Smithers Rapra and Smithers Pira Holds Open Day (October 2015)

Smithers Rapra and Smithers Pira opened its doors on 29th October for an Open Day on ‘Innovation in Plastics and Rubber’.


The event was a great success with around 35 people attending from a range of industries.

A number of briefings took place on subjects such as: ‘Innovation through collaboration’, ‘Benefits of an innovation partnership’ and ‘Future trends in plastic innovation’ and details of the PREVIEW project were included in a presentation used for one of these briefings.


A tour of the various laboratories at Smithers Rapra and Smithers Pira took place and delegates were also given the opportunity to network with other attendees and Smithers Rapra personnel over lunch.

A selection of PREVIEW dissemination material was on display which included a poster, technical flyers and postcards and the project video was also available to watch on a digital TV screen.