Winter 2009: Society for Adhesion and Adhesives in conjunction with BASA, One Day Symposium on 'Future directions for Adhesives and Sealants'

A full report on the Society for Adhesion and Adhesives one-day symposium on Future directions for Adhesives and Sealants.

Good as gold - Commodity Day 2009

Michael Forrest reviews the IOM 3 2009 Commodity Day, held on 24 November in London, UK, which focused on gold.
braille on a pack

Access all areas – braille on packaging

The needs of partially sighted and blind people are being heard. By October 2010, the majority of secondary medicinal packaging in the EU is set to become more accessible by accommodating braille. Getting the process right, however, has taken six long years.
Washing hands

Soaking up savings - water efficiency

Water-efficient technology has vast potential and the associated tax relief can help manufacturers boost their bottom line. Water specialist Claire Sweeney, at UK sustainable business programme Envirowise, reports
The Instapak Quick RT

Feeling protected - design and testing

Thinking outside the box can be tricky, but protective packaging specialist, Sealed Air, are bringing innovation to the sector. Gary Price went along to the company’s new Packaging Design and Development Centre in Kettering, UK, to find out more