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Stimulating change - encouraging collaboration in the supply chain

Packaging Professional magazine
Collaboration at supply chain level is crucial for the UK packaging industry to move forward. The three-part UK Materials Knowledge Transfer Network conference on research funding, smart and sustainable packaging, and macro-packaging minimisation opened up debate on opportunities that lie ahead.
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In contact with food safety - the Bisphenol A debate

Packaging Professional magazine
As Bisphenol A and its safety in food contact packaging makes the headlines, delegates at the Food Contact 2010 conference in September discussed the negative public opinion.

Materials Science & Engineering Spotlight

Maney Publishing
Maney Publishing is the official publisher for the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM 3 ). Members of the Institute enjoy free access to the Institute’s refereed journals. View this article to find out more about Maney’s journals in the Materials Science & Engineering collection and how to access content.

Unlocking ingenuity at the European Packaging Summit

Packaging Professional magazine
Delegates at the European Packaging Summit, held in London, UK, on 5-6 October, converged to assess the state of the packaging industry, with discussions on regulations, the economic situation and how a fundamental shift in thinking is needed.
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Fruitful endeavours in edible films

Packaging Professional magazine
A film composed entirely of mango puree could provide an alternative to synthetic materials and increase shelf-life of fresh-cut fruit, according to a team of Thai researchers.