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Signature Materials in Northampton

On 13 March, Lord Taylor of Holbeach met Dr Bernie Rickinson at Northampton Guildhall to talk about the Signature Materials metal theft project and see the markings on the roof

The plastics melting pot - industry survey

The British Plastics Federation released the results of an industry survey conducted in January as part of its 80th anniversary. Employees from more than 100 companies were asked for their opinions

Take it to the woods - why wood is still a popular packaging material

Call it traditional, call it hardheaded, wood can still take some knocking. David Webb of Norbord Europe, headquartered in Scotland, discusses the role of engineered sustainable materials in packaging

Too much information - consumer views on modified air packaging

Consumers would be willing to pay more for modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) and its benefits, but still have reservations over use of the technology, according to a recent study

Women in STEM: from classroom to boardroom

The latest statistics on women’s participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in the UK have been published

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