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Plastics

PDM 2019 set for Manchester move

THE Plastics Design & Moulding (PDM) event is moving to a new location next year, organisers have announced. The two-day exhibition and conference is..

October 2018

Plastics Industry Award winners revealed

THE winners of the 2018 Plastics Industry Awards (PIAs) have been announced at a ceremony in London. Winning projects included a recycled flat-profile wine..

October 2018

Port operator joins fight to tackle plastic pollution

THE British Plastics Federation (BPF) has revealed that Teesport has become the first UK port to commit to stopping plastic pellets leaking into the sea, after..

September 2018

Charpak boosts production capacity with latest thermoforming unit

PACKAGING designer and manufacturer Charpak has commissioned its latest Kiefel KMD78 thermoforming machine, as part of its multi-million pound development..

September 2018

Exhibition to host “balanced discussion” on plastic waste

THE issue of plastic waste will be addressed by packaging experts at the upcoming Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London event. Organisers have..

August 2018

Paint firm takes Crown for 100% recycled containers

CROWN Paints is set to launch new paint containers made from 100% recycled plastic in what it is describing as a UK first. The plastic 2.5-litre and 5-litre..

August 2018

The war on plastic: be careful what you wish for

AMID the current furore over plastic packaging, a number of industry stakeholders have started to warn of potential “serious environmental consequences” of..

July 2018

New thermoformed pack features intriguing twist

CHARPAK’S green credentials are in evidence with the firm’s latest patented innovation Twist-Loc, an rPET thermoformed container which can be used across..

July 2018

Black plastic solution is set to make the grade

PLASTIC pack manufacturer Faerch Plast has teamed up with Marks and Spencer, Tesco and Sainsbury’s, as well as recycling giant Viridor, to put recycled black..

July 2018

2018 Plastics Industry Awards finalists announced

THE finalists have been announced for the 2018 Plastics Industry Awards. Winners will be confirmed at a big band-themed gala event in London on September 28...

July 2018