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Modern Slavery Act prosecutions more than quadruple


Last year 51 new prosecutions were started under the Modern Slavery Act, more than four times the number in the previous year.

This brings the total number of prosecutions brought by the Department of Justice since the act came into force to 63. In its first year, 2015, only 12 prosecutions were started under the law.
The […]

Amari Plastics launches as UK distributor for 3M


Amari Plastics plc, the leading national distributor of products for the Signs, Display & Graphics market, has been chosen by 3M to be the new UK distributor for their commercial graphic and architectural film range.

This is the first time in over 20 years that 3M have appointed a new distributor in the UK in this […]

Ensinger Opens a Location in South Korea


Sales Office and Stock Shapes Warehouse Established

Ensinger has opened a sales location in South Korea. The Ensinger Korea Ltd subsidiary,
which was founded this year, is based in Ilsan near Seoul. A stock shapes warehouse is
affiliated to the plastics processing company’s new sales office, meaning Ensinger can now
supply its South Korean customers with short lead times.

The […]

EPDA Backs New EU Legislation


Plastics come into contact with food throughout the supply chain from conveyor belting and mixing vessels to bagging. To alleviate any public health concerns, the EU has issued Directive EU 10/2011 with which the European Plastics Distributors Association (EPDA) is asking its members to comply.

The new, all-encompassing legislation, which is binding in all member states, […]

EPDA’s Forum to highlight future opportunities


This year’s Distributors’ Forum at Simona AG’s plant in Kirn, Germany, is the ideal learning curve for the next generation of plastics industry leaders, say organisers the European Plastics Distributors Association (EPDA).

Established in 2015 to help improve efficiency in the plastics industry, the second Distributors’ Forum organised by the EPDA is being hosted by […]

PEPP 2016: Annual Polyethylene/Polypropylene Chain Global Technology & Business Forum


HIS Chemical, one of the largest information service provider and consultancies in the chemical and polymers industry, is holding a PE/PP conference on 2-3 June 2016 in Zurich and is offering a member discount to EPDA members.

For more information on this event, please visit www.ihs.com/pepp2016

The Annual Polyethylene-Polypropylene Chain Global Technology and […]