Plastic Industry Blogs

How to Troubleshoot Processes Using Cavity Pressure Sensors

In this blog, RJG Technologies, an injection moulding training and technology company, discusses how cavity pressure sensors can help you troubleshoot processes more effectively without button-pushing.

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The Benefits of Bringing Production Back Home

Many companies are choosing to go British right now for a multitude of reasons. In this blog, Plunkett Associates explores the positives of UK manufacturing.

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What is the Real Cost of Outsourcing Production Tooling?

With global supply chains breaking down due to the COVID pandemic, coupled with the ‘Brexit effect’, many companies have considered bringing their outsourced tooling manufacture closer to home. 

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The Pros & Cons of Three Injection Moulding Process Methods

In this blog, RJG Technologies, an independent company providing injection moulding process support, training and consultancy services, highlights the three main methods of injection moulding processing and the pros and cons of each.

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How to Prevent Sink Marks in Injection Moulding

In this blog, RJG Technologies, an independent company offering injection moulding process support, training, and consultancy services, addresses what sink marks are and shares five tips to prevent the common plastic processing issue from occurring.

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Should we be Reducing the Use of Multilayer Film?

In this blog, plastics recycling company Vanden Recycling examines whether the flexible packaging industry should be reducing the use of multilayer film – a question on the minds of most brands, retailers and converters.

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Why Now is the Right Time to Reshore Your Plastic Component Supply Chain!

Many UK companies that currently import components into the UK believe that they should be looking at a reshoring programme, and the reasons are numerous.

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BioCote® Built-in Antimicrobial Technology for Food Manufacturing

In this blog, market-leading antimicrobial additives provider BioCote® shares the benefits of integrating antimicrobial technology into food manufacturing surfaces. 

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Matsuura: How Injection Moulding Businesses Can Gain a Critical Market Advantage

In this blog, Matsuura Machinery explains how you can access new manufacturing opportunities with increased design freedom and a shorter time-to-market, using familiar materials with HP Multi-Jet Fusion 3D Printing – the perfect complement to […]

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10 Advantages of 3D Printing

Looking to switch up your manufacturing methods? Additive manufacturing can help streamline your processes, localise production, reduce costs and embed sustainability into your manufacturing. In this blog, Ricoh 3D shares its top 10 reasons why […]

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