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The Environment Agency prosecuted Biffa Waste Services for sending waste to China collected from households, such as used nappies and food packaging, that the company claimed was waste paper Read more

Environment

UK companies which sell goods to Germany must comply with the country’s updated packaging laws or face fines of up to €200,000 (approx. £176,500 GBP). Read more

Industry News

China: An overview of opportunities for UK plastics companies

Justyna Elliott of the BPF writes exclusively for BP&R on the opportunities China holds ahead of new DIT grants being announced at the end of November. Read more

28 Nov 2018 08:55 BPF Blog

Founder and CEO Paul Morris was invited by the Department of International Trade to share his experience of selling abroad to help others do the same. Read more

Industry News

BPF Dubai

Arabplast will take place in Dubai in 2019

The largest number of British exhibitors to date will take part in the upcoming Arabplast trade show, as opportunities to export to the region grow. Read more

Events

March's IHS Markit/ Cips PMI shows a steady rebound in order growth since the declines at the end of 2017. Read more

Industry News

Supply chain constraints and a price level increase have brought increasing factory output growth to a slow down. Read more

Industry News

Carbon-fibre reinforced plastic specialist Axon Automotive has moved premises in Northamptionshire. Read more

Industry News

13 British plastics forms joined the throng at PlastIndia in Ahmedabad, taken as a block by the British Plastics Federation. Read more

Industry News

The annual outlook from BP predicts oil demand will drop after the 2030's, as renewable energy, competes with crude. John Carlon argues the years of cheap oil are only just beginning... Read more

John Carlon's Blog

Strong exports and demand for staples has buoyed otherwise slowing growth rates in manufacturing orders over the start of 2018. Read more

Industry News

Leicestershire based DB Automation has used its hot foil print expertise to provide green game cases for Xbox players. Read more

Machinery

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders has released its latest factory output figures for November, showing a stark fall in demand for new cars. Read more

Industry News

The Confederation of British Industry manufacturing survey has shown year-end order books levels have gifted an early Christmas present for UK manufacturers. Read more

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EEF

Chair of the manufacturers' association Terry Scuoler moves on to leading the Institute of Export and International Trade. Read more

Industry News

The IHS Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI report for October shows a slight increase in manufacturing output across the secondary sector. Read more

Industry News

The British Plastics Federation will take UK companies to PlastIndia in Ahmedabad next Spring, with accommodation and receptions included. Read more

Industry News

Leaving the European Union without a trade deal would cost industry £880million, finds the British Plastics Federation. Read more

Industry News

Food and drink sales have brought the monthly growth rate for UK manufacturing down but long-term prospects still look set for a stable increase. Read more

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Buoyant conditions abroad cover fears over UK economy Read more

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