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Fellows' lunch

The 2010 Fellows’ Lunch, organised by The Packaging Society, will be held at The Royal Air Force Club, London, on 28 June.
Neil May (right) discusses the merits of natural materials with the Prince of Wales

Natural selection – profile of Neil May

The UK construction industry has come to a halt, and it has nothing to do with the economy, argues Neil May, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Natural Building Technologies, UK. He says a lack of investment and training has allowed the sector to stagnate, but natural materials may hold the key to a brighter future.

Judges eye vintage year for Schools and Student Starpack Awards

Judging has taken place in the 2010 Students and Schools Starpack awards for packaging design and innovation, with exciting activities planned for the awards ceremony on 13 May.
Ceramic bowl

Low carbon dining

As the industry faces pressure over high energy use in production, ceramic manufacturer, Dudson, UK, has responded with what it claims to be green ceramic tableware in a bid to reduce their carbon footprint.
Barcode is water transferred onto ceramic sanitaryware

Smart coding sanitaryware

An advanced high temperature barcoding system that can be easily applied to sanitaryware could significantly reduce manufacturing waste, says ceramic manufacturer Xerital Ltd, Stoke-on-Trent, UK.

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