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Eric is the managing director of Nampak Plastics, the leading manufacturer of plastic milk bottles in the UK. Nampak is also the inventor of the Infini bottle, currently the lightest weight plastic milk bottle in the market with an average 16% weight saving compared with an average bottle. Nampak is a member of the Engage for Success taskforce, a movement committed to the idea that there is a better way to enable personal growth, organisational growth and ultimately growth for Britain by releasing more of the capability and potential of people at work.

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Packaging Recycling in 2013 and Beyond

(0) Comments | Posted 29 November 2013 | (14:45)

This year the UK celebrated the 10th annual Recycle Week, with people all over the country focusing on the theme of 'Recycling - at home and away'. A spotlight was shone on metals, plastics, textiles and food waste in particular.

Further to this, Lord de Mauley (Parliamentary Under Secretary at...

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How Packaging Can Push Recycling Boundaries

(0) Comments | Posted 3 September 2013 | (18:09)

Eric Collins, Managing Director of Nampak Plastics, calls for immediate action from manufacturers over the recyclability of packaging products created.

This year the UK celebrated the 10th annual Recycle Week, with people all over the country focusing on the theme of 'Recycling - at home and away'. A spotlight was...

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Young British Engineers Should Re-package Their Perceptions

(0) Comments | Posted 24 July 2013 | (18:36)

Employing some 85,000 people and with sales in excess of £11 billion, the packaging industry is a vital UK business sector and without modern packaging, many products could simply not exist.

In an era where consumers demand the widest range of goods, advancements in technology are ever accelerating, and environmental...

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Employee Engagement: Not Just a Buzzword

(0) Comments | Posted 11 December 2012 | (19:39)

The term 'employee engagement' might sound like something that an average worker would roll their eyes at being subjected to -- another meaningless management tactic without genuine feeling behind it. But it isn't quite that simple and it certainly isn't meaningless.

By definition, employee engagement is a measurable way...

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