Having grown since it was launch three years ago, the Plastics Recycling Expo (PRE) is an exhibition and conference specifically for plastics recycling professionals. It brings together key players from the plastics and recycling sectors in order to learn, network and capitalise on the business opportunities plastic recycling offers.
Network with a broad cross section of the industry and meet decision makers from the public and private sector. This two day exhibition and strategic conference will unite specialists from design/manufacturing, brand owners from the packaging, automotive, medical and consumer goods sectors and those already involved in plastics recycling (waste management companies, local authorities, government and plastic collection, recycling and reuse companies) to conduct business and discuss the future of plastics recycling.
For this year PRE will be taking place within pdm event, allowing a place for recycling professional to gather
PRE will take place at the Telford International Centre (Telford being the heart of UK plastics manufacturing) and will be part of the pdm event.
In the UK alone, the plastics industry has an annual turnover in excess of £19b and employs approximately 180,000 people. In 2011 the UK exported £6.7b of plastics and plastics products and accounted for 7% of UK manufacturing activity, greater than the automotive and pharmaceutical industries combined. There are some 7,500 firms engaged in the UK plastics industry.
UK plastics are at the forefront of world class design, technology and manufacturing. The use of plastics touches almost every aspect of our day to day lives from reducing the weight of our cars to help lower emissions to increasing the lifespan of our food to reduce waste.
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