BPF Rotational Moulders Educate Designers

LONDON, UK — The Rotational Moulding Group of the British Plastics Federation hosted its annual ‘Design and Innovation in Rotational Moulding’ Seminar on the afternoon of the 30th May 2012 at the London Excel Exhibition Centre. The seminar presented a case for the versatile nature of the rotational moulding process to manufacturers, designers and suppliers.

The medium was a series of case studies helping to educate designers on what can be achieved through the rotational moulding process. These examined a variety of products including a portable hand wash system and a road traffic safety sign.

The Group was also joined by Dr. Mark McCourt of Queens University Belfast who gave a detailed overview of the industry, Dr Nick Henwood of Rotomotive Limited who spoke about the challenges and opportunities that can be achieved through different rotational moulding materials and Hans Petersen of Creative Design who presented a case study from a designer’s perspective.

The Seminar took place at this year’s PDM exhibition which is the only dedicated design and moulding event in the UK and it is the place for plastics and design professionals to network, learn and be inspired.

Karen Drinkwater, Chair of the BPF Rotational Moulders Group said ’we have been delighted with the response to the rotational moulding seminar at PDM. The wide range of presentations given by our group members really engaged the audience and raised the profile of the rotational moulding sector with those designers present. Increasing the understanding of the process can only be beneficial to the growth of the industry as a whole.’

Jonathan Bloom, Senior Executive at the BPF stated on the day ’there is a host of information on the rotational moulding process and the Group members that can be found on the Group website.

For all media enquiries, BPF logos and images, please contact Jonathan Bloom, Senior Executive, Industrial Issues on 0207 457 5013 or email jbloom@bpf.co.uk.