Plastic Industry Blogs

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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Pros & Cons of Six Injection Moulding Materials

In this blog, RJG Technologies examines the pros and cons of six common injection moulding materials, including Polypropylene, Polycarbonate, Polylactic Acid, Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene, Polyethylene and finally, Polyamide.

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ASACLEAN: Why Purge Training Should Be Part of Your Processor Training

In this blog, ASACLEAN, a worldwide leader in commercial purging compounds, shares three reasons why purge training should be part of your processor training.

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Cut’n’Seal Ultrasonics from Telsonic Smooths the Path to Quality and Flexible Integration

In this blog, Telsonic UK’s Martin Frost outlines the principles and benefits of the Cut’n’Seal process which, due to its flexible nature, is leading a growing number of manufacturers to incorporate the technology within their […]

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What is Plasma and Plasma Treatment?

Wondering what plasma and plasma treatment is? In this blog, Tantec, manufacturers of plasma and corona surface treatment systems, explain what plasma and plasma treatment is in a nutshell.

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