Source: Evening Gazette. Updates on major process industry projects in the region will be in the spotlight at a chemical sector conference taking place in the North-east this summer. The Meet the Members Conference and Exhibition is held annually by organisers NEPIC and focuses on investment projects taking place in the region ....... more>
Eleven businesses from across the region have secured funding from the fifth-round of the Regional Growth Fund (RGF). A total of £5.7 million has been granted by predominantly manufacturing-based companies. Winners from the South of the region include Cleveland Potash – who will receive £4.9 million toward a £38 million polyhalite mining project ... more>
A three-year programme to help North East process industry SMEs to export is celebrating a double success after creating 400 new jobs and signing up its 300th member. NEPIC’s Business Acceleration for SME programme (BASME) which started in April 2012, supported by RGF and process industry ... more>
INDIAN CHEMICAL COUNCIL (ICC), in co-operation with North East Process Industry Cluster (NEPIC) and with the support of Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers and Government of India organized THE SEVENTH ANNUAL INDIA CHEMICAL INDUSTRY OUTLOOK CONFERENCE on 6 – 7 March 2014 at Hotel Taj Lands End, Mumbai. More>
Leading thinkers on the environment are beginning to see that Industrial Biotechnology (IB) could be a £12 billion industry by 2025 making a really important contribution to the low carbon economy. Here in the UK, a report published in January 2013 by environmentalist Jonathon Porritt estimates that the IB global market will grow to between £159 .. more>
The Government’s response to the European Energy Efficiency Directive may, on the face of it, only directly affect listed and large companies but don’t be fooled - the domino effect is inevitable. And it is not only regulation that will impact upon such change. Take Marks & Spencer’s Plan A campaign for instance .... more>
The Journal: Process cluster award for NEPIC
A Teesside-based process sector cluster is among the best in Europe and the first in the UK to receive the Gold Label from a top Euro body. NEPIC - the North East Process Industry Cluster - was given the award from the European Secretariat for Cluster Analysis on the same day as it celebrated its 11th birthday.
NEPIC get gold.
NEPIC is amongst Europe’s ‘most excellent cluster organisations’ – and becomes first in the UK to receive Gold Label. Today, Tuesday 01 April 2014, saw Process Industry Cluster body NEPIC awarded Gold Label for excellent cluster management – and has become the first Cluster in the UK to do so. More>
Eight leading business and industrial mentors have been confirmed in the line-up for a major chemical sector conference taking place in the North East. The Meet the Members Conference and Exhibition is held annually by organisers NEPIC and focuses on investment projects taking place in the region and the supply chain opportunities that such projects bring. More>
A flourishing, Teesside based packaging recovery firm has formally presented a local school with a cheque following its recent awards win. The eco-friendly firm, Returnable Packaging Services Limited (RPS) won £2,000 to donate to a school of its choice, after championing the NEPIC Industrial Environmental Award. More>