The European Flexographic Industry Association (EFIA) has partnered with specialist apprenticeship and training provider, SkillCert, to offer Performing Manufacturing Operations (PMO) apprenticeship, Level 2, to the industry.READ MORE
The polymer gel market size will surpass USD 55 billion by 2024, a new report by Global Market Insights reveals.READ MORE
Two companies in the north of England have announced notable expansions.READ MORE
A Welsh consortium has secured £350,000 of research and development funding to help tackle childhood obesity using apples.
The funding from Welsh Government’s Food and Drink Division and Innovate UK’s Small Business Research Initiative will be used to develop a method of utilising apple pomace, a by-product of apple juice and cider production, to develop a food ingredient that could reduce levels of sugar and saturated fat in range of popular food items.
The PPMA Group Industry Awards, which recognise manufacturing excellence, technical innovation, entrepreneurship as well as outstanding achievement and contribution to the industry, will this year take place at a new venue, the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel at the NEC on September 25th.READ MORE
British companies are being invited to exhibit at the largest plastics and rubber exhibition in the UAE region, Arabplast, and potentially benefit from Department for International Trade (DIT) grants of £2,500 per company.READ MORE
Adolescent drinking is associated with changes in the metabolite profile, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital shows. Some of these changes were found to correlate with reduced brain grey matter volume, especially in young women who are heavy drinkers. The findings shed new light on the biological implications of adolescent drinking, and could contribute to the development of new treatments.READ MORE
Alongside 1,500 exhibition booths, more than 40,000 trade visitors are expected to attend the forthcoming FachPack, the European trade show for packaging, processing and technology.READ MORE
Commuters travelling through Waterloo in London were recently treated to an impressive performance by the Southern Golden Retreivers Display Team, which took over the station for the day.READ MORE