PMMDA members were keen to report not only sales, but also the overall buzz of the show, including positive conversations around future investment.
The PMMDA was represented at the show as part of the Knowledge Pavilion, a dedicated feature area new for 2017, where visitors could get advice, information and expertise from a range of associations, organisations and consultants.
There is mixed opinion from PMMDA
members about the effect of both the election and the triggering of Article 50, with some finding it has led things to cool off and others feeling no impact at all.
is exhibiting as part of the 'Knowledge Pavilion' at Interplas, which has been specifically designed to group together trade bodies, membership associations, consultants and service providers in order for visitors to easily find out information, solve problems or be signposted to the right area of expertise for their particular end sector.
Agreeing with Horne's sentiments, President of the PMMDA
and Managing Director of Sumitomo Demag UK, Nigel Flowers, said he is "confident" that the UK industry can rise to the challenge of change.
has been involved with EN standard development for many years, with UK representation on 11 of the 15 working groups.
Wrapping things up, following the amicable split from the PPMA earlier this year, the PMMDA
has spent the early part of 2014 getting the 'paperwork' in order.
We are delighted once again to have the support of the PMMDA
and its members for Interplas this year," commented Duncan Wood, COO and Event Director, RNCG.
For many people the start of a New Year brings an opportunity for change and this year the PMMDA
is no different.
This brings me neatly to UK exhibitions; the summer PMMDA
member survey confirmed that exhibitions are very important to our membership.
THIS MONTH, PMMDA
CHAIRMAN, NIGEL FLOWERS, WRITES ON THE ECONOMY, INVESTMENT AND APPEALING TO THE MASSES.
THIS MONTH, PMMDA
CHAIRMAN, NIGEL FLOWERS, WRITES EXCLUSIVELY FOR BP&R ON THE LATEST FIGURES PUBLISHED ON THE ECONOMY AND WHY THE UK PLASTICS INDUSTRY HAS REASON TO BE OPTIMISTIC ABOUT THE FUTURE.