The East Midlands Packaging Society

The Voice of Packaging in the Heart of the Country

Martin Hardwidge
  • Male
  • Nottingham
  • United Kingdom

Martin Hardwidge's Friends

  • Jennifer Needham
  • Chris Penfold

Martin Hardwidge's Discussions

Social Networking

Started Aug 7, 2009

Gifts Received


Martin Hardwidge has not received any gifts yet

Give a Gift


Martin Hardwidge's Page

About Us

We are The Packaging Society, East Midlands, part of IOM3, the Institute of Materials, MInerals and Mining.

We represent people working in the Packaging Industry throughout the region, which includes Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire, providing important networking opportunities, organising events and visits to packaging businesses between September and May, and organising popular social events including our golf day and dinner dance.

If you live or work in the region, and are involved with packaging at any point in the chain, join us!

Martin Hardwidge's Photos

Martin Hardwidge's Blog

Less than four weeks to the East Midlands Packaging Society Golf Day!!

Friday the 26th September; The EMPS/IOM3 golf day is being held this year and the wonderful Horsely Lodge, one of Derbyshire's finest courses. Close to the M1, easy to get to, a great day of golf, networking and camaraderie is certain. NB - an earlier post had the date as the 25th. Please note the correct date of the 26th!…


Posted on September 1, 2014 at 10:21

David Smalley

I did wonder whether it was appropriate to use this site to give this news, but I decided that it was right that our friends in all of our communities should know of our loss:

It is with great sadness that I am writing to let you know of the death of our friend David Smalley, who passed away after a very short illness last Friday, 5th…

Posted on November 12, 2010 at 11:53

Great Night for the East Midlands at the UK Packaging Awards!

Last night was the prize-giving ceremony for the UK Packaging Awards, held in London at the swanky Grosvenor House Hotel. You can see the full list of awards winners here, but companies in the East Midlands 'patch' did extremely well!

Winner - Packaging Company of the Year - Inspirepac
Finalist - Packaging Company of the Year - Benson Group

Posted on November 4, 2010 at 19:25

East Midlands Packaging Society Golf Day 4th October 2010

After the filthy weather of the previous weekend, thirty brave souls ventured over to Newark Golf Club on Monday 4th October for the East Midlands Packaging Society Golf competition; to be greeted with warm late summer sun, a golf course in beautiful condition and an excellent afternoon’s game.

Players assembled from as far afield as Manchester and Northampton to compete for the magnificent Norcros Bowl, a silver trophy donated… Continue

Posted on October 14, 2010 at 15:08

Plastek Visit 21st September 2010

We were privileged to visit the high speed, high volume Plastek facility in September, and our thanks go to Nigel Williams and his team for the warm welcome we received.

Plastek UK is a high-volume manufacturer of plastic components for packaging, for example the top aerosol assembly for Lynx deodorant, many millions of which are made each year.

We were welcomed into the impressive boardroom and treated to an introduction to the US owned group, following which we were split… Continue

Posted on October 11, 2010 at 15:07

Comment Wall (4 comments)

At 12:52 on August 12, 2009, Chris Penfold said…
Hi Martin,
Well done. A good start on the new website. Looking good.
"em.ning" is a bit cumbersome to remember.
Have you 'pointed' the old address at this one to forward any traffic? -that would help.
At 17:59 on September 2, 2009, Mike Lamb said…
Hi Martin
Need some training of how to use the website.Hope you get this reply
At 12:41 on September 21, 2009, Louise Steen said…
Hi Martin
just wanted to say thanks for organising the Beatson visit, I really enjoyed it
Kind Regards
At 10:44 on February 2, 2010, Alan Wingrove said…
Thanks Martin - I'm sure I'll find the site and networking useful.

You need to be a member of The East Midlands Packaging Society to add comments!

Join The East Midlands Packaging Society


© 2024   Created by Martin Hardwidge.   Powered by

Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service