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The plastics that are worth the trip
Daily life 5 min

The plastics that are worth the trip

Although it was still preserve of a certain elite a few decades ago, travel has become more affordable. The Internet revolutionised the organisational side of travel, and polymers made it easier by pr...
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  • Rescue: the helping hand of plastics
    Daily life 6 min

    Rescue: the helping hand of plastics

    Sporting holidays, whether at sea or in the mountains, are not without their dangers. And carelessness is not necessarily always responsible for accidents. Nature, as majestic as it may be, can someti...

  • Plastic packaging: why the hate?
    Daily life 5 min

    Plastic packaging: why the hate?

    Some still consider packaging as mere advertising materials, or even just plain waste. This is a largely unjustified “trial of intention”, in particular with regard to primary packaging which has bene...

  • Construction: plastics on the worksite
    Daily life 7 min

    Construction: plastics on the worksite

    Plastics play a key role in the construction sector. In Europe, over 20% of the polymers produced are used in construction and public works, and innovations keep on coming. Although their intrinsic pr...

  • Plastics dive into the water
    Daily life 6 min

    Plastics dive into the water

    The relationship between plastics and aquatic environments is not always that which immediately comes to mind. They can also be lifesavers: essential for making impure or salty water suitable for cons...

  • Golden Ball for plastics
    Daily life 6 min

    Golden Ball for plastics

    Who will be the next world football champion? This is a discussion for experts which Plastics The Mag admits that it lacks the knowledge to address. However, there is absolutely no doubt that polymers...

  • Plastics take the stage
    Daily life 4 min

    Plastics take the stage

    Polymers have succeeded in making themselves indispensable in some of the last places one might expect. In the entertainment world, their textures and colours work wonders in providing enjoyment to sp...

  • Plastics at the heart of the cars of today and the revolutions of tomorrow
    Daily life 3 min

    Plastics at the heart of the cars of today and the revolutions of tomorrow

    Loyal companions to cars for over half a century, the polymers that now account for over 20% of a vehicle’s mass actively participate in the automotive revolution. Overview and prospects for the futur...

  • Polymers absorbed by their role
    Daily life 4 min

    Polymers absorbed by their role

    The word absorption evokes liquids and sponges. However, certain materials absorb sound, impacts, heat, and even electromagnetic waves! What do they have in common? They are all made by the plastics i...

  • Sports-textiles: polymers in the lead
    Daily life 4 min

    Sports-textiles: polymers in the lead

    At a time when sport is hailed as the favourite leisure activity in France, the sports-textiles industry is a growing market fostering innovation. Take a look at the classic materials that made histor...

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