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Scotland Build Expo 2019

DS Smith

Scotland Build 2019 provides visitors with a chance to learn about DS Smith’s expanded polystyrene (EPS) moulded blocks for civil engineering infill projects and EPS sheets for residential developments throughout Scotland. Read more

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Is it fair to penalise plastics packaging producers if they cannot deliver the 30% recycled content?

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Single-use plastics tax: The 30%?

Tony Gaukroger, Director of Colour Tone Masterbatch, asks where is the 30% recycled plastics coming from? Read more

6 Mar 2019 14:08 guest blogs

KP Snacks is launching a nationwide recycling scheme for nuts, popcorn, crisps and pretzels packets. Working with recyclers, TerraCycle, the scheme will give people the chance to set up collection points around the UK. Read more

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ALMOST A THIRD OF SME MANUFACTURERS “MOVING SUPPLIER BASE FROM EU TO UK

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From investment to turnover, recruitment to profits, forecasts are down for UK SME manufacturing bosses as they divert valuable resources to manage Brexit uncertainty, according the national Manufacturing Barometer. Read more

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The European Union has approved the new films for use in food contact and other product applications

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UK-based supplier of flexible packaging products Now Plastics is planning to introduce its new line of films, made using 60% to 90% post-consumer recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PCR PET) resin, across European markets. Read more

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Ridat delivers vacuum forming machine to France

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UK-based thermoforming equipment manufacturer Ridat recently delivered a vacuum forming machine with duplex heater to SAS Creaplast near Dreux, France, which is a part of Marie-Laure PLV Merchandising group. Read more

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Fraser’s new NEOS 30 OEM static elimination bar with automatic range control

Fraser Anti-Static Techniques Limited

Leading static electricity control specialist Fraser Anti-Static Techniques will launch its innovative static eliminator featuring PLC-controlled ionisation output at the ICE Europe tradeshow in Munich next month. Read more

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UK-based market leader in the development and industrialisation of organic electronics for flexible displays and sensors, FlexEnable, has won the FLEXI R&D Achievements Award for 2019. Read more

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MultiFresh Seafood Packaging

Multivac

At the Seafood Expo Global 2019 event, held in Brussels between 7 and 9 May, UK-based thermoforms packaging company Multivac will exhibit packaging solutions that contribute to extending the shelf life of fish and seafood. Read more

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Krzysztof Bruski

Engel UK

ENGEL UK has named Krzysztof Bruski as its new Project Manager focus on the Medical and Packaging sectors. Read more

Norway’s proposal to amend a global agreement on rules for exporting mixed plastic waste would benefit European plastics recyclers

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Adopting Norway’s proposal to amend a global agreement on rules for exporting mixed plastic waste would benefit European plastics recyclers and lead to more investment in infrastructure, according to UK plastics recycler Axion Polymers. Read more

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lightweight airframes that are essential for meeting fuel and cost efficiency challenges.

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A study led by the University of Southampton has been awarded a programme grant of £6.9m by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to address barriers in the design and manufacture of future composite aircraft structures. Read more

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Charpak's Twist-Loc design

Charpak Ltd

UK-based recyclable food packaging manufacturer Charpak Ltd will reveal its Localised Circular Economy initiative at the Packaging Innovations event held between 27 and 28 February in Birmingham.UK-based recyclable food packaging manufacturer Charpak Read more

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Technical knowledge-based compounder and recycler Luxus has appointed a new Business Development Manager to satisfy growing demand from the global automotive ‘A’ Class interior trim market for its high performance, environmentally positive polymers. Read more

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Chuckling goat's Super Sensitive Skin Balm

Chuckling Goat

UK-based family-owned natural skincare specialist Chuckling Goat has chosen the 125ml clip jar from RPC Bramlage Warszawa, for its new Super Sensitive Skin Balm, benefitting from the jar’s combination of aesthetic appeal and practicality Read more

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Delivering a negotiated deal with the EU remains the UK’s top priority

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The UK Government has issued guidance to businesses that use chemicals on the actions they should take now to minimise any disruption in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Read more

SABIC and Plastic Energy sign circular economy MoU

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Complementary to its partnership with the EU and the circular economy initiative, Saudi Arabian petrochemical giant SABIC has signed an MoU with chemical recycling experts Plastic Energy to supply recycled plastics waste for production facilities in Read more

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Japan-based Suntory Beverage and Food is investing £13m in its subsidiary company Lucozade Ribena Suntory to install a new, high-speed aseptic monoblock PET line at its factory in Coleford, UK. Read more

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  • Is it fair to penalise plastics packaging producers if they cannot deliver the 30% recycled content?

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    Is it fair to penalise plastics packaging producers if they cannot deliver the 30% recycled content?

    Is it fair to penalise plastics packaging producers if they cannot deliver the 30% recycled content?

  • Used nuts, popcorn, crisps and pretzels packs and the recycled pellets and resulting plastic lumber (used to make outdoor furniture etc) that can be made from them.

    Used nuts, popcorn, crisps and pretzels packs and the recycled pellets and resulting plastic lumber (used to make outdoor furniture) that can be made from them.

  • ALMOST A THIRD OF SME MANUFACTURERS “MOVING SUPPLIER BASE FROM EU TO UK

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    ALMOST A THIRD OF SME MANUFACTURERS “MOVING SUPPLIER BASE FROM EU TO UK

  • Ridat delivers vacuum forming machine to France

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    Ridat delivers vacuum forming machine to France

  • MultiFresh Seafood Packaging

    Multivac

    MultiFresh Seafood Packaging

    MultiFresh Seafood Packaging

  • Norway’s proposal to amend a global agreement on rules for exporting mixed plastic waste would benefit European plastics recyclers

    zlikovec Getty Images/iStockphoto

    Norway’s proposal to amend a global agreement on rules for exporting mixed plastic waste would benefit European plastics recyclers

    Norway’s proposal to amend a global agreement on rules for exporting mixed plastic waste would benefit European plastics recyclers

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