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Palaniswamy ‘Raj’ Rajan, CEO of SoftWear, USA, talks to Ellis Davies about the company’s Sewbots and automated worklines.
The USA’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement is a reminder that populous, industrialising countries deserve more attention, argues Alastair Marsh.
President of British Glass discusses the importance of sustainable operations and the role of glass in the UK
We look at plastics made from sugarcane, milk and a range of other biomass sources.
Natalie Daniels talks to Bruce Margetts about his career in plastics packaging, the challenges facing the industry and why Brexit might not be a bad thing for it.
Allan Childs proposes we shift focus from new nuclear to energy from waste.
Peter Wilson examines the role of cross-laminated timber in the protection and thermal insulation of buildings.
From the playthings of the ancient Mesoamericans to Wellington boots, car tyres to hot water bottles, natural and synthetic rubber has a rich and storied history, as Anna Ploszajski finds out
Blaise Kelly offers his opinion on how governments can best support their steel industries.
From nanotechnology to automotive components and textiles – hemp has a number of diverse applications. This month, Anna Ploszajski discovers the history behind the fibre.