The Packaging Materials activities within the Materials Community are aimed at providing technology support to UK packaging producers and users to meet the challenges they face through ever increasing demands of legislation and consumer sophistication.

The packaging community served by the Materials Community is made up of a network of companies, other organisations and individuals delivering materials and services to the production of packaging, the production itself, the use of the packaging in packaging processes and the delivery of the final packaged product to the consumer by appropriate brand owners, retail channels and delivery companies.

Featured events

Wed 07 Sep 2016

Soft Matter - Theoretical and Industrial Challenges

All Day

Celebrating the Pioneering Work of Sir Sam Edwards This workshop aims to highlight developments in theoretical physics and mathematical frameworks for the modelling and simulation of soft matter...

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Wed 21 Sep 2016

EURADH 2016 ADHESION '16

All Day

The 11th and 13th conference in these highly respected series will return to the historic city of Glasgow in 2016. Both the EURADH and the SAA’s Adhesion Conference series cover all aspects of the...

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Tue 27 Sep 2016

Plastics in Automotive

10:00 until 15:15

In the aftermath of the Brexit debate and with the British automotive sector growing year on year, this event will look to explore the future of the industry and the role plastics have to play....

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