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ES-1400II the Star of the Show at B&H Mouldings

When B&H Mouldings needed to urgently replace two ageing Cartesian robots, the company utilised PlastikCity’s online procurement platform to contact automation suppliers, leading to the installation of two new Star […]

HotSeat – Michael Craig, UK Sales Manager at BMB S.p.a

For over 50 years, BMB S.p.a, based in Brescia, Italy, has been an industry-leading injection moulding machinery manufacturer, specialising in fast-cycling machinery for thin-walled products. Also serving the automotive, medical […]

Fakuma Postponed Until 2021

In cooperation with the exhibitor advisory board for Fakuma 2020, trade fair promoters P. E. Schall GmbH & Co. KG have decided to postpone the 27th Fakuma international trade fair for […]

Have you Re-evaluated your Manufacturing Process?

The uncertainties surrounding Coronavirus and Brexit have shaken businesses across the country. As a result, many companies are using this time as an opportunity to re-evaluate the way they are ...
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Atemmaske

Arburg Despite Coronavirus: “Wir Sind Da”

During the Coronavirus crisis, Arburg continues to provide its customers with unrestricted delivery, competence, reliability and solution orientation. Despite the pandemic, innovative first-class technologies are still being developed ...
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Pultrex and KraussMaffei: A Perfect Alliance in Pultrusion

Pultrex is a market leader in pultrusion, with over 40 years of experience in composite machinery manufacture and profile production. One year on from its acquisition by KraussMaffei, we catch ...
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Brett Martin & Engel

Brett Martin Invests for Increasing Demand

Brett Martin, the UK's largest independent manufacturer of plastic building products, has continued its partnership with ENGEL UK, investing in three new ENGEL production cells complete with viper robots, to ...
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Boddingtons

Boddingtons Keeps Recycling Front and Centre

Medical device manufacturer, Boddingtons, continues its work on recycling and utility management at the same time as managing a sharp increase in COVID-19 related medical business ...
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Dan and Tracy, Joint MDs of Wittmann Battenfled UK

Wittmann Battenfeld Unveils the Ingrinder

Wittmann Battenfeld is set to launch a new concept in in-house recycling and granulation, the Ingrinder ...
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PET Preforms – Repurposing Production for COVID-19 Test Kits

In this case study, Mecmesin performs material testing on PET preforms for Southeastern Container, who adapted its standard 20oz bottle preforms to become vials used for Coronavirus testing during the ...
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KUKA KR 4 AGILUS: Compact Performance Wherever it is Needed

The new, ultra-compact KR 4 AGILUS small robot from KUKA impresses with its utmost precision, small footprint, and low maintenance requirements ...
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Plastic Processors

 

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Europlaz Partner with Edinburgh Genetics to Produce COVID-19 Test Kits

Europlaz is delighted to announce a partnership with Edinburgh Genetics, experts in life science research and diagnostics, to manufacture and ...
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Additive Manufacturing

 

Ricoh 3D Team

Ricoh 3D to Exhibit at Backing Britain Live Virtual Expo

Leading 3D printing service provider, Ricoh 3D, will be displaying its innovative offerings at one of the industry's first virtual ...
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Materials & Additives

 

New Chapter for ALBIS as 2019 Strategy is Successfully Completed

As ALBIS successfully completes its 2019 growth programme, the company enters a new chapter. Its distribution and compounding divisions will ...
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Machinery

 

Atemmaske

Arburg Despite Coronavirus: “Wir Sind Da”

During the Coronavirus crisis, Arburg continues to provide its customers with unrestricted delivery, competence, reliability and solution orientation. Despite the ...
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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

 

Boddingtons

Boddingtons Keeps Recycling Front and Centre

Medical device manufacturer, Boddingtons, continues its work on recycling and utility management at the same time as managing a sharp ...
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Toolmakers & Mould Components

 

Thermoplay thermal side-gate TFS-Linear hot runner nozzle with 4 + 4 injection points (© Thermoplay)

Thermoplay Unveils its New Thermal Hot Runner Nozzle for Direct Side Injection

The Moulding Solutions business unit of Barnes Inc. has expanded its portfolio of nozzles. In addition to the side valve ...
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Robots & Automation

 

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KUKA KR 4 AGILUS: Compact Performance Wherever it is Needed

The new, ultra-compact KR 4 AGILUS small robot from KUKA impresses with its utmost precision, small footprint, and low maintenance requirements ...
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Auxiliary Equipment

 

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PET Preforms – Repurposing Production for COVID-19 Test Kits

In this case study, Mecmesin performs material testing on PET preforms for Southeastern Container, who adapted its standard 20oz bottle ...
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Service Providers

 

Getting Critical on Extrusion

The extruding of thermoplastics can be complicated and unpredictable, and full consideration needs to be given to the intended product ...
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Industry Updates & Events

 

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Fakuma Postponed Until 2021

In cooperation with the exhibitor advisory board for Fakuma 2020, trade fair promoters P. E. Schall GmbH & Co. KG have ...
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Plastic Industry Blogs

 

Have you Re-evaluated your Manufacturing Process?

The uncertainties surrounding Coronavirus and Brexit have shaken businesses across the country. As a result, many companies are using this ...
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HotSeat

 

Michael Craig, BMB

HotSeat – Michael Craig, UK Sales Manager at BMB S.p.a

For over 50 years, BMB S.p.a, based in Brescia, Italy, has been an industry-leading injection moulding machinery manufacturer, specialising in ...
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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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