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Visit to RPC Containers, Oakham. 19th November 2014

RPC Group is one of the world's leading suppliers of rigid plastics packaging. With sales in excess of £1billion it is now a FTSE 250 company, operating in Europe, North Africa, USA and very recently in China.

It employs over 7,000 people across 50 sites worldwide and is involved in injection moulding, blow moulding & thermoforming...serving food, healthcare, personal care, surface coatings & DIY markets.

Established in 1974, the Oakham site is part of the UK Injection Moulding Cluster and is one of the group's largest sites. It produces lidded plastic containers and plastic paint cans and has some sophisticated robotic systems in assembly and in-mould labelling.
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It will be a fascinating trip - an event which should not be missed.

Buffet and refreshments will be served.

The event is FREE but places will be limited, so please respond early to be assured of a place. Please bring steel capped shoes for the factory tour (limited availability of shoes for visitors!)
Start Time: 6.00 for 6.30pm (finishing around 9.00pm)

Address: RPC Containers Ltd, Schofield Rd, Oakham, Rutland LE15 6FW


Non-members are welcome

We look forward to seeing you there.
For further details and/or if you would like to attend, please contact Ian Morris (EMPkgS) on 01476 513887 or email: (

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