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3A Composites at FESPA Global Print Expo 2019


As the market-leading supplier of sheet material, 3A Composites offers a unique variety of branded
products. The company’s core markets, which cover everything from direct-to-substrate digital printing and screen printing, exhibition and shop design, signage as well as POS/POP applications, meant this year’s FESPA was an event not to be missed.

This year’s […]

3A Composites at FESPA Global Print Expo 20192019-05-30T16:43:19+01:00

New elected IAPD President!


Wayne Gono, Visionary/Chief Networking Officer of Regal Plastics Supply, Inc., Elected IAPD President

Overland Park, KS – The International Association of Plastics Distribution (IAPD), the international trade association comprised of companies engaged in the distribution and manufacturer of performance plastics, has elected Wayne Gono as its president for 2018-2019. He was voted in by the IAPD […]

New elected IAPD President!2019-02-11T16:47:52+01:00

Quadrant EPP announces change in commercial management Europe


Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products (Quadrant EPP) appoints two Commercial Managers (North & South) in Europe as of September 1st, 2018.

Quadrant EPP’s future Commercial Management will be across regions in order to further enhance its customer centricity and core market approach in Europe. Quadrant EPP is therefore pleased to introduce two new Commercial Managers who will […]

Quadrant EPP announces change in commercial management Europe2018-10-09T16:20:33+01:00

Quadrant EPP introduces food compliant laser-writable pom-c product


Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products (Quadrant EPP) announces a new member within its POM-C family of products: Ertacetal® C LQ POM-C.

Effective immediately, Quadrant is offering a laser-writable Polyoxymethylene product to the global engineering plastics market. The product is branded Ertacetal® C LQ POM-C and comes with full compliance to REACH, FDA and EU 10/2011 regulations.

With this […]

Quadrant EPP introduces food compliant laser-writable pom-c product2018-10-09T16:21:21+01:00

Wefapress and Wikiplast intensify cooperation


On June 19, 2018 Wefapress Beck + Co. GmbH and the Italian firm Wikiplast Srl announced the start of a long-term strategic alliance: The Vreden specialist for individual plastic solutions is taking over 50 percent of the shares in Wikiplast.

“A few years ago we almost completely withdrew from the Italian market […]

Wefapress and Wikiplast intensify cooperation2019-05-29T15:04:01+01:00

Rethinking the future of plastics


Environment Secretary Michael Gove has announced the implementation of a Deposit Return Scheme for plastic bottles in England, following the final straw for many businesses who are introducing replacement paper straws. The Deposit Return Scheme is a programme designed to increase recycling rates and to reduce the amount of waste pollution.

So what do these changes […]

Rethinking the future of plastics2018-07-03T10:10:54+01:00

Suitable plastics to increase Health & Safety in the manufacturing sector


In reducing Loss Time Injury Frequency Rate (LTIFR), the introduction of high impact plastics such as polycarbonate can increase health and safety across manufacturing and process sectors.

Within the manufacturing sector, risk of fatalities and accidents is largely down to machine design and manual handling issues. The significant hazards faced in this sector require continued efforts […]

Suitable plastics to increase Health & Safety in the manufacturing sector2018-05-23T05:00:37+01:00

Light weighting in the transportation industry


Composite materials and plastics are revolutionising the transportation industry, especially the aerospace and railway sectors. With the growing impact of fuel on operating costs, weight has become the critical driver for procuring lighter weight materials.

The transportation industry could benefit significantly when replacing steel materials with composite materials […]

Light weighting in the transportation industry2018-05-02T13:29:20+01:00

EPDA appoints Armstrong as new marketing partner


The European Plastics Distributors Association (EPDA) has recently appointed Armstrong as our new marketing partner.

The decision to assign Armstrong to lead our communication follows the successful rebrands of Amari Plastics and Polycasa, two valued EPDA members.

This appointed is part of our commitment to remain consistent in our communications and provide members with fresh, exciting content. […]

EPDA appoints Armstrong as new marketing partner2018-03-29T14:08:57+01:00

2018 Annual Conference – Bookings Open


This year’s EPDA Annual Conference takes place in Edinburgh at the Hilton Carlton Hotel from Thursday 14 to Saturday 16 June 2018.

Details of the programme, information about Edinburgh and the hotel, the optional extra activities and prices can be found here.

There are also exciting opportunities for sponsorship, full details of which are available from […]

2018 Annual Conference – Bookings Open2018-03-14T10:23:42+01:00