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Student Design Competition - Highly Commended - Football Shin GuardStudent Design Competition - Highly Commended - Football Shin Guard
Jaipreet Bahra re-designs shin guards using smart materials to extend the working lives of sportsmen and women.
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New Composite Body Armour Inspired by CornstarchNew Composite Body Armour Inspired by Cornstarch
Scientists in Singapore have been inspired by the “locking” properties of cornstarch to develop new body armour which is soft to wear but is very effective in preventing ballistic trauma. They claim it is better than the current ceramic plates.
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The “Easy Clean” – Bedside Cabinet wins the Horners Award 2010 The “Easy Clean” – Bedside Cabinet wins the Horners Award 2010
The highly innovative and friendly “Easy Clean” - Bedside Cabinet has been announced as the winner of the Horners Award for Plastics Design and Innovation 2010.
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The Vitamin Postal Pack Wins the Horners Bottlemakers Award 2010 The Vitamin Postal Pack Wins the Horners Bottlemakers Award 2010
The revolutionary and environmentally friendly Vitamin Postal Pack has been announced as the winner of the Horners Bottlemakers Award for 2010.
This worthy winning entry was made by RPC.
RPC Containers Ltd, Market Rasen
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Youngsters bottle top collection will be winner for school team and marine litterYoungsters bottle top collection will be winner for school team and marine litter
Children at a Bristol junior school are taking part in a pilot scheme which will help them understand the problems of marine and beach litter whilst giving their netball team a chance to shine on the court with a brand new kit made from plastic bottles!
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BPF comments on UK Government response to Landfill consultationBPF comments on UK Government response to Landfill consultation
Following the ‘Introduction of restrictions on the land filling of certain waste’ consultation DEFRA has confirmed that the UK has met its 2010 Landfill Directive diversion target and that they will not be introducing Landfill bans on items such as used plastics
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BPF seminar to examine Key Developments and Opportunities for Recycling in the UKBPF seminar to examine Key Developments and Opportunities for Recycling in the UK
The British Plastics Federation (BPF) in partnership with the BPF Recycling Council and the Materials KTN are to hold a one day Recycling seminar titled “Plastics Recycling: Key Developments,” on Tuesday 12th October at the Stoke Moathouse, Stoke-on-Trent which will examine the key trends and developments for Recycling and Waste Management in the UK.
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Innovation in Nano-Particle ManufactureInnovation in Nano-Particle Manufacture
As a result of the Nano workshop held in July this year by the Polymer Sector of the Materials KTN
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Student shows how playful plastics can save waterStudent shows how playful plastics can save water
Designed by Helena From, industrial designer, her new shower is fun. She goes on to say for most people their daily shower is a must and a refreshing start to the day.
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Plastics Help Food Allergen SufferersPlastics Help Food Allergen Sufferers
The UK subsidiary of a major US diagnostics equipment company, Tepnel BioSystems Ltd of Deeside approached the Hereford-based A K Industries (AKI)
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Sustainable Manufacturing tops BPF K2010 agendaSustainable Manufacturing tops BPF K2010 agenda
The British Plastics Federation (BPF) is to showcase the UK as a global leader in Sustainable Manufacturing in plastics with the launch of a book titled Sustainable Manufacturing: A Guide For The Plastics industry at the K Fair on Monday 1st November in room 28 at the Dusseldorf Congress Centre.
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BPF responds to Bisphenol A media attackBPF responds to Bisphenol A media attack
The BPF hit out today at journalist coverage of Bisphenol A in national newspapers (Daily Mail, Metro and Telegraph) where potential effects of and human exposure to BPA was widely exaggerated.
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Industrial Leaders of the FutureIndustrial Leaders of the Future
Young people in Shropshire are learning how to become the industrial leaders of the future, thanks to a new scheme being run at the Polymer Training and Innovation Centre (PTIC).
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Natural Colour Composite Masonry Pavers Made from Recycled Rubber and Plastics.Natural Colour Composite Masonry Pavers Made from Recycled Rubber and Plastics.
When VAST Enterprises wanted to offer the construction industry a &lsquo;green&rsquo; alternative to conventional paving systems, it developed a composite masonry paver system made entirely of recycled tires and plastic bottles.
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New Material From Ebalta Reduces Dust in Tool MakingNew Material From Ebalta Reduces Dust in Tool Making
Ebalta have launched a new tooling board and now switched production to in house production for all tooling boards with density 1 kg/l. The new range of boards has been thoroughly tested in the market and is now available for sale.
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UK Surfboards from Natural MaterialsUK Surfboards from Natural Materials
Because of the green agenda there is currently a great deal of interest in natural materials across all sectors. The Polymer Sector of the Materials KTN has been investigating the degree to which natural fibres are being used in sports applications (a highly technical area for the top class athletes).
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PVC 2011 Brighton Conference Launched – The World’s Leading Forum on VinylPVC 2011 Brighton Conference Launched – The World’s Leading Forum on Vinyl
PVC 2011 is returning to Brighton 12-14 April, with a full programme of presentations, networking and idea sharing.
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Moneycorp Reviews The Gobal Currency SituationMoneycorp Reviews The Gobal Currency Situation
Business Support network member Moneycorp, have reviewed the gloabl currency situation, and written their findings of the last 6 months
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Budget Update - Good For PensionsBudget Update - Good For Pensions
The recent emergency Budget provided surprisingly good news for pension investors according to Business Support Network member Greystone.
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Axion Polymers offers first product with Carbon Reduction Label in UK and Europe Axion Polymers offers first product with Carbon Reduction Label in UK and Europe
Axion Polymers is the first polymer producer in the UK and Europe – to offer customers a product with the Carbon Reduction Label - Axpoly® PS13 post-consumer recycled polystyrene derived from retail packaging waste.
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Recycling Council opts for full BPF membershipRecycling Council opts for full BPF membership
The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has announced that the BPF Recycling Council (BPFRC) is to be fully integrated into the Federation as from January 1st 2011 and in its new identity as the BPF Recycling Group, it will be a fully fledged business group within the Federation’s structure.
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BPF invites member input in response to DEFRA Waste consultationBPF invites member input in response to DEFRA Waste consultation
The BPF will be responding to the second stage of DEFRA and the Welsh Assembly Government’s (WAG) Transposition of the Revised Waste Framework Directive consultation and are keen to incorporate the views of its Members in its response.
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BPF’s Business Conditions Survey signals industry confidence in recession recoveryBPF’s Business Conditions Survey signals industry confidence in recession recovery
The results of the British Plastics Federation’s (BPF) Business Conditions Survey 2010 have signalled industry confidence in post recession recovery with 73% of all respondents forecasting an increase in UK Sales Turnover in the next twelve months.
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“Polymer REACH” Project Assesses State-Of-The-Art Across Europe“Polymer REACH” Project Assesses State-Of-The-Art Across Europe
A major European collaborative project focusing on the REACH legislation has identified a number of key factors which will provide fundamental help in steering the project going forward, for the benefit of polymer companies across Europe.
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EU funded project to address energy anxieties in the plastics processing industry EU funded project to address energy anxieties in the plastics processing industry
The Energywise Plastics Project Consortium has conducted a European-wide survey to benchmark the level of knowledge of plastics processors in relation to energy management and efficiency.
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BPF: Plastics are a strong contender in London 2012 Olympic sustainability effortBPF: Plastics are a strong contender in London 2012 Olympic sustainability effort
The use of a variety of plastic products throughout the London 2012 Olympic sites has positioned the material as a significant player in the Games’ sustainability effort, says the BPF. 
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Processors held back by material shortages, says BPFProcessors held back by material shortages, says BPF
Shortages of some key polymers and associated raw material price increases are holding back sectors of the plastics processing industry, the BPF said today.
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POVOAS Credit PTIC with Improving Plant EfficiencyPOVOAS Credit PTIC with Improving Plant Efficiency
POVOAS Credit PTIC with Improving Plant Efficiency
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Plastics in the airPlastics in the air
The revolutionary Boeing 787 Dreamliner, the first ever aircraft to be made of 50% carbon fibre composite material, will make its international debut at the on Sunday 18th July at the Farnborough Airshow.
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Lords, Ladies, Fashion and PolymersLords, Ladies, Fashion and Polymers
On 7th June 2010, the Materials KTN turned the House of Lords into a fashion exhibition, complete with catwalk, for its annual evening reception.
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