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Major manoeuvres around plastics
Daily life 3 min

Major manoeuvres around plastics

In defence industries, where metal has held a prominent place for several millennia, the emergence and diversification of polymers have been responsible for major innovations over the last century....
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  • Plastics serve up a little innovation
    Daily life 6 min

    Plastics serve up a little innovation

    Have you ever taken a really close look at your kitchen? Go ahead; open the cupboards, the fridge and even the oven. Are not you surprised by the number of plastic items that you own? Dishes, utensils...

  • Let there be music, with plastics!
    Daily life 5 min

    Let there be music, with plastics!

    Certain woodwind and brasswind Instrument manufacture has traditionally been based around the use of noble materials: ivory, mother of pearl and rare woods among others…As these materials become incre...

  • Plastics are taking to the slopes
    Daily life 6 min

    Plastics are taking to the slopes

    The season is here! Fans of snow are ready to face their favourite element. Better yet, this Olympics year will see hundreds of champions facing off to break records. Equipment manufacturers haven't b...

  • Plastics for the holidays!
    Daily life 4 min

    Plastics for the holidays!

    The end-of-year holidays are the perfect time for lovers of creative hobbies and ace decorators alike, to let their creativity shine through. Gilt, lights, and so much more, brighten up the holiday se...

  • Plastics that nurture
    Daily life 3 min

    Plastics that nurture

    The family is growing...the baby's arrival is a special and magical event. Parents want only the best, to pamper and to protect the little one. A birth is always accompanied by a multitude of new obje...

  • Plastics – “Très chics”
    Daily life 4 min

    Plastics – “Très chics”

    Plastics are earning an increasingly impressive reputation for excellence as the years go by. Designers and other users are enamoured with these materials, whose aesthetic appeal is often exceptional....

  • Construction plastics, Low-profile, High-performance
    Daily life 3 min

    Construction plastics, Low-profile, High-performance

    Plastics make up a bare one percent of the volume of construction materials. Yet this little touch of polymers in a mineral, steel and glass world can have an unexpected impact on the overall performa...

  • Plastics burst onto the screen!
    Daily life 3 min

    Plastics burst onto the screen!

    Thanks to their versatile talent, plastics reign supreme on the sets and behind the scenes of the studios. Make-up, costumes, sets, props…Wherever the art of illusion is being practiced, they make a p...

  • Splice the mainbrace for plastics!
    Daily life 2 min

    Splice the mainbrace for plastics!

    Long the preserve of a privileged few, pleasure boating has now been within the ordinary man’s reach for a good half-century. Rising standards of living, the call of the sea and the thirst for adventu...

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