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POLYMER APPRENTICE OF THE YEAR 2020 AWARDS

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Coinciding with national apprenticeship week, the winner of the Worshipful Company of Horners (Horners) and British Plastics Federation (BPF) Polymer Apprentice of the Year Award 2020 has been announced as Emily Harris of Plasgran (a division of Berry Global), who is completing a Mechatronics Maintenance Engineering Apprenticeship BTEC Level 3. To find out more SELECT AWARDS then POLYMER APPRENTICE. The Awards Ceremony can be viewed here…

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The 23rd Ralph Anderson Lecture

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“Are Plastics Compatible with a sustainable planet?’ The 23rd Ralph Anderson Lecture was held on Thursday 5th November, the first day of the Second National Lockdown. Held virtually on Zoom, Dr Dr Marcus Gover of WRAP spoke on the above subject to an audience of Horners, many visiting Masters of other Livery Companies and other invitees. WRAP is an independent charity working with governments, businesses and citizens to improve the…

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HORNER’ SUMMER DINNER

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On 10th June we were unable to come together, as planned, for our Charity Dinner, following the June Court meeting.  This, however, did not stop sixty two Horners joining in a virtual party! We were joined by Murray Craig, Clerk of the Chamberlain’s Court and Alderman Vincent Keaveny, Sheriff of the City of London.  Both spoke to us between courses and were, as always, most interesting and entertaining. This would…

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HORNERS’ STUDENT DESIGN IN PLASTICS AWARD 2020

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Against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic, the panel of renowned industry judges critiqued over 100 entries via video conference to choose their final six. Chairman of judges, Richard Brown, commented: “The six finalists’ entries offered a diverse range of solutions to challenges such as pollution, how to stay fit – particularly in confined spaces – and how to make best use of that space.  They showed a good grasp…

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POLYMER STUDY TOURS 2020

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Polymer Study Tours are run by the Horners’ as residential courses for Teachers to learn about the Polymer Industry for the benefit of both themselves and their pupils. Delegates receive a Certificate of Professional Development. Details of the three 2020 Courses are now available and can be viewed on CHARITABLE ACTIVITIES>POLYMER STUDY TOURS.

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