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Plastech Solutions to Bring One-Stop Shop to Plastics Live

Leading equipment supplier Plastech Solutions has announced that it will be presenting a range of plastic processing technology on stand B21 at Plastics Live 2022, taking place 5-6 July 2022 at the Coventry Building Society [...]

Cutting Edge Additive Technology on Show at Matsuura’s New AM Centre

As part of its 3-day grand opening event, we visited Matsuura Machinery‘s new additive manufacturing facility in Leicestershire to get to grips with the latest developments in 3D printing and to speak about the company’s [...]

The Five Myths of Antimicrobial Technology

BioCote® has been supplying antimicrobial additives and associated support services for over 25 years. During this time, we have heard a lot of interesting claims and counterclaims about the merits and pitfalls of antimicrobial technology [...]

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Plastribution New Price Know How Snippet

Polymer Price Know-How Snippets: May 2022

As with much of this year, May has been an interesting time for energy, and commodity prices more broadly.  Mike Boswell, Ian Chisnall and Katherine White of Plastribution discuss the ...
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Plastech Solutions logo and Plastics Live logo

Plastech Solutions to Bring One-Stop Shop to Plastics Live

Leading equipment supplier Plastech Solutions has announced that it will be presenting a range of plastic processing technology on stand B21 at Plastics Live 2022, taking place 5-6 July 2022 ...
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MicroPower Wittmann Machine

Wittmann Battenfeld to Showcase Smart LSR Application at DKT Conference

From 27 to 30 June 2022, Wittmann Battenfeld will present state-of-the-art injection moulding technology for LSR processing to visitors of the German Rubber Conference DKT in Nuremberg at its booth ...
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New BPF logo, with blue plastic background

British Plastics Federation Launches New Logo

The British Plastics Federation has today revealed a new logo, alongside a completely refreshed website, representing a major branding change for the trade association ...
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Matsuura New Facility

Cutting Edge Additive Technology on Show at Matsuura’s New AM Centre

As part of its 3-day grand opening event, we visited Matsuura Machinery's new additive manufacturing facility in Leicestershire to get to grips with the latest developments in 3D printing and ...
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ENGEL and KOCH

More Convenient Dosing and Mixing from ENGEL

ENGEL and Werner Koch Maschinentechnik have set the next milestones en route to OPC UA-based communication across the board in injection moulding. The companies have jointly developed an OPC UA ...
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A microscope, in use by a gloved hand

The Five Myths of Antimicrobial Technology

BioCote® has been supplying antimicrobial additives and associated support services for over 25 years. During this time, we have heard a lot of interesting claims and counterclaims about the merits ...
Read More
RJG online learning - essentials of injection moulding

RJG Launches Self-Paced Essentials of Injection Moulding Training Course

RJG is pleased to announce the release of its new online, self-paced Essentials of Injection Moulding eLearning course, an introductory course in the RJG Training Academy ...
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Plastic Processors

 

Weltonhurst Mergon

Irish Global Leader in Plastics Engineering Makes Major UK Acquisition

Mergon, a global leader in plastics manufacturing, with headquarters in Castlepollard, Westmeath, has announced the acquisition of Weltonhurst Limited, a ...
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Additive Manufacturing

 

Matsuura New Facility

Cutting Edge Additive Technology on Show at Matsuura’s New AM Centre

As part of its 3-day grand opening event, we visited Matsuura Machinery's new additive manufacturing facility in Leicestershire to get ...
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Materials & Additives

 

Plastribution New Price Know How Snippet

Polymer Price Know-How Snippets: May 2022

As with much of this year, May has been an interesting time for energy, and commodity prices more broadly.  Mike ...
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Machinery

 

ENGEL and KOCH

More Convenient Dosing and Mixing from ENGEL

ENGEL and Werner Koch Maschinentechnik have set the next milestones en route to OPC UA-based communication across the board in ...
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Material Handling & Temperature Control

 

Summit Systems: Maguire ULTRA dryer

Why Plastics Processors are Switching from Desiccant Dryers to Maguire ULTRA Dryers

The Maguire ULTRA dryer, available from Summit Systems, boasts many benefits, including extreme energy reductions when compared to traditional desiccant ...
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Recycling

 

Eva Rosenberger of Getecha

Getecha Granulation Technology Enables Recovery of Extrusion Waste

Represented by Labotek GB in the UK, granulator specialist Getecha recently helped a manufacturer of drive belts produce high-quality plastic granulate ...
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Toolmakers & Mould Components

 

Chem-Trend Lusin

Remove Stubborn Residues with Chem-Trend Lusin® MC1718

With Lusin® MC1718, Chem-Trend has introduced a highly effective mould cleaner to its portfolio of mould maintenance products, helping plastics ...
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Robots & Automation

 

Beck Automation Medical Solution

Beck Automation Expands into the Medical Market

The Swiss technology company Beck Automation develops innovative automation solutions that can be integrated into the production processes of plastics ...
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Auxiliary Equipment

 

Plastech Solutions logo and Plastics Live logo

Plastech Solutions to Bring One-Stop Shop to Plastics Live

Leading equipment supplier Plastech Solutions has announced that it will be presenting a range of plastic processing technology on stand ...
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Service Providers

 

RJG online learning - essentials of injection moulding

RJG Launches Self-Paced Essentials of Injection Moulding Training Course

RJG is pleased to announce the release of its new online, self-paced Essentials of Injection Moulding eLearning course, an introductory ...
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Industry Updates & Events

 

MicroPower Wittmann Machine

Wittmann Battenfeld to Showcase Smart LSR Application at DKT Conference

From 27 to 30 June 2022, Wittmann Battenfeld will present state-of-the-art injection moulding technology for LSR processing to visitors of ...
Read More

Plastic Industry Blogs

 

Summit Systems: Maguire ULTRA dryer

Why Plastics Processors are Switching from Desiccant Dryers to Maguire ULTRA Dryers

The Maguire ULTRA dryer, available from Summit Systems, boasts many benefits, including extreme energy reductions when compared to traditional desiccant ...
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HotSeat

 

Matthew Moss of Thermoplay

HotSeat – Matthew Moss, UK Technical Sales Engineer at Thermoplay

Headquartered in Italy and part of Barnes Group Inc., Thermoplay specialises in the design and manufacture of hot runner systems ...
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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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