MODEC selects SUEZ for FPSO seawater process plant

MODEC Offshore Production Systems recently awarded SUEZ – Water Treatment & Technologies a multi-million-dollar contract for the supply of a seawater injection system including sulphate removal technology (SRU). The equipment will be located onboard a converted floating production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessel that MODEC is constructing on behalf of Woodside Energy for the Sangomar […]

Rapid prototyping

Rapid prototyping is a group of techniques used to quickly fabricate a scale model of a physical part or assembly using three-dimensional computer aided design (CAD) data.[1][2] Construction of the part or assembly is usually done using 3D printing or “additive layer manufacturing” technology.[3] The first methods for rapid prototyping became available in the late 1980s and were used to produce models and prototype parts. Today, they are […]

European plastic bottle recycling held back by structural shortage of feedstocks

FAILINGS OF THE COLLECTION STRATEGYEurope has a target of 77% collection of plastic bottles by 2025, under the Single Use Plastic (SUP) Directive.  The ICIS study shows collection volumes of post-consumer PET bottles reached 2.2m tonnes in 2019, an increase of 5% on 2018 which is the highest growth rate in several years. However, the […]

Ultrasonic Metal Welding Market Dynamics 2020-2026 with Detailed Industry Overview by Size, Share, Trends, and more

This report studies the global Ultrasonic Metal Welding market size, industry status and forecast, competition landscape, and growth opportunity. This research report categorizes the global Ultrasonic Metal Welding market by companies, region, type, and end-use industry. Global Ultrasonic Metal Welding Market research report is a combination of primary as well as secondary research which provides all the […]

New polymer formula could revive millions of old wheelie bins

UK recycler Bright Green Plastics (BGP), which reprocesses over 40 000 tonnes of plastic scrap every year, has developed a ‘heavy-duty’ recycled polymer formula for household wheelie bins.  The two-wheeled plastic rubbish bins supplied by local authorities in the UK must be tough enough to withstand all types of weather and rough handling for at […]

The Defining Look of 2020? Fracked Fashion

How will the pandemic change fashion? It’s the question we’ve been asking ourselves for nine months. Some of the answers out there are too general—that we’ll wear sweatpants forever or, conversely, dress up in sequins and heels every day. A more realistic prediction is that our clothes will become softer, more comfortable, and more versatile. […]

PlastikCity expands into North America

PlastikCity, web-based procurement and marketing hub, has launched through a brand-new platform for the North American market. Since the beginning of 2018, the UK group has been working closely with a small team in the USA to design and develop the new website, ensuring it is fully optimised and tailored for the North American plastics […]

Plastikcity

PLASgran are pleased to announce, that in August they have become a member of Plastikcity. This is a place where buyers and sellers of plastic can approach a select few for accessing materials. We will be one of 4 or 5 buyer/suppliers on the site and believe it will be another solid platform for purchases and […]