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The International Impact of OnePlastics Launch

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The launch of the OnePlastics Group has been making headline news across the world.

The new group, which has been born out of One51 plc Group, includes a group of seven businesses which have been brought together under a single name.

Following the official announcement of the launch earlier this month, OnePlastics has been featured on the likes of the European Plastics News website and by British Plastics & Rubber (bp&r).

News of the launch has also made its way across the Atlantic, with Canadian Plastics featuring an article in its daily news section online last week.

Plastics News, which, together with its sister publications, makes up the largest plastics publishing organisation on the planet, has also featured the OnePlastics launch on its website.

The international interest in the new group is great news for the septet of businesses it includes. Between them, UK-based MGB Plastics, Straight, AAC Structural Foam, AAC Technology, Protech Plastic Containers, as well as Protech Performance Plastics and Thormac Engineering in Ireland, and Protech Plastics China will employ around 450 people and is anticipating annual sales of €150million.

Barnsley and Rotherham Business Awards Finalist

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MGB Plastics is delighted to reveal that it has been nominated as a finalist in the Barnsley and Rotherham Business Awards.

More than 100 entries were submitted for the prestigious annual awards, which are organised by the Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber of Commerce and run in association with Solar Europa, and will take place in Barnsley this year for the first time.MGB Plastics’ investment in new state-of-the-art equipment, training initiatives and enhanced green credentials has seen them rewarded with a place on the final shortlist for the Brook Corporate Developments Excellence in Manufacturing Award.

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