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Industry Updates & Events

Energy Market: Moving Forward Post COVID-19

As the UK is starting to move past the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, what does this mean for energy prices moving forward? Alex Rubboli, Senior Energy Consultant at Utility Team investigates.

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Industry Calls for National Task Force to Retain Key Skills

Britain’s manufacturers are calling for the establishment of a National Skills Task Force to retain key skills within industry, as companies consider redundancies, according to a survey released by Make UK today.

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COVID-19 Guidance Featured on BPF’s New Health & Safety Hub

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has launched an updated and expanded Guidance on Good Manufacturing Practice, in response to COVID-19. The updated guide is available on the BPF’s new Health & Safety hub, launched today […]

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PlastikCity Launches the Plastics Business Marketplace

Web-based procurement hub, PlastikCity, has announced the launch of its latest initiative, the Plastics Business Marketplace, which allows users to promote their companies for sale to the UK and Irish plastics industry.

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MAKE UK Launches COVID-19 Management Training and Planning Programme

Make UK has launched a new online course to help employers return to work safely and, going forward, manage their workforce and workplace safely and effectively to deal with the threat of the virus.

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BPF Calls for More Government Support for Exporters

Director-General of the British Plastics Federation (BPF) Philip Law has called on the government to increase the level of financial support for companies in the plastics supply chain involved in export.

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Plastics Industry Level 4 Apprenticeship Standard Launched

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has led the development of a level 4 apprenticeship standard for the plastics industry. The standard is now live and students can enrol onto the course from September.

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Interplas Postponed to 2021 with the Promise of “Bigger and Better”

Rapid News Group has announced the decision to postpone Interplas, the UK’s flagship event for the plastics industry, to 2021.

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Industry Launches New Guidelines on Including Recycled Content in Packaging

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) in conjunction with the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association (CTPA) and the Food and Drink Federation (FDF), has announced the launch of new guidelines, Recycled Content Used In Plastic Packaging […]

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Polymer Distributors Industry Update

During the COVID-19 pandemic, PlastikCity is aware that many moulders may be concerned about polymer supply. They, therefore, decided to call up their Material Distributor Partners and ask them to provide an update on their […]

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