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Plastics Industry Level 4 Apprenticeship Standard Launched

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has led the development of a level 4 apprenticeship standard for the plastics industry. The standard is now live and students can enrol onto the course from September.

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CyTec Systems Showcases Recent Additions to Product Range

CyTec Systems began trading in the UK and Ireland in 1997, and has grown into one of the leading suppliers of hydraulic cylinders to the mould and die industry. Its range of products now covers […]

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Uddeholm AM Corrax® Adding Value to Your Business

In this case study detailing the production of test tubes for the medical industry, Uddeholm UK investigates the impact of choosing quality powder for additive manufacturing in tooling for medical parts and devices.

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Plastic Recycling Business Secures £6m Funding Facility

Independent SME funder, Bibby Financial Services (BFS), has provided a £6m funding facility to PlastikCity partner, Bright Green Plastics Ltd, a plastic recycling specialist with over 100 years of combined experience in the industry.

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100,000 PPE Visors For NHS and Healthcare Workers

It’s been just two weeks since Plunkett Associates first started supplying PPE visors to their client, Resource-12, and they’re delighted to report that, to date, they have shipped 100,000 for distribution across the Healthcare sector.

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Disposables for Corona Antibody Test – 24/7 Mass Production on NETSTAL ELION from KraussMaffei

Enormous quantities of disposable pipette tips and cups will be needed in the coming months for Roche’s new corona antibody test. Several manufacturers are relying on the performance of KraussMaffei’s NETSTAL ELION series. An all-in-one […]

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Interplas Postponed to 2021 with the Promise of “Bigger and Better”

Rapid News Group has announced the decision to postpone Interplas, the UK’s flagship event for the plastics industry, to 2021.

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Mtek Developments’ Expansion Allows Digital Tooling Turnaround in Days

Mtek Developments, a leader in digital engineering, has announced that it has expanded its services to industry, enabling the company to produce ‘digital tooling’ for the production of low volume plastic injection moulded parts.

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Hardie Polymers Supports COVID-19 Research

Glasgow-based polymer distributor, Hardie Polymers, is making a donation to the University of Glasgow’s Centre for Virus Research for every polymer order it receives in May and June for medical applications.

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Plastic Packaging Tax Requires Drastic Action

Bright Green Plastics, a leading UK plastic recycling company, explains why British brands and businesses must start planning now to avoid being faced with large plastic tax bills.

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