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Philip Law and Alexandre Dangis Sign Recycling Agreement

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MOnitoring Recyclates for Europe (MORE) – the standardised online tool to monitor the uptake of recycled polymers into products – is now available for use by converters in the UK. Read more

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Spectra recognised in prestigious BPF packaging award

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Spectra's custom tooling expertise was recently recognised in the 2019 Horner's Bottlemakers awards. Read more

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BPF: No-deal Brexit bad for UK plastics industry

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A survey conducted by the British Plastics Federation has found that 29 per cent of companies believed the impact of a no-deal Brexit would be ‘very’ negative. Read more

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EYDC UK finals gathers more than 70 UK students

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More than 70 students from 13 UK schools gathered on 17 June at King’s College London for the UK National Finals of the European Youth Debating Competition (EYDC). Read more

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The Horners Bottlemakers Award, which exists to recognise the achievement in polymer-based packaging and bottles, has begun accepting entries. Read more

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IdentiPlast 2019

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Dow, the BPF and PlasticsEurope, will be among the key contributors at the leading European event for the recycling and recovery of plastic waste, IdentiPlast 2019. Read more

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Experts from some of the world’s biggest brands, the British Plastics Federation, A Plastic Planet and WRAP, will convene at Packaging Innovations 2019 to tackle one of the industry’s most contentious issues – plastics in packaging. Read more

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The European Plastics Converters Association (EuPC) and the British Plastics Federation (BPF) have issued a joint statement as the next phase of Brexit negotiations begins. Read more

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Workplace safety at Summit Systems has improved after it established a committee to take care of health and safety awareness plans. Read more

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One of the plastics industry's oldest and most distinguished accolades, the Horners Award, will be presented at Interplas 2017. Read more

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The European plastics community is welcomed to 'the Island', this September, with the British plastics industry throwing wide its arms to the international marketplace. Read more

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As Brexit negotiations between the EU and the UK commence, British plastics businesses that rely on EU workers may have to explore automation and training if they cannot rely on the free movement of skilled people. Read more

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The British Plastics Federation has announced its new president, Bruce Margetts, to succeed David Hall. Read more

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Fidra is working hard to raise awareness within plastics processing and the wider materials handling and transportation industries that waste plastics are not just a problem at the consumer end of the supply chain. Read more

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BPF Pipes

An advisory body for British water regulations has updated a manufacturing standard for PE pipes with aluminium casings, useful for contaminated building sites. Read more

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Guest post: Evolution of reshoring in the plastics industry heading into 2017

Pentagon Plastics Managing Director Paul Edwards has shared his insights on reshoring in the plastics industry in the wake of the UK's decision to begin its divorce from the European Union. Read more

28 Dec 2016 10:00 guest blogs

Brexit will not change Britain's place in the European plastics processing market and the BPF should continue to be a member of EUROMAP, the VDMA has said. Read more

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3D printing at the BPF: 'Don't feel threatened by disruption'

EPPM Editor Rose Brooke went to London to chair the BPF's 3D Printing: A Game Changer for the Plastics Industry? conference, where seven expert speakers brought the true benefits plastics can reap from additive manufacturing to a delegation of 40. Read more

10 Mar 2016 15:25 editor's blog

3D Printing - A Game Changer for the Plastics Industry? hosted by the BPF will unveil the advantages additive manufacturing holds for plastics in a series of expert presentations in London in March 2016. Read more

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Plastics 2020 has launched the Plastics Industry Recycling Action Plan (PIRAP) to set out a clear mission for the plastics packaging supply chain to meet green targets in the UK. Read more

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  • Philip Law and Alexandre Dangis Sign Recycling Agreement

    EuPC

    Philip Law and Alexandre Dangis Sign Recycling Agreement

    Alexandre Dangis (left) and Philip Law

  • Spectra recognised in prestigious BPF packaging award

    Spectra Packaging

    Spectra recognised in prestigious BPF packaging award

  • BPF: No-deal Brexit bad for UK plastics industry

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    BPF: No-deal Brexit bad for UK plastics industry

  • EYDC UK finals gathers more than 70 UK students

    PlasticsEurope

    EYDC UK finals gathers more than 70 UK students

  • The Horners Award Dinner

  • IdentiPlast 2019

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    IdentiPlast 2019

    IdentiPlast 2019 will take place on 7-8 March at London’s QEII Centre

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