Good Evening and Welcome
POLYMER INNOVATION NETWORK
21ST OCTOBER 2015
Polymer Innovation Network:
Innovations in Plastic P...
Housekeeping
#PINWMG
Agenda
6.50pm Welcome to PIN#6
Dr Paul Milne, SME Group, WMG
7.00pm Innovations in the Processing of Composite Materials
N...
Polymer Innovation Network -PIN#6
Industry forum bringing together those with an interest in plastics; users,
makers, moul...
Innovations in Plastic Processing
ADVANCES IN MOULDING AND FORMING WITH POLYMERS
• Moulding and extruding
• Thermo and vacuum forming
• Hybrid processes
• Shaping & cutting
• Materials, resins, additives...
Presentations
6.50pm Welcome to PIN#6
Dr Paul Milne, SME Group, WMG
7.00pm Innovations in the Processing of Composite Mate...
Pin Hot Shots
Onur Eren
WMG SME Group
Smarter Factories offer
Terence Warmbier
Oxford Advanced Surfaces
Chinemelum Nedolis...
SME Group News
News
• WMG’s SME support recognised as ‘best practice’ by EU commission*
– In our support work with SMEs us...
Upcoming Events
• Global Supply Chain Debate 2015 ,10-11 Nov 2015 IDL, WMG.
– "Putting the UK at the Heart of Global Suppl...
over to you…
• Your forms
• Comments on this evening
• Have we got the format right?
• What would you like to see at futur...
Our Vision
“Support SMEs - Build Innovation – Advance UK
Manufacturing.”
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Polymer Innovation Network "Innovations in Plastic Processing"

Introduction to the event on 21st October and overview of some WMG news and events
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Published in: Technology      
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Transcripts - Polymer Innovation Network "Innovations in Plastic Processing"

  • 1. Good Evening and Welcome POLYMER INNOVATION NETWORK 21ST OCTOBER 2015 Polymer Innovation Network: Innovations in Plastic Processing
  • 2. Housekeeping
  • 3. #PINWMG
  • 4. Agenda 6.50pm Welcome to PIN#6 Dr Paul Milne, SME Group, WMG 7.00pm Innovations in the Processing of Composite Materials Neil Reynolds, Senior Research Fellow, WMG 7.15pm The MuCell process - microcellular foam moulding Graeme Herlihy, Managing Director, Engel UK Ltd 7.30pm Materials Advances in Thermoforming Emma Hockley, Big Bear Plastics Ltd 7.45pm PIN Hot Shots - short two minute intro pitches 8.00pm Networking 8.30pm Close
  • 5. Polymer Innovation Network -PIN#6 Industry forum bringing together those with an interest in plastics; users, makers, moulders, testers, modellers… Themed events – polymers on the move, making connected things, polymer superpowers, polymer regeneration…. Our Aims • Stimulate discussion • Raise important and relevant issues • Build networks for collaborative working • Highlight funding opportunities
  • 6. Innovations in Plastic Processing ADVANCES IN MOULDING AND FORMING WITH POLYMERS
  • 7. • Moulding and extruding • Thermo and vacuum forming • Hybrid processes • Shaping & cutting • Materials, resins, additives and fillers. • Sustainable supply • Recycling, reuse and end of life • Light weighting • Surface treating • Rapid manufacture • Prototypes, Low volumes & scale up. • Quality analysis • Cost
  • 8. Presentations 6.50pm Welcome to PIN#6 Dr Paul Milne, SME Group, WMG 7.00pm Innovations in the Processing of Composite Materials Neil Reynolds, Senior Research Fellow, WMG 7.15pm The MuCell process - microcellular foam moulding Graeme Herlihy, Managing Director, Engel UK Ltd 7.30pm Materials Advances in Thermoforming Emma Hockley, Big Bear Plastics Ltd 7.45pm PIN Hot Shots - short two minute intro pitches 8.00pm Networking 8.30pm Close
  • 9. Pin Hot Shots Onur Eren WMG SME Group Smarter Factories offer Terence Warmbier Oxford Advanced Surfaces Chinemelum Nedolisa Automotive Insulations Ben Wood WMG SME Group National Polymer Processing Centre ‘B’ rules of engagement - Be brief - Be bright - Be informative - Be gone ….after 2 minutes ‘B’ rules of engagement - Be brief - Be bright - Be informative - Be gone ….after 2 minutes 4 sharing • Introductions • New developments • Wish requests • Seeking… • Partnering opportunities
  • 10. SME Group News News • WMG’s SME support recognised as ‘best practice’ by EU commission* – In our support work with SMEs using (key) enabling technologies- at the EU regions and cities open days event. *Luigi VITIELLO Dept Hd KETSF/3 KETs, Digital Manufacturing and Interoperability. • ESIF- Product Innovation Accelerator – Answering the innovation call in Coventry, Warwickshire and the Black Country. – Additional support focussed around product development and building collaboration with WMG. Further details contact WMG SME group
  • 11. Upcoming Events • Global Supply Chain Debate 2015 ,10-11 Nov 2015 IDL, WMG. – "Putting the UK at the Heart of Global Supply Chains" • IoT Midlands, Tue Dec 8th, 2015, 18:30- 21:30, IIPSI, WMG – Agenda TBA • Smart Manufacturing, Thu, Dec 10th, 2015, 08:30 - 15:30pm IIPSI, WMG – Tools and Technologies to boost Productivity – 1 day workshop – Further details see www.warwick.ac.uk/wmg/business/sme SME Group Events
  • 12. over to you… • Your forms • Comments on this evening • Have we got the format right? • What would you like to see at future events? and • Please continue to network…
  • 13. Our Vision “Support SMEs - Build Innovation – Advance UK Manufacturing.”

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