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Going stateside: UK Injection molder heads to US - Medical Plastics News


Medical Plastics News

Going stateside: UK Injection molder heads to US
Medical Plastics News
Boddingtons has won the Plastics Industry Awards (Industrial Design category) for three years in a row and two of the three winning designs were in the medtech field; the Braidlock device for use in emergency and battlefield situations and the colonoscopy.


Impact and Implications of BREXIT on the Plastics and Coatings Market - Research and Markets - Business Wire (press release)


Impact and Implications of BREXIT on the Plastics and Coatings Market - Research and Markets
Business Wire (press release)
The study focuses on analysing how the labour movement across borders is likely to be affected by Brexit and in turn impact chemical companies in the UK and the EU respectively. Further, the modifications in trade policies are likely to affect the ...


EU posts record car registration figures, UK declines - RubberNews.com


RubberNews.com

EU posts record car registration figures, UK declines
RubberNews.com
BRUSSELS—Passenger car registrations in Europe in the month of August increased by 5.6 percent, totaling 865,047 units. In terms of volume, the figures topped those of August 2008—marking the European market's best performance in a decade. Among ...

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Imerys builds its recycled plastics business with UK acquisition - Plastics News


Plastics News

Imerys builds its recycled plastics business with UK acquisition
Plastics News
The product range includes polymers such as high-density polyethylene, polypropylene, talc-filled PP, polystyrene and other customer-specific plastics. With 4.2 billion euros ($5 billion) revenue and close to 16,000 employees, Imerys delivers materials ...


Mediplas@Interplas: New medical plastics feature at UK trade show - Medical Plastics News


Medical Plastics News

Mediplas@Interplas: New medical plastics feature at UK trade show
Medical Plastics News
Lu Rahman, Medical Plastics News group editor, said: "The UK device market is strong. According to Emergo, it is the third largest in Europe. With around 3,000 medical device companies operating in the UK, and many large US companies using the country ...

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Amari Plastics distributes films range in UK / Christiane Grün is managing director for Germany, Austria and Switzerland - Plasteurope


Amari Plastics distributes films range in UK / Christiane Grün is managing director for Germany, Austria and Switzerland
Plasteurope
Amari Plastics (Weybridge / UK; www.amariplastics.com), a distributor of signs, display and graphics products, has been appointed UK distributor for 3M's (St. Paul, Minnesota / USA; www.3m.com) commercial graphic and architectural films range. Amari ...


Bi-gender 'doll' model splashes out £7000 to live as both male and female at same time - Mirror.co.uk


Mirror.co.uk

Bi-gender 'doll' model splashes out £7000 to live as both male and female at same time
Mirror.co.uk
Aria is part of the Plastics of Hollywood, the world's first 'real life doll house' of characters that have collectively spent in excess of £2million and are set for a TV show to follow their antics. The cast include Argentine 'momager' Marcela ...


Manchester diagnostics company raising awareness for gynaecological cancers - Medical Plastics News


Medical Plastics News

Manchester diagnostics company raising awareness for gynaecological cancers
Medical Plastics News
Zilico, who are based on the Manchester Science Park, is supporting The Eve Appeal's UK campaign to help people become more aware of the early signs and symptoms. The company is highlighting stories by clinicians, patients and their partners on social ...


Big coastal clean-up to rid UK beaches of plastic rubbish - Sky News


Sky News

Big coastal clean-up to rid UK beaches of plastic rubbish
Sky News
The annual event by the Marine Conservation Society will help collect data on litter levels, with plastics debris by far the most common item found. MCS's Beachwatch is the UK's biggest beach clean programme and has been running for over 20 years, but ...

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Industry, firms work through Brexit issues - Plastics News


Plastics News

Industry, firms work through Brexit issues
Plastics News
According to figures released by the British Plastics Federation, more than 11 percent of the entire workforce of the U.K. plastics industry are EU nationals, accounting for roughly 18,000 people. "There is a skills shortage worldwide in all ...