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Plastic Industry Blogs

Bridge Tooling – What is it and When Should I Use it?

Bridge Tooling can also be known as development tooling or rapid tooling, and defines a stage in development where there is a need for moulded parts but production tooling is unavailable. Its name coming from the […]

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Easter Egg Packaging: 3000 Tons Wasted A Year

Easter is a fantastic time. Spring has arrived, flowers start to blossom and the favoured chocolate covered eggs are beginning to hit the shelves.

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Leaking of a Dangerous Chemical

On Sunday the 4th of March news had broken across the UK that a spy in the UK had been found poisoned on a bench outside a shopping mall in Salisbury, due to a deliberate or […]

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Pipe Joint Failure

Thousands of homes awoke recently to water shortages, after failed pipework in the water distribution network led to hundreds of leaks throughout the network.  Many of these leaks will have occurred where two pipes are joined […]

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How Can Material Stress be Reduced During Conveying? | Mo’s Corner

Mo explains how material can be conveyed gently…

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Celebrating our Wonderful Women in the Workplace

Last week presented a great opportunity to focus on our wonderful women in the workplace as we joined in the celebrations of International Women’s Day on 8th March 2018.

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Selecting the Right Automation Partner

Clients often ask me “Why should we choose SP Technology as our machine builder?”

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Females in Engineering – A Female Impact

September 2017, Impact Solutions hired Hope (17) as a trainee laboratory technician.  She joins another two young male trainee lab technicians, Jack (20) and Ewan (20), who are in their second and third year of their apprenticeships.  

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Contamination Hinders Plastic Recycling

The environmental impact of poorly managing plastic waste has been in the headlines since the BBC’s Blue Planet II series was aired at the end of 2017.  In January, Theresa May pledged to eliminate the […]

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7 Reasons You Should Love Plastic

Last week’s Feast of Saint Valentine is past. The celebration of romance may have turned our minds towards relationships and light-hearted fun. In the commercial arena, however, the political climate surrounding our industry is toxic. Why then […]

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