Pentagon Plastics Shares Big Plans for 2022

2022 is shaping up to be quite the year for Pentagon Plastics as the injection moulder reveals that it has several exciting plans in the pipeline, from welcoming new faces aboard and exhibiting at trade […]

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PlastikCity Unveils New Industry Jobs Resource

Online procurement and marketing hub, PlastikCity, is delighted to announce the launch of its newly designed Industry Jobs section, following six months of development.

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Plastics Industry Hit By COVID Staff Absences

A survey of members of the British Plastics Federation (BPF) has found that 78% of companies have staff absences due to COVID-19, with an average of 8% of their workforce unable to work.

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Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2022 Open for Entries

The Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2022 are now open for entries in seven different categories. Winners will be announced at the Plastics Recycling Show Europe (PRSE) taking place in June at the RAI in Amsterdam.

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Registration Opens for Plastics Live

Taking place in Coventry from July 5-6, 2022, Plastics Live (incorporating Industry 4.0 in Plastics, Sustainable Plastics Live, and the 3D printing event AMPLAS) is now open for visitor registration.

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Wittmann Launches New Sonic 108 Robot

Wittmann launched its new SONIC 108 robot at the end of last year, which is suitable for injection moulding machines with clamping forces ranging from 150 to 500-tonnes and makes picking and placing at speed […]

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KUKA and AMTCE Help to Bridge Skills Gap in Ireland

Working with KUKA Robotics Ireland, the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centre of Excellence (AMTCE) will provide opportunities for companies and employees to upskill in automation technologies relevant to the industry using state-of-the-art equipment and processes.

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Plumbs Up as 3PA Successfully Delivers Conveyors in Covid Era

Plastic processing machinery supplier 3PA has now made and delivered around 30 swan neck conveyors for a large plumbing products company that has invested upwards of £50 million in new manufacturing equipment over the last […]

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BEC Group Upgrades 3D Printing and Scanning Facilities

New Milton-based technical moulder BEC Group has upgraded its 3D printing and scanning suite with two new investments to make tooling and moulding development easier and quicker for its customers.

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BPF Energy CCA Scheme Reopens

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has announced the reopening of the Climate Change Agreement Scheme, offering plastic processing companies a chance to reduce CO2 and energy costs.

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