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Award-winning! igus:bike designed by mtrl receives German Design Award 2023

Published on: January 9, 2023

All-plastic bicycle wins in the category “Excellent Product Design – Bicycles and E-Bikes” 9 January 2022 – igus®, the Germany-based manufacturer of engineered motion plastics, announced the company has been awarded the prestigious German Design Award 2023 for the all-plastic igus:bike. A wide angular frame made of plastic, black wheels with Y-spokes: The futuristic look […]

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A well-rounded thing: igus develops ball bearings made of recycled plastic

Published on: November 15, 2022

The plastics specialist presents a green recycling variant of the proven xiros deep groove ball bearing November 15, 2022 – igus®, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics, announced the company has taken a further step towards sustainable plastic production. The company uses scrap produced from the injection molding process of its high-performance plastic xirodur® B180 […]

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Cable Selection Can Help Manufacturers Improve Sustainability

Published on: November 7, 2022

Cable life cycles, proper planning and installation, and recycling all play into sustainability.

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2023 manus awards: igus is once again looking for innovative plastic bearing and linear motion applications

Published on: October 18, 2022

igus announces its eleventh biannual manus awards for the most creative, economical, and sustainable applications of its polymer, plain and linear technology October 18, 2022 – The global leader in motion plastics, igus®, is now accepting submissions for the 2023 manus awards, which the plastics specialist has been initiating every two years for 20 years. […]

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igus partner Mura Technology is planning its first plant for chemical recycling in Germany

Published on: October 17, 2022

In Böhlen, Saxony, up to 120,000 tons of plastic waste per year are to be recycled into oil October 17, 2022 –The British company Mura Technology is starting a new chapter in modern plastic recycling in Saxony. The first plant in Germany for chemical recycling, with a capacity of up to 120,000 tons per year, […]

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igus Announces Partnership with the National Forest Foundation (NFF)

Published on: October 3, 2022

Leader in motion plastics announces new partnership with the National Forest Foundation to aid in campaign to plant more than 50 million trees October 3, 2022 – igus®, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics, announced the company has partnered with the National Forest Foundation (NFF) on its “50 Million for Our Forests” tree planting campaign. […]

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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 – […]

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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 […]

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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. 

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