On International Women in Engineering Day 2017, the spotlight is on the current generation of women working in STEM roles to lay the groundwork for the next generation and a new toolkit serves to do just that. more

23 Jun 2017 11:53 industry

Women have been making an historic mark on engineering for over a century now, and on International Women in Engineering Day, Helen Marston, Engineer at specialist resistor manufacturer, Cressall, is keen to pay homage to the trailblazers. more

23 Jun 2017 09:52 industry

The unexpected result of the British General Election last week has upset the foundations for Brexit negotiations, which could be potentially damaging for the manufacturing industry on both sides of the Channel and North Sea. more

12 Jun 2017 12:07 industry

Sussex-based MecMesin has grown into an internationally recognised brand since it was formed in 1977. more

26 May 2017 12:11 industry

A team of professors and scientists at MIT have developed a looping technique to strengthen polymers. more

10 May 2017 15:35 materials

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

16 Feb 2017 14:48 editor's blog



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

4 Jan 2017 15:00 materials


Ascend Performance Materials

The car is a different beast to what it was ten years ago and the supply chain faces a future wrought with lightweighting, performance, fuel efficiency and cost challenges. Ascend Performance Materials is tackling all of these head on. more

8 Dec 2016 09:27 materials

The composites technology that helped the world's longest aircraft, the Airlander 10, get off the ground last month, has its roots in F1 racing. EPPM caught up with composites partner on the project Forward Composites. more

28 Sep 2016 09:25 materials

The German VDMA and France's FIM industry associations have made a joint statement reasserting that the preservation of the EU is essential for economic development, R&D and competitiveness. more

28 Jul 2016 15:52 industry

A. Schulman has announced that it will launch its next-generation Forged Preg composite material at the CAMX show in Anaheim, California. more

28 Jul 2016 12:04 materials

National Women in Engineering Day: How do we close the gender gap?

To mark National Women in Engineering Day in the UK, EPPM shares a thought-provoking piece by Neutronic Technologies on the ongoing work to balance the genders in engineering, while acknowledging the female leading lights in the industry. more

23 Jun 2016 10:00 guest blogs

Solvay Engineering Plastics announces new Technyl range development for the environment of automotive electronics. more

26 May 2016 15:47 materials

The VDMA has reported that German machine production has had a slow start to the year, but demand from outside of the EU is keeping the industry's head above water. more

17 May 2016 10:30 machinery

BASF has been handed the AutomotiveINNOVATIONS Award for its innovative supply in the 'chassis, body and exterior' category at PwC in Frankfurt. more

5 May 2016 11:21 materials

By investing in a high-pressure resin transfer moulding system from KraussMaffei, Korean automotive supplier LG Hausys Ltd is producing advanced visible components made of carbon-fibre-reinforced plastics. more

14 Mar 2016 14:02 machinery

Clariant has revealed its strategy to invest more than CHF 7.5 million in specialised facilities to expand its capacity for the production of colour and additive masterbatches for use in engineering and high-temperature resins. more

8 Mar 2016 09:45 materials

How do you increase the longevity of an injection moulding tool without compromising on finish quality? Hardide Coatings' Co-Founder Dr Yuri Zhuk explains the advantages of nano-structured CVD coatings. more

16 Feb 2016 16:33 industry

The VDMA is calling on member companies to assist it in its ongoing crackdown on piracy in the German machinery and engineering sector, a crime that costs the industry €7.9 billion annually. more

9 Feb 2016 09:10 machinery

When asked to sum up 2015, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag UK boss Nigel Flowers said it was the year the company “reclaimed its rightful place as the industry leader in injection moulding.” more

1 Feb 2016 09:15 industry

HP Fusion 3D Printing Sprocet


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