Students tasked with improving Safapac processes
Henry Morley and Gregory Sale, both 19 and soon to begin their second year at Cambridge, are interning at the Peterborough-based specialty chemicals manufacturer over the summer.
Permali Gloucester makes £1.5m investment
The firm has also installed a new manufacturing line for its Tuftane thermoplastic polyurethane film business unit.
Employers call for apprenticeship levy delay
A target of three million apprentice starts by 2020 was set out by George Osborne in his first Autumn Statement as Chancellor of a Conservative government, back in November.
Industrial optimism records biggest drop in seven years - CBI
Optimism about the business situation during the past quarter fell at the fastest pace since January 2009, in the aftermath of the Brexit referendum result.
College warns 'industry reluctance' could lead to training closures
In September 2015, Middlesbrough College opened a new £20m Science Technology Engineering and Maths industrial training centre, with the backing of local firms including Nifco UK.
Campbell's pushes further into soup pouches
Currently the company packages the vast majority of its products in rigid containers, but he company's purchase of Plum Organics, which helped set the trend for packaging baby food in pouches, is leading the firm in a new direction.
Sonoco ramping up production of plastic cans
The Hartsville-based company anticipates launching the container in hundreds of retail stores this autumn.
Emotions rising in plastic waste debate
Awareness of plastics waste issues has been increasing in Germany, as elsewhere in the European Union, due to initiatives on the Circular Economy, such as reducing shopping bag usage and marine waste.
Nifco UK boss calls on industry to back polymer training courses
MD Mike Matthews has revealed that lack of employer demand could jeopardise polymer education.