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

Tue 28 Jun 2016

Manufacturing & Materials Competition Brokerage Event – Glasgow

09:30 until 14:00

Innovate UK Manufacturing and Materials Competition - Round 1 Innovate UK has recently launched a £15m competition in manufacturing and materials and we are pleased to invite you to attend an...

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Thu 30 Jun 2016

Second UK Industrial Surface Engineering Event: Present and Future

09:00 until 17:00

OPEN one day conference This industrial conference day will be chaired by Professor Jose L. Endrino and it is intended for UK and international engineers and other professionals, from the...

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Thu 30 Jun 2016

Future Directions for Lightweight Materials and Structures Conference

10:00 until 18:45

EMMS in conjunction with the British Composites Society and the Light Metals Division of IOM3 have organised a regional conference on: Future Directions for Lightweight Materials and Structures. ...

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