Education and Training

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

9 Feb 2018 13:45 Industry News

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. more

22 Nov 2017 14:03 Industry News

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

21 Nov 2017 12:32 Industry News

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

6 Nov 2017 11:50 Industry News


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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. more

3 Nov 2017 12:31 Materials

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

2 Nov 2017 11:43 Industry News

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

26 Oct 2017 09:22 Industry News

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. more

17 Oct 2017 10:30 Industry News

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

4 Oct 2017 10:32 Industry News

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

3 Oct 2017 15:45 Industry News

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

25 Sep 2017 10:35 Interplas 2017

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

11 Sep 2017 17:00 Industry News

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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. more

19 Jul 2017 12:25 Industry News

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

18 Jul 2017 16:32 Machinery

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

5 Jul 2017 10:09 Industry News

A polymer engineering apprenticeship scheme will be launched at the Athlone Institute of Technology, County Westmeath, ROI. more

12 May 2017 16:06 Industry News

A debating competition has opened for entries for European youth to focus on the impact of plastics in the digital economy. more

28 Apr 2017 09:49 Industry News

The UN Environment Programme has opened applications for the ‘Young Champions of the Earth’ mentoring scheme, which encourages environmental pioneers across the world to implement big ecological ideas. more

25 Apr 2017 11:44 Industry News

The first polymer apprentices to complete a 30-month training programme at Telford’s Polymer Training and Innovation Centre (PTIC) have been recognised as an asset to their future employers. more

13 Apr 2017 15:52 Industry News

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) and PlasticsEurope are collaborating with the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) on a new project for schools aiming to highlight the importance of responsible litter disposal. more

11 Apr 2017 10:08 Environment