On September 5th 2017, Minebea Intec (formerly Sartorius Intec) will host the explanation seminar, which is still the only event that brings together experts who explain the Package Goods Regulation for average weight control of pre-packaged goods.
Any packer, importer or labeller of packed goods, which are packed to the average system in the UK then this legislation, affects despite having an “e” mark on that package or not.
The seminar will take place at the Concorde Conference Centre, at Manchester Airport where experts will explain the requirements of the legislation.
Delegates will discover how many companies have used the information from this seminar to increase profits through a reduction in giveaway or overfill. They will also learn how to reduce the resources needed to meet the regulation through automatic collection of data. The event will bring together Trading Standards and experts and the world’s largest weighing company.
Delegates will have the rare opportunity to go on board arguably the world’s most iconic plane, the Concorde, G-BOAC (affectionately known as ‘Alpha Charlie’) which was the flagship of British Airways Concorde fleet. They will be guided by an expert who has worked and flown on the Concorde, who will tell the story of the astonishing 27 supersonic years of flight.
Howard Burnett, the main speaker, was formerly Chief Trading Standards Officer, Convenor of WELMEC (European Legal Metrology Co-operation) Working Group on Prepackages. Howard was instrumental in creating the current Package Goods Regulation, he also training the UKs Trading Standards Officers making him the UK’s leading authority on it.
Delegates will also have an opportunity to question the experts, while not being audited or inspected. All supporting, legal documentation and certification will be issued upon completion.
Delegates will leave this event knowing as much if not more than Trading Standards Officers about the Package Goods Regulation.
The explanation seminar 2017 will cost £189 per delegate including lunch, all training material and certification.