PlastikCity Joins East Midlands Chamber

Online procurement and marketing hub for the plastics industry, PlastikCity, has become a member of the East Midlands Chamber of Commerce. PlastikCity, now in its tenth year of trading from the South Leicestershire countryside, hopes […]

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Pentagon Plastics Upgrades to Intouch i4 Cloud

West-Sussex based injection moulding company, the Pentagon Plastics Group, has completed a significant monthly investment to upgrade its Intouch monitoring system to the latest i4 Cloud application, after working with Intouch for over fifteen years.

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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 […]

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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 interface for the integration of […]

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BPF Event Explores Advances in Biobased and Biodegradable Technology

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) is hosting an online, half-day seminar on 19 May called ‘Bioplastics: Advances in Biobased and Biodegradable Technology’.

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Optimising Outcomes with 3D Printing – Design for Additive Manufacturing (Part 1)

In this 3-part series of articles from 3DPRINTUK, Nick Allen will be considering the important issue of Design for Additive Manufacturing (DfAM). Part one beings by addressing the evolution of product design to provide the […]

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Teko-Plastic Improves Energy Efficiency with EcoPower from Wittmann

Austrian manufacturer Teko-plastic recently installed an EcoPower moulding machine from Wittmann, due to its focus on sustainability and energy efficiency. The company is already benefiting from energy savings and plans to invest in further machinery […]

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BPF Holds Successful Event Devoted to Improving Productivity

The British Plastics Federation (BPF), in partnership with BPF Energy, held its first in-person event devoted entirely to productivity in the plastics industry, which took place at the British Motor Museum in Warwick. The event […]

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Arburg Fundraiser: €150,000 of Aid for Ukraine

Arburg’s fundraising campaign for refugees from Ukraine, which ran for three weeks, has been a resounding success. The donations made by employees were tripled by the company’s partners, raising a grand total of 150,000 euros.

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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 processors remove stubborn polymer and additive residues from metal surfaces.

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