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Smartseal fills the gap - and wins the top MDEA award

  DRFP Ltd. (smartseal) takes top honours with its ProPoint at the 2011 Medical Design Excellence Awards.   Featured as a speaker at our recent "Polymers in...

Published: Supplying Polymer Based Products to the Medical Industry – a ‘How to Guide’ for SMEs

The Polymer Sector of the Materials Knowledge Transfer Network (Materials KTN) has produced a comprehensive guide for those companies involved with manufacturing products from plastics,...

Certified reference materials for moisture / water content – NPL needs your input

The National Physical   Laboratory is currently undertaking a survey to gather information about the use of certified reference materials (CRMs) for the calibration of moisture...

PEA a new biopolymer - wins CADE prize

  Polyesteracetals represent a new class of green plastics which are produced from sustainable biomass sources and are degradable back into ecological life cycles. This technology is...

Design led innovation saves money for RAF simulators

  This innovation example comes from the design perspective starting with a “design brief”.  A good design brief is key to understanding and then achieving what the...

Driving plastics forward - another mile(stone) towards the all plastic car.

  The first Chinese-developed model vehicle with an all-plastic front-end module (FEM) using a long glass fibre polypropylene (LGFPP) resin was displayed recently at the annual...

Plastics Industry Survey July 2011 by the BPF

Some key elements of the survey are:-     The plastics industry continues on the road to recovery with 66% of firms predicting increase in turnover but high costs and...

New BPF president informs the Bank of England on UK position for Plastics Industry

  The British Plastics Federation (BPF) Council held its meeting at the Bank of England on Thursday chaired by recently elected President, Philip Watkins. Philip Watkins led a...

Closed Loop wins national recycling prize

Closed Loop Recycling has scooped a major industry award at the National Recycling Awards (14 July 2011). Said by judges to be a company that had “come of age”, the UK’s...

REACH for Polymers - Understanding Legislation

  Innovative instruments and methodologies to provide the European polymer industry with a solid technical background in support of REACH.   >>> Click...

Conductive Polymer Composites - Free Download

The PolyCond project aims to develop conductive plastic composites that are eco-friendly, cost effective and of high added value.    Successes so far include: ...

Medical guide to be launched for polymer companies to enter the medical sector and/or the NHS

  The programme for the forthcoming Polymers in Dentistry seminar that will be held at the IOM3, London on 7 July 2011 is now finalised and has a few places left.   The...

CLOSED LOOP RECYCLING ENJOYS RECORD GROWTH

  Closed Loop Recycling, the first facility in the world to recycle both PET and HDPE plastic bottles into food grade material, has enjoyed record growth in quarter two of 2011 and now...

50th Anniversary of Polymer

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the journal Polymer - Elsevier, the journal's publishers, are offering free online access (via PDF) to all 100 feature articles that have been published...

Polymers in Dentistry - Programme Announced

The programme for the forthcoming Polymers in Dentistry seminar that will be held at the IOM3, London on 7 July 2011 has just been announced.  The programme features presentations from...

Fuel oil from mixed waste plastics including PVC

  At last! A clever engineer in Hungary has produced equipment to reduce mixed waste polymers through pyrolysis into fuels.  These plants are now commercially produced.  Why...

Harnessing Tidal Power

  Tidal turbines work very much like submerged wind turbines, however, they are driven by the flow of water rather than air. They can be installed either in areas with high tidal...

DIY rPET now a practical reality

  The cost of entry for the new, 1.8 million Kg’s per annum plant can be as low as $1 million. With a footprint of 1,000 square feet, the unit is also significantly smaller than...

Chief Executive for National Composites Centre confirmed

The University of Bristol today announced the appointment of Peter Chivers as the Chief Executive of the National Composites Centre (NCC). Peter was appointed after a rigorous...

Dr Anne Roulin, Global head of packaging and design, Nestle - interview on the future of bioplastics

In an interview with Food Production Daily.com thoughts from Nestle on bioplastics have reveled their view on the trend in bioplastics moving on from the 1st generation products like PLA...
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