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Packaging Innovation is celebrating a record breaking year with over 6,922 visitors, attending the exhibition at the Birmingham’s NEC. Read more

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The conference was opened by Bruce Margetts, President of the BPF, and Javier Constante, President of PlasticsEurope, whose opening speeches set the tone for the conference Read more

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Orkla Home and Personal Care were winners in the Sustainability category with a toothbrush made from post-consumer recycled plastics and bio-based filaments, while Alpla Werke, Alwin Lehner & Co were successful in the Innovation category with its ‘Th Read more

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The UK SME Manufacturing Barometer has shown how the challenging economic and industrial climate is pushing UK manufacturers to carry significant risks as they move their supplier base out of the EU and invest precious cash in stockpiling raw materia Read more

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UK manufacturing has had another difficult month in the face of Brexit uncertainty, posting a four-month low for February with a figure of 52.0, the lowest figure since the July 2016 reading Read more

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The company recognises its responsibility to help allay consumer fears and has taken major initiatives to achieve a sustainable 360° circular solution. Read more

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Dow is fully committed to sustainability and several of its specialists will be speaking at IdentiPlast, alongside numerous leading sustainability experts from across the globe Read more

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The survey of 366 manufacturers found that both total and export order books strengthened modestly on the previous month, while remaining comfortably above their respective long-run averages Read more

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The move means Honda has joined Jaguar Land Rover and Nissan in a steadily increasing pre-Brexit exodus Read more

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The Welsh Government has been working with the other UK nations on a comprehensive UK wide approach to address the problems created by commonly littered single use plastics Read more

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The DRS has been proposed with two options, the “all-in” model, which would target a large amount of drinks beverages placed on the market, irrespective of size, and the “on-the-go” model, which would restrict the drinks containers in-scope to those Read more

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According to the Mirror the grocer has scrapped plastic bags but the replacement costs will almost double. Read more

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The “Plastics Packaging Plan: Achieving Net Zero ‘Waste’ Exports” is backed by 12 cross-party politicians and says the UK must urgently take back control of its share of the global plastics problem Read more

Environment

The move has come after a number of Asian countries, including China, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam, have limited and banned incoming plastic waste Read more

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Axion has welcomed the proposed changes to the Basel Convention that would set strict quality specifications about exports, as it would force the UK to take responsibility for its own plastic waste Read more

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The BPF believes that a no-deal Brexit would create major issues for the plastics industry Read more

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Brexit uncertainty has been cited by Nissan as a major reason behind the move Read more

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The manufacturing sector made a lacklustre start to 2019, as trends in output and new orders slowed and employment fell for only the second time in the past two and a half years Read more

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PP film is not currently collected in sufficient quantities and recycled, yet studies have shown it can be recovered and used in a wide range of injection moulding and extrusion applications Read more

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The retailer has pledged to give collected plastic a new life by recycling it into store fittings, furniture and playground equipment for schools. Read more

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