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Edwin ‘Ted’ Smith

Edwin ‘Ted’ Smith FRS CEng FIMMM (Obit)

Ted Smith was born in 1931. He was an expert in flaw evaluation and the understanding of the integrity of engineering components

Professor Colin Bodsworth CEng FIMMM (Obit)

Professor Colin Bodsworth, who died in July 2010, was active in metallurgy.
Plastic bubble-wrap packaging

The truth about plastic packaging

Saving costs and resources are key drivers, but as technology and design techniques have advanced, so have packaging methods. Stuart Roberts, European Director of Marketing at global company Sealed Air, addresses the top five plastic misconceptions.
SPSAir for strawberry container

Better blend - low-carbon-footprint food packaging

Trefor Owen, Environmental Manager at rigid plastic packaging manufacturer, Sharp Interpack, outlines developments in materials and design for food packs with lower carbon footprints.

Life’s a beach

Apparently more and more of us are taking a summer break at home this year. If so, a traditional holiday by the sea will no doubt appeal to many.

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