The Sheet Plant Association aims to foster, promote and encourage activities which meet the following aims and objectives:
Established in 1987, PPMA (Processing and Packaging Machinery Association) is the UK’s trade association for suppliers of processing and packaging machinery to both the domestic and overseas markets. With over 500 member companies, their principal objective is to help members sell more products and services through PPMA Group’s various exhibitions, publications and training.
The East Midlands Chamber is the leading business organisation in the East Midlands and is the second largest chamber of commerce in the country. The Chamber offers networking opportunities and works in close partnership with many communities, political and funding organisations.
The Board is made up of individuals from the region’s leading businesses and has a senior leadership team who oversees a wide range of services and activities. It partners with globally-recognised regional brands to provide an improved and bespoke relationship programme. The Local Enterprise Partnership's purpose is to support and encourage economic growth in the region. Patrons are influential and prominent organisations who share the values that drive the Chamber forward.
The Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) aims to unify the UK’s Paper-based Industries with a single purpose in promoting paper’s intrinsic value as a renewable and sustainable fibre-based material, enhancing its competitiveness through seeking to reduce legislative and regulatory impacts and in spreading best practice. The CPI represents 79 Member companies from an industry with an aggregate annual turnover of £11.5 billion, 56,000 direct and a further 86,000 indirect employees. Members range in size from large multi-national organisations with multiple sites in the UK, to single site SMEs.
The CPI aims to promote: