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How Are Coatings Driving Our Sustainable Future?

How Are Coatings Driving Our Sustainable Future?Speakers Stewart Richards & Keith Damarellon Wednesday, 13 January 2021 starting at 13.00 GMTGiven the high demand today for the reduction of plastic packaging and also the requirement for recyclability or compostability with packaging materials, there is growing activity in the area of vacuum deposition and water based dispersion barrier coatings on packaging substrates. These coatings are aiming to provide alternatives to either extruded…See More
Dec 29, 2020
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East Midlands Packaging Society - Newsletter November 2020

East Midlands Packaging SocietyNewsletter November 2020Please click on the link below to download the newsletter (10 pages)EMPkgS%20News%20November%202020%20071120.pdf…See More
Nov 9, 2020
Ian Morris posted a blog post

Webinar Packaging - Where Is It Going?

are pleased to present a 1 hour webinar onPackagingWhere is it Going?by Keith Barneson Wednesday, 11 November 2020starting at 13.30 GMTKeith's broad knowledge and extensive links in the packaging industry will allow him to cover topics including:Single Use Plastics, Plastics Pollution and Micro Plastics,Sustainability and Climate Change Waste Management – Collection,…See More
Oct 30, 2020
Ian Morris posted a blog post

Helene Roberts presents the Mark Caul Memorial Lecture

Helene Roberts of Robinsons Packaging presented the first Mark Caul Memorial webinar on 8 September 2020.Mark passed in 2019 having enjoyed a full career starting at the Magnox British Nuclear Fuel facility in Somerset, before joining the Marks & Spencer food business in 2001 as a packaging technologist. He spent 12 years at Marks & Spencer, developing an industry…See More
Oct 15, 2020
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May 6, 2020
Ian Morris posted a blog post

Webinar 'An Open Letter to Sir David Attenborough'

East Midlands Packaging Society are pleased to advise of our forthcoming webinar 'An Open Letter to Sir David Attenborough' presented by Barry Twigg, Chief Executive at National Flexible.There will be opportunities to ask questions at the end of the presentation.When: 18 May starting at 16.00 UK BST.Register by emailing: helen.borste@benchmark-consulting.co.ukSee More
May 6, 2020
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Pack to the Future - Processing & Material Technologies Driving The Next Generation of Packaging at Nottingham University

July 23, 2019 all day
Leading-edge talks from packaging industry expertsRound Table discussionsNetworking with Industry LeadersTrent Building (Senate Chamber) - Nottingham University Campus Tuesday 23rd July 2019 - 9am – 4pmTo reserve your place at this popular event, please contact : helen.borste@benchmark-consulting.co.ukThe event is £45.00 IOM3 members and students, £55.00 to non members…See More
Jun 2, 2019
 

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How Are Coatings Driving Our Sustainable Future?

How Are Coatings Driving Our Sustainable Future?

Speakers

Stewart Richards & Keith Damarell

on Wednesday, 13 January 2021 starting at 13.00 GMT

Given the high demand today for the reduction of plastic packaging and also the requirement for recyclability or compostability with packaging materials, there is growing activity in the area of vacuum deposition and water based dispersion barrier coatings on packaging substrates. These coatings are aiming to provide alternatives to either extruded plastics, waxes and fluorocarbon treatments that…

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Posted by Ian Morris on December 29, 2020 at 23:00

East Midlands Packaging Society - Newsletter November 2020

East Midlands Packaging Society

Newsletter November 2020

Please click on the link below to download the newsletter (10 pages)

EMPkgS%20News%20November%202020%20071120.pdf

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Posted by Ian Morris on November 9, 2020 at 11:30

Webinar Packaging - Where Is It Going?

are pleased to present a 1 hour webinar on

Packaging

Where is it Going?

by Keith Barnes

on Wednesday, 11 November 2020

starting at 13.30 GMT

Keith's broad knowledge and extensive links in the packaging industry will allow him to cover topics including:

Single Use Plastics, Plastics Pollution and Micro Plastics,…

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Posted by Ian Morris on October 30, 2020 at 15:13

Helene Roberts presents the Mark Caul Memorial Lecture

Helene Roberts of Robinsons Packaging presented the first Mark Caul Memorial webinar on 8 September 2020.

Mark passed in 2019 having enjoyed a full career starting at the Magnox British Nuclear Fuel facility in Somerset, before joining the Marks & Spencer food business in 2001 as a packaging technologist. He spent 12 years at Marks & Spencer, developing an industry leading expertise on food packaging in retail. During this time, he worked across multiple materials from ceramics, glass, metals, polymers and pulp-based materials. Latterly he moved to Tesco and Rapid Action Packaging.

Helene was a colleague of Mark and is a packaging expert with valuable insight into sustainability.

To view the webinar click …

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Posted by Ian Morris on September 8, 2020 at 11:00

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Packaging Society visit to Holland - March 16th-18th

Started by Chris Penfold Jan 17, 2014.

Night vision and new material technologies 1 Reply

Started by Lucy Woodhead. Last reply by Chris Penfold Nov 21, 2012.

Work Experience 2 Replies

Started by Lucy Woodhead. Last reply by Lucy Woodhead Nov 26, 2011.

 
 
 

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