Rose Brooke

K 2016 picture gallery

EPPM's been getting snap happy at K 2016. Here's our photo gallery of what's caught our eye on the show floor in Düsseldorf. more

Oct 24, 2016 10:51 AM editor's blog

Oil and gas industry juggernaut Total has launched a massive new international advertising campaign in 21 countries. more

Oct 6, 2014 11:38 AM industry

PolyOne has launched thermoplastic elastomers complete with anti-fraud capabilities in a bid to tackle counterfeiting. more

Sep 19, 2014 2:10 PM materials

The worldwide TPE market is expected to jump to $15.3 billion by 2018, according to a fresh market report on the trends affecting demand for this plastics segment. more

Sep 19, 2014 10:51 AM materials

EuroMold organisers have announced that 2014 will shine the spotlight on the international mouldmaking and tooling community. more

Sep 17, 2014 12:37 PM industry

Borealis has completed its acquisition of Speciality Polymers Antwerp by buying DuPont Holding Netherland BV's shares in the business. more

Sep 2, 2014 5:03 PM industry



This year's EuroMold trade fair in Frankfurt will promote the entire plastics process chain in an optimised hall concept. more

Aug 4, 2014 9:41 AM industry

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

MeetingPack 2017, the international meeting for the packaging sector organised by AIMPLAS and AINIA, will analyse current challenges facing food packaging, presenting new solutions to hundreds of participants. more

Mar 28, 2017 4:10 PM industry



Arburg can reflect on the success of its annual Technology Days event, which welcomed over 6,700 guests to the plastics processing giant's headquarters in Lossburg. more

Mar 23, 2017 11:05 AM industry

European mould-making is world class for its cross-industry quality and for its value. At Moulding Expo, this will be the theme, and organiser Messe Stuttgart set the tone at its media event before the show in Portugal's moulding heartland. more

Mar 16, 2017 11:28 AM industry



After its biggest edition ever in Vienna, IdentiPlast 2018 will return - and this time it is coming to the UK. more

Mar 9, 2017 7:38 AM 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

Nestlé and Danone have thrown their support behind developing bottles made from greener plastics, using renewable feedstocks as opposed to petrochemical feedstocks. more

Mar 3, 2017 3:24 PM industry


Marchesini Group

Marchesini Group is taking its key packaging products to for Interpack in May 2017, including blister and tube packaging technology and labeling systems. more

Mar 1, 2017 4:28 PM machinery


Sebastian Hauenstein

Fakuma 2017 is set to celebrate its anniversary year by giving new plastics processing technologies a platform, while keeping core parts of the industry firmly in the spotlight. more

Mar 1, 2017 10:49 AM industry

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

Petcore panel


February was a very Circular Economy-focused month for EPPM and for European plastics in general. We look back on the last knowledge-packed 28 days. more

Feb 28, 2017 4:47 PM blog

IdentiPlast 2017 brought together stakeholders across the plastics processing value chain to discuss how harnessing the potential of plastics in the waste stream closes the loop and adds value. EPPM's Rose Brooke reports from Vienna. more

Feb 28, 2017 9:55 AM industry

The EuPC has signed a joint declaration in Brussels setting out a new ambitious strategy for industry growth. more

Feb 17, 2017 12:32 PM industry

New EU legislation raising the bar for preventing contamination in food contact plastics has been backed by the EPDA for offering the industry and consumers peace of mind. more

Feb 17, 2017 11:02 AM industry

GE promises 20k women in scientific roles by 2020

GE has promised to have 20,000 women in scientific roles by 2020 in its on-going commitment to boosting the number of females in the engineering industry. more

Feb 16, 2017 2:48 PM editor's blog

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Kamara Photography

Luxus' automotive-approved recycled material Hycolene matches the mechanical properties of prime and following successful tests, is now available at full commercial scale. more

Feb 10, 2017 2:35 PM materials

The European Plastics Converters association (EuPC) has established a new group to represent and promote the interests of the European PET film and sheet production industry on EU level. more

Feb 9, 2017 2:55 PM industry

EPPM caught up with Tim Aaronricks at Birmingham Granulators, where a customer-first outlook and a deep understanding of recycling machinery are keeping the Tamworth-based business in good health. more

Feb 9, 2017 9:06 AM machinery

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

After announcing its partnership with HP in September 2016, Europac 3D Managing Director John Beckett showed EPPM just what all the fuss was about with the new HP Jet Fusion (SLS) 3D printer. more

Feb 8, 2017 10:43 AM industry

Sinterline Technyl powders for SLS are now well established as a benchmark 3D printing material, but as ever with Solvay, the question is always: where can we take it next? more

Feb 7, 2017 2:41 PM materials

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