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.

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Fri 12 Jun 2015

Free Seminar: Sampling Best Practice for Improved Business Performance

09:30 until 13:40

Free Seminar Within a manufacturing business, sampling is an activity used across many operations and in various applications: product and process R&D, raw material/process/product quality control,...

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Tue 16 Jun 2015

Funding and Innovation Opportunities with High Performance Computing

08:30 until 10:30

Industry Breakfast HPC Midlands, the East Midlands Regional Centre of Excellence for High Performance Computing (HPC), is proud to welcome researchers and industry representatives to learn about...

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Wed 17 Jun 2015

Electromagnetic Measurements: Design, Application and Challenges

All Day

The demand for globally-optimised systems and overall reliability is on the increase. Such a drive is bringing about an increase in the proliferation of the ‘more electric’ concept in most, if not...

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A little about Materials for Packaging

Covers all aspects of materials used in packaging