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Plastic Materials & Additives

Polymer Price Reports Released for October 2019

The latest polymer price reports and charts have been released by Plastrack.

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Plastribution Launch UK’s First Sustainable Materials Portfolio

Leading polymer distributor, Plastribution, has launched the UK’s first portfolio of materials with more sustainable credentials. The move is in response to ongoing environmental concerns regarding plastic and the calls from designers, brand owners, OEMs […]

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New Silvergate Masterbatch Range Tailor-Made for Film Makers

Having been approached by several film manufacturers experiencing similar problems with pigment performance, Silvergate Plastics has launched a new range of masterbatch specifically for this market.

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Aquapurge Hire New Technical Support Engineer

Leading purging compound producer, Aquapurge, has bolstered its service once again, hiring David White as its new Technical Support Engineer.

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SteriTouch & Thermaset Combine Decades of Experience in Developing Antimicrobial Powder Coatings

SteriTouch has been working alongside Thermaset Ltd, developing innovative coatings such as a nylon-modified antimicrobial powder coat for improved durability in hospital trollies, where infection prevention is key.

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Wittmann Battenfeld and Zeroplast Present ‘Zeroplast Free’

Zeroplast free is a bio-based natural material that is recyclable, bio-compatible, free of genetically modified organisms and chemical additives but also fulfils the industrial requirements for injection moulding.

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Polydist UK and Radici Announce Closer Relationship

Polydist (UK) Limited, distributors of commodity and engineering plastics raw materials, are pleased to announce the addition of Radici nylon 6, nylon 66 and long-chain nylon grades to their portfolio. 

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Ampacet Safari White PET Masterbatch Protects Packaged Dairy Products from Photodegradation

Ampacet has introduced Safari White PET masterbatch 7100177-E, designed to protect packaged dairy products from photodegradation by imparting a high level of opacity while dramatically reducing mineral loading.  

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Detectable Products Go from Strength to Strength as Viomes & Scopic’s Partnership Grows

Detectable additive experts, Scopic, have been working closely with Viomes over the past three years to develop metal detectable masterbatches for use in food contact applications, including injection moulded products such as polypropylene saucers and […]

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ALBIS Announces Proposal to Transfer UK Production to Germany

ALBIS UK has announced a proposal to cease its manufacturing activities at its Cheshire facility during the first quarter of 2020; however,  the company will continue to build its sales and distribution activities in the […]

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