Peter Thomas, who died on 16 October 2011, was a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining and a committed environmental manager with a successful background in representing the flooring and plastics industries.
The ability of small businesses to borrow money is a key to economic growth, particularly in manufacturing and engineering. Government plans are in place to increase lending to businesses, but it is being questioned whether greater credit availability is actually allowing companies to borrow more.
During the Interplas show the Materials KTN, in collaboration with The Polymer Society, held a seminar showcasing new and novel developments in polymeric materials that will be used in future transport - the presentations from this are now available to download.
The IOM3 Defence Safety and Security Committee (DSSC) announce their 2nd photographic competition. The committee continues the search for the best photographs to help promote the activity of the DSSC to both members and the general public.