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Two studies by leading plastics environmental analysts Jenna Jambeck and Roland Geyer have worked out the total amount of plastics every made - and the low proportion recycled. more

Aug 4, 2017 3:58 PM industry

An updated Manufacturing Execution System is helping BNL Plastics Bearings expand its global business. more

Aug 4, 2017 2:02 PM industry

Corbion

Corbion

The term "medical grade" is difficult to pin down, but ALBIS Plastic is helping customers navigate the market to find the best service package for a polymer suitable for each individual medical application. more

Jun 27, 2017 10:17 AM materials

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AIMPLAS

Spanish research centres AIMPLAS and AINIA effectively joined 300 leaders in the global packaging industry to talk sustainable innovation. more

Jun 22, 2017 12:23 PM industry

SolveTech's Rob Lawrence explores how the new Standard Test Method for Determining Plastic Film Thickness and Thickness Variability using a Non-Contact Capacitance Thickness Gauge will improve quality and innovation. more

Jun 13, 2017 11:00 AM machinery

RPC Superfos has designed new tubs for Atria Finland’s Forssan salads. more

Jun 2, 2017 11:56 AM industry

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Stratasys

Most-read European plastics headlines: May 2017

Our roundup of the most-read stories on the EPPM website in May has been distinctly materials-focused this time around, with some amazing examples of how plastics technology is bringing higher mechanical properties to manufacturing. more

May 30, 2017 9:41 AM editor's blog

The British Plastics Federation has announced its new president, Bruce Margetts, to succeed David Hall. more

May 26, 2017 3:46 PM industry

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GSIC

Munch ado about mothlings: Caterpillars eat plastic bags, creating ethylene glycol syrup for PET production. more

Apr 28, 2017 3:53 PM industry

Are we ignoring more challenging plastics in favour of always recycling the easiest materials to collect and repurpose as recyclates? Plarabel's An Vossen sets out the task in hand for industry and consumers. more

Apr 20, 2017 3:54 PM industry

The VDMA is championing Industry 4.0 at CHINAPLAS 2017, where the German machinery association will be demonstrating how the smart factory is something every plastics processor can aspire to. more

Apr 20, 2017 11:08 AM industry

One of the most important challenges plastics processors face when manufacturing packaging products is appearance, but thanks to its innovative Pationic range, Corbion has tackled these unique aesthetics issues head on. more

Apr 19, 2017 11:34 AM materials

EPPM Reader Survey 2017: What we discovered about you

The results are in and we've collated the data. Here's what we’ve taken away from the EPPM Reader Survey 2017 and how your answers will shape the magazine in the future. more

Apr 18, 2017 9:51 AM editor's blog

Environmental Pollution

Environmental Pollution

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