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NASA polymer scientist receives award for work on testing standards

NASA polymer scientist receives award for work on testing standards

Posted On 03 November 2015

NASA polymer scientist, Jess Waller, has received a prestigious award from two international standards organisations for his work on Nondestructive Testing Standards.

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UK economy grows stronger with robust outlook for rest of year

UK economy grows stronger with robust outlook for rest of year

Posted On 31 July 2015

UK economy grows stronger with robust outlook for rest of year

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Polymer demand returning to growth

Polymer demand returning to growth

Posted On 14 July 2015

A new report from industry consultants Applied Market Information (AMI) has found that polymer demand is slowly returning to growth, after nearly three years of fairly flat market conditions.

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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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Open Meeting for Members and Non - Members

Open Meeting for Members and Non - Members

Posted On 23 June 2015

We are considering holding an open meeting later this year when we would provide briefings on topics of current interest.

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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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Small businesses battle to protect their ideas says FSB

Small businesses battle to protect their ideas says FSB

Posted On 03 June 2015

New research from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) suggests small firms are struggling to protect the identity and ideas at the heart of their businesses.

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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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