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Plastic Materials & Additives

Polymer Price Reports Released for May 2019

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

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Polydist Appoint New CEO

David Batchelor joined Polydist in May 2019 as CEO Europe, replacing Richard Bradwell, the founder, who recently stepped down from the role. 

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Low-Cost Identification of Plastics

Low-cost identification of plastics is certainly desirable, but identifying an unknown plastic material can be an expensive exercise if you submit it for full chemical analysis.

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Hardie Polymers Pick Up Another New Award!

Congratulations to Hardie Polymers upon winning the ‘Polymer Distributor of the Year Award’ at Corporate LiveWire’s Innovation & Excellence Awards 2019.

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Thermoplastics and UV: Friend or Foe?

Radiation in the ultraviolet region of the spectrum is a bit of a mixed blessing for polymers.

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Ampacet Blue Edge 78 Masterbatch Improves Aesthetics of Post-Consumer Recycled PET

Ampacet, a global masterbatch leader, has introduced Blue Edge 78, a masterbatch that has been specially formulated to enhance the appearance and functionality of post-consumer resins.

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Polymer Price Reports Released for April 2019

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

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Odour Contaminated Plastics Get ‘Second Life’ Thanks to Innovate UK Grant

Technical knowledge-based plastics compounder Luxus has as part of a consortium won an £840,462 Innovate UK grant to develop a novel process to remove retained odour from post-consumer recycled plastics.

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Radical Materials has Arrived

Longstanding antimicrobial brand SteriTouch has been added to new umbrella company Radical Materials, following diversification of the company’s products.

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Colour Tone Masterbatch Launch New Vynacol Economy Grade Black Masterbatch

In response to the increasing amount of post-consumer PVCu being recycled back into new products, Colour Tone Masterbatch have added a new economy grade black masterbatch to their market leading Vynacol range.

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