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Wittmann Battenfeld and Zeroplast Present ‘Zeroplast Free’

Zeroplast free is a bio-based natural material that is recyclable, bio-compatible, free of genetically modified organisms and chemical additives but also fulfils the industrial requirements for injection moulding.

ARBURG Milestone: 2,000 Machines Delivered Over 25 Years with Flegg Projects

Two of the biggest names in injection moulding machinery and machinery installation are celebrating 25-years of exclusive partnership in the UK and Ireland.

Rugby MP Praises FANUC UK for Changing Perception of Industrial Automation at Inaugural Open House

Rugby MP, Mark Pawsey, has praised FANUC for bringing the manufacturing industry together and hopes that it will help change the perception attached to automation in the UK, after attending […]

First Composites Sample Produced on the PEI LAB 450 Press (002)

Intelicare Installation at University of Edinburgh Furthers Research and Education

The University of Edinburgh’s School of Engineering recently contracted Intelicare to install a P.E.I Pinette heated platen press and a Frigosystem chiller, for use in research and teaching in the ...
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Thermaset SteriTouch

SteriTouch & Thermaset Combine Decades of Experience in Developing Antimicrobial Powder Coatings

SteriTouch has been working alongside Thermaset Ltd, developing innovative coatings such as a nylon-modified antimicrobial powder coat for improved durability in hospital trollies, where infection prevention is key ...
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LBS and Rosti Celebrate Award-Winning Training Partnership

Lean Business Solutions (LBS), providers of training and consultancy solutions to the manufacturing industry, celebrate their long term training partnership with Rosti Automotive Larkhall, culminating in two recent industry awards ...
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Beril Yesilirmak

Vanden Continues Global Expansion with New Dubai Location

Vanden Recycling has established a new location in Dubai, servicing the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region, led by newly appointed Business Development Manager, Beril Yeşilırmak ...
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TEMIone: A Full MES Solution for a Single Injection Moulding Machine

The K 2019 exhibition saw WITTMANN BATTENFELD, together with MES partner ICE-flex, offer the plastics industry a ready-to-use and low-cost single-machine MES solution called TEMIone ...
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Bausano Multidrive

Intelicare and Bausano Bring Revolutionary Multidrive to the UK & Ireland

Bausano, a family company that has been designing and producing extrusion lines for plastics processing since 1946, recently appointed Intelicare as their UK & Ireland distributor ...
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PRSE2019

Plastics Recycling Show Europe Returns to Amsterdam for 2020

The Plastics Recycling Show Europe (PRSE), the pan-European exhibition and conference dedicated to plastics recycling, returns to the RAI Amsterdam, The Netherlands on 25-26 March 2020, as it celebrates a ...
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Polymer Apprentice of the Year

Polymer Apprentice of the Year Award Deadline Extended

The 2019 Polymer Apprentice of the Year Award, run by the Worshipful Company of Horners in conjunction with the British Plastics Federation (BPF), has extended its deadline until 15 November ...
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Plastic Processors

 

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Boddingtons to Exhibit Award Winning Medical Design at Compamed

Leading injection moulder and med-tech manufacturer Boddingtons travels to this year’s Medica Compamed exhibition, demonstrating its award-winning medical device, set ...
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Materials & Additives

 

Thermaset SteriTouch

SteriTouch & Thermaset Combine Decades of Experience in Developing Antimicrobial Powder Coatings

SteriTouch has been working alongside Thermaset Ltd, developing innovative coatings such as a nylon-modified antimicrobial powder coat for improved durability ...
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Machinery

 

TEMIone: A Full MES Solution for a Single Injection Moulding Machine

The K 2019 exhibition saw WITTMANN BATTENFELD, together with MES partner ICE-flex, offer the plastics industry a ready-to-use and low-cost ...
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Material Handling & Temperature Control

 

First Composites Sample Produced on the PEI LAB 450 Press (002)

Intelicare Installation at University of Edinburgh Furthers Research and Education

The University of Edinburgh’s School of Engineering recently contracted Intelicare to install a P.E.I Pinette heated platen press and a ...
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Recycling

 

Is there any value to granulating in-house?

Have you compared the cost of reprocessing your own material vs the rebates and service offered by dedicated plastic recycling ...
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Toolmakers & Mould Components

 

Market Innovations Presented by Meusburger at the K Trade Fair

At this year’s K trade fair, the Meusburger stand featured the new configurator for hot runner moulds. New cavity pressure ...
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Robots & Automation

 

R9-WLAN-TeachBox

Freedom of Movement with the Wittmann R9 WLAN TeachBox

At the K 2019 in Düsseldorf, WITTMANN presented another innovative option for the WITTMANN R9 robot control system: the WLAN ...
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Auxiliary Equipment

 

Stefan Maiaroli at K2019

Bunting Establish Italian Office

Bunting has appointed Stefano Maiaroli to head up business development in Italy and Southern Europe.  This latest appointment is part ...
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Service Providers

 

LBS and Rosti Celebrate Award-Winning Training Partnership

Lean Business Solutions (LBS), providers of training and consultancy solutions to the manufacturing industry, celebrate their long term training partnership ...
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Nigel Witter

HotSeat – Nigel Witter, Managing Director at AC Rotational Moulders

AC Rotational Moulders was established in 1973 as AC Canoe Products and has been a specialist manufacturer of rotomoulded polyethylene ...
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