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Ege Aylin Altug Kucukoglu

Three talented young speakers from the UK finals for the EPCA and Plastics Europe European Youth Debating Competition are off to Berlin for the European finals. more

Jul 18, 2017 2:40 PM industry

International Women's Day may only last 24 hours, but the facts will still be facts tomorrow. Rose Brooke looks at how the STEM gender gap has its roots at school level. more

Mar 8, 2017 9:00 AM blog

Lego Nasa

Image credit: Maia Weinstock (@20tauri) via LEGO

LEGO Women of NASA set for lift-off

The world's favourite plastic building blocks LEGO is launching a Women of NASA set, recognising accomplished women in STEM professions in a kit that aims to inspire. more

Mar 1, 2017 9:22 AM editor's blog

Children could learn good recycling habits through a mobile game that encourages plastic bottle crushing to help the hippopotamus complete tasks. more

Feb 8, 2017 3:08 PM industry

Minecraft

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An expansion pack for the popular game Minecraft that covertly teaches players about polymer chemistry could equip the next generation of scientists for a future in materials development. more

Jan 4, 2017 3:00 PM materials

PolyOne's GLS Versaflex TPE and non-toxic OnColor colourants have been used in a portable, folding tub for babies - a new product from Karibu Baby in Hong Kong. more

Jul 20, 2016 3:28 PM materials

On-demand customisation and 3D printing could herald the return of locally-manufactured toys - and the EU is backing an initiative to standardise and boost safety in this growing corner of toy production. more

May 4, 2016 5:19 PM industry

Inventors

Via inventorsproject.co.uk

Designs the world needs, according to the young INVENTORS!

Designer and inventor Dominic Wilcox invited children to submit their ideas for new innovations as part of his INVENTORS! project. Some of these ideas have now been prototyped and EPPM Editor Rose Brooke is more than impressed. more

Feb 16, 2016 2:09 PM editor's blog

Turkish plastics association PAGEV took action upon seeing a photo of an Afghan child's homemade football jersey, a plastic bag with his hero Messi's name and number drawn on the back. more

Feb 10, 2016 11:22 AM industry

Lego keeping Lapland's elves busy this Christmas

The little helpers are working hard at Father Christmas's workshop in Lapland and Lego appears to be taking up much of their time. EPPM Editor Rose Brooke looks at what plastic products are making it onto children's wish lists this Christmas. more

Dec 8, 2015 3:04 PM editor's blog

Evonik

Dave Mothershaw - Evonik Industries AG

EPPM's most-read stories: The August edit

So much for August being the sleepiest summer month… there has been no shortage of exciting stories here at EPPM Towers and no shortage of eager readers clicking through to read them. more

Aug 28, 2015 4:00 PM editor's blog

PolyOne's GLS TPE material - for its soft touch and bright colours - was the perfect choice for the FiLIP kids' phone and tracker wearable. more

Aug 17, 2015 10:00 AM materials

BPAs are among the world's most thoroughly-investigated chemicals and yet out-of-of date opinion pedals misinformation about the material's safety. Bayer MaterialScience is on a mission to set the record straight. more

Jun 19, 2015 2:23 PM materials

TPEs are one of those materials we are all guilty of taking for granted. From preparing a flask of coffee in the morning, to setting the alarm clock at night, TPEs are always there and PolyOne GLS reveals to EPPM exactly to what extent. more

Apr 30, 2015 11:18 AM materials

Plastics remain top of the list for Christmas

Plastics remain an attractive choice for toy retailers this year, as plastic toys and games dominate children's Christmas lists. But has Barbie held onto her crown as the plastic present princess? more

Dec 12, 2014 2:25 PM editor's blog

LCR Hallcrest is at the cutting edge of colour-changing thermochromics, making countless consumer products on the market safer, fun and more intuitive. more

Sep 9, 2014 9:25 AM materials

PolyOne's manufacturing expertise and Versaflex TPE has helped an infant care brand in Japan to meet rigorous safety standards. more

Jul 16, 2014 4:49 PM materials

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