Plastics News

BPF Urges Stronger Support for Plastics in Parliament

On 30 November 2021, the British Plastics Federation (BPF) held a parliamentary reception at the House of Commons in conjunction with Plastics Europe. It was attended by over 110 people, including 16 MPs and peers, with […]

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2022 Manufacturing Trends Emerge from FANUC Open House

FANUC’s recent Open House revealed a number of emerging trends that the UK manufacturing sector must embrace to deliver growth in 2022.

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Self Lubricating Bearings are ‘Engineered for Sun’

EP®15 bearing solutions by GGB are a LATI-manufactured POM-based compound that is specially formulated to offer excellent tribological and mechanical features, as well as excellent resistance to solar radiation.

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Key Considerations When Choosing an Injection Moulding Supplier

Are you looking to get a product made in plastic? Or for a new injection moulding partner? In this blog, WSM Plastics highlights the key things to consider when selecting a moulding supplier.

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Plastics Industry Awards 2021 Winners Announced

Winners of the Plastics Industry Awards 2021 were announced last night (December 2) by comedian Simon Evans at a black-tie gala evening live-streamed from the Waldorf Hilton in London.

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VEKA Wins Best Sustainability Initiative at the G21 Awards

Leading PVCu supplier VEKA plc is delighted to have won the Best Sustainability Initiative at this year’s G21 Awards, which celebrates and rewards excellence in the UK glass and glazing industry.

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BEC Group Invests in Sustainability

On a mission to reduce the amount of energy it uses and invest further in sustainability, technical moulder BEC Group now uses LED lighting throughout its factory and has installed an electric vehicle charging point […]

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Plastribution Moves to New State-of-the-art Offices

Leading plastics distribution group, Plastribution, has moved into new state-of-the-art offices close to its existing premises in Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire.

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KraussMaffei Introduces New Generation of LRX Linear Robots

Fast, lightweight and resource-efficient, the new generation of KraussMaffei LRX linear robots provide plastics processors with many benefits, including greater flexibility in challenging injection moulding processes, more operating convenience, and an EcoMode function.

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What is Plasma Cleaning?

In this blog, Tantec-UK provides an in-depth overview of plasma cleaning, including why you should use it, its benefits, the costs associated with plasma cleaning, and why you should invest in it.

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