Finalists for the 2015 Plastics Industry Awards (PIAs) have been announced. The winners will be honored at a gala event hosted by comedian, actor and writer Alan Davies on October 9, 2015.
Embarking on its 15th anniversary, the PIAs have a total of 15 categories ranging from materials usage, product design, manufacturing, training and environmental performance. The PIAs celebrate and recognize the best that the innovative UK plastics industry has to offer. More than 800 guests, including supplier companies, OEM manufacturers, plastics processors, consultants, trainees and designers are expected to attend this year’s black tie event.
Design companies that are finalists include 4c Design, Agentdraw, Appe, BM Injection, Logoplaste UK and Trig Creative all up for the Consumer Product Design of the Year. Alloy & Vision Engineering, Boddingtons Plastics, Ecogrid, HJC Design, RPC Promens Industrial and Trig Creative have all been nominated for the Industrial Product Design of the Year.
Nominees for the Best Recycled Product of the Year are Marmax Products, for the SEN Playground range, ObjectForm for the Fila-Cycle and F-Board for the F-Board End Cap.
|Comedian Alan Davies will host the event.
Steve Crowhurst, Managing Director of Crain Communications UK, which organizes the PIAs, said: “Once again the finalists in the PIAs illustrate the best of our sector. We are delighted to welcome all the PIA finalists and their guests to what I’m sure will be another fantastic night for the industry.”
Platinum sponsors of The Plastics Industry Awards 2015 are Engel Moulders Group and Fanuc. Gold sponsors include BMB, Hasco, Distrupol, Sumitomo Demag, Summit Systems and Motan Colortonic. They also enjoy the support of the British Plastics Federation, British Industrial Design Association, Recoup, GTMA, Polymer Training Innovation Centre (PTIC), the Polymer Machinery Manufacturers and Distributors Association (PMMDA) and the Plastics Design & Moulding exhibition and conference (PDM Event) and Plastics Recycling Expo.