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FANUC Open House Highlights Appetite for Automation

A full schedule of speakers and a record number of visitors to FANUC UK’s Open House event, which took place from November 1 – 5, demonstrated the appetite for automation in UK manufacturing.

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Polymer Apprentice of the Year Award 2021 Deadline Extended

Run jointly by the Worshipful Company of Horners and the British Plastics Federation Education & Skills Committee, the deadline for the 2021 Polymer Industries Apprentice of the Year Award has been extended to December 3.

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Arburg Discusses Latest Additive Manufacturing Highlights

Additive manufacturing is becoming an indispensable tool for innovative manufacturing applications, and in this article Arburg highlights some of its key additive manufacturing projects from the last twelve months, utilising the Arburg Freeformer.

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RECOUP Releases Annual Household Plastics Collection Survey

Member-based plastics recycling charity RECOUP has published its 2021 UK Household Plastics Collection Survey, which analyses the collection of plastics for recycling from local authorities.

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Scaled Gets Jiggy on Automotive Glass Project

Nippon Sheet Glass Co has partnered with Swindon-based 3D printing company Scaled to produce a lightweight, cost-effective automotive glass checking jig using additive manufacturing, replacing the previous aluminium solution.

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SFXray Extends Use Of SteriTouch Antimicrobial Additives

Since 2019, SFXray has used antimicrobial additives from Radical Materials in the PVC coated fabric of its x-ray protective aprons and is now the latest customer to adopt the SteriTouch® co-brand.

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Arburg Products and Expertise Go Down a Storm at Formnext

At Formnext 2021, Arburg wowed visitors with numerous innovations for industrial additive manufacturing, most notably the high-temperature Freeformer 300-3X, which processed medically approved PEEK granulate to produce skull implants.

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3D-Fuel Announces New Lower Pricing in European Market

Manufacturer of 3D printer filaments 3D-Fuel has lowered the price on all of its Polylactic Acid (PLA) products, including Standard PLA, Pro PLA and EasiPrint PLA filaments, for its European customers.

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Boddingtons Succeeds at Compamed 2021

Kent-based injection moulder Boddingtons Plastics reported brisk activity and quality enquiries at Compamed 2021, the world’s leading medical supplies and services exhibition, which took place last week in Düsseldorf, Germany.

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Record Numbers Attend Plastics Recycling Show Europe 2021

The fifth Plastics Recycling Show Europe (PRSE) exhibition and conference held earlier this month in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, attracted a record number of visitors and exhibitors from across Europe.

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