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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 [...]

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 systems (2023), since the beginning [...]

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New FRIGEL Technology Revolutionising Thermoregulation Method in Injection Moulding

Microgel SYNCRO Temperature Control Unit is the new FRIGEL technology created to revolutionise the thermoregulation method in technical injection moulding. It uses this synchronisation to find the best compromise between ...

The Importance of Training for Successful Material Handling and Drying

Whilst most of us are aware that training is essential in all areas of the manufacturing and production process, very often training emphasis is placed upon polymer conversion machinery and ...

Optimising Plastic Moulding with Latest Temperature Control Technologies: Increased Precision, Reduced Cycle Times and Lower Energy Use

By Dave Palmer, general manager for UK at ICS Cool Energy Across industries and applications like medical and automotive manufacturing where precision, product consistency and process repeatability are especially vital, ...

PTA UK Ltd Partner With Frigosystem SRL

It is an exciting start to the year for PTA UK Ltd as they announce a new partnership with Frigosystem SRL. The new partnership enables PTA UK Ltd to provide ...

Chillertech Customers Put at Ease with Cost Effective Maintenance Contracts

Chillertech Ltd have recently completed a planned preventative maintenance visit for one of its customers in the plastic composites industry. This customer has various fluid chillers for process cooling with ...

Labotek GB Welcomes New Industry Expert Rob Woodhouse

Labotek GB, leading ancillary equipment supplier to the plastics sector, is proud to announce Rob Woodhouse joining the company as a new Field Service Engineer. Rob is a seasoned industry ...

Introducing Termica Neo, New Thermal Simulation Software from NETZSCH

Termica Neo is a software for the simulation of the thermal behaviour and thermal safety for chemical reactions and crystallisation in solids or liquids in volumes with sizes from centimetres ...

ICS Cool Energy’s Top 5 Tips to Help Reduce Costs in Process Cooling Systems

Discover ICS Cool Energy's top strategies to enhance efficiency and reduce costs in your process cooling systems. In this blog, they delve into the best practices for maintenance, water quality ...

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Fairgrieve Compression Moulding Announces New Managing Director

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The Importance of Training for Successful Material Handling and Drying

Whilst most of us are aware that training is essential in all areas of the manufacturing and production process, very ...

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

PlastikCity on Tour – PC Moulding & Automation

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Introducing Termica Neo, New Thermal Simulation Software from NETZSCH

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New FRIGEL Technology Revolutionising Thermoregulation Method in Injection Moulding

Microgel SYNCRO Temperature Control Unit is the new FRIGEL technology created to revolutionise the thermoregulation method in technical injection moulding ...

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The Importance of Training for Successful Material Handling and Drying

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HotSeat | Roger Ewers, Sales Director, PCM Automation

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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 ...