Marmax Products has been announced as a finalist in the Best Recycled Plastic Product of the Year category for this year’s Plastics Industry Awards (PIAs). The 2014 glittering black-tie event takes place on Friday, 24 October at the London Hilton on Park Lane and will be hosted by comedian and TV presenter Al Murray, aka The Pub Landlord.
With 16 categories covering materials usage, product design, manufacturing, training and environmental performance, the PIAs highlight and recognise the best that the innovative UK plastics industry has to offer. This year’s black tie event is set to attract around 800 guests including supplier companies, OEM manufacturers, plastics processors, consultants, trainees and designers.
“The team here are absolutely delighted to hear that Marmax Products has been shortlisted for the PIA award, within the Best Recycled Plastic Product category. Following our win of the Green Apple Award earlier this year for our supply of recycled plastic products to UK industry and subsequently being made Green World Ambassador 2014, reaching the finals at the PIAs is a great honour and shall conclude a fabulous year for Marmax Products. We are very proud that Marmax has been recognised in the PIAs and look forward to an exciting night in London this coming Autumn” said Jackie Robshaw, General Manager, Marmax Products.
This year’s judging panel included Dr Robin Kent, MD, Tangram Technology; Mercia Gick; Dr George Kellie, Chairman, KellieSolutions™; Julia Moore, Chief Executive, GTMA; Professor Gordon Smith, Head of the Polymer and Composites Materials Group, University of Warwick; Les Wynn, Manager of Experience Design and Covers Engineering, HCL Technologies Ltd.; John Whitehead, ex-Editor, PRW; Dr Peter Cox, Consultant, and GraemePaterson, Director, Brightworks.
PIA platinum sponsors this year are Engel; Fanuc, and Krauss Maffei, while PIA gold sponsors are BMB Machinery; Distrupol; Hasco; Sabic; Sumitomo Demag, and Summit Systems. Event supporters are the British Plastics Federation; BIDA; the GTMA; PDM; PMMDA; The Polymer Training and Innovation Centre; PRE, and Recoup.
Last year’s gala event was a sell-out so book your table early to avoid disappointment. Tickets include a champagne reception, four course dinner, celebrity awards presentation and after show entertainment.
For more information or to book visit www.plasticsawards.com or contact Jackie Hughes on firstname.lastname@example.org