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New initiative on rubber industry training in the UK

New initiative on rubber industry training in the UK

Posted On 20 May 2016

For many years now the rubber manufacturing industry in the UK has suffered from the poor availability of technical courses which can be used for the career development of personnel coming into t...

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Putting the potential of rubber on the (road)map

Putting the potential of rubber on the (road)map

Posted On 06 July 2015

Elastomers/rubbers are strategic and enabling materials and sit within all sectors of industry. The range of applications is truly diverse. Whilst the shock absorbing qualities of rubbers lend on...

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Natural rubber from dandelions

Natural rubber from dandelions

Posted On 10 June 2015

Dandelions are modest plants that are an excellent alternative source for a raw material of high demand: natural rubber, the fundamental ingredient in rubber products.

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Polyurethanes drive innovation in the global footwear business

Polyurethanes drive innovation in the global footwear business

Posted On 04 June 2015

Polyurethane grades from the softest of foam to the most indestructible of thermoplastics drive innovation and production in the footwear industry.

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UK manufacturer of rubber granules ranked amongst UK’s top SME exporters

UK manufacturer of rubber granules ranked amongst UK’s top SME exporters

Posted On 02 June 2015

A Suffolk-based manufacturer of rubber granules has been recognised for its international success with a listing in the prestigious Sunday Times 'SME Export Track 100'.

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Machine deal assists Trafford Rubber Products buyout

Machine deal assists Trafford Rubber Products buyout

Posted On 28 May 2015

The management team of Manchester-based Trafford Rubber Products has acquired the company in a management buy-out (MBO).

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Free business review for North West plastics firms

Free business review for North West plastics firms

Posted On 22 May 2015

Free business review for North West plastics firms

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Packaging organisations call for “imperative” EU production investment

Packaging organisations call for “imperative” EU production investment

Posted On 13 May 2015

Four of the largest national plastics packaging organisations in Europe have made a united call for investment in European polymer production facilities and the “urgent restoration” of normal...

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Training in the rubber sector: The need for action

Training in the rubber sector: The need for action

Posted On 27 April 2015

If the rubber manufacturing sector is to sustain its recovery over the longer term it is vital that it has a skilled workforce at all levels. Achieving this is easier said than done.

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Techbits

Techbits

Posted On 24 February 2015

BRPPA have put together a round up of technology news for you to enjoy.

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