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EPPM Magazine is pleased to announce a media partnership with Aimplas, the Valencia-based technological Institute of Plastics, for the duration of its course focusing on the importance of extrusion control. Read more

industry

AIMPLAS, EuPC and PCE host extrusion workshop

AIMPLAS

AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, is organising a training course in collaboration with European Plastics Converters (EuPC) and Polymer Comply Europe (PCE) on the production of flexible semi-finished products using extrusion technologies. Read more

machinery

A surgical pin is placed into a bone visible under the transparent skin of the hand model used to teach young surgeons.

CNW Group/The University of Manitoba Section of Plastic Surgery

A group of Canadian plastic surgeons have used 3D printing to create a realistic hand model to help young surgeons learn valuable skills. Read more

materials

TWI and London SBU launch PolyMERIC

TWI

A collaboration between TWI Ltd and London South Bank University (SBU) has resulted in the creation of a new world-class centre of excellence for polymer technology – named PolyMERIC Read more

materials

Covestro supports Carbon Footprint Challenge 2019

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Covestro is a partner of the global Carbon Footprint Challenge, an international business idea competition supported by leading global companies from different industries such as Bühler, Evonik and Oracle, as well as by nine top European universities Read more

industry

biodegradable and compostable plastics

University of Plymouth

A study by the University of Plymouth, UK, intended to provide insights into the ‘environmental deterioration’ of plastic carrier bags made from different polymer types under littering conditions. Read more

materials

NVC Live Online workshops set to begin Materials Month

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Stakeholders looking to quickly and effectively acquire or extend their knowledge of packaging materials are invited to take part in one or more of the NVC Live Online workshops in May. Read more

materials

process modelling helps students gain a better understanding of both textbook theories and the real world

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Process Systems Enterprise (PSE), the advanced process modelling company, today launched PATH – the Process systems engineering Academic Teaching Highway Read more

industry

RoCycle sorts using touch

MIT

Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) and Yale University have created recycling robots called RoCycle that can sort paper and plastics using touch sensors. Read more

machinery

Ezio Fregnan

Comau

With growing interest and the worldwide push in STEM subjects, robotics and Industry 4.0 generally, eppm asked Comau’s Academy Director Ezio Fregnan about the e.DO Experience initiatives, and what they mean for humans and robotics. Read more

machinery

Reinforcing open innovation between industry and academia: The Covestro-Tongji Innovation Academy.

Covestro

Covestro is further intensifying its co-operation with Tongji University in Shanghai to address the market needs even faster. Read more

industry

Comau Academy's e.DO Experience, a new teaching platform launching this month, aims to provide a new, interactive and creative approach to robot-enhanced learning, using Comau's e.DO robot in schools, museums and businesses. Read more

machinery

KraussMaffei has shown its support for the Engineering Design and Plastics Machinery Department at the University of Duisburg-Essen by providing a new injection moulding machine from the all-electric PX series. Read more

machinery

Sustainability, bioplastics and recycling were the inspiration behind three talented students' work. EPPM caught up with the bright sparks recognised by the SPRA. Read more

industry

Speciality plastics company Solvay arranged a championship for student 3D printers to show their skills, using its filament PEEK. Read more

industry

A little fish struggling to survive in an ocean inundated with plastics pollution is the protagonist in an illustrated story from Waste Free Oceans. Read more

industry

Pan-European plastics debate comes to a close with final ten students awarded in Berlin. Read more

industry

Outstanding academics invited to submit applications for 2018 competition. Read more

industry

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation, together with World's Largest Lesson, has launched a two-part lesson introducing the key facts about the global plastics economy and how innovation could transform it. Read more

industry

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. Read more

industry

  • 'Plastian the little fish’ is now available in Italian

    WFO

    'Plastian the little fish’ is now available in Italian

    'Plastian the little fish’ is now available in Italian

  • EPPM partners with Aimplas for extrusion workshop

  • AIMPLAS, EuPC and PCE host extrusion workshop

    AIMPLAS

    AIMPLAS, EuPC and PCE host extrusion workshop

  • A surgical pin is placed into a bone visible under the transparent skin of the hand model used to teach young surgeons.

    CNW Group/The University of Manitoba Section of Plastic Surgery

    A surgical pin is placed into a bone visible under the transparent skin of the hand model used to teach young surgeons.

    A surgical pin is placed into a bone visible under the transparent skin of the hand model used to teach young surgeons.

  • NVC International Working Group meeting Pharmaceutical Packaging

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    NVC International Working Group meeting Pharmaceutical Packaging

  • TWI and London SBU launch PolyMERIC

    TWI

    TWI and London SBU launch PolyMERIC

    High-temperature and performance engineering thermoplastics are typically used in the automotive industry

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