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Virgin Resin Price vs. Recycled Resin Price

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has had enormous repercussions on the oil industry. In this blog article, Damien van Leuven, CEO of Vanden Recycling, investigates what this means for virgin and recycled resin prices.

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Aluminium Tooling: Friend or Foe?

Aluminium can offer significant advantages when specified correctly but is far from a panacea and recognising its drawbacks is very important. Plunkett Associates investigate in this informative blog article.

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Where does plastic end up once it has gone through the recycling process?

In this post, John Carapetis, Director at Vanden Recycling, sheds light on the route polymers take once they have reached the end of life in their current form.

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Formulating Plastic Compounds

There are so many factors one needs to consider when formulating thermoplastic compounds, regardless if it is being formulated for compounds or masterbatch. This blog from Pravin Mistry, a member of the Plastics Consultancy Network, […]

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What is the Impact Reducing the Use of Black Plastic?

In this blog article, Vanden Recycling CEO Damien van Leuven investigates the impact of black plastic use, as newly released figures suggest that black plastic accounts for as little as 0.7% of consumer packaging in […]

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Navigating Uncertainty: Coronavirus Instability Hits UK Energy Markets

The Coronavirus pandemic has imposed an unprecedented situation on us all. Not only is our health at risk, but so is the economy, which has been succinctly reflected in our markets. Anita Sainsbury, Head of […]

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Biopolymers and Compostable Polymers

Interest in biopolymers has increased significantly in recent years driven by a variety of social, legislative and economic factors but the definition of biopolymer itself still cause some confusion. Matrix Polymers aims to help its […]

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Time to Invest in Automation?

There are many considerations to be made before making any substantial investment. In this article, the PCE GROUP investigate the options for making an investment in automation.

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COVID-19 and the Future of UK Manufacturing

Gabby Day, Communications Manager at Pentagon Plastics explores the impact of COVID-19 on the industry, and asks, could this crisis bring a new wave of demand for UK manufacturing?

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10 Key Takeaways from #Budget2020

Yesterday, Chancellor Rishi Sunak set out the Government’s plans to tackle COVID-19 with the NHS and business at the heart of his plans. Here are MAKE UK‘s top 10 takeaways from the budget, and what […]

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