FDBusiness.com

CCE and ECO Plastics Launch New Education Centre

 Breaking News
  • KK Foods Plans £5.5 Million Expansion KK Fine Foods, a leading frozen food manufacturer based at Deeside in Wales, is set to expand and diversify with support from the Welsh Government, creating an additional 40 new...
  • Nestlé Launches Fund to Boost Packaging Innovation Nestlé has announced that it will invest up to SFr2 billion (€1.86 billion) to lead the shift from virgin plastics to food-grade recycled plastics and to accelerate the development of...
  • Bosch Packaging Technology is Now Syntegon Syntegon Technology is the new name for Bosch Packaging Technology, following the sale of the former Bosch division. Headquartered in Waiblingen, Germany, Syntegon Technology’s business focus is on intelligent and...
  • Nestlé Launches New KitKat Gold in the UK Nestlé has unveiled a unique addition to its biggest confectionery brand – the new KitKat Gold. KitKat Gold is a combination of trademark crispy wafer on a smooth milk chocolate...
  • 789 Food and Drink Acquisitions in 2019 2019 broke records again for the number of food and drink transactions around the world, with 789 registered on the Zenith Global mergers and acquisitions database, an average of 15...

CCE and ECO Plastics Launch New Education Centre

CCE and ECO Plastics Launch New Education Centre
November 07
12:29 2012

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has underlined its continued commitment to youth development with the opening of a brand new Education Centre at Continuum Recycling, the joint venture with ECO Plastics which created the world’s largest plastics bottle reprocessing facility located in Hemswell, Lincolnshire. The new centre is the fifth of its kind in Great Britain, with similar facilities at other CCE sites including Sidcup, Wakefield, Edmonton and East Kilbride in Scotland.

As part of CCE’s national education programme, the latest investment will support the company’s drive to introduce young people to the world of business, enterprise and engineering. The new centre aims to host over 200 visits per year, reaching over 4,000 students from local secondary schools, colleges and universities.

Visitors to the Education Centre receive subject related insight into the recycling production process alongside a guided tour of the factory floor. Each centre is run by a General Teaching Council (GTC) registered teacher, employed full-time by CCE, and supports learning on a variety of subjects, including Business Studies, Science, ICT, Engineering, Design & Technology.

Students from the CordeauxSchoolin Louth were the first to attend the new centre and experience its benefits first hand, taking part in an interactive classroom session and factory tour.

Simon Baldry, managing director of Coca-Cola Enterprises, comments: “We are committed to playing a positive role in the communities in which we operate, and one of the best ways to achieve this is by opening up our sites to support the work of educators. Our Education Centres offer students valuable insight into the world of business, allowing them to make connections between what they learn in the classroom and real-life modern manufacturing practices. Modules taught at Continuum Recycling, as at all of our education centres, link directly to the national curriculum. We look forward to welcoming secondary and further education students to this state-of-the-art facility to experience the site and learn more about the recycling production process.”


Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/fdbusiness/public_html/wp-content/themes/legatus-theme/includes/single/post-tags.php on line 5
Share

About Author

mike

mike

Related Articles

Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition 2016

Upcoming Events

[eventlist]

find food jobs

The Magazine

F&D Business Preferred Suppliers

New Subscriber

Subscribe Here



Advertisements