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K 2016 picture gallery

EPPM's been getting snap happy at K 2016. Here's our photo gallery of what's caught our eye on the show floor in Düsseldorf. more

24 Oct 2016 10:51 editor's blog

Oil and gas industry juggernaut Total has launched a massive new international advertising campaign in 21 countries. more

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PolyOne has launched thermoplastic elastomers complete with anti-fraud capabilities in a bid to tackle counterfeiting. more

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The worldwide TPE market is expected to jump to $15.3 billion by 2018, according to a fresh market report on the trends affecting demand for this plastics segment. more

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EuroMold organisers have announced that 2014 will shine the spotlight on the international mouldmaking and tooling community. more

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Borealis has completed its acquisition of Speciality Polymers Antwerp by buying DuPont Holding Netherland BV's shares in the business. more

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EuroMold

This year's EuroMold trade fair in Frankfurt will promote the entire plastics process chain in an optimised hall concept. more

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PolyOne's manufacturing expertise and Versaflex TPE has helped an infant care brand in Japan to meet rigorous safety standards. more

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Just how real is sustainability on the shelf?

EPPM Editor Rose Brooke’s blog on green consumerism asks if sustainability on the shelf is something we are seeing more of, do the brands making green promises do enough for their customers? more

20 Apr 2018 10:56 editor's blog

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

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EPPM sat down with Jabil Packaging Solutions, the biggest packaging innovator you've never heard of, to find out how this champion of modern packaging is future-proofing the world's biggest brands. more

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Fakuma is championing the plastics technologies that are pushing engineering further through lightweighting. more

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3D printing innovation is getting a new home on the west coast of the US, bringing leading additive manufacturing innovation to a growing audience in North America. more

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The acquisition of Husky Injection Molding has been successfully closed, with Platinum Equity taking over the Ontario-based company. more

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England is introducing a deposit scheme for plastic drinks bottles and other packaging, a move Environment Secretary Michael Gove says will "take action on plastic bottles to help clean up our ocean". more

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JEC world 2018 in pictures

The EPPM team was at JEC World 2018 this week where we were blown away by the amazing ways composites are being used to expand the horizons of aerospace, sport, automotive, defence, construction, E&E and dozens more industries. more

9 Mar 2018 12:29 editor's blog

Today's startups are tomorrow's industry-shapers, which is something JEC World 2018 recognises in its Startup Competition, the winners of which have been announced for 2018. more

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Today, unrecyclable plastics face a fork in the road in the waste stream: incineration or landfill. EPPM Editor Rose Brooke explores whether a sustainability case can be made for either. more

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The BP Energy Outlook for 2018 predicts that rising awareness on a global scale of the recyclability of plastic products and the consequences of plastics leaking into the natural environment will impact worldwide oil demand. more

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Have we finally grown out of 'stand dollies'?

In plastics, the 'stand dolly' or 'promo girl' is a familiar concept, but has the time now come to admit that it's an out-dated form of marketing unfit for the modern trade show? more

19 Feb 2018 11:30 editor's blog

The fashion and sportswear industries are leading the way when it comes to utilising recycled plastic materials in new collections. H&M and GRN are just two retailers that are trying to make a difference. more

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Stratasys has been cultivating its relationship with the aerospace industry for many years. Eric Bredin, Vice-President Marketing EMEA for Stratasys, sat down with EPPM to unpick the complex process of getting a 3D-printed part airborne. more

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LANXESS has announced the successful completion of the purchase of Solvay's phosphorus additives business. more

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LyondellBasell has joined forces with waste and water management giant SUEZ to help achieve a plastics circular economy together as a recycling power duo. more

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Circular economy practices are being adopted by big brands leading the way for other brand-owners, retailers and plastics processors to make the consumables market more sustainable. more

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The global plastic waste crisis might be best tackled by social scientists, according to one expert, as the problem is strongly linked to global inequalities. more

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European plastics industry leaders have committed to champion the plastics Circular Economy by launching Circularity Platforms aimed at reaching a 50 per cent plastic waste recycling target by 2040. more

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Fast food juggernaut McDonald's has announced that it will be banning all polystyrene foam packaging products from its restaurants by the end of 2018. more

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