Tom Pollard

Tom Pollard CEng FIMMM (Obit)

Tom Pollard, who died on 10 February 2009 aged 87, was one of the foremost longwall mining engineers of his generation.
Easter eggs

Future proofing

Andy Dawe, Head of Retail Programmes at WRAP, describes how packaging innovation can help build profit and environmental credentials.

Smell of success

A UK design challenge from IOM3 had students developing innovative packs at an EasyFairs event. Ideas included a roll on fragrance, a fruit vending machine and a folding cup.

Bottles for all

Differing age groups look for different qualities in packaging. This article discusses how bottles can be used to meet the various expectations.
cardboard box

Considering corrugated

Cardboard is a traditional packaging material with a bright future. Matthew Robinson, of paper and packaging group Mondi, discusses environmental issues and traceability.