Keep calm and make your voice heard

In his exclusive column, Philip Law, Director-General of the British Plastics Federation, starts the year by addressing the issues surrounding the so-called ‘war on plastics’ and what the industry can do to keep its head above the hype. more

9 Feb 2018 11:39 BPF Blog 1 Comments

Business Groups are the heart of the matter

In this month's column, Philip Law highlights the strides made by its Business Groups, looks at the future of plastics in automotive and points to opportunity in India. more

5 Dec 2017 15:31 BPF Blog

Autumn is the season of celebration

In his exclusive column, Philip Law, Director-General of the British Plastics Federation, explains why this Autumn is a time for the UK plastics to truly celebrate, a new careers portal and dispelling myths about plastics in the seas. more

31 Oct 2017 09:18 BPF Blog

Interplas 2017: Time to Celebrate

In an Interplas special edition of his exclusive column, Philip looks back into the archives to see how the show has helped ‘mould’ the industry events scene in the UK and why there’s reason to celebrate come September. more

18 Sep 2017 11:17 BPF Blog

A SIMPL reason for surveys

In this month’s edition of his exclusive column, Philip Law talks numbers as he identifies some of the key findings of the association’s recent members surveys and what they tell us about the industry. more

29 Aug 2017 16:42 BPF Blog

No silver bullet for plastics recycling

Philip Law discusses why the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s newest initiative cannot be seen as a ‘silver bullet’ for the issues surrounding plastics recycling and why the industry should “keep calm and carry on” in a changeable political environment. more

5 Jun 2017 08:35 BPF Blog

Positive communication is a plastics powerhouse

Philip Law, Director-General of the British Plastics Federation, discusses PVC’s public image, and how social media movements could hold the key to promoting a more positive image of plastics across other industry sectors. more

19 Apr 2017 12:03 BPF Blog

Safety first: Working together to better rotomoulding practice

Dr Sara Cammarano, Group Executive of the Rotational Moulding Group at the British Plastics Federation (BPF), updates readers on progress relating to health and safety guidelines, as well as why ‘innovation’ is the industry buzzword for 2017. more

22 Mar 2017 14:15 BPF Blog

Scotland’s plastics industry: Crucial to the overall sector

Philip Law discusses the importance of Scotland’s plastics industry, gives insight into the latest findings from its Business Conditions Survey and reveals how a leaked political document suggests the industry’s voice is being heard. more

21 Mar 2017 09:10 BPF Blog

Humble beginnings for a modern plastics industry

Philip Law updates readers on a high level meeting with topline civil servants ahead of Brexit negotiations, applauds Unilever for its ambitious packaging pledge and muses over the plastics industry's somewhat humble beginnings in east London. more

21 Feb 2017 14:02 BPF Blog

About this Blog

Philip Law is Public and Industrial Affairs Director at the British Plastics Federation. Every month, Philip provides insight and updates from the Federation in his column, 'News from the Front Line'.

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