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4 News News from the global injection moulding industry, including: PlasticsEurope reports Covid-19 impact in 2020 plastics demand; Techniplas acquires Nanogate businesses; Canadian firms fight “toxic” listing for plastics


15 Energy drive: savings make sense Good energy management is now an essential aspect of an effective injection moulding operation. Machinery manufacturers are now meeting this challenge with new technologies and features. By Mark Holmes


25 Stopping granulators eating energy Energy-efficiency expert Dr Robin Kent of Tangram Technology says there is an unseen energy drain in injection moulding – granulators. He discusses ways to solve the issue with Mark Holmes


29 Material majors dive into AM Polymer producers and compounders are enhancing materials for additive manufacturing to satisfy companies wanting to 3D print functional parts, jigs, fixtures and mould cavities. By Peter Mapleston


41 New heights in bio-based plastics Development of bio-based polymers with properties that come close to fossil-based plastics is allowing their use in more demanding applications. By Peter Mapleston


52 Diary


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