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UKRI versus unsustainable plastics

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UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has launched two new competitions to develop smarter, greener, safer and more easily recyclable plastics. Read more

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Victrex invests in China PEEK JV

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Victrex plc has announced the creation of a joint venture between its subsidiary, Victrex Hong Kong Limited, and Yingkou Xingfu Chemical Company Limited, to build and operate a new PEEK polymer manufacturing facility in Liaoning, China Read more

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BÜFA expands UK presence

BÜFA

BÜFA Composite Systems, the Germany-based supplier of unsaturated polyester resins and formulations, will acquire AOC (UK) Ltd, the leading UK supplier of composite products. Read more

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UK manufacturing sector logistics expert: EU deal will not shape up

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A UK-based manufacturing sector logistics expert has warned businesses a future free trade agreement between Britain and the EU would not permit anything like the frictionless trade enjoyed within the bloc. Read more

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FANUC: 2020 must be year of automation for UK manufacturing

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UK manufacturers must tip the balance in favour of automation in 2020 to avoid falling behind international competition, according to FANUC UK’s Managing Director Tom Bouchier. Read more

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Plastique brings cleanroom packaging manufacturing closer to home

Plastique

Leading European thermoformer TEQ:Plastique is proud to deliver a range of medical packaging solutions produced at state-of-the-art cleanrooms based in the UK and Poland. Read more

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‘Suite’ solutions for Ultra Finishing and YPS partnership

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Yorkshire Packaging Systems (YPS) has helped UK-based premium bathroom and sanitary products retailer Ultra Finishing with the installation of a wide inline sleeve wrapper and shrink tunnel into the Bolton factory of Ultra Finishing. Read more

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Philip Law and Alexandre Dangis Sign Recycling Agreement

EuPC

MOnitoring Recyclates for Europe (MORE) – the standardised online tool to monitor the uptake of recycled polymers into products – is now available for use by converters in the UK. Read more

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Universal Supply Chain meeting demand with YPS wrappers

YPS

The UK’s foremost supplier of shrink wrapping equipment, Yorkshire Packaging Systems (YPS), has installed a side sealing unit and shrink tunnel into Universal Supply Chain’s (USC) distribution centre. Read more

machinery

Two of the biggest names in injection moulding machinery and machinery installation are celebrating 25 years of exclusive partnership in the UK and Ireland. Read more

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First Mile and Vegware partner on compostable packaging recycling

Vegware

Plant-based packaging specialist Vegware is joining forces with recycling company First Mile to provide a UK-wide end-of-life solution for its compostable foodservice disposables using courier-led recycling service RecycleBox. Read more

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Victrex awarded quality standard for gears

Victrex

Victrex, a UK-based leader in high-performance PEEK and PAEK polymer solutions, has achieved a new milestone for its automotive offerings. Read more

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New HQ for Yorkshire Packaging Systems

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Following an official exchange of contracts on Monday 15 July Yorkshire Packaging Systems (YPS) has announced the purchase of a new state-of-the-art head office and national distribution centre in Brighouse, Yorkshire, UK. Read more

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Bibury, Gloucestershire, England

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A new survey has shown that around 72 per cent of people would support the introduction of a deposit return system in the UK. Read more

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Broanmain Plastics

Investing in the future: Three ways to address plastic skills shortages

Jo Davis, Operations Director at Broanmain Plastics, addresses the top three issues currently facing the UK plastics industry Read more

25 Jul 2019 10:21 guest blogs

8 Northumberland Avenue - venue for The Pentawards Gala Ceremony

8 Northumberland Avenue

The Pentawards, the world’s leading and most prestigious packaging design competition, has announced that its Gala Ceremony will be held at 8 Northumberland Avenue, London, on 12 September. Read more

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Goplasticpallets.com recycles 124 tonnes of plastic in six months

Goplasticpallets.com

Since making its Recycling pledge in February, promising to recover and recycle all of the plastic pallets and boxes it supplies to customers, the company has recycled 124 tonnes of plastic waste Read more

materials

Milestone reached for recycled plastic kerbs

Durakerb

A company specialising in transforming waste plastic into construction materials has announced the installation of its 400,000th kerb in the UK. Read more

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Investment drives expansion plans at Omega Plastics

Omega Plastics

A UK-based multi-use plastics manufacturer has invested in a range of cutting-edge machinery to diversify its offer in precision injection mould tooling services. Read more

machinery

BPF: No-deal Brexit bad for UK plastics industry

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A survey conducted by the British Plastics Federation has found that 29 per cent of companies believed the impact of a no-deal Brexit would be ‘very’ negative. Read more

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  • UKRI versus unsustainable plastics

    via Shutterstock

    UKRI versus unsustainable plastics

  • UKRI versus unsustainable plastics

    via Shutterstock

    UKRI versus unsustainable plastics

  • Victrex invests in China PEEK JV

    via Shutterstock

    Victrex invests in China PEEK JV

  • BÜFA expands UK presence

    BÜFA

    BÜFA expands UK presence

  • UK manufacturing sector logistics expert: EU deal will not shape up

    Tudor International Freight

    UK manufacturing sector logistics expert: EU deal will not shape up

    Adam Johnson, Director, Tudor International Freight

  • FANUC: 2020 must be year of automation for UK manufacturing

    FANUC

    FANUC: 2020 must be year of automation for UK manufacturing

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