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Pioneering recycling project by igus partner Mura Technology continues to gain momentum

Published on: September 8, 2022

Recycling pioneer Mura Technology is making great strides in the construction of the world’s first HydroPRS plant, scheduled to go into operation in early 2023 8 September 2022 – Recovering crude oil from plastic: British company Mura Technology (Mura) is pursuing this goal with the HydroPRS™ process to advance the circular economy of plastics – […]


ECOlogical: first range of igus plain bearings made from re-granulated tribo-plastics

Published on: August 10, 2022

ECOlogical: first range of igus plain bearings made from re-granulated tribo-plastics 10 AUGUST 2022 – Social transformation, responsibility for the environment, and changes in how we use plastics are getting a lot of attention in the industry. For customers interested in more sustainable designs for their moving applications, igus® now offers an exciting alternative: four […]


Rolling on the World’s First Urban Bike Made from Recycled Plastic

Published on: July 8, 2022

Unveiled last month, the company has produced what they claim to be the world’s first urban bike made from recycled plastic. In addition to taking single-use plastics out of the waste stream, the all-plastic composition means it’s lighter and won’t rust with time or exposure to the elements. 


“Transformer” exhibition hall wins the 2022 gold vector award from igus

Published on: June 14, 2022

First prize goes to event space automated with e-chain cable carriers June 14, 2022 – igus®, a world leader in motion plastics and moving cable management systems, announced the winners of the 2022 vector awards on June 1 at Hannover Messe 2022. The golden vector award went to Hungarian firm Gepber Szinpad for an automated […]


igus advances the circular economy with the world’s first e-chain made entirely of recycled material

Published on: June 13, 2022

Conserving resources and extending the product life cycle is the goal igus is pursuing with the new E2.1.CG cradle-chain 10 JUNE 2022 – igus®, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics and moving cable management systems, announced the world’s first cable carrier system made entirely from recycled material. Cradle-to-cradle: This is the principle of the circular […]


Tomorrow’s mobility from yesterday’s waste: igus unveils the world’s first urban bike made from recycled plastic

Published on: June 1, 2022

No maintenance, no corrosion- the igus bike sets new standards in sustainable mobility May 31, 2022 — Experts in plastic for motion, igus is making the engineering concept and key components for bicycles made completely of recycled plastic available to all bicycle manufacturers via the new igus bike platform. The first model should be available […]


Record year exceeded thanks to 188,000 active customers: igus® increases delivery capacity and grows by 32%

Published on: March 24, 2022

32% growth and 80,000 more products available from stock – igus continues to invest in production and delivery capacity March 24, 2022 – igus, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics, announced business results from 2021 that demonstrate record growth in revenues and customer adoption. Customers of motion plastics products – from drive cables to gears […]