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The TechCenter for KraussMaffei research in Bavaria now develops expertise on the pultrusion of fibreglass rebar profiles for construction. more

16 Jan 2018 10:51 machinery

German window frame maker Inoutic has boosted surface quality with a coextrusion line from Battenfeld-cincinnati. more

28 Nov 2017 16:37 machinery

Despite a disastrous fall in reputation for plastic cladding since the Grenfell Tower disaster in London, the EPDA is adamant that polymers in construction are the best option for flame resistance. more

27 Nov 2017 16:37 materials

Craemer UK has started work on its new factory in the English Midlands, near Telford. more

24 Nov 2017 14:50 industry

After an introduction at the International Roofing and Waterproofing Expo, Amut of Italy welcomed a delegation of the China National Waterproof Association. more

22 Nov 2017 15:23 industry

Envirotile, the brainchild of experienced roof tiler Trevor Wakefield, is a light, weather-resistant, labour-saving roof tile made from recycled plastics provided by Luxus. more

7 Sep 2017 12:11 materials

Most-read European plastics headlines: July 2017

Inter-continental acquisitions, automotive events and anti-static polymer technology all feature in EPPM's top five most-read stories of the month. more

28 Jul 2017 09:00 editor's blog

Covestro has pledged to support resource-efficient building innovation in emerging markets in an agreement with the IFC backing its EDGE green construction initiative. more

20 Jul 2017 10:15 industry

Resource Efficient Scotland is tackling waste in the construction and demolition industries by encouraging contractors to re-use and recycle their plastic building waste in a handy new guide. more

13 Jul 2017 11:42 industry

Market research report publisher Technavio has compiled a decisive list of the global top five players in construction sealants from 2017 to 2021. more

12 Jul 2017 12:23 materials

Which?, the British products and services reviewer, has put installing uPVC windows top of a list of the most popular home improvements householders are making. more

12 Jul 2017 11:20 industry

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Corbion anti-static PATIONIC agent was introduced at ArabPlast 2017 to capitalise on the burgeoning building and construction market in the Middle East. more

6 Jul 2017 14:41 materials

Biesterfeld Plastic has extended its long-term collaboration with BASF by taking over distribution of the group's polystyrene portfolio in Europe, North Africa and the CIS region. more

6 Jul 2017 09:52 materials

As EPPM kicks off Construction Month this July, we take a look at some of the key statistics relating to plastics and its place in the European construction sector. more

3 Jul 2017 09:00 industry

A technical report on inspecting XLPE and HPTE materials for MV and HV cables by Harry Prunk, Executive Board SIKORA AG. more

29 Jun 2017 13:55 industry

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BPF Pipes

An advisory body for British water regulations has updated a manufacturing standard for PE pipes with aluminium casings, useful for contaminated building sites. more

15 Feb 2017 16:04 industry

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Swedish bespoke processors PolyKemi, based in Ystad, is expanding its research and development departments, splitting the current section into an internal and external services. more

3 Feb 2017 14:19 industry

VinylPlus is marking a spectacular summer '16 of sport by publishing a brochure celebrating the vital role PVC has played in producing the iconic sporting venues of the world. more

1 Aug 2016 16:41 materials

ICEHouse

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The ICEhouse exemplifies how SABIC's LEXAN sheet technolog can provide a sustainable solution for tackling global demand for housing, as the global population continues to rise. more

16 Jun 2016 11:13 materials

May's most-read plastics headlines

We look back on what must have been the fastest May yet to fly past us, with a mixed bag of sustainability, 3D printing, acquisition, sport and innovation news to jog your memories. more

31 May 2016 12:16 editor's blog

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