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Plastic Materials & Additives

LATI Helps Produce Perfect Gears for Professional Shears

Lightness and strength are two overriding requirements in many of the industrial sectors where metal is being replaced with alternative materials.

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Cracking Collaboration Sees Bio-Filler Breakthrough

Silvergate Plastics, the UK’s largest producer of custom colour masterbatch, has partnered with Just Egg Ltd to develop a bio-filler produced from crushed egg shells.

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Broadway Colours Welcomes Ray Simpson to the Sales Team

Ray Simpson, formerly of Matrix Polymers, has joined the Broadway Colours sales team as Business Development Manager.

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Latest Polymer Price Reports – April 2017

The latest polymer price reports and charts have been released by Plastics Information Europe (PIE).

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HEXPOL TPE Introduce New TPE for Drinking Water Applications

International Thermoplastic Elastomer (TPE) compounding group, HEXPOL TPE, has launched Dryflex DW – a special range of TPE compounds for applications that come into contact, either directly or indirectly, with drinking water.

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Hardie Polymers Shortlisted as Best Performing Business

Hardie Polymers has been shortlisted in the Working4Business Awards 2017, in the Best Performing Business (Under 25 Employees) category.

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Plastribution Release New Grades of Tosoh High Purity HDPE

Leading polymer distributor, Plastribution, has recently released two new grades of high purity HDPE blow moulding resin.

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Plastribution Release Tosoh Medical Polyethylene Grades

Leading polymer distributor, Plastribution, has recently released two new grades of polyethylene aimed at the medical sterilisation market.

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Dryflex Touch TPEs Add the Feel-good Factor

HEXPOL TPE has expanded their Dryflex family of Thermoplastic Elastomer (TPE) compounds to include Dryflex Touch, a range of TPEs designed to give a superior silky feel and touchably soft sensation.

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ALBIS To Present Active Packaging Solutions at Interpack

ALBIS is presenting “Active Packaging” solutions for flexible film applications, such as bag-in-box (BIB) wine packaging, at this year’s Interpack trade fair (Hall 7, Level 1 / A08).

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