Posts Tagged ‘Plastics’

The Plastic Future

Over the last two years there has been an unprecedented backlash against single use plastics.  Despite the data and reports being readily available for decades, the general public’s awareness of the problems associated with plastic waste was ignited by Sir David Attenborough and the BBC’s Blue Planet television series.  Since then, public pressure has galvanized politicians…

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AJ Solutions Open House 2019

AJ Solutions Open Day 2019

The 2019 AJ Solutions Open House (27th and 28th March 2019) was another huge success.  AJ Solutions represent companies based globally providing equipment and technological solutions for the plastics sector and many were present with table top displays. “The Open House is a great idea, providing an opportunity for many of AJ Solutions principles to…

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Renmar Plastics Machinery and Bunting Magnetics Collaboration

Plastic Machinery

Renmar Plastics Machinery and Bunting Magnetics Europe have established a close working collaboration.  Both companies provide process solutions to the plastics sector. “Our objective is to provide all our customers with the best service possible,” explained Tom Higginbottom, Bunting’s Sales Engineer.  “Developing a close relationship with Kevin [Horne] and the team at Renmar enables us…

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Plastics Producer Purchases 6 In Line Magnetic Separators

Line Magnetic Separators

Ferrous Metal Removed From Plastic Pellets with In Line Magnets Six (6) In Line Magnetic Separators (PIMS) are due to be installed in a UK plastic production facility.  Manufacture of the magnetic separators took place at Bunting’s Berkhamsted facility.  The project originated from a discussion at the Interplas exhibition in 2017. The In Line Magnetic…

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ArabPlast 19 Provides Middle East Plastics Industry Gateway

Bunting Magnetics Dubai

Successful ArabPlast 18 for Bunting Magnetics The weather was a little warmer in Dubai than the UK for this year’s ArabPlast 2019.  The 4-day exhibition focused on the Middle East plastics, petrochemicals and rubber industries.  The geographical location of exhibitors was as wide and varied as their products.  This proved ideal for the large number…

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Bunting Return To ArabPlast Exhibition

Bunting Return to ArabPlast Exhibition Magnetic Separators and Metal Detectors at ArabPlast 2019 After a successful exhibition in 2017, Bunting Magnetics is, once again, exhibiting at the ArabPlast international exhibition (5-8 January 2019, Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE).  On stand 5D125, Bunting is exhibiting magnetic separators and metal detectors specifically designed for use in the plastics industry.…

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The Changing Face of Plastics Recycling

Plastic Recycling

The Big Story Headline Article in British Plastics & Rubber (Nov/Dec 18 Issue) The BBC’s Blue Planet II appeared on our television screen in September 2017.  The amazing documentary series highlighted the challenges faced by marine life and generated a global anti-plastic tidal wave that shows no sign of diminishing.  However, has our plastics recycling strategy actually changed?…

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24 Drawer Filter Magnets Destined for France

Drawer Filter Magnets

Metal Removal From Plastics 24 Drawer Filter Magnets were manufactured at our European HQ in Berkhamsted, UK.  The Drawer Filter Magnets were destined for metal removal from plastics in a plastic product production operation in France. “The Drawer Filter Magnet is one of our most popular magnetic separators,” said Dave Hills, Bunting’s Head of Sales. The order…

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3 Facts About Plastic Packaging Waste

Plastic Packaging Waste

Latest DEFRA Waste Recycling Data  There is a great deal of misinformation about plastic waste.  In this blog, we review three key facts relating to the latest DEFRA data (from 2016) on plastic packaging waste (published in February 2018). The Amount of Plastic Packaging Waste UK households generated 1,015,000 tonnes of plastic packaging waste in 2016.  This is…

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Defining Plastics Recyclability

Plastic Recycling

Global Definition of Recyclable Plastic Packaging and Products Released The global outcry of hostility against plastic products has been gathering momentum since the end of 2017 and, subsequently, politicians and governments have pledged to introduce measures to reduce plastic waste.   However, many of these new policies have been deemed to be popularist and lacking in…

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