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East Midlands Businesses Reap the Benefits East Midlands Businesses Reap the Benefits
With trade at the heart of Britain’s foreign policy and key to economic recovery in the UK, businesses in the East Midlands are being invited to take advantage of the extensive support UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) can offer to develop overseas trade through their exclusive Gateway to Global Growth Programme.
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K2010 success for BPF Pavillion K2010 success for BPF Pavillion
The substantial BPF presence at the K Fair in Dusseldorf is paying dividends for the UK’s plastics industry with UK exhibitors reporting great successes at the show.
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Violence in Pubs and Clubs - are plastic glasses the answer?Violence in Pubs and Clubs - are plastic glasses the answer?
The Home Office and the Materials KTN recently held an event at the Institute of Materials called ‘21st century pint’ to address the issue around violence involving glass in pubs and clubs.
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BPF Trends in Packaging seminar to examine the future of plastics packaging BPF Trends in Packaging seminar to examine the future of plastics packaging
The British Plastics Federation (BPF) in partnership with Materials KTN will bring together leaders in the field of plastics packaging to take a detailed look at the key trends and innovations in plastics packaging .
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Spending Review : BPF on the AirSpending Review : BPF on the Air
BPF Director General, Peter Davis participated in a BBC Radio 5 Live panel commenting on the impact of the Spending Review on manufacturing.
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BPF steps towards AsiaBPF steps towards Asia
Delegations of senior industrialists from China and Vietnam presented the BPF with significant business development opportunities for the UK plastics industry in consecutive meetings held in London this Monday.
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Industry demonstrates strength in large turnout for 77th BPF Annual DinnerIndustry demonstrates strength in large turnout for 77th BPF Annual Dinner
Plastics Industry representatives were out in full force at the BPF’s Annual Dinner in what has been reported as one of the biggest turnouts in recent years.
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New Safety in Manufacturing Plastics (SIMPL) initiative launched today New Safety in Manufacturing Plastics (SIMPL) initiative launched today
SIMPL an industry-led initiative to improve health and safety in the plastics industry was launched today at the British Plastics Federation (BPF).
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Plastics in the sea – it’s needed for recycling and energyPlastics in the sea – it’s needed for recycling and energy
Speaking at the Royal Geographical Society debate “Plastics in the Oceans” yesterday, Peter Davis stressed the huge benefits in lightening vehicles, aircrafts and packaging to save fuel.
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Apprenticeships with Added ValueApprenticeships with Added Value
An enhanced Polymer Apprenticeship has just been launched by City of Wolverhampton College.
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Declarations of Conformity for Revisions to Building Regulations now Available from the BPFDeclarations of Conformity for Revisions to Building Regulations now Available from the BPF
Declarations of Conformity are now available to buy from the British Plastics Federation (BPF).
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Seven Association Alliance urges Chancellor to cut public spending Seven Association Alliance urges Chancellor to cut public spending
The BPF coordinated 7 Association Alliance of polymer related interest groups has written a letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt. Hon George Osborne MP ahead of The Comprehensive Spending Review on 20th October which will determine fixed spending budgets over several years for each government department.
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EFSA re-confirmation of the safety of Bisphenol A (BPA) should ‘set consumers minds at ease,’ says BPFEFSA re-confirmation of the safety of Bisphenol A (BPA) should ‘set consumers minds at ease,’ says BPF
The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has welcomed the European Food Standards Agency’s (EFSA) confirmation of the safety of Bisphenol A.
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BPF takes part in the Marine Conservation Society's Beach Watch surveyBPF takes part in the Marine Conservation Society's Beach Watch survey
The British Plastics Federation’s (BPF) Director-General, Peter Davis took part in a Beach Clean on Cramond beach near Edinburgh on Saturday 18th September organised by the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) as part of their ‘Beach Watch’ survey.
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Space Offers New Cure for PolymersSpace Offers New Cure for Polymers
Inflatable shelters for astronauts could be hardened and stabilised by materials which cross-link far more effectively using cosmic radiation.
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Student Design Competition - Highly Commended - Football Shin GuardStudent Design Competition - Highly Commended - Football Shin Guard
Jaipreet Bahra re-designs shin guards using smart materials to extend the working lives of sportsmen and women.
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New Composite Body Armour Inspired by CornstarchNew Composite Body Armour Inspired by Cornstarch
Scientists in Singapore have been inspired by the “locking” properties of cornstarch to develop new body armour which is soft to wear but is very effective in preventing ballistic trauma. They claim it is better than the current ceramic plates.
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The “Easy Clean” – Bedside Cabinet wins the Horners Award 2010 The “Easy Clean” – Bedside Cabinet wins the Horners Award 2010
The highly innovative and friendly “Easy Clean” - Bedside Cabinet has been announced as the winner of the Horners Award for Plastics Design and Innovation 2010.
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The Vitamin Postal Pack Wins the Horners Bottlemakers Award 2010 The Vitamin Postal Pack Wins the Horners Bottlemakers Award 2010
The revolutionary and environmentally friendly Vitamin Postal Pack has been announced as the winner of the Horners Bottlemakers Award for 2010.
This worthy winning entry was made by RPC.
RPC Containers Ltd, Market Rasen
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Youngsters bottle top collection will be winner for school team and marine litterYoungsters bottle top collection will be winner for school team and marine litter
Children at a Bristol junior school are taking part in a pilot scheme which will help them understand the problems of marine and beach litter whilst giving their netball team a chance to shine on the court with a brand new kit made from plastic bottles!
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BPF comments on UK Government response to Landfill consultationBPF comments on UK Government response to Landfill consultation
Following the ‘Introduction of restrictions on the land filling of certain waste’ consultation DEFRA has confirmed that the UK has met its 2010 Landfill Directive diversion target and that they will not be introducing Landfill bans on items such as used plastics
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BPF seminar to examine Key Developments and Opportunities for Recycling in the UKBPF seminar to examine Key Developments and Opportunities for Recycling in the UK
The British Plastics Federation (BPF) in partnership with the BPF Recycling Council and the Materials KTN are to hold a one day Recycling seminar titled “Plastics Recycling: Key Developments,” on Tuesday 12th October at the Stoke Moathouse, Stoke-on-Trent which will examine the key trends and developments for Recycling and Waste Management in the UK.
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Innovation in Nano-Particle ManufactureInnovation in Nano-Particle Manufacture
As a result of the Nano workshop held in July this year by the Polymer Sector of the Materials KTN
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Student shows how playful plastics can save waterStudent shows how playful plastics can save water
Designed by Helena From, industrial designer, her new shower is fun. She goes on to say for most people their daily shower is a must and a refreshing start to the day.
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Plastics Help Food Allergen SufferersPlastics Help Food Allergen Sufferers
The UK subsidiary of a major US diagnostics equipment company, Tepnel BioSystems Ltd of Deeside approached the Hereford-based A K Industries (AKI)
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Sustainable Manufacturing tops BPF K2010 agendaSustainable Manufacturing tops BPF K2010 agenda
The British Plastics Federation (BPF) is to showcase the UK as a global leader in Sustainable Manufacturing in plastics with the launch of a book titled Sustainable Manufacturing: A Guide For The Plastics industry at the K Fair on Monday 1st November in room 28 at the Dusseldorf Congress Centre.
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BPF responds to Bisphenol A media attackBPF responds to Bisphenol A media attack
The BPF hit out today at journalist coverage of Bisphenol A in national newspapers (Daily Mail, Metro and Telegraph) where potential effects of and human exposure to BPA was widely exaggerated.
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Industrial Leaders of the FutureIndustrial Leaders of the Future
Young people in Shropshire are learning how to become the industrial leaders of the future, thanks to a new scheme being run at the Polymer Training and Innovation Centre (PTIC).
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Natural Colour Composite Masonry Pavers Made from Recycled Rubber and Plastics.Natural Colour Composite Masonry Pavers Made from Recycled Rubber and Plastics.
When VAST Enterprises wanted to offer the construction industry a &lsquo;green&rsquo; alternative to conventional paving systems, it developed a composite masonry paver system made entirely of recycled tires and plastic bottles.
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New Material From Ebalta Reduces Dust in Tool MakingNew Material From Ebalta Reduces Dust in Tool Making
Ebalta have launched a new tooling board and now switched production to in house production for all tooling boards with density 1 kg/l. The new range of boards has been thoroughly tested in the market and is now available for sale.
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