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ENGEL Signs New Plastics Economy Global Commitment

In mid-March 2019, the injection moulding machine manufacturer ENGEL AUSTRIA was one of the first plastic machine manufacturers to sign the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. The initiative aims to […]

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Wittmann Battenfeld UK Set to Increase Medical Moulding Activities

Visitors to the world’s premier annual med-tech supply show in Düsseldorf – Medica Compamed – are becoming accustomed to the smooth and silent running of Wittmann Battenfeld injection moulding for the medical industries.

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Technology Days 2019: Heading for the Future with Arburg on the “Road to Digitalisation”

The Arburg Technology Days have been around for 20 years now. Between 1999 and 2019, more than 93,000 guests from all over the world attended the highly regarded industry event. Between 13 and 16 March […]

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Ampacet Safari White PET Masterbatch Protects Packaged Dairy Products from Photodegradation

Ampacet, a global masterbatch leader, has introduced Safari White PET masterbatch 7100177-E, designed to protect packaged dairy products from photodegradation by imparting a high level of opacity while dramatically reducing mineral loading.

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HotSeat – Judson Smythe, Technical Director at MGS Technical Plastics

Established in 1974, MGS Technical Plastics is a family owned plastic injection moulding company with over 60 people employed at their facility in Blackburn. Technical Director, Judson Smythe, is a trade tested tool & die […]

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Plastics Industry Awards 2019 Now Open for Entries

Entries have opened for the 2019 Plastics Industry Awards, #PIA2019, which culminate in a glamorous, black tie gala evening and spectacular live entertainment in “The Greatest Show” at the London Hilton on Park Lane on […]

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Ute Panzer Takes Over as Vice President Marketing and Communications at ENGEL

Since March 1, Ute Panzer is the new Vice President Marketing and Communication at the international ENGEL Group, headquartered in Schwertberg, Austria. She is responsible for all marketing measures, campaigns, trade fair appearances and worldwide […]

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Winner of the 2018 Polymer Apprentice of the Year Award Announced

The winner of the Worshipful Company of Horners and BPF 2018 Polymer Apprentice of the Year Award has been announced as Jake Hallatt of Gripple Ltd, who undertook a Science Manufacturing Technician Level 3 Diploma […]

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Coral Products (Mouldings) Launch Recycling Plant

Coral Products (Mouldings) Ltd, a subsidiary of the Coral Products PLC group, have this week launched their recycling plant, based in Haydock, Merseyside.

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Winners of EPRO Innovation and Sustainability in Plastics Recycling Announced

At the IdentiPlast gala dinner on 7th March 2019, EPRO announced the winners of the EPRO biennial awards aimed at recognising innovative and sustainable recycled plastic products. The winning entries were presented with trophies made […]

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