Research from Brunel University finds global funds could help poor countries reduce pollution by 77 per cent. more

2 Mar 2018 16:02 industry

The Fraunhofer Institute for Microstructure of Materials and Systems IMWS have been conducting a research project with its partners in a bid to replace microplastics found in cosmetic products. more

11 Jan 2018 12:29 materials

A Spanish research centre has set up a network of plastic companies and public agencies in Jaén, Andalusia. more

9 Oct 2017 16:38 industry

SABIC has opened two new polypropylene facilities at the Chemelot site in the Southern Dutch province of Limburg. more

6 Oct 2017 12:11 materials

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Torsten Spiller

Hennecke are helping to drive forward innovation in caotings by loaning a Streamline machine to The Kunststoff-Institut Lüdenscheid for pigment metering. more

25 Jul 2017 15:43 machinery

Scientists at the AIMPLAS research centre believe orange peel is 'juiced the job' for making biopolyesters. more

20 Jul 2017 17:01 materials

Medical moulding company Amies has won extra business for injection moulded components after buying a modular cleanroom from Connect 2 Cleanrooms more

30 May 2017 15:48 industry



Munch ado about mothlings: Caterpillars eat plastic bags, creating ethylene glycol syrup for PET production. more

28 Apr 2017 15:53 industry

Norwegian researchers are putting their efforts behind the drive to find more sustainable plastics technologies ignited by the Circular Economy campaign. more

7 Feb 2017 12:13 industry

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Rebecca Wallin Photography

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

AIMPLAS completes work on BANUS food packaging barrier project with more data to further inform and accelerate innovation. more

3 Nov 2016 12:26 materials

AIMPLAS has thrown its weight behind the innovative REFRESH modular waterbag project, which tackles the issue of water scarcity amid population growth with an efficient, sanitary plastics solution. more

24 Jun 2016 19:17 materials

Hexcel has been celebrating the opening of its new innovation centre in Duxford, UK. more

26 May 2016 10:22 industry

SABIC has inaugurated a new research facility at the Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Geleen, The Netherlands. more

24 May 2016 11:05 industry

KraussMaffei Berstorff has signed a cooperation agreement to examine the science behind pipe extrusion with industrial research institute IPEC in Linz, Austria. more

23 Mar 2016 17:01 machinery

Scientists in Japan have discovered bacteria that have developed the ability to eat PET, transforming the plastic into carbon dioxide and water. more

11 Mar 2016 15:22 materials

Conductive Polymers

Umeå University

A research team in Sweden has made a breakthrough that enables the super-fast transport of electrical charges in polymers with the potential to transform solar and lighting technology. more

4 Mar 2016 11:48 materials

AIMPLAS is hosting an international meeting that will tackle the future of plastic materials development in medicine, packaging, automotive, water supply and lighting. more

24 Feb 2016 16:47 materials


Fraunhofer LBF

The Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability LBF has launched a new research project into the recycling of halogen-free flame retardant plastics. more

23 Feb 2016 09:21 industry

The LIFE EXTRUCLEAN project coordinated by AIMPLAS claims to not only recycle contaminated plastic in a more efficient way, but produces recycled plastics that can be put to a greater number of uses. more

15 Feb 2016 14:36 industry

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