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Pack To The Future #PTTF4

By popular demand we are pleased to announce the next in our series of packaging technology business & academic partnership events...Pack To The Future 4......



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Added by Chris Penfold on October 7, 2013 at 17:12 — No Comments

Packaging Society visit to Crown R&D Centre - Why not join us?

We are excited about the prospect of a visit to this Centre of Excellence. If you are interested polease get in touch with Jeremy (contact details below).

In 1892 the company’s founder, William Painter, invented a better way to package soft drinks and beer. Painter's vision revolutionised the bottling industry. His ingenuity, and the leadership of those who came after him, helped to build Crown Holdings, Inc. into the world leader in packaging that it has become.…



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Added by Chris Penfold on October 7, 2013 at 14:30 — No Comments

Pack To The Future 3

By popular demand we are pleased to announce the third in our very successful series of collaborations between academia and industry to explore insights into the changing global landscape impacted by issues such as Global Warming and water & oil depletion that will affect consumer demand and…

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Added by Chris Penfold on January 29, 2013 at 21:30 — No Comments

Visit to Brunel Healthcare - 27th Sept 2012

Visit to Brunel Healthcare

Swadlincote

27th September 2012

 

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Added by Chris Penfold on September 11, 2012 at 19:58 — No Comments

Pack To The Future 2 - Speakers Announced

Dear All,

We are now pleased to be able to announce the speakers for the forthcoming Pack To The Future event on 22nd February.

We've got a great line-up based around the theme of NANOTECHNOLOGY....the controlling of matter on an atomic & molecular scale!

The format wiill be broadly simlar to the previous event, but we have taken on-board your…

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Added by Chris Penfold on January 16, 2012 at 22:36 — No Comments

Pack To The Future 2 - NEWS

Dear All,

Please note that we have had some great feedback from the previous event in October and to allow ourselves sufficient time to accommodate some of your ideas and other great enhancements, we have decided to move 'Pack To The Future 2' back from January to February.

More specifically the event will be on Wednesday 22nd February (exact times TBC) and will be at the same Clifton NTU venue as previously.

So please mark it in your…

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Added by Chris Penfold on December 8, 2011 at 12:33 — 2 Comments

Student Starpack Awards

Dear All,

The Student Starpack Packaging Design Awards are open for entry. Rachel Brooks explains the briefs on offer for 2012, and catches up on developments within the Starpack Advisory Board.



Above: Student Starpack Best in Show 2011

The Student Starpack Awards challenge…

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Added by Chris Penfold on November 23, 2011 at 19:10 — 2 Comments

Pack To The Future 19th Oct - Video Summary & interviews

On 19th October 2011, The East Midlands Packaging Society hosted an event with the Nottingham Trent University which laid the foundations for a new and exciting collaboration between academia and business in the field of #packaging #design. The event was attended by over 115 people; professionals, academics and students from all over the UK and was a HUGE success.



This is a video summary of the event, undertaken by Peng Productions, including 'on the hoof' interviews - Check it out to… Continue

Added by Chris Penfold on November 8, 2011 at 22:09 — No Comments

Pack To The Future - Presentations 5, 6 & Wrap Up

Here are the next presentations from the Pack To The Future event on 19th October 2011:

 

Presentation 5 - Knowledge Transfer Networks, IOM3 & Mintel

Keith Barnes - Chairman of The Packaging Society

 

Presentation 6 - Sustainable…

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Added by Chris Penfold on November 8, 2011 at 20:24 — 3 Comments

Pack To The Future - Presentations 3 & 4

Here are the next presentations from the Pack To The Future event on 19th October 2011:

 

Presentation 3 – Packaging at the Hive - Chris Hill.pdf

Christopher Hall - Hive Business manager - Nottingham Trent University

 

Presentation 4 -  Thin Film Processing for Flexible Displays & Electronics & Research Collaboration…

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Added by Chris Penfold on November 8, 2011 at 20:14 — No Comments

Pack To The Future - Presentations 1 & 2

Dear All,

Following our very successful event on the 19th October, please now find in this (& subsequent blog posts) links to PDFs for all of the presentations that you saw. NB I'm constrained by the size of file uploads - so I'm spreading them over a few posts.

 

The Agenda and my Introductory presentation were in the previous blog post. Here are the next 2 presentations:

 

Presentation 1 –…

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Added by Chris Penfold on November 8, 2011 at 19:32 — No Comments

Pack To The Future - The Agenda & Intro presentation

Many thanks again to all of you who turned up last Wednesday for our very successful event at Nottingham Tent Uni.

Attached is a copy of the agenda and the first introductory presentation that I delivered on behalf of The East Midlands Packaging Society, laying out my aims and aspirations as Chairman.

Other presentations & video clips to follow.

 

Agenda for…

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Added by Chris Penfold on October 26, 2011 at 21:41 — No Comments

Pack to the Future - Latest Agenda & Running order for tomorrow 19th October 2011 #PTTF

Pack to the Future

Wednesday 19th October at:



CELS (Centre for Effective Learning in Science) building

Nottingham Trent University

Clifton Campus,- (NOT the city centre campus)

Clifton Lane

NG11 8NS…

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Added by Chris Penfold on October 18, 2011 at 10:47 — No Comments

Pack To The Future 19th Oct - Registration Form

If you are intending to come along to the Pack To The Future event on 19th October please complete the below registration form to secure your place & help us to plan catering arrangements:


Please fill out my form.

Added by Chris Penfold on October 7, 2011 at 17:00 — No Comments

Pack To The Future 19th October 2011 - Registration Form

If you'd like to come along to the event at Nottingham Trent University on 19th October 2011, please click the following link to access the online registration form (NB You may need to have your pop-up blocker turned off) Please click this link to fill out my form

Added by Chris Penfold on September 6, 2011 at 0:05 — No Comments

Pack To The Future

 



Dear All, as I mentioned in my previous blog post, my main focus this year as new Chairman of the East Midlands Packaging Society  is to entice more of you, our valued members, to take part in events and also to encourage ‘new blood’ into the industry. 

We’ve got some fantastic events lined-up, in which you could participate in a number of different ways…

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Added by Chris Penfold on August 24, 2011 at 13:11 — 3 Comments

A New Look

East Midlands Packaging Society are extremely proud to announce a new look for 2010/2011 which is being launched by their brand new Chairman, Chris Penfold.  Chris is the CEO of Design Cognition Group Ltd and has over 25 years pharmaceutical & healthcare packaging design and development experience, including 8 years consulting.  He is a fellow of the Packaging Society, a Chartered Environmentalist and also a Chartered Marketer. 

With such an innovative and experienced chairman,…

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Added by Chris Penfold on July 26, 2011 at 9:16 — No Comments

Packaging Society - East Midlands Branch AGM

Calling Notice, East Midlands Packaging Society AGM, Tuesday 10th May

The East Midlands Packaging Society AGM will be held on Tuesday 10th May at The Chesterfield, Church Street, Bingham, Nottingham NG13 8AL. 6.45pm for 7pm AGM start. The AGM is expected to take around 30 minutes, following which we will be staying for a meal. If members would like to join us for food, please advise as soon as possible (food at own cost).

AGM agenda and minutes of last year's…

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Added by Chris Penfold on May 7, 2011 at 18:07 — No Comments

Holograms, nanotext & hidden images on packaging revealed - come & see

If you are interested in any of the following areas and want to see leading-edge packaging technologies from a Global leader, then this visit is a MUST for you.



Overt  security features:

Security design & print

Colour shift…

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Added by Chris Penfold on February 28, 2011 at 22:30 — No Comments

EU Funding Opportunities for Innovation in Packaging and Materials - a visit to Pera









 

"EU Funding

Opportunities for Innovation in Packaging and Materials”
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Added by Chris Penfold on December 28, 2010 at 19:30 — No Comments

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