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17 NOVEMBER 2014

Plastic Made From AirCarbon

AirCarbon is currently being tested and used by computer manufacturer Dell to package some of their goods. AirCarbon takes the carbon emissions to produce a plastic material as opposed to using oil or other fossil fuels. This could prove to be a success all round if more companies manufacture and use AirCarbon as it could […]

12 NOVEMBER 2014

Self-Healing Plastics – Coming Soon?

Have you been unfortunate enough to break your phone screen? This is a common, frustrating (and often expensive) occurrence for many modern mobile phone users. Wouldn’t it be useful if it miraculously mended itself? Well this could be a possibility in the not too distant future. A plastic material has been designed by engineers at […]


Shrimp Shells Could Provide Eco-Friendly Plastic Alternative

More and more businesses and individuals alike are looking for ways to improve their actions on the environment. Despite it continually being a focus point for environmental news, the ocean is the latest place where forms of eco-friendly plastics to derive from. Scientists at Harvard University’s Wyss institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering have formed biodegradable […]

23 OCTOBER 2014

Engineering Grades Plastics By Industry Sector – Infographic

We have had this infographic created to clearly illustrate in a very visual way the engineering grade plastics often used within various industry sectors including Medical Equipment, Food Processing Equipment, Chemical Process Plant. More information on our Materials can be found here and information on the Industry Sectors we cater for can be found here […]

13 OCTOBER 2014

October Newsletter

Welcome to the first official MCP newsletter. This is an opportunity to keep you updated on what is happening for MCP as well as the wider engineering plastics news. Autumn is already upon us and we have had a very busy year so far. Earlier in the summer we celebrated our 10 Year Anniversary which […]

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