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WRAPping up waste packaging materials

Thirty-two of the UK’s major retailers and brand owners have stopped growth in the amount of grocery packaging, announced WRAP on 28 July. Rupal Mehta discovers more about the related materials and pack design developments across the supply chain.

Report on Euradh 2008/Adhesion '08

From 3 to 5 September 2008, the Society for Adhesion and Adhesives in the UK, the Section Française de l'Adhésion of the Société Française du Vide in France, DECHEMA in Germany and the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining in the UK welcomed nearly 150 delegates to St Catherine’s College in Oxford for Euradh 2008.

Euradh 2008: German R+D Team win the Student Poster Prize

The Poster session at Euradh 2008 covered all aspects of the field of Adhesion and Adhesives. The judges commented that the standard of both the work and the presentations was very high and eventually awarded the Student Poster Prize to a team from Universität Kaiserslautern in Germany.
Barrie Hayes [right] presented with the de Bruyne medal by Dr. Philippe Michaud of Huntsman

Outstanding formulator awarded the 2008 de Bruyne Medal

Barrie James Hayes, formerly of the Bonded Structures Division of Ciba and Ciba Speciality Chemicals, both of Duxford, Cambridgeshire in the UK, is the 2008 recipient of the de Bruyne medal.

Carbon Footprints on Beer Cans

Sapporo Breweries to put Carbon Footprint on product labels.

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