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New initiative on rubber industry training in the UK

New initiative on rubber industry training in the UK

Posted On 20 May 2016

For many years now the rubber manufacturing industry in the UK has suffered from the poor availability of technical courses which can be used for the career development of personnel coming into t...

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COURSES IN POLYMER AND RUBBER TECHNOLOGY

COURSES IN POLYMER AND RUBBER TECHNOLOGY

Posted On 11 November 2015

For any general enquiries about training in the rubber industry please contact John Dorken, Director of British Rubber and Polyurethane Products Association, at jdorken@brppa.co.uk.

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Election of Chairman and officers of the Association

Election of Chairman and officers of the Association

Posted On 03 November 2015

At the Annual General Meeting of the Association on 1 July Mr Martin Cooper of Hallam Polymer Engineering Ltd was re-elected Chairman.

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Royal Society of Chemistry offers £20,000 for SME undergraduate funding recruitment

Royal Society of Chemistry offers £20,000 for SME undergraduate funding recruitment

Posted On 03 November 2015

The Royal Society of Chemistry – in partnership with Cogent Skills – is offering £20,000 grants to help SMEs in the chemicals sector recruit chemistry undergraduates for a 12-month placement.

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UK economy grows stronger with robust outlook for rest of year

UK economy grows stronger with robust outlook for rest of year

Posted On 31 July 2015

UK economy grows stronger with robust outlook for rest of year

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Putting the potential of rubber on the (road)map

Putting the potential of rubber on the (road)map

Posted On 06 July 2015

Elastomers/rubbers are strategic and enabling materials and sit within all sectors of industry. The range of applications is truly diverse. Whilst the shock absorbing qualities of rubbers lend on...

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Open Meeting for Members and Non - Members

Open Meeting for Members and Non - Members

Posted On 23 June 2015

We are considering holding an open meeting later this year when we would provide briefings on topics of current interest.

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Natural rubber from dandelions

Natural rubber from dandelions

Posted On 10 June 2015

Dandelions are modest plants that are an excellent alternative source for a raw material of high demand: natural rubber, the fundamental ingredient in rubber products.

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Polyurethanes drive innovation in the global footwear business

Polyurethanes drive innovation in the global footwear business

Posted On 04 June 2015

Polyurethane grades from the softest of foam to the most indestructible of thermoplastics drive innovation and production in the footwear industry.

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UK manufacturer of rubber granules ranked amongst UK’s top SME exporters

UK manufacturer of rubber granules ranked amongst UK’s top SME exporters

Posted On 02 June 2015

A Suffolk-based manufacturer of rubber granules has been recognised for its international success with a listing in the prestigious Sunday Times 'SME Export Track 100'.

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