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Global plastics recycling company, Vanden Recycling, has welcomed Kevin Thompson as its new Managing
Director for the UK and Europe.
Kevin’s analytical, focused approach and years of leadership experience is a huge boost to the company.
Dr Alexandra Coffey was appointed Senior Sustainability Manager of the KraussMaffei Group on January 1, 2023. With the creation of this new position,
KraussMaffei is reinforcing its strategy of becoming a completely sustainable company in the medium and long term.
Our next stop was a short drive to Lutterworth in Leicestershire to meet with Paul Williamson of MasterFlow UK.
With over 80 years in the plastics
sector, MasterFlow is a leader in Hot Runner technology headquartered in Sweden. Now steadily expanding in the UK, which it intends to make its second home market, MasterFlow is already well established in Europe and Asia.
Remo Heusi has been appointed as the new Vice President Global Service to lead and further develop the strategically important global service business of the NETSTAL Group. As a member of the Executive
Board of NETSTAL Maschinen AG, he will report directly to Renzo Davatz, CEO of NETSTAL and member of the Executive Committee of KraussMaffei.
Higher performance and energy savings are distinctive features of Bausano extrusion lines for pipe.
Demand for plastic pipe is growing, and Bausano is responding by developing increasingly efficient and sustainable extrusion technologies dedicated to the production of flexible or rigid PVC pipes, and PP, PE, HDPE and LDPE.
Ampacet, a global masterbatch leader, has launched the ELTech™ product range, specifically formulated to respond to the stringent requirements of the
Ampacet ELTech masterbatches are designed for colouring wire and cable jacketing and connectors, as well as other E&E applications, following the RAL colour standards.
grip of the pandemic in 2020, Health and Social Care Northern Ireland (HSCNI) confronted a critical shortage of PPE, especially medical-grade face masks.
To relieve pressure, Northern Ireland’s Health Minister Robin Swann wondered if regional manufacturers could fill the supply gap. Denroy Group, a major plastics injection moulder in Bangor, Northern Ireland, responded to HSCNI’s request.
Leading polymer distributor, Plastribution, has recently worked with Devon-based Casting Support Systems (CSS) Group to manufacture a tote box with a reduced carbon footprint.
The move was made possible by substituting traditional thermoplastics in their standard PP mix with climate-positive
UBQ™ from UBQ Materials, the climate tech developer of advanced materials.
ICS Cool Energy installed a hire Industrial Free Heating (i-FH) solution at one of the leading European manufacturers of plastic automotive parts. The goal of the project has been to test the capability of the heat pump technology to replace the plant’s 1.5MW gas boiler heating system.
Trotec, a world leader in laser cutting, marking and engraving technology, will demonstrate high-speed laser marking and cutting
solutions at Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 2023.
Trotec will also present its range of laserable materials. Featuring materials ranging from hard-wearing laminates to metals for data plates and even metal marking sprays and pastes for CO2 laser users.