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Arburg Allrounder 1300 T: Next Generation Rotary Table Machine

With the Allrounder 1300 T, Arburg is significantly expanding its range of vertical rotary table machines to include a 1,300-mm table diameter option, offering more space for heavier moulds, with a significantly reduced installation area.

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Hales Tool & Die UK Company Buy-Out

John Applebee, MD of Hales Tool & Die Ltd (UK) has purchased the balance of company shares previously owned by parent company Hales Australia Pty Ltd. Hales will continue to represent a number of reputable […]

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Donite’s Fight Against COVID Continues with Launch of Divider Screens

Leading industrial vacuum forming company, Donite Plastics has joined the fight against COVID-19 in recent months with not one, but three revolutionary new products, designed and manufactured by the Northern Irish company.

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BPF Offers Virtual 1-2-1 Meetings with Leading Equipment Suppliers

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has arranged for some of the biggest names in machinery, automation and monitoring systems to be available for bookable 1-2-1 meetings as part of a new virtual event called Meet […]

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Ampacet Expands Laser Marking Masterbatch Range with LaserMarkFlex™

Ampacet, a global masterbatch leader, introduces the LaserMarkFlex™ portfolio of masterbatches designed for high definition laser marking on flexible film using Nd:YAG technology.

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Plasticom Ramps Up Medical Production with an ENGEL All-Electric Machine

Kent-based injection moulder and toolmaker, the Plasticom Group, has upscaled its medical production as a part of the Ventilator Challenge UK, following the purchase of a new all-electric moulding machine and supporting automation from ENGEL […]

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Is it viable to convert my part material from metal to plastic?

When assessing plastic as a substitute for metal, there are many factors to take into consideration. Not all are strictly design-based; other factors can be desirability, finishing options, production cost, or sustainability, to name a […]

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Plastribution Launches New Elastomers Business

Leading polymer distributor, Plastribution, has recently launched a new business initiative focussing on elastomeric materials. Known as ‘Elastribution’, the enterprise will specialise in the sourcing and distribution of elastomers for rubber product processing and related […]

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ENGEL e-speed Series Expanded

The e-speed 280 sees ENGEL expand its high-speed hybrid series into lower clamping force ranges, with a particular focus on manufacturers of thin-walled containers, buckets and matching lids.

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New Vynacol Products Introduced as a Response to TiO2 Legislation

The impending EU classification of TiO2 (Titanium dioxide) as a category two carcinogen due to its inhalation hazard has increased European interest in the Colour Tone Masterbatch range of Vynacol, polymer specific, monopigment concentrates for […]

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