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 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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Thu 06 Oct 2016

Thermoplastic Composites 2016

10:00 until 14:45

This combined BPF and Composites UK seminar for 2016 will focus on the use of Thermoplastic Composites in the transport industry. The growing use of these materials in this arena provides an...

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Thu 27 Oct 2016

Plastics Heritage

All Day

The symposium on “Plastics Heritage“ provides an interdisciplinary forum for all aspects of plastics history. The aim is to bring together people from different areas of plastics heritage in order...

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