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MAKE UK: Latest Advice for Employers

As the country takes significant measures to slow the spread of COVID-19, MAKE UK has assessed and summarised the information published by the Government.

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Maximising Operational Efficiency And Productivity Levels Using Discrete Event Simulation

In this article, Tim Bednall of Wood Automated Systems UK, explains why running discrete event simulation (DES) on existing processes can identify and unlock additional and valuable production capacity.

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Faulkner Moulds Praised for “Impressive Diligence” in Creation of Medical Tooling

Faulkner Moulds is the reigning UK ‘Toolmaker of the Year’, having won this prestigious Plastics Industry Award an impressive three times in recent years. The Yorkshire-based toolmaker won in 2019 for manufacturing a complex 2+2 […]

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Intouch – Remote and Fully-Operational

Despite the Intouch team taking the decision to work remotely, customers can still expect the same high level of service and support, with all Intouch modules able to be accessed, controlled and managed remotely, in […]

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New Dates Announced for Plastics Industry Expos in Essen

The Compounding World Expo, Plastics Recycling World Expo, Plastics Extrusion World Expo and Polymer Testing World Expo exhibitions, scheduled to take place at Messe Essen in Germany on 3-4 June have been postponed to 7-8 […]

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General Maintenance & Diagnostics Ltd Acquire Birmingham Granulators

Gary Meekin, Managing Director of GMD, has confirmed the company will acquire all ongoing business activities of Birmingham Granulators, based in Tamworth. Both companies will retain their trading names, ahead of the official changeover of […]

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BPF Publishes Study of Coronavirus Impact on UK Manufacturing

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has surveyed its members to learn exactly how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting the plastics industry within the UK.

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Automated Production Continues at Linear Plastics

Despite extreme weather conditions wreaking havoc with the River Taff in South Wales, production continues at Linear Plastics, with two newly installed SmartPower injection moulding cells from Wittmann Battenfeld.

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Horners’ Bottlemakers Award 2020 Now Open for Entries

The Horners Bottlemakers Award, recognising cutting-edge polymer-based packaging and bottles, is now accepting entries.

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Ampacet Receives Industry-First Certification for NIR-Sortable Masterbatches

Ampacet, a global masterbatch leader, has obtained COTREP certification for its NIR-sortable black masterbatches REC-NIR-BLACK 1900302-EA and 4900147-E designed for rigid polyolefin applications.

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