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Goodfish Group’s Welsh Expansion Saves 47 Jobs

The Goodfish Group, with two existing manufacturing sites in Cannock and Worcester, recently expanded into Wales with the purchase of a 12-acre manufacturing site at St. Asaph. The acquisition saved […]

Summit Defence Shield Wins Horners Award for Innovation and Design

Mike Jordan and the Summit Defence team are unbelievably proud to have been awarded the winners of The Horners Award 2020 – Outstanding Innovation and Design for their Summit Defence Shields.

Investment and Reshoring: The Formula for Success

Injection moulding and tooling specialists, Formula Plastics, recently appointed 10 new members of staff to support a rapid increase in production. Despite difficult trading conditions, the company has secured work […]

cleanroom

Cleanroom Classifications: What You Need to Know

Cleanrooms are an essential part of a safe medical manufacturing process. But how clean can a cleanroom be? The environmental control of a cleanroom depends on various factors, explained by ...
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Project Chameleon

Project Chameleon: Europe’s First 3D-Printed Electric Vehicle Created During Lockdown

Scaled Ltd, based in Swindon, has used the lockdown to get the UK’s and Europe's first 3D printed electric vehicle ready for trials. Project Chameleon is now one step closer ...
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ENGEL live e-xperience

ENGEL Sets Benchmark with Virtual Show

True passion, real innovation, virtual experience – this was the message which ENGEL put out for the first edition of the ENGEL live e-xperience in mid-October 2020. Several thousand customers, ...
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Extol PP

Polypropylene Material Expands 3D Printing Market and Enables New Applications in Automotive Sector

PP is a versatile material ideal for a wide range of automotive applications. The new HP 3D High-Reusability PP enabled by BASF, provides customers with a genuine new additive manufacturing ...
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Goodfish Group’s Welsh Expansion Saves 47 Jobs

The Goodfish Group, with two existing manufacturing sites in Cannock and Worcester, recently expanded into Wales with the purchase of a 12-acre manufacturing site at St. Asaph. The acquisition saved ...
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Successful Launch of the KraussMaffei HEY!TALKS

In its HEY!TALK online panel discussions, KraussMaffei provides its customers with concise information on innovation in plastics processing. The range of topics included everything from digitalisation in service and production ...
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Virginijus Sinkevičius

Plastics Recycling Show Europe Goes Virtual

Plastics Recycling Show Europe (PRSE) will now run as a virtual event from 9 to 11 December 2020. Virginijus Sinkevičius, Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries at the European Commission ...
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Bausano Pipe Extrusion: Trusted Experts in Polyolefin Extrusion

There is a growing worldwide demand for plastic material piping due to the many advantages plastic confers over existing pipelines. Subsequently, the production of polyolefin pipe has recorded exponential growth ...
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Goodfish Group’s Welsh Expansion Saves 47 Jobs

The Goodfish Group, with two existing manufacturing sites in Cannock and Worcester, recently expanded into Wales with the purchase of ...
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Additive Manufacturing

 

Project Chameleon

Project Chameleon: Europe’s First 3D-Printed Electric Vehicle Created During Lockdown

Scaled Ltd, based in Swindon, has used the lockdown to get the UK’s and Europe's first 3D printed electric vehicle ...
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Materials & Additives

 

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Ampacet Introduces PEARL 368 Masterbatch

Ampacet has introduced PEARL 368, a high-performance organic cavitating masterbatch designed for premium quality labels and white-opaque BOPP packaging ...
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Machinery

 

ENGEL live e-xperience

ENGEL Sets Benchmark with Virtual Show

True passion, real innovation, virtual experience – this was the message which ENGEL put out for the first edition of ...
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Material Handling & Temperature Control

 

Renmar's three divisions

Renmar Expands into Three Company Divisions

As Renmar Plastics Machinery continues to improve and grow its offering of machinery and equipment, the company has decided to ...
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Recycling

 

MBA Polymers Team

MBA Polymers UK Announced as Finalist at the Awards for Excellence in Recycling & Waste Management 2020

The award for Plastics Recycling Business of the Year aims to recognise a plastics recycling business operating in the UK ...
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Toolmakers & Mould Components

 

KNARR Presents Rack and Spiral Gears for Stack Moulds

Is it possible to double output volume using the same tool and machine size, with significantly lower unit costs? Discover ...
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Robots & Automation

 

FANUC UK: Robotics Report Must Be a Wake-Up Call for UK Manufacturing

Tom Bouchier, Managing Director at FANUC UK, thinks that the latest report from the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) needs ...
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Auxiliary Equipment

 

Summit Defence Shield Wins Horners Award for Innovation and Design

Mike Jordan and the Summit Defence team are unbelievably proud to have been awarded the winners of The Horners Award 2020 ...
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Service Providers

 

Triple R filters

Pumps and Valves Breaking Down? Fix Them for Free with Tris UK

Triple R Industrial Services UK (Tris UK) is offering manufacturers a three-month free trial of its Triple R oil filters, ...
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Industry Updates & Events

 

ENGEL live e-xperience

ENGEL Sets Benchmark with Virtual Show

True passion, real innovation, virtual experience – this was the message which ENGEL put out for the first edition of ...
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Plastic Industry Blogs

 

cleanroom

Cleanroom Classifications: What You Need to Know

Cleanrooms are an essential part of a safe medical manufacturing process. But how clean can a cleanroom be? The environmental ...
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HotSeat

 

Alessandro Ruotolo

HotSeat – Alessandro Ruotolo, Extrusion Test Manager at Bausano & Figli S.p.A

Bausano is a family company that has been designing and producing extrusion lines for plastics processing since the 1940s. A ...
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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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