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Scottish Plastics and Rubber Association Scottish Plastics and Rubber Association


By following the links below you can access websites relevant to the production, conversion and application of plastics and rubber materials.

Information Databases The Web's Largest Plastics Encyclopedia Plastics & Rubber Weekly British Plastics & Rubber online Data on commercial plastics (USA) Data on 16000 materials Business to Business Directory Property, processing and source data on grades of commercial plastics (European) Material selection software and data Material selection software and data Plastics Technology Materials, machinery, tradenames (N America) Materials, machinery, tradenames (N America) Company directory (Applegate) Environmental regulations for SMEs

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Organisations Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining British Plastics Federation Rapra Technology, abstracts , consultancy Materials Knowledge Transfer Network Materials Knowledge Transfer Network; Polymer Group Association of Plastics Manufacturers in Europe Society of Plastics Engineers Society of Plastics Industry (USA) Pira International, (packaging & printing) PERA, polymers & composites consultancy Information platform for the European plastics industry Manchester Polymer Group North East Polymer Association Telford Polymer Association Plastics Historical Society Gauge & Tool Makers Association Scottish Enterprise European Council of Vinyl Manufacturers Technical specs on processing machinery Listgrove Ltd, recruitment consultants Institute of Directors The Mining Institute of Scotland British Patents Office USA Patents Scottish Environmental Protection Agency Scottish Association for Metals The Scottish Government Chemical Sciences Scotland Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service Electronic Design Support Centre in Scotland Skills Development Scotland Federation of Engineering Societies in Scotland Innovative technology opportunities

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Polymer Suppliers Sabic IP; engineering thermoplastics DuPont BASF Ticona (UK); engineering thermoplastics INEOS Polyolefins, Grangemouth Victrex PEEK Ciba Geigy epoxy resins Polymer materials distributor Vinnolit (PVC) DSM Ltd (thermoplastics and rubbers) Advanced Elastomer Systems (TPE) INEOS Styrene polymers small or large batch engineering and commodity polymers Distributor of thermoplastics and elastomers Distributor of thermoplastic raw materials

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Machinery, Ancillaries, Services Injection Moulding machines from Arburg Injection Moulding machines from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag UK Injection Moulding machines from Billion Injection Moulding machines from Engel Injection Moulding Machines and Processing Equipment from Ferromatik UK Injection Moulding machines from Netstal Injection Moulding, extrusion and reactive processing machines from Krauss Maffei materials handling and automation Extruders Flow analysis & simulation for injection moulding Flow analysis consultancy Test equipment from Zwick Roell Test equipment Fire test instrumentation Test laboratory for drums, pipes, etc from Impact Solutions ancillary equipment for injection moulding, extrusion and blow moulding consultancy: product development; technology transfer ancillary process machinery from Summit Systems product design consultancy: Shore Design  

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Products Arburg Ltd plastics machinery Balmoral Tanks tanks Billion (UK) plastics machinery Caledonian Industries packaging, fabrication Carclo trade mouldings Hoover Floorcare floorcare products Plastech Group packaging, mouldings Polaroid Eyewear sunglasses Rosti (Scotland) trade mouldings Vascutek medical products VTS Royalite thermoplastic sheet| Zwick Roell testing equipment Engel UK plastics machinery Hardie Polymers polymer materials Daysoft contact lenses Sarco Stopper pipeline stopping P W Hall colour concentrates Safeglass (Europe) breakglass products Plastribution Ltd polymer materials Regal Rubber Partnership rubber rollers

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Education and Training Edinburgh Napier University Sector Skills Council for the polymer industry innovation consultancy technical training & support, Solutions4Polymers

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Corporate Members

Events Diary

Plastics in the Oceans - Question Time with Richard Baynes

25 June 2018
Lindsay Stewart Lecture Theatre at Craiglockhart Campus, Edinburgh Napier

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Technical Info from SPRA

  • Materials Thermoplastics, Thermosets, Elastomers, Additives.
  • Processes Moulding, Extrusion, Thermoforming, Ancillaries.
  • Design Product, Mould, CAE, Testing.
  • Applications Healthcare, Packaging, Electronics, Other Markets.
  • Environment Waste, Recycling, Sustainability, Legislation, Energy.
  • Business Issues Network, Seminars, Competitiveness, Innovation, Regulation.