Rutland Plastics Processor of the Year invests in sustainability

Rutland Plastics Processor of the Year invests in sustainability

Fresh from collecting the Plastics Industry Processor of the Year 2021 award, Rutland Plastics was also celebrating 65 years in business. The injection moulding company, based in the East Midlands won the award for UK processors (manufacturers of finished components and products using plastics materials)

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Henkel launches Loctite 402 for small components and quick repairs

Henkel launches Loctite 402 for small components and quick repairs

Among the highlights of the Henkel stand was the new Loctite 402 adhesive which is designed for the assembly of small components and quick maintenance repairs. The cyanoacrylate instant adhesive develops handling strength twice as fast on most substrates by comparison with other assembly solutions

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Recycle ideas from QCR

Waste and recycling equipment designed to reduce waste volumes and carbon emissions by 75% compared to bins alone, is supplied by QCR. From cardboard and plastic balers to general waste compactors, the company helps companies to reduce waste costs. Its recycling equipment helps save space,

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Lascar’s turnkey service covers electronics design and development

Lascar’s turnkey service covers electronics design and development

Supported by over 40 years of experience in cutting edge technology, Lascar Electronics designs and manufactures data capture, touchscreen display technology and WiFi products. The company’s turnkey manufacturing service reduces production costs, lead times and shipping whilst managing critical issues like component obsolescence. The company also offers

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IKO Nippon Thompson celebrates growth and evolution

IKO Nippon Thompson celebrates growth and evolution

Since its establishment in Milton Keynes since 1986, IKO Nippon Thompson Europe has moved into a larger facility and has been consistently growing and evolving as a sales operation year on year. It offers linear guides, a solid network of UK distributors handling rotary bearings

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Bowman predicts a year of growth for production 3D printing

Bowman predicts a year of growth for production 3D printing

Bearings and precision engineering components supplier, Bowman International’s Bowman Additive Production uses its highly efficient manufacturing processes to produce 3D printed parts that are traceable, reliable, accurate and verifiable. The company says 2022 is shaping up to be a year of growth and expansion for

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MSC opens technology centre to support engineering excellence

MSC opens technology centre to support engineering excellence

A technology centre to support manufacturers and drive engineering excellence has been opened by MSC Industrial Supply UK. The facility will enable customers to test new engineering methods for manufacturing parts more efficiently without disrupting their operations. It is located within the company’s Wednesbury facility

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Programming simplicity increases control, says Hurco

Programming simplicity increases control, says Hurco

Programming simplicity was Hurco’s theme for this year’s show. A highlight was the latest software available on its proprietary Max5 control. The 19-inch, colour, touchscreen control is popular due to the ease with which a first-off part can be programmed, says the company. The latest

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Cost-effective surface finishing applies to wide range of industries

Cost-effective surface finishing applies to wide range of industries

Established in 1965, family business ActOn Finishing designs and develops surface finishing machinery (including vibratory finishing, high energy finishing, disc finishing and shot blasting machines) and consumables for finishing applications. The company caters to a wide range of industries including aerospace, additive manufacturing, medical, automotive

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Goodfellow promotes ‘green’ graphene

Goodfellow promotes ‘green’ graphene

‘Green’ graphene is latest material innovation, says Goodfellow Cambridge. The Supplier of metals, alloys, ceramics, glasses, polymers, composites and compounds says it has spent over 75 years facilitating scientific innovation. It has a range of over 70,000 catalogue products, all of which are underpinned by rigorous

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