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Broanmain Plastics

Due to rapid business expansion, the company realised it needed to develop a senior workshop team with not just the right skills but also the right drive and ethos. Read more

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EEF launch new training course to re-train and up-skill employees covering the knowledge and practical skills involved with robotic and automation engineering. Read more

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Plastic manufacturers visit school children for an inspirational talk. Read more

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Dyne testing has launched a new training programme on surface measurement. Read more

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Motan Colortronic welcomed 200 visitors to its plant in Chesterfield for open days focusing on blending with Industry 4.0 machinery. Read more

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Apprenticeship training provider, Solutions 4 Polymers, and blow moulding and training consultancy, Blow It All, have announced a new training qualification partnership. Read more

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The BPF has attacked the producers of Blue Planet II for linking the death of a young whale to plastic pollution with no supporting evidence. Read more

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‘Plastian the Little Fish’, or 'Poisson Petit', aims to teach children about the damage plastic litter is causing to our fishy friends. Read more

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An apprentice swap between Thermo Fisher Scientific and Günther Hot Runner Systems has strengthened ties between German and British hi-tech manufacturers. Read more

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Lucy Young

River waste has been recycled into a plastic composite for a new boat design, starting a fleet of river cleaning vessels for Isle of Dogs' children. Read more

Materials

An anti-littering campaign will encourage high school students to earn 'Bincentives' for prizes. Read more

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A site to encourage students to think plastic for their careers has been made by the British Plastics Federation. Read more

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A UK business survey has suggested more apprentices would be a solution to the UK’s skills gap if investment could cover costs for SMEs. Read more

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Young stars of polymer engineering can enter nominations for the Worshipful Company of Horner's Apprentice Awards. Read more

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London student Cecily Ward amongst winners of PlasticsEurope debating competition. Read more

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A information and education project by the BPF will kick off at Interplas, with a range of informative materials for visitors to take away. Read more

Interplas 2017

Belgrade Polymers, in Northamptonshire, expands its workforce with Coventry University graduate Konrad Webster. Read more

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Ege Aylin Altug Kucukoglu

The UK finals of the European Youth Debating Competition 2017 were held on July 17, with 50 students arguing about petrochemistry and plastics at Imperial College, London. Read more

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The Manufacturing Technology Centre has enhanced its 3D printing capability with a HP Jet Fusion printer, for work with the European Space Agency. Read more

Machinery

IPC Moulding’s new project engineer Hugh Henry has completed a Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Queen’s University Belfast. Read more

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