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July 2019 – Polystar Plastics continues to invest

In 2019, Polystar Plastics has made a significant series of investments in new equipment. These are geared towards replacement of old extrusion units, and the addition of new capacity. The object is the reduction of energy usage per kg of film produced, and the installation of extrusion equipment designed to maximise the usage of recycled

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March 2019 – Polystar Plastics is ‘highly commended’ in the sustainability award category

FPA SUSTAINABILITY AWARD 2019 The FPA Sustainability Award sponsored by NCCO International demonstrates FPA members’ continuing commitment to make the best use of resources. Now that Polystar has achieved its BRC certification, they had an opportunity to enter the sustainability award section run by the Foodservice Packaging Association. Their commitment and focus on environmental & green

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December 2018 – Polystar Plastics gain BRC certification

We are pleased to announce that in the latest step on the journey towards total manufacturing excellence, that Polystar Plastics have achieved BRC/IOP certification.  After a two day audit on December 6 & 7th the QAI auditor was pleased to announce that Polystar had achieved the standard.  On the day the auditor drew special attention

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October 2018 – Polystar Plastics appoints Operation Project Manager

New Appointment Polystar Plastics Ltd has recently appointed Ralph Arrow as Operation Project Manager to ensure the company continues to develop and improve its operations processes and capitalise on its significant investment projects. Ralph will work closely with the Directors and management team developing the operations process to improve operational efficiencies. Polystar is investing heavily

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March 2018 – Polystar sponsors FPA awards on 9th March

The Polystar Plastics team attended the annual Foodservice Packaging Awards on the 9th of March. It was a fantastic evening event and a great chance to meet many key personnel in the food service arena. They also had a stand, which enabled them to promote some of their key products, which included their range of

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March 2018 – Polystar Plastics Appoint Transformation Director

Southampton based polythene manufacturer Polystar Plastics has appointed Paul Toby as transformation director to strengthen its team and market focus. Mr Toby will work closely with the management team helping support the new growth strategy. He will also focus on all the company key initiatives as Polystar completes its final building phase and moves into new

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March 2018 – Polystar Plastics Appoint Mike Lloyd as Technical Director

Southampton based polythene manufacturer Polystar Plastics has appointed Mike Lloyd as technical director.   Lloyd will work closely with the management team helping support the development of existing and new products. Polystar said his vast manufacturing experiences and his knowledge working with polymers and especially technical blends will be an extremely positive benefit to the

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September 2016 – Determined to Grow Despite Brexit Result

Following the recent European referendum result, companies buying polythene-based materials from the continent now run the risk of being affected in the short-to-long term by potential issues with economic growth, interest rates, exchange rates, trade and transport regulations and production or demand levels. Southampton based polythene manufacturer Polystar Plastics, has revealed plans to produce an

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