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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

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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

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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

Adidas and Covestro’s new football ball promises “beautiful matches and beautiful goals” as they celebrate their 30-year partnership for ball development. more

31 May 2016 11:12 industry

Under Armour's 3D-printed sports shoe sold out shortly after its March 2016 launch and some credit for the breakthrough trainer must go to Lehmann&Voss&Co's tailor-made LUVOSINT TPU for laser sintering. more

15 Apr 2016 08:29 materials

Adidas

Adidas Group

Stars come out for recycled plastics in fashion

Are celebrity endorsements the key to ensuring the success of recycled plastics in fashion or is the 'green factor' enough? Or maybe good design holds the most weight with the consumer? EPPM Editor Rose Brooke considers this tri-cornered matter. more

14 Apr 2016 11:23 editor's blog

One of the biggest names in squash, Prince Global Sports, has launched a new collection of racquets featuring TeXtreme technology. more

24 Mar 2016 16:09 materials

The new and improved Polyethylene Lumicene M3427 for artificial grass for sports fields has been handed the Total Ecosolutions label. more

29 Feb 2016 13:59 materials

World leader in polycaprolactone polyols Perstorp,has lent its poly expertise to performance sports flooring manufacturer Herculan. more

25 Feb 2016 15:30 materials

Turkish plastics association PAGEV took action upon seeing a photo of an Afghan child's homemade football jersey, a plastic bag with his hero Messi's name and number drawn on the back. more

10 Feb 2016 11:22 industry

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