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Fire Safety is First Priority for Plastics Industry

2017-11-08T16:08:07+00:00

The EPDA insists that the industry is committing considerable resources into developing materials that reduce the flammability risk of plastic products even further to help save lives and protect property.

As plastics increasingly replace other materials in many building and construction projects, European suppliers are striving to make their products as fire-resistant as possible, primarily in […]

Fire Safety is First Priority for Plastics Industry 2017-11-08T16:08:07+00:00

Forum Prepares Plastics To Go Digital

2017-10-05T12:45:48+00:00

A Digital Marketing Masterclass is the theme of this year’s European Plastics Distributors’ Association (EPDA) Forum. The two-day Forum, at Brett Martin’s headquarters in Belfast from 28-29 November, is designed to equip plastics industry leaders with practical digital skills to enable their businesses to capitalise on opportunities in the cyber world.

Now in its third year, […]

Forum Prepares Plastics To Go Digital 2017-10-05T12:45:48+00:00

Modern Slavery Act prosecutions more than quadruple

2017-06-07T11:02:48+00:00

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 […]

Modern Slavery Act prosecutions more than quadruple 2017-06-07T11:02:48+00:00

Amari Plastics launches as UK distributor for 3M

2017-06-12T12:58:51+00:00

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 […]

Amari Plastics launches as UK distributor for 3M 2017-06-12T12:58:51+00:00

Ensinger Opens a Location in South Korea

2017-06-06T09:34:02+00:00

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 […]

Ensinger Opens a Location in South Korea 2017-06-06T09:34:02+00:00

EPDA Backs New EU Legislation

2017-05-30T13:45:13+00:00

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 Backs New EU Legislation 2017-05-30T13:45:13+00:00

New Speakers Join EPDA Conference

2017-05-29T14:58:45+00:00

We are delighted to announce two new speakers for the EPDA Conference, 15-17 June in Lisbon.

Jordi PelegriJordi Pelegri
Universal Robots
The Future is Now! Collaborative Robots – Advantages for the Plastics Industry

Jordi Pelegri, Sales Development Manager at Universal Robots will be presenting a session at the forthcoming Lisbon conference. […]

New Speakers Join EPDA Conference 2017-05-29T14:58:45+00:00

EPDA’s Forum to highlight future opportunities

2016-10-21T09:27:39+00:00

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 […]

EPDA’s Forum to highlight future opportunities 2016-10-21T09:27:39+00:00

PRW Article: Plastics tipped to make light work of aircraft interiors

2016-06-10T17:22:41+00:00

The EPDA featured in PRW:

The European Plastics Distributors Association (EPDA) believes that aviation grade plastics will play an increasingly important role in both new-build aircraft and makeovers from major airlines.

Click here to read the full article.

PRW Article: Plastics tipped to make light work of aircraft interiors 2016-06-10T17:22:41+00:00