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Multilayer Structures, Plastics Consultancy Network


March 9th 2021 at 12:00pm to 13:00pm – As part of the BPF Lunch and Learn series of webinars presented by the PCN, Dr Peter Cox will be talking on “Essential Properties for Packaging Films”.  Free registration is available at


October 20th/23rd 2019 – Dr Peter Cox was at the K2019 exhibition on the Plastics Consultancy Network stand 5A28 (BPF British Pavilion)


8th November 2018 - Dr Peter Cox presented a full day of seminars on Extrusion Technology to delegates at the PAGDER organised event at the Fairmont Quasar Hotel,  Istanbul.


June 19th/20th 2017- Dr Peter Cox was at the PDM exhibition, Telford International Centre, on the Plastics Surgery stand organised by the PCN.


October 21st/26th 2016 – Dr Peter Cox was at the K2016 exhibition on the Plastics Consultancy Network stand 5A28 (BPF British Pavilion)

26th September 2016 – Dr Peter Cox attended the international Plasticity Forum at the Royal Society of Arts, London on the topic of Design and the Circular Economy

16th March 2016 – Dr Peter Cox presented a paper on “The Role of Multilayer Plastics Packaging in Sustainability” at the East Midlands Packaging Society meeting on “Pack to the Future 6” at the University of Birmingham.

Co-extrusion and Laminated Multilayer Structures courses at Smithers Rapra, Shawbury were held on 26th/27th April and 20th/21st September


October 2014 - Dr Peter Cox presented a paper on “Added value through multilayer structures” at the Manchester Polymer Group meeting on “Plastics – the way forward”  at Lancashire County Cricket Club.

September 30th – October 2nd 2014 - Dr Peter Cox was on the PCN stand J38 at Interplas, NEC, Birmingham and was pleased to meet old and new contacts.

2014 - The two courses on coextruded and multilayer structures have been successfully held at Smithers Rapra. More are planned for 2015.

October 19th -23rd  2013 – Dr Peter Cox was on the PCN stand at K2013 and thanks the many visitors and work colleagues he met on other stands.

July 2013 – Dr Peter Cox moderated extrusion sessions at the EUROTEC Conference, Lyon, on the 4th and 5th July.

May 2013 – Dr Peter Cox was at the PDM exhibition at the Telford International Centre on the PCN Plastics Surgery stand (D021) on 18th and 19th June.

Courses on coextruded and laminated multilayer structures in 2013 were held on 11th June (Sheet & Film) and 12th June (Pipe and Blow Moulding), and the second series of courses for the year ran on the 9th and 10th October.


November 2012 – Dr Peter Cox appointed as reviewer for papers on Applied Rheology for ANTEC 2013

November 2012 – Dr Peter Cox elected as Technical Chair of the SPE United Kingdom and Ireland Section

June 2012 – Dr Peter Cox was appointed as the Technical Programme Chair for Extrusion at the SPE EUROTEC Lyon 2013 conference.

May 2012 – Dr Peter Cox was on the “Ask the Consultant” stand at PDM, Excel, London, 29th & 30th May.


November 2011 – Dr Peter Cox presented a paper “Trends and Advances in Multilayer Structures” at EUROTEC, Barcelona.

September 2011 – Dr Peter Cox was on the PCN stand, J46, at the Interplas show.

May 2011 – Dr Peter Cox visited the Chinaplas exhibition


October 2010 – Dr Peter Cox was at the K2010 exhibition from the 30th October to the 3rd November on the PCN stand, part of the BPF pavilion in Hall 12.   He met many people from across the world of polymer processing and welcomes all who are visiting this site.


April 2009 - Dr Peter Cox gave a talk on "The history of co-extrusion and its current applications" at the Institute of Materials to the SPE and the Plastics Historical Society.

February 2006 - Dr Peter Cox was elected as Chairman of the Plastics Consultancy Network (PCN).


Dr Peter Cox led the very first training course on Multilayer Structures at RAPRA on the 23rdOctober 2003.  Since then the course has extended to 2 individual days covering Co-extrusion and Multilayer Structures for Pipe & Blow Moulding applications on the first day and Sheet & Film applications on the second day.  Both days cover the requirements of co-extrusion and the properties of barrier polymers as well as the specialised equipment required for the particular application.



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