This Code of Practice covers all aspects of the manufacture of a plastics product from it s conception
through to its sale and, indeed, on to service life and final disposal. It particularly addresses the
relationships between organisations and people which enable the efficient creation of a finished product.
The initiative for the document came from the 1992 Institute of Materials mouldmaking conference at which
a working group was formed to address the problem of "the absence of simultaneous engineering in mould
design and manufacture of the end product".