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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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Changes in the Plastic Recycling Industry and Circular Economy in 2020

2018 left the industry dealing with the disruption caused by China closing its doors to waste. 2019 was the year circular systems began to evolve. What will 2020 hold? Damien van Leuven of Vanden Recycling […]

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Lifting the Lid on Hydraulic Gantry Systems

In this blog entry, Duncan Rogers, Managing Director of Projector Lifting Service, discusses the advantages of using hydraulic gantry systems, and explains why they’ve been increasingly utilised for lifting applications over the past thirty years.

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PCE Group Celebrate National Apprenticeship Week

As National Apprenticeship Week brings together employers and apprentices across the UK, the PCE GROUP have taken the opportunity to put the spotlight on Apprenticeships within their business, by speaking to the apprentices themselves.

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PCE Group Invest in Additive Manufacturing Technology

The PCE GROUP have made an investment in Additive Manufacturing Technology, complementing its range of in-house capabilities; having taken delivery of a state-of-the-art, Arburg FreeFormer 300-3X.

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Smoothing the Path to an Automated Future

What factors should be considered to ensure a smooth transition to a cost-effective and successful automation project? Tim Bednall from Wood Automation and Control provides his insight in this article.

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Bowl Feeder vs. a Vision-Guided Feed System

One of the key parts of any automated process is the feed system. But is a bowl feeder or a vision-guided feed system more suitable for your needs? Read this blog article from SP Technology […]

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Injection Moulding or 3D Printing? Making the Right Choice

In this blog post, Mark Dickin, Additive Manufacturing & Moulding Engineering Manager at Ricoh UK, explains how the two technologies can complement each other rather than compete.

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PET Recycling and rPET: What you need to know

Plastic manufacturers and converters are facing consumer and legislative demand when it comes to the use of recycled PET in their products. In this post, Vanden Recycling explores challenges and proposed solutions to improve the […]

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