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A New Operations Director to Join the Pentagon Plastics Group

The Pentagon Plastics Group is soon to be joined by a new Operations Director. Mark Sait will join the 44 strong team at Pentagon on July 1st, and work shoulder to shoulder with Managing Director, […]

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RWC (UK) Ltd Opt for Tie-Bar-Less Technology

Following extensive market research and the use of a trial machine, RWC (UK) Ltd (formerly John Guest) has completed the purchase of five new injection moulding machines, ordering from ENGEL UK for the first time.

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Sierra 57: “Moving Forward Requires Collaboration and Flexible Support”

Sierra 57 Consult has stayed focussed and forged ahead through the past COVID-19 months. Its recruitment team has continued to support existing customers and new business enquiries who seek specialised plastics and packaging industry knowledge.

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Kawasaki Robots Raise the Roof in Quality Homebuilding

A nationwide shortage of trained welders in Japan led Kyushu Sekisui Heim, a company that manufactures thousands of modular homes, to implement Kawasaki Robots to automate its entire assembly and welding process.

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Energy Market: Moving Forward Post COVID-19

As the UK is starting to move past the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, what does this mean for energy prices moving forward? Alex Rubboli, Senior Energy Consultant at Utility Team investigates.

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Ampacet Silky Bliss Masterbatch Provides Recyclability with an Elegant Appearance

Ampacet has introduced the Silky Bliss masterbatch collection, designed to provide an elegant silky surface treatment as well as recyclability to PET and rPET packaging applications.

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Plastic-IT Develops Innovative Face Shields to Aid Return to Work

Plastic-IT has designed, developed, prototyped and is manufacturing an innovative face shield that can be used in a variety of environments from healthcare through to retail. 

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PCE GROUP Screen Range Protects a Return to Education

Following the Government announcement that schools are to reopen from the 1st June 2020, the PCE GROUP has developed a range of social distancing screens, designed specifically for teaching environments.

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Industry Calls for National Task Force to Retain Key Skills

Britain’s manufacturers are calling for the establishment of a National Skills Task Force to retain key skills within industry, as companies consider redundancies, according to a survey released by Make UK today.

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COVID-19 Guidance Featured on BPF’s New Health & Safety Hub

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has launched an updated and expanded Guidance on Good Manufacturing Practice, in response to COVID-19. The updated guide is available on the BPF’s new Health & Safety hub, launched today […]

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