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Injection Moulding

Molten plastics is injected into a mould where it then solidifies. A process used to create industrial packaging (pails and buckets), thin-walled packaging (containers for food), boxes and jars (for cosmetics/pharmaceutical/household products), and preforms for bottles

Engel forges ahead with e-learning cooperation

Engel and the Kunststoff-Institut (KIMW) plastics institute in Germany are developing their training cooperation with new e-learning options. The machinery manufacturer is supporting customers with...

MuCell and Trexel drive deal further

MuCell Extrusion has granted Trexel rights to offer MuCell technology to the extrusion blow moulding (EBM) market, extending the companies’ partnership from applications in...

Green Dot Bioplastics rolls out nine new grades

US-based Green Dot Bioplastics has expanded its Terratek BD line with nine new compostable grades that are targeted for single-use and packaging applications. The expanded offering for film...

Record order intake for Wittmann Group

Injection moulding machinery maker Wittmann Group achieved its highest-ever order intake figure last year, despite facing supply chain difficulties throughout the period. Sales for the...

Chudleigh Sutch to distribute for Stork IMM in UK & Ireland

Dutch injection moulding machine maker Stork Plastics Machinery has signed an agreement with Chudleigh Sutch UK to distribute its range of injection moulding machines...

ALPLA boosts Polish pharma business

Packaging converter ALPLA is boosting the presence of its pharma division in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) with the acquisition of Polish company Apon. Apon...

Opportunities STEM from sustainability

Emma-Jane Batey explains why the plastics industry offers diverse opportunities for STEM careers   The key driver for the continued success of the global plastics packaging...

Jaguars tackle conversion in the end zone

PureCycle is teaming up with the Jacksonville Jaguars American Football team to help divert “more than half a million pieces of plastics waste at...

NextLoopp closes in on rPP loop

NextLoopp, the global project set up to close the loop on food-grade PP, has undertaken its first full-scale packaging production trials using its novel...

Engel unveils €14m tech centre

Injection moulding machinery maker Engel has opened a €14 million ($14.59m) customer technical centre at its plant in St. Valentin, Austria. According to Engel, the...

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