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HotSeat – Damian Harvey, International Business Development Manager at Radical Materials

Radical Materials, formerly known as SteriTouch, recently diversified its portfolio of plastic additives to include SCOPIC X-ray & metal detectable masterbatches and KONDUCT thermally conductive compounds.  The three brands now […]

FANUC Delivers UK’s Strongest Robot to MTC

FANUC UK has delivered a model from its strongest ever robot series to neighbouring research and technology organisation, the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), in Coventry.

Kongskilde Industries Celebrates 70th Anniversary and Inaugurates Latest Investment

Local Mayor Gert Jørgensen recently cut the ribbon to Kongskilde Industries’ new Painting Line, a multi-million kroner investment. Guests celebrated at an inauguration event, marking the 70th anniversary of the […]

Presenting the Ultra High Speed SONIC Robot Range from Wittmann

WITTMANN has been known worldwide for decades as a maker of high-quality robots, and at the K 2019, WITTMANN presented a new series for the first time: the SONIC robots ...
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New PlastikCity Partners in 2019

46 Industry Leaders Join PlastikCity in 2019

PlastikCity is pleased to have welcomed 46 new partners to their site throughout 2019. PlastikCity is always growing its partner base to improve its service to the UK & IE ...
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Fast-Tracking Ultrasonic Welding Trials Using 3D Printing Technology

This article by Telsonic UK’s Martin Frost details examples of where 3D technology has made a positive impact on both project timescales, and the ability to test and prove the ...
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Verus Engineering Manufacturing Team of the Year Finalists

Verus Shortlisted for ‘Manufacturing Team of the Year’

Verus Metrology Partners is honoured to be shortlisted as a finalist for 'Engineering Manufacturing Team of the Year' at the 2020 IMR Manufacturing & Supply Chain Awards.  ...
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New European Sales Office for Bunting

A focus on developing business on the European mainland has led to Bunting opening a new sales office for Central and Northern Europe in Vienna, Austria.  The office is managed ...
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A Lights-Out Unattended Production Solution from UPM

UPM Conveyors recently worked on updating the production system for Rutland Plastics, to achieve unattended production on a Krauss Maffei KM150, with a solution involving eight belt conveyors, QC station, ...
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IMCD Completes the Full Integration of VELOX

IMCD N.V, a leading distributor of speciality chemicals and food ingredients, announces that it has successfully completed the full integration of VELOX GmbH’s business into IMCD ...
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Automotive External Mirror Deformation Testing

In this case study, Mecmesin conducts thorough functionality and durability testing on mirror systems for Murakami Ampas, a major supplier of external and internal automotive mirror systems to global brands ...
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Plastic Processors

 

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Fibrax Process Design Engineer Joins Six Sigma Black Belt Elite

Michael Buckley, a Process Design Engineer at Wrexham-based injection moulders, Fibrax Limited, has achieved the highly coveted Lean Six Sigma ...
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IMCD Completes the Full Integration of VELOX

IMCD N.V, a leading distributor of speciality chemicals and food ingredients, announces that it has successfully completed the full integration ...
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Machinery

 

Davis-Standard to Highlight Packaging Technology at Interplastica

Davis-Standard will begin its 2020 tradeshow season in Moscow, at Interplastica, January 28–31. Located in booth #22C32, representatives from Davis-Standard’s ...
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Material Handling & Temperature Control

 

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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

 

Vanden Whitepaper

Vanden Whitepaper Highlights the Value of Scrap Plastic

Download the free whitepaper from Vanden Recycling, to maximise the value of your plastic scrap and to learn how your ...
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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

 

Presenting the Ultra High Speed SONIC Robot Range from Wittmann

WITTMANN has been known worldwide for decades as a maker of high-quality robots, and at the K 2019, WITTMANN presented ...
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Auxiliary Equipment

 

Fast-Tracking Ultrasonic Welding Trials Using 3D Printing Technology

This article by Telsonic UK’s Martin Frost details examples of where 3D technology has made a positive impact on both ...
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Service Providers

 

New PlastikCity Partners in 2019

46 Industry Leaders Join PlastikCity in 2019

PlastikCity is pleased to have welcomed 46 new partners to their site throughout 2019. PlastikCity is always growing its partner ...
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Damian Harvey, Radical Materials

HotSeat – Damian Harvey, International Business Development Manager at Radical Materials

Radical Materials, formerly known as SteriTouch, recently diversified its portfolio of plastic additives to include SCOPIC X-ray & metal detectable ...
Read More