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Dyne Technology looks at the problems of adhesion that medical device manufacturers may encounter. more

10 Apr 2017 08:50 News

Chinaplas 2017 to highlight Industry 4.0 as a hot topic among plastics, rubber and application industries. more

2 Mar 2017 11:25 News

Chinaplas 2017 will be held in Guangzhou from May 16 -19. Not only will more than 3,300 exhibitors introduce innovative solutions for the plastics industries, but there will be a range of events to meet the industry’s needs. more

1 Feb 2017 09:00 News

A collaborative multi-hospital recycling project between the Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC) and the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) has been completed in the Chicago market. more

20 Dec 2016 10:05 News

Specialist plastics research consultancy AMI will hold the “Industry for Plastics Processors” conference on 7 March 2017 which looks at how the internet can benefit manufacturing. more

31 Oct 2016 11:20 News

The world’s biggest trade fair for the plastics and rubber industry, K 2016, has been met with positive reception from the 3,285 exhibitors. more

26 Oct 2016 14:10 News

Plastics and rubber exhibition Chinaplas 2017 will be host to a range of new technologies, focusing on intelligent manufacturing, high-tech materials and green solutions, according to organisers. more

3 Oct 2016 11:45 News

North American shipments of plastics machinery registered a strong year-over-year increase in Q1 of 2016 according to statistics compiled and reported by the SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association’s Committee on Equipment Statistics (CES) more

15 Jun 2016 16:51 News

According to LPKF laser plastic welding offers three main advantages: it is economical, it delivers assured quality and it opens up novel product layouts more

9 Jun 2016 11:31 Technology

Medical plastics continues to offer up an outstanding array of innovation. Lu Rahman looks at some the recent breakthroughs for the healthcare market more

8 Jun 2016 11:02 News

The University of Nottingham will look at the ways in which polymers and biopolymers can be used in medical contexts at the Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition in July. Davide De Focatiis offers a sneak preview of what the exhibition holds. more

8 Jun 2016 10:42 News

Husky Injection Molding Systems, an industrial technology provider to the plastics processing community, has been awarded a Process Innovation Supplier award from Becton Dickinson, a global medical technology company. more

7 Jun 2016 14:33 Technology

Major US plastics trade show NPE was awarded five awards (including two grand awards) at Trade Show Executive’s (TSE) annual Fastest 50 Awards & Summit last week. more

6 Jun 2016 11:56 News

Albis Plastic has acquired the rights to distribute Eastman Chemical's Amphora 3D Polymer AM1800 in Europe more

3 May 2016 15:22 News

In September this year Albis (UK), the technical thermoplast compounding and distribution company, will celebrate its 50th anniversary more

21 Jan 2016 15:30 News

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DuPont and Dow announce merger to become DowDuPont more

11 Dec 2015 13:28 News

Nathan Doyle and Nick Norton, Compounding Solutions offer an overview of plastics and rubber compounding for the medtech sector more

13 Nov 2015 08:37 Opinion

The Introduction to plastics and rubber materials in medical devices event will take place on 2-3 December in Shawbury, Shropshire more

10 Nov 2015 14:21 News

Vitralit UV 4050 LV is a new low-viscosity and transparent adhesive for plastic, glass and metal bonding from Techsil. It has been designed to be easily integrated in automated production lines more

9 Nov 2015 09:09 Technology

James Stern, Borealis Healthcare, looks at broadening horizons for the healthcare industry through use of polyolefins more

22 Oct 2015 16:52 Opinion