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The UK Launches Innovation Hub to Tackle Single Use Plastic Waste

In May 2018, the UK launched a plastic innovation hub along with other Commonwealth countries. The UK will play a leading role in the designing and the implication of the framework that this hub will use. The Issue with Single-Use … Continue reading

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How are Plastics used in Automotive and what are the benefits?

Plastics have been used in the automotive industry for many years, affording many benefits and in fact the frequent innovations in plastics have been a large factor for the advances in the automotive industry. Plastics have so many useful properties … Continue reading

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How plastic has increased safety in different industries

There are innovations in the plastics industry all the time, this allows the material to be constantly improving and become more and more useful for industries. One of the largest impacts plastic has made is actually in safety and the … Continue reading

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Why are plastics essential in medicine?

Plastics have had a revolutionary impact on the medical industry, making procedures simpler and safer. They have been a contributing factor in reduced medical costs, a reduction in infectious diseases and have improved forms of pain management. Sterility Plastics completely … Continue reading

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The Advantages of Using Plastics in the Construction Industry

Different forms of plastics are used in multiple industries with varying uses. However, one of the most prevalent sectors where plastics are used is the construction industry, here plastics are essential. Plastics can be so useful in this sector because … Continue reading

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Is this the Future of Making Plastics?

When we think of the process of making plastics there are two things that we think of: petroleum and recycled plastics. However, it looks like we could be thinking of another process in the future involving some unlikely ingredients – … Continue reading

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Plastic vs Metal – Which Material is Better?

Plastic versus metal is an age-old debate that we’re sure your workplace is bound to have discussed over the years – both materials are great and have fantastic individual uses, but which material is better? Strength When comparing the strength … Continue reading

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The British Plastics Federation

The BPF (British Plastics Federation) is the UK’s leading trade union for the whole plastics industry, it was established in 1933 and now has over 500 members. They are involved with members from all across the plastics supply chain in … Continue reading

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Why is plastics manufacturing coming back to the UK?

After years of Britain’s plastics being mostly manufactured in China, it is finally returning home to the UK. How come after years of this business being dominated by the Far East, why is it moving back? Here are a few … Continue reading

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Plastic Sustainability

Plastic is an extremely valuable material which is vital to many businesses and trades. This is why we need to make sure that we are creating sustainable plastics and only using what we need. Plastic can sometimes be painted as … Continue reading

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