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Teacher’s experience at Materials Congress

‘Smart materials – smart move’ is the theme of the teacher’s experience to be held on 14 May in Grantham as part of Materials Congress. The all-day session will focus on smart materials with a view to support the science and technology curriculum for 12-16 year olds.
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Draft programmes available for Materials Congress

Draft programmes for Materials Congress are now available online.

Material Requirements Planning (MRP)

London Materials Society
Material Requirements Planning (MRP) is a business-planning technique that caused a revolution within manufacturing companies when it was introduced in the early 1960s. At its core is a computer algorithm...

Cleaner coatings for food cans

Packaging Professional magazine
Exploring cleaner barrier coatings for metal cans that inhibit chemical migration into food.

Retail-ready packaging for Tesco wine

Packaging Professional magazine
Tesco has rolled-out retail-ready corrugated packaging for its wine range to reduce complexity within the supply chain.