Q&A: Sanjay Bhatia of Hindustan Tin Works and Rexam-HTW Beverage Can India, analyses the Indian market

With a career spanning more than 35 years, Sanjay Bhatia, Managing Director of Hindustan Tin Works Ltd and Chairman of Rexam-HTW Beverage Can India Ltd, is well placed to analyse the packaging market in India

Q&A: Andrew Copson gives his views on sustainable packaging innovations

Managing Director at UK plastic food packaging specialists Sharpak Bridgwater and Sharpak Yate, Andrew Copson tells Melanie Rutherford his views on sustainable packaging innovations

Obituary - Mike Sellars FREng FIMMM

Christopher Michael (Mike) Sellars made outstanding contributions in research and in teaching metallurgy. He entered the University of Sheffield as an undergraduate in 1953, later becoming a member of staff and, excepting temporary appointments overseas, he continued to serve the University well beyond his formal retirement in 2001.

Professional Development: Volunteering

You might think of voluntary work as something only those at the start of their career should be interested in, but the range of opportunities available make it a great option at any point in your career. Rachel Lawler considers how volunteering could benefit you

Materials through the ages: All dressed up - technical fabrics

Maria Felice examines the huge range of materials that have been used in clothing over the years