fantastic 40 years’ service with Lincolnshire based technical plastics compounder Luxus this month ...
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Machinery

 

Amies Plastics 1939

Happy 90th: UK’s Oldest Plastics Manufacturing Company Invests in Arburg

Amies Plastics, believed to be the UK’s oldest plastics manufacturing company, will celebrate its 90th birthday this year. In April, ...
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Material Handling & Temperature Control

 

KONDUCT

KONDUCT Is the Ultimate Solution for All Thermal Management Challenges

Introducing KONDUCT - A brand new range of thermally conductive polymer compounds to solve all your thermal management challenges ...
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Recycling

 

Matt Clark Vanden

Vanden Appoint New Business Development Officer

Vanden Recycling has appointed Matt Clark as Business Development Officer to help source regular supply of plastic scrap from the ...
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Toolmakers & Mould Components

 

MJ Toolmakers

PlastikCity on Tour – MJ Toolmakers

Our next stop was at Leicestershire based MJ Toolmakers. We met with company director Paul McDermott to find out more ...
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Robots & Automation

 

Piab vacuum lifter

Piab Announce the Very First Vacuum Lifter of Industry 4.0

Just launched, the piLIFT® SMART vacuum lifter brings the future of Industry 4.0 integration a step closer. Piab’s new vacuum ...
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Auxiliary Equipment

 

LP FF Drawer Magnets

RPC bpi Stretchfilms Removing Metal Using Drawer Magnets

RPC bpi Stretchfilms in Leominster use a series of Bunting Drawer Magnets to capture ferrous metal contamination in the process ...
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Service Providers

 

Marketing Meeting

PlastikCity’s New Initiative Shortlisted at Plastics Industry Awards

Web-based procurement and marketing hub, PlastikCity, has been selected as a finalist for Best Business Initiative at this year’s Plastics ...
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HotSeat

 

Chris Howey, Managing Director of Tantec-UK

HotSeat – Chris Howey, Managing Director at Tantec-UK

Tantec-UK is the UK and Ireland representative for Tantec A/S, Danish manufacturers of plasma and corona treatment systems. Tantec has ...
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