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Plastic Processors


MGS Technical Plastics

MGS: Everything’s Changed, Except Our Approach to Business

This global pandemic is unlike anything we’ve seen in recent memory, but like with any other unexpected shift in circumstances, ...
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Additive Manufacturing



Ricoh 3D Offers Help To Build Vital Ventilators

A leading 3D printing business has today pledged its support to the battle against COVID-19 by offering to assist in ...
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Materials & Additives


Medical application

Colour Tone Masterbatch Assure Supply for Medical Applications

Colour Tone Masterbatch, a leading colour and additive masterbatch supplier, has ring-fenced production capacity specifically for priority medical and food ...
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KraussMaffei_DrStieler Dr Ruf(002)

Management Change at KraussMaffei Group

Dr. Frank Stieler will resign from his office as CEO of KraussMaffei Group GmbH on March 31 2020, and Dr ...
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Material Handling & Temperature Control


Intelicare + Frigosystem chiller

Intelicare Expands on Frigosystem Partnership

Intelicare provides a recently-expanded range of Frigosystem chillers (with various compressor technology) from 7 – 4700kW, as well as dry ...
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Changes in the Plastic Recycling Industry and Circular Economy in 2020

2018 left the industry dealing with the disruption caused by China closing its doors to waste. 2019 was the year ...
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Toolmakers & Mould Components



CyTec Develops New Pneumatic Locking Cylinder

CyTec Systems has developed a new pneumatic locking cylinder offering pre-load, mainly for use in cleanrooms and on all-electric machines ...
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Robots & Automation


Wittmann Primus

Wittmann Battenfeld Works for Avalon Plastics

Glastonbury-based Avalon Plastics is increasingly using robotic solutions from Wittmann Battenfeld UK as part of its ongoing business expansion ...
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Auxiliary Equipment



PET Bottle Cap Torque Testing

In this case study, Mecmesin supplies highly accurate and easy-to-use digital torque testers for Áqua de Luso, one of Portugal's ...
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Service Providers



More Plastic Industry Leaders Join PlastikCity

In the past two months, eleven additional companies have become PlastikCity Partners, bringing a range of equipment and services to ...
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Industry Updates & Events



Polymer Distributors Industry Update

During the COVID-19 pandemic, PlastikCity is aware that many moulders may be concerned about polymer supply. They, therefore, decided to ...
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Plastic Industry Blogs


Pentagon video

COVID-19 and the Future of UK Manufacturing

Gabby Day, Communications Manager at Pentagon Plastics explores the impact of COVID-19 on the industry, and asks, could this crisis ...
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Robin Glover

HotSeat – Robin Glover, Area Sales Manager at Kongskilde Industries

Kongskilde Industries has been serving the agricultural, paper and plastics industries for over seventy years, transporting a wide range of ...
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PlastikCity on Tour


PlastikCity on Tour – Central Scanning

Our next stop was at Bromsgrove-based Central Scanning. Our MD, Carl Futcher and Marketing Account Executive, Will Clarke met with ...
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