Plastics

The power of plastics

The power of plastics

James Pozzi profiles the UK’s plastics sector, fittingly among the UK’s most flexible, as it searches to increase its manufacturing competitiveness and sustainability in an environment of intense global competition. ...
Injection moulding machines in a large factory - image courtesy of DFC

The process of injection moulding explained

Injection moulding is a manufacturing process used to produce single parts and products using various materials, most commonly thermosetting and thermoplastic polymers. ...
The power of plastics

BPF launches Plastics Timeline

The British Plastics Federation has launched a Plastics Timeline to raise awareness about the contribution of plastic materials to industry and society. ...

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