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Small businesses battle to protect their ideas says FSB

Small businesses battle to protect their ideas says FSB

Posted On 03 June 2015

New research from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) suggests small firms are struggling to protect the identity and ideas at the heart of their businesses.

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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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Machine deal assists Trafford Rubber Products buyout

Machine deal assists Trafford Rubber Products buyout

Posted On 28 May 2015

The management team of Manchester-based Trafford Rubber Products has acquired the company in a management buy-out (MBO).

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Free business review for North West plastics firms

Free business review for North West plastics firms

Posted On 22 May 2015

Free business review for North West plastics firms

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Packaging organisations call for “imperative” EU production investment

Packaging organisations call for “imperative” EU production investment

Posted On 13 May 2015

Four of the largest national plastics packaging organisations in Europe have made a united call for investment in European polymer production facilities and the “urgent restoration” of normal...

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Training in the rubber sector: The need for action

Training in the rubber sector: The need for action

Posted On 27 April 2015

If the rubber manufacturing sector is to sustain its recovery over the longer term it is vital that it has a skilled workforce at all levels. Achieving this is easier said than done.

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The European Plastics Industry and SPE partner to celebrate the excellence of plastics

The European Plastics Industry and SPE partner to celebrate the excellence of plastics

Posted On 14 April 2015

The European Plastics Industry represented by EuPC and PlasticsEurope, together with the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), have partnered to launch the first edition of the European Plastics I...

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PAFA issues an industry-wide warning on soaring polymer prices

PAFA issues an industry-wide warning on soaring polymer prices

Posted On 14 April 2015

The Packaging and Films Association (PAFA), has issued an industry-wide warning that the prices of raw materials could see a “significant increase” and “extremely tight supply” in as litt...

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Dates for your Diary

Dates for your Diary

Posted On 31 March 2015

Make sure you keep up to date with the BRPPA events and meetings. Please find a list of events below:

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Producers win polymer price hike in March

Producers win polymer price hike in March

Posted On 30 March 2015

After falling since the middle of last year, European standard thermoplastic prices rebounded sharply in March.

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