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Introducing CARD – The New Compressed Air Granulate Dryers from Wittmann

Wittmann’s new CARD (Compressed Air Resin Dryer) range offers injection moulders an efficient solution to achieve optimal and energy-efficient drying results, even with small material throughput rates, as low as 0.16kg/h.

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RECOUP: UK Reprocessing Capacity Needs to Double to Meet Plastic Packaging Tax Demands

The UK could be set to face significant challenges in its ability to recycle household plastic packaging, with reprocessing infrastructure potentially needing to double, according to new research by RECOUP.

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BPF Calls for More Government Support for Exporters

Director-General of the British Plastics Federation (BPF) Philip Law has called on the government to increase the level of financial support for companies in the plastics supply chain involved in export.

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3D Printing Against Corona: KUKA Robots Print PPE in Northern Italy

Every five minutes, KUKA robots in northern Italy print head brackets for face shields. More than 1000 are produced every day, with Italian company Caracol-AM donating parts of the production to local hospitals and institutions.

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Leading Irish Toolmaker Joins PlastikCity

Having recently won awards at one of Northern Ireland’s foremost business awards, Ad-Vance Engineering has now been announced as the first toolmaker from the island of Ireland to secure a listing on the PlastikCity procurement […]

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Summit Systems Launches New Concept for Extrusion Market

With two years of preparation under its belt, leading ancillary supplier Summit Systems is proud to introduce an exclusive new concept to the plastic extrusion market; the ‘line upgrade programme.’

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Bunting Launch New ElectroStatic Separator

The launch of the new Bunting ElectroStatic Separator is in response to enhanced material separation requirements in the recycling, plastics and minerals industries. The new technology significantly broadens separation capabilities, opening up new opportunities for […]

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FANUC Robot Supports Contact-Free Coronavirus Mass Testing

BoKa Automatisierung has developed a new, contactless solution for coronavirus testing. Instead of medical personnel, the prototype machine uses a video system and a FANUC robot to guide tests and collect samples.

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BMB Invests in the Future: 4th Production Unit is Ready

The major Italian injection moulding machine manufacturer has confirmed its commitment to the future growth of the plastics industry, with the construction of a new production department, the fourth, adjacent to its Brescia headquarters.

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‘Packaging with a Future’ Platform to Promote Sustainable and Sensible Packaging

ENGEL, in collaboration with six other companies in the packaging industry, has founded the ‘Packaging with a Future’ platform (Verpackung mit Zukunft), aiming to improve public awareness of the meaningful use of packaging.

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