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


Mehnert Harald

EREMA and KraussMaffei Berstorff have hosted technology managers and academics at a live demonstration of innovative recycling technology. more

Jul 25, 2017 12:29 PM machinery

EDYC group shot

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


Roland Unger

Borealis is paying it forward by expanding its pioneering STaR venture with the TGM school of technology in Vienna. more

Jun 28, 2017 11:15 AM industry

Stratasys is at the forefront of exploring the use of additive manufacturing technology in medical. EPPM speaks to Business Manager for Healthcare René Martin about how 3D printing is bringing a real value proposition to medical practitioners. more

Jun 20, 2017 10:29 AM industry

Arburg is touring an injection moulding machine, visiting schools across Europe in a custom trailer from Destination Plasturgie, a French technical academy. more

May 23, 2017 9:39 AM industry

Fill Future, the robot mascot of family-owned machine manufacturer Fill, helps raise funds for global children’s projects with a book. more

May 8, 2017 3:00 PM industry


The Virtuous Circle

Amcor and DuPont have joined a group of NGO’s to present findings from a circular economy project at Interpack. more

Apr 27, 2017 4:51 PM industry



Young football players have recycled plastic on the pitch, receiving freshly moulded medals to reward their efforts. more

Apr 24, 2017 12:28 PM industry

Europe’s youngsters to debate petrochemistry and plastics in a competition organised by The European Petrochemical Association (EPCA) and PlasticsEurope. more

Apr 7, 2017 3:01 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

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



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

PlasticsEurope's Plastics Shape The Future sideshow at K is bringing future innovations, important debates and a platform for sharing ideas to the world's biggest plastics showcase. more

Oct 12, 2016 11:39 AM industry

Arburg recently welcomed three fourth-year plastics technology and product development students to get a taste of what it's like working at one of the world's leading plastics processors. more

Aug 22, 2016 4:48 PM industry

Polaroid has thrown its hat in the 3D printing ring, with the iconic photography brand launching its Polaroid ModelSmart 250S machine into the market. more

Aug 9, 2016 10:29 AM industry

ENGEL's apprentices have done it again, coming out on top at the Upper Austria Economic Chamber annual apprentice competition. more

Jul 25, 2016 11:00 AM industry

K will be bringing a bigger and better Science Campus to its 2016 outing, enhancing the dialogue between research and industry with key talks from universities and sponsoring organisations. more

Mar 1, 2016 5:01 PM industry



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

ENGEL Austria will present "inject - the injection moulding forum" for the first time in March 2016. The event aims to highlight new developments and encourage injection moulders to share their experiences. more

Jan 19, 2016 9:20 AM industry

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