Roberts Mart Spring Packaging Forum

Roberts Mart Spring Packaging Forum

We were delighted to welcome over 30 industry professionals to our latest Packaging Forum, held earlier in the year at our offices at Aire Valley House.

Thank you to our fabulous speakers, for their insights and industry expertise:

Jukka Rovamaa from Paptic – who produce bio-based, recyclable, reusable, biodegradable, next-generation packaging material made of renewable raw materials.

Olga Munroe, Head of the Retail Institute – who talked to us about the Sustainable Strategies of UK Retaliers including EPR and the Plastics Pact.

Shwetali Jagdhane also provided insights on the Help to Grow management course for business leaders.

Richard Lambert, Braskem – discussed the innovative carbon free bio-based I’m Green(R) plastic resin product range and provided an overview on the current global resin supply outlook.

Andrew Hewitson, CEO of Reproflex3 – who gave us an update on packaging designs and trends.

The day also included presentations and live demonstrations of heat seal papers and recyclable films on a VFFS bagging machine with in line zip application from Line Equipment who build and install a range of VFFS and HFFS packaging machines designed to fill and seal bags for a wide range of products.

Attendees also had the opportunity to tour our production sites, see our new pouch machine in action and talk to our team of technical print and films experts.

Here are is just some of the feedback and comments we received and we hope that everyone had an enjoyable and informative day.

Thank you for visiting!

Richard Wilkinson, John Cotton, Packaging & Consumables Buyer

“It was very useful to learn more on the Roberts Mart customers and suppliers and all the presentations that day were interesting.  The factory tour was insightful and great just to see it again and have a different perspective on production.”

Darryl Collinson, Commercial Procurement Manager, Farmhouse Biscuits

“Thanks for a thoroughly informative and enjoyable day, the guest speakers were all incredibly interesting, and it has definitely given me some ideas!  Roberts Mart have an incredibly knowledgeable team, and a great factory, the tour was brilliant!”

Dr Suzanna Frazer, Sustainability Senior Packaging Developer, Mars Pet Nutrition

“Thank you very much for such an informative and intellectually stimulating Forum. I really enjoyed seeing the printing machinery, the blown extrusion and hearing a variety of talks from packaging professionals.”