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Maintaining Quality at Rayda

Maintaining Quality at Rayda

Here at Rayda we are proud of our reputation for high quality and offering great service. So how do we ensure we continue to provide this to our custo...

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How the Extrusion Process is Used in the Food Industry

How the Extrusion Process is Used in the Food Industry

The development of the extrusion process has provided the plastic industry with a platform from which it has been able to develop a wealth of products...

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A Fully Recyclable Packaging Trial by Aldi

A Fully Recyclable Packaging Trial by Aldi

Aldi is on a mission. Since becoming carbon neutral in 2019, the supermarket has been pushing ever forward in the evolution of plastic packaging. Cu...

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Why We Co-Extrude Plastics

Why We Co-Extrude Plastics

With there being plenty of plastic materials and processes we offer here at Rayda, we’re going to discuss why we co-extrude plastics and the different...

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Coca Cola Join Forces for River Clean

Coca Cola Join Forces for River Clean

Coca Cola has announced that they will be partnering up with The Ocean Cleanup Project in a collaboration that will see 15 highly polluting rivers cle...

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Worlds First All Plastic Recycling Plant for UK

Worlds First All Plastic Recycling Plant for UK

It is certainly no secret that while huge gains have been made in the area of recycling, the world is at a critical point when it comes to plastic was...

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Plastic Extrusion for Medical Tubing

Plastic Extrusion for Medical Tubing

The process of plastic extrusion has provided the healthcare industry with the ability to produce medical tubing, which is quick, easy, clean and flex...

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Huge Boost to Chemical Recycling Investment Announced by PlasticsEurope

Huge Boost to Chemical Recycling Investment Announced by PlasticsEurope

There has been a considerable focus in the last few years on chemical recycling, which allows those plastics that are harder or uneconomical to recycl...

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Recycling Facility Leads Way in Sustainable PVC-U

Recycling Facility Leads Way in Sustainable PVC-U

Veka Recycling Ltd, a market leader in the recycling of PVC-u, have announced that they will be investing £8 million into a new plant in the UK. The ...

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Greiner Packaging Invests Big in New PET Decontamination and Extrusion Line

Greiner Packaging Invests Big in New PET Decontamination and Extrusion Line

Greiner Packaging previously announced their goal for their Dungannon plant to become carbon neutral by 2025 and they have just become another step cl...

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Compostable Aquaculture Ropes Fight Sea Pollution

Compostable Aquaculture Ropes Fight Sea Pollution

Plastic has always played a massive role in the aquaculture industry; its durability and almost unlimited functionality make it almost the perfect sol...

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Renewable Plastic for NIVEA

Renewable Plastic for NIVEA

Beiersdorf has announced that their NIVEA Naturally Good face care range will soon be manufactured using a new innovative and environmentally friendly...

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Six Products You May be Surprised are Plastic Extrusion

Six Products You May be Surprised are Plastic Extrusion

Plastic extrusion is the technique of extruding small pellets of plastic through dies to create a continuous shape, with a fixed cross-sectional profi...

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Liquid to Waste Ratio May Help Fight Plastic Bottle Pollution

Liquid to Waste Ratio May Help Fight Plastic Bottle Pollution

The problem of plastic pollution is certainly not a new one, nor one that is easily solved and the idea of eradicating all plastic products is simply ...

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What are the Benefits of Polypropylene?

What are the Benefits of Polypropylene?

Polypropylene is a thermoplastic polymer that is used in various industries for a multitude of applications. It is an extremely versatile plastic and,...

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Pernod Ricard Commits to Big Changes by 2025

Pernod Ricard Commits to Big Changes by 2025

Pernod Ricard, the world’s number 2 in wines and spirits, has promised big things in its “Good Times from a Good Place” Sustainability & Responsibilit...

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How Covid-19 has Affected Demand for Plastic Goods

How Covid-19 has Affected Demand for Plastic Goods

The plastic industry has been one of steady growth and reliable demand for a number of decades now. While it has faced its challenges, namely the ne...

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How Plastic is Coming to the Rescue in the Fight Against COVID-19

How Plastic is Coming to the Rescue in the Fight Against COVID-19

The emergence of COVID-19 a year ago turned the world upside down and sent waves through every single industry, in some form or another. Since then...

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Five Things to Know for A successful 2021 in the Plastics Industry

Five Things to Know for A successful 2021 in the Plastics Industry

2020 was a game-changing year for the plastic industry, the global pandemic hit all areas from manufacturing to production and set everything spinning...

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New Dates Announced for Interplas 2021!

New Dates Announced for Interplas 2021!

Interplas is the biggest plastic event to be held in the UK, bringing together plastic industry professionals from across the country and around the g...

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HOW WILL THE PLASTICS INDUSTRY CHANGE AFTER COVID-19?

HOW WILL THE PLASTICS INDUSTRY CHANGE AFTER COVID-19?

In recent months, there has been an extremely high demand for plastics in a lot of industries. Will this sudden spike in demand for plastics continu...

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EVIAN IS INTRODUCING BOTTLES MADE FROM 100% RPET

EVIAN IS INTRODUCING BOTTLES MADE FROM 100% RPET

It seems like every piece of plastics news is about recycling and manufacturers becoming more sustainable. However, as an industry that has been under...

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THE BIOCOMPOSITE RANGE BY DURASENSE

THE BIOCOMPOSITE RANGE BY DURASENSE

DuraSense is an eco-friendly product range, working with a company called Stora Ensa, a renewable materials company. The Biocomposite range has been...

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WHY PLASTICS ARE MORE POPULAR THAN EVER BEFORE

WHY PLASTICS ARE MORE POPULAR THAN EVER BEFORE

Plastics have always been widely used because of their convenient properties and the wide range of products they can produce, but why have they recent...

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HOW IS THE MOTOR INDUSTRY USING RECYCLED PLASTICS?

HOW IS THE MOTOR INDUSTRY USING RECYCLED PLASTICS?

Many big brands in the motor industry are manufacturing their vehicles with recycled plastics in a bid to make their vehicles more sustainable. Glo...

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WHY ARE PLASTICS SANITARY COMPARED TO OTHER MATERIALS?

WHY ARE PLASTICS SANITARY COMPARED TO OTHER MATERIALS?

Plastic products add convenience to our everyday lives in many ways, but one of the main advantages of using this material is that it’s extremely hygi...

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WORLDWIDE PLASTIC PACKAGING FIRMS HELP DURING THE CORONAVIRUS

WORLDWIDE PLASTIC PACKAGING FIRMS HELP DURING THE CORONAVIRUS

The current pandemic has unfortunately led to a huge strain on the medical industry, in turn this has meant that the demand for medical supplies has a...

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HOW ARE THE BPF GUIDING THE PLASTIC INDUSTRY DURING COVID-19?

HOW ARE THE BPF GUIDING THE PLASTIC INDUSTRY DURING COVID-19?

During these uncertain times, many industries and manufacturers are stepping in to help with the current pandemic, especially plastics firms who can s...

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HOW WILL THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY BOOM?

HOW WILL THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY BOOM?

There is a lot of uncertainty at the moment in every industry and also in our day to day lives, so many people have already been impacted by covid-19,...

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HOW DOES THE RECYCLING PROCESS WORK?

HOW DOES THE RECYCLING PROCESS WORK?

Recycling plastics has become normal practise in the modern world and this is only benefitting the plastics industry. We recycle and purchase recycla...

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