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 11 May 2016

Energy Harvesting 2016

09:15 until 16:20

The Energy Harvesting Network is holding its annual one-day dissemination event on 11th May 2016 at the Ambassadors Bloomsbury Hotel, London. The Network is self-funded and run by a team of...

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Mon 16 May 2016

Rubber – a Resilient Future 3

All Day

First Announcement and Call for Papers Monday 16th May 2016 at Lancashire County Cricket Club, Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester M16 0PX In celebration of Manchester being the European City of...

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Tue 17 May 2016

Eco-Design and Product Sustainability in the Transport Sector

09:00 until 16:30

Eco-Design and product sustainability is becoming increasingly more important to the transport sector. The expectations of the various stakeholders are adapting and growing at a rate that exceeds...

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