Rapra, the University of Warwick and the Materials Knowledge Transfer Network are holding a one-day workshop aimed at helping SMEs access R&D funding.
3 January 2013
German blow-moulding and bottling equipment supplier Krones AG and its US subsidiary Krones Inc will take a pretax hit of about $100m (£63m) to settle legal actions stemming from a fraudulent scheme run by former customer Le-Nature’s Inc, which went bankrupt in 2006.
12 November 2012
Advances in materials promise good performance in automotive and other mobile applications.
3 August 2012
Littlehampton-based Inpress Plastics has succeeded with two projects which make interesting demands on blow moulding expertise.
2 August 2012
looks at contrasting ways of slashing water consumption while maintaining cleanliness.
2 August 2012
New liquid vehicle technology developed by Clariant Masterbatches appears to have eliminated many of the problems that have prevented wider use of liquid colour and additive concentrates in extrusion blow moulding of polyolefins.
31 July 2012
Sabic has announced a family of bimodal high-density polyethylenes for the production of high-quality thin blown film.
6 July 2012
US headquartered blow moulding equipment supplier Velocity Equipment Solutions has opened up a UK distribution arm in Northamptonshire. The company had previously operated through a reseller.
22 June 2012
International engineering group Trelleborg is using TPE materials processed by injection blow moulding to manufacture heavy-duty automotive seals, which it claims are both extremely reliable and environmentally friendly.
20 March 2012
La Seda de Barcelona has approved a capital increase of €400m to boost its plastic packaging division (APPE). The company will use the capital to expand into new markets and focus on new materials, such as HDPE.
2 March 2012
Italian plastics packaging blow moulder Serioplast is investing more the €8m to construct a new plant near Lodz, Poland, creating at least 66 jobs.
27 September 2011
There is no clear link between bisphenol A exposure and the onset of type 2 diabetes according to a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
21 September 2011
Closed Loop Recycling's md Chris Dow has joined a board of business leaders encouraging investment in east London.
20 September 2011
The future of plastics recycling and results from Recoup’s UK household packaging survey will be revealed at a BPF event next month.
19 September 2011
Politicians should roll up their sleeves and become business buddies to local small firms, according to the prime minister David Cameron.
15 September 2011