Smithers Rapra Hosts Plastics and Rubber Innovation Day: 29 October 2015

Join us at this special one-day event to learn about the latest innovations in plastics and rubber and their implications for your business.

Smithers Rapra is hosting a special Innovation Day at its Shropshire, UK site. Taking place on Thursday 29 October, the event will explore the latest advancements in plastics and rubber.

Date: Thursday 29 October 2015

Venue: Smithers Rapra, Shawbury, Shropshire, SY4  4NR, UK

Through a series of innovation briefings, expert question and answer sessions, networking plus exclusive lab tours, the event will help participants understand latest innovations and their potential bottom-line benefits.

Attendees will also learn about routes to access all-important research funding to support innovation.

The day includes a unique guided tour of the Smithers Rapra Polymer Product Development Centre. 

As well as discussion and networking with fellow participants, Smithers Rapra and other industry experts will be on hand for questions, advice and discussion.

The event is free to attend, but spaces are limited. Click here to register

Innovation Briefings include:

  • Future trends in plastics innovation
  • Putting innovation into practice
  • Innovation through collaboration
  • Benefits of an innovation partnership
  • Rubber product development
  • How to minimise failure in plastic design
  • Optimising energy consumption as part of the manufacturing process
  • Grants, funding and product development

Innovation Day Agenda

10:00     Arrival and Coffee
10:30     Welcome and Introduction
10:40     Innovation Briefings - Part 1
12:00     Lab Tour, incl Polymer Product Development Centre

12:45     Lunch and Networking

13:30     Innovation Briefings - Part 2
13:50     Summary Discussions
14:00     Q&A session, Meet our Experts
16:00     Close

If you have any queries about the day, please contact. 

Kerry Haralambou  +44 (0)1939 252312 or email Kerry