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Christmas will ‘carry on’ in Staffordshire with help of plastic bags

Christmas will ‘carry on’ in Staffordshire with help of plastic bags

Posted On 18 December 2014

A Christmas tree made of plastic bags has saved a Staffordshire town from going without this year after a lack of funding meant it couldn't have a real one.

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New machine will help Polymer Training Centre meet “unprecedented demand”

New machine will help Polymer Training Centre meet “unprecedented demand”

Posted On 09 December 2014

Telford-based Polymer Training and Innovation Centre (PTIC), has taken delivery of a new injection moulding machine in order to keep up with “unprecedented demand” for its commercial training...

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BRPPA Newsletter - October Edition

BRPPA Newsletter - October Edition

Posted On 07 November 2014

Please be advised that the October BRPPA newsletter is available to download now.

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BRPPA welcomes new members

BRPPA welcomes new members

Posted On 07 November 2014

We are delighted to welcome the following as new members.

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Chairman and officers of the Association: as before!

Chairman and officers of the Association: as before!

Posted On 19 October 2014

At the Annual General Meeting of the Association on 1 July Mr Martin Cooper of Hallam Polymer Engineering Ltd was re-elected Chairman of the Association.

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The European REACH Congress - Düsseldorf, Germany, 18-19 November 2014

The European REACH Congress - Düsseldorf, Germany, 18-19 November 2014

Posted On 13 October 2014

The European REACH Congress is taking place at the CCD Congress Center in Düsseldorf (Germany) on 18-19 November 2014.

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Polyurethane solution for new UK Intercity Express Programme rolling stock

Polyurethane solution for new UK Intercity Express Programme rolling stock

Posted On 12 September 2014

Buers, Austria — Getzner Werkstoffe will supply rail vehicle manufacturer Hitachi with its polyurethane floating floors for the UK’s Intercity Express Programme.

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Dow names leaders for plastics businesses

Dow names leaders for plastics businesses

Posted On 12 September 2014

Dow Chemical has made a number of senior management changes which will affect the leadership ranks of the firm’s plastics businesses.

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Thailand revives rubber sell-off plan

Thailand revives rubber sell-off plan

Posted On 25 August 2014

A sell-off by the exporter might help by removing uncertainty, but others argue it would further hit a price that fell as much as 30% this year

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Palm oil, rubber 'prices to prove rangebound'

Palm oil, rubber 'prices to prove rangebound'

Posted On 21 August 2014

Sipef added its voice to commentators calling time on the rout in palm oil futures, but remained sceptical over the prospect for a recovery, foreseeing something of a rangebound future for rubber...

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