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

Eventsport presents the next generation of bandy sticks reinforced by TeXtreme more

7 Mar 2018 16:11 materials

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

16 Feb 2018 10:00 materials

The football World Cup, kicking off in Moscow on June 14th 2018, will feature Adidas balls with a bio-rubber from Arlanxeo. more

23 Nov 2017 14:48 materials

Evonik has launched a winter sports high-impact polyamide, Vestamid, on show at Fakuma. more

11 Oct 2017 11:31 industry

Italian flexible plastics producer RadiciGroup is backing its hometown club Atalanta B.C after signing an agreement in Monaco. more

1 Sep 2017 12:04

BASF has turned its expanded TPU Infinergy to a cycling application, with an ergonomic saddle. more

23 Aug 2017 12:28 materials

With the Tour de France in full swing, it is important to remember the unsung hero of modern competitive cycling: materials science. more

7 Jul 2017 12:25 materials

The ‘virtually indestructible’ drinks bottle is made from Evonik’s TROGAMID Terra. more

8 Jun 2017 11:56 materials

Puma and Covestro team up for sustainable boot. more

5 May 2017 12:22 materials



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

24 Apr 2017 12:28 industry

AKRO-PLASTIC is keeping HTM Sport customers from coming a cropper on the slopes thanks to its extremely rigid fibre technology. more

9 Dec 2016 10:17 materials

Formnext Powered by TCT is about to have its second outing in Frankfurt where it will be bringing the very latest in additive manufacturing machinery, materials and associated technology to Europe. more

10 Nov 2016 16:24 industry

Huntsman's new TPU material for sports footwear will be unveiled on the first day of K2016. more

17 Oct 2016 14:38 industry


Louise Adhikari, Director, Olympic Engagement & Business Operations, Olympic & Sports Solutions, The Dow Chemical Company

Unbeknownst to spectators, supporters and athletes, Dow's polyurethane technology made the 2016 Olympic Games more comfortable and efficient. The materials science giant gives us the rundown of the part it played in Rio. more

25 Aug 2016 12:48 materials

LANXESS Bayferrox inorganic pigments have helped bring some of the colour and vibrancy the world expects from the Rio Olympic Games. more

4 Aug 2016 16:24 materials

VinylPlus is marking a spectacular summer '16 of sport by publishing a brochure celebrating the vital role PVC has played in producing the iconic sporting venues of the world. more

1 Aug 2016 16:41 materials

Carbon fibre is used in the production of all kinds of sporting equipment, including lacrosse, but what was used before this new material entered the game? EPPM’s Steph Hazlegreaves looks back on the evolution of the lacrosse stick. more

10 Jun 2016 14:53 materials

Nike has designed a super-lightweight sprinting shoe with spikes on the sole using 3D printing to increase the overall chances for Allyson Felix in the 2016 Olympics. more

1 Jun 2016 09:12 industry

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

HP Fusion 3D Printing Sprocet




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