Posts Tagged ‘Plastics’

ArabPlast 19 Provides Middle East Plastics Industry Gateway

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

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 anything actually changed? Since September 2017,…

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24 Drawer Filter Magnets Destined for France

Metal Removed From Plastics 24 Drawer Filter Magnets are under manufacture at our European HQ in Berkhamsted, UK.  The Drawer Filter Magnets are destined for installation in a plastics 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 for the Drawer…

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3 Facts About Plastic Packaging Waste

Latest 2016 Waste Recycling DEFRA Data The UK’s largest recycling exhibition, RWM, takes place on the 12th and 13th September 2018 (NEC, Birmingham, UK).  Leading up to the show, we wanted to 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…

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Defining Plastics Recyclability

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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Plastics Positivity at Technivation

Polymer Training and Innovation Centre Hosts UK Plastics Sector Professionals The Technivation conference, hosted by the Polymer Training and Innovation Centre in Telford (18th April 2018), attracted delegates from across the UK plastics sector. The Polymer Training and Innovation Centre (PITC) provides training for engineers working with plastics and has an extensive range of working…

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Polymer Training and Innovation Centre Protected by Bunting Drawer Filter Magnet

Magnetic Separator Technology for Plastics Training The Polymer Training & Innovation Centre in Telford has added a Bunting Magnetics Drawer Filter Magnet to the range of equipment at their plastics manufacturing training facility.  The FF Drawer Filter Magnet attracts and captures any fine and coarse magnetically susceptible materials that enter the plastics manufacturing process. The…

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Contamination Hinders Plastics Recycling

Metal Contamination is Another Problem Facing Plastics Recycling Companies The environmental impact of poorly managing plastic waste has been in the headlines since the BBC’s Blue Planet II series was aired at the end of 2017.  In January, Theresa May made a pledge to eliminate the UK’s plastic waste by 2042, although the detail of…

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Record Number of Exhibitions for Bunting in 2018

Where To Meet Bunting and Master Magnets in 2018 In 2018, the Bunting and Master Magnets team will be exhibiting at 14 industry shows across Europe. “This will be our most active year for exhibitions,” said Dave Hills, Bunting’s Head of Sales.  “Being visible at exhibitions and congresses in 2016 and 2017 has been really…

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