British Plastics Federation

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. more

19 Dec 2017 15:58 industry

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

13 Nov 2017 12:26 industry

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

19 Sep 2017 09:47 industry

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

6 Jul 2017 14:21 industry

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. more

19 Jun 2017 11:58 industry

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

26 May 2017 15:46 industry

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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. more

19 Apr 2017 14:35 industry


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. more

15 Feb 2017 16:04 industry

Pentagon Plastics

Simon Hooley

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. more

28 Dec 2016 10:00 guest blogs 1 Comments

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. more

6 Jul 2016 12:10 industry

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. 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. more

21 Jan 2016 10:07 industry

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. more

16 Jun 2015 12:00 industry

David Hall

Via British Plastics and Rubber

Polypipe Group Chief Executive David Hall has been elected as the new President of the BPF. British Plastics and Rubber's Leanne Taylor was reporting live from the press conference where the news was announced. more

29 May 2015 09:28 industry

The China Plastics Processing Industry Association has joined Operation Clean Sweep to do its bit in keeping the oceans free of plastic. more

28 May 2015 09:28 industry

Rapid News Communications Group has announced the completion of its acquisition of Interplas from Reed Exhibitions UK. more

14 Nov 2014 12:00 industry

HP Fusion 3D Printing Sprocet


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