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Plastic Processors


Covid Screen

Donite’s Fight Against COVID Continues with Launch of Divider Screens

Leading industrial vacuum forming company, Donite Plastics has joined the fight against COVID-19 in recent months with not one, but ...
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Additive Manufacturing


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GJ Plastics Save £2500 a Week with 3D Printing – Case Study

During the pandemic, GJ Plastics, manufacturer of signage and acrylic displays, repurposed production to meet the demand for COVID protection ...
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Materials & Additives



Ampacet Expands Laser Marking Masterbatch Range with LaserMarkFlex™

Ampacet, a global masterbatch leader, introduces the LaserMarkFlex™ portfolio of masterbatches designed for high definition laser marking on flexible film ...
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ARBURG_174471 Allrounder 1300T

Arburg Allrounder 1300 T: Next Generation Rotary Table Machine

With the Allrounder 1300 T, Arburg is significantly expanding its range of vertical rotary table machines to include a 1,300-mm ...
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Material Handling & Temperature Control


Renmar's three divisions

Renmar Expands into Three Company Divisions

As Renmar Plastics Machinery continues to improve and grow its offering of machinery and equipment, the company has decided to ...
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Bright Green Plastics Creates Next Generation of Engineers with Apprenticeship Roles

The Yorkshire-based plastic reprocessing firm has taken on its first two new apprentices as part of the firm’s mission to ...
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Toolmakers & Mould Components


Hales Tool & Die UK Company Buy-Out

John Applebee, MD of Hales Tool & Die Ltd (UK) has purchased the balance of company shares previously owned by ...
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Robots & Automation



Long Reach with a High Payload: FANUC Expands M-900 Series

FANUC has expanded its heavy payload M-900 six-axis robot series with the introduction of the long-reach M-900iB/330L ...
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Auxiliary Equipment


GOM to Host Two-Part Webinar Focused on Plastics

Starting on 22nd September 2020, 3D metrology specialist, GOM, is running a series of informative webinars covering how experts within ...
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Service Providers


Intouch Meet the Supplier

Meet the Intouch Team and Receive a 60-Day Free Trial

Intouch Monitoring will be taking part in the BPF’s first ‘Meet the Equipment Suppliers’ event in October, sharing the latest ...
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Industry Updates & Events


Meet the Equipment Supplier

BPF Offers Virtual 1-2-1 Meetings with Leading Equipment Suppliers

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has arranged for some of the biggest names in machinery, automation and monitoring systems to ...
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Plastic Industry Blogs



Is it viable to convert my part material from metal to plastic?

When assessing plastic as a substitute for metal, there are many factors to take into consideration. Not all are strictly ...
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Simon Atterby, Colour Tone Masterbatch

HotSeat – Simon Atterby, General Manager at Colour Tone Masterbatch

Colour Tone Masterbatch is an innovative company focusing on delivering responsive, high-quality service for bespoke colours, in universal, commodity and ...
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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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