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German packaging load strap manufacturer Cyklop turned to Nordson's KG HiCon V-Type screen-changer to reduce waste and costs in extrusion. more

machinery

BioCote, an antimicrobials specialist, and Unigloves, a gloves manufacturer, have joined up to target cross contamination on medical hand garment surfaces. more

materials

Workplace safety at Summit Systems has improved after it established a committee to take care of health and safety awareness plans. more

industry

The 12 days of plastmas

EPPM presents 'the 12 days of plastmas', reminding us of some of the year's most eye-catching headlines in a format you can sing along to... if you like. more

1 Dec 2016 09:00 editor's blog

BASF has released a statement expressing its grief at the loss of two employees in an explosion at its North Harbor plant in Ludwigshafen, setting out information concerning the incident, safety and restarting operations. more

industry

Chem-Trend, a global leader in the development and production of high-performance release agents, purging compounds and other ancillary moulding products, is boasting the HSE benefits of its Chemlease EZ Series. more

materials

Meusburger has expanded its workshop equipment range with the new product group 'protective equipment'. more

industry

PolyOne's GLS Versaflex TPE and non-toxic OnColor colourants have been used in a portable, folding tub for babies - a new product from Karibu Baby in Hong Kong. more

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

ELIX polymers have expanded its product development strategy with new “responsible innovation” criteria. more

industry

On-demand customisation and 3D printing could herald the return of locally-manufactured toys - and the EU is backing an initiative to standardise and boost safety in this growing corner of toy production. more

industry

Sidel has put the spotlight on training to achieve greater safety in the food and beverage industry, which ban bring a significant return on investment. more

machinery

BASF has extended its portfolio of injection mouldable and extrudable Elastollan materials to include food contact applications. more

materials

The SPE and JEC Group are launching Cyclitech 2015, the first event of its kind dedicated to composite technology for bicycles taking place in Brussels in December. more

materials

Amcor Rigid Plastics has responded to new federal legislation requiring certain drug packaging be made child-proof by presenting its latest caps and closures innovation at Pack Expo in Las Vegas in September. more

materials

LCR Hallcrest has been working with Insight Medical Products Ltd on the development of their range of safety Hotspot products for use in bath water. more

materials

De-coding the recycling triangle

The little numbered triangles on our household items are often overlooked. We've drawn up a handy guide for what these numbers mean and whether or not you can recycle them. more

28 Aug 2015 12:29 editor's blog

Guest blog: The changing European plasticiser landscape

Safety, regulation, changing trends in demand and competition overseas are shifting the European plasticiser manufacturer's horizons. Dr Stéphane Content of the European Council for Plasticisers and Intermediates elaborates. more

27 Aug 2015 12:09 guest blogs

BPAs are among the world's most thoroughly-investigated chemicals and yet out-of-of date opinion pedals misinformation about the material's safety. Bayer MaterialScience is on a mission to set the record straight. more

materials

The risk BPA poses to infant health may not be as high as once thought, as a recent study indicates infants are capable of metabolising the chemical. But scientists are as yet unsure of how it gets into their systems in the first place. more

materials

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