SHAPA : About the Association

SHAPA has been the UK's leading specialist Association for the solids handling and processing industry since its formation in 1981. Our support and assistance has allowed our members to maximise their profitability, whilst taking advantage of the many benefits afforded by the Association.

Who are SHAPA?
With regular meetings, guest speakers, awards, exhibitions and export assistance, you will find SHAPA an invaluable aid in promoting ideas and opportunities for your business.

Structure
With full member involvement in the running of SHAPA, you have immediate and effective input to the operation of policy, finance, technical issues and marketing activity.

Milestones
Since 1981, SHAPA has grown to be the foremost authority on solids handling and processing industry matters. Here are a few milestones in our development.

Reduced capital expenditure
SHAPA members, with the support of the Association, are recognised for competitive prices and the highest quality solids and powder handling products and systems.

Cut operating costs
Drawing on years' of specialist experience, SHAPA members can deliver a tailored solution designed to optimise your operation and minimise your costs.

Increase production reliability
The technical and product information resources provided by SHAPA enable all members to keep abreast of the latest product developments and legislation in a wide range of solids and bulk handling technologies.

Shapa Alumni
The Shapa Alumni Group is open to those who have previously worked in the Solids Handling Industry who woud like to keep in touch. for more information visit the Alumni web page

Solids Handling Industry Awards

2014 Award Winners
2015 Award Winners

2016 Award Winners

 

For a list of our partners click here.


To find out more about becoming a member, visit our members page for more information. or complete to contact form

Latest SHAPA News

SHAPA January Meeting

The next General meeting will be held on the 24th January at the George Hotel in Lichfield starting at 10:00
Find out about OEE and GDPR, along with all the usual networking oppertunities.
for more details email Ian at info@shapa.co.uk and download the agenda

2018 Solids Handling Industry Awards

The 2018 Solids handling awards are now open download your application form here

Shapa's Arkwright Student posts her first Blog

On the 5th of April 2017, I received an email announcing that I had been awarded an Arkwright Scholarship. After a rigorous selection process, through an application form, aptitude test and interview, I was delighted to find out that my sponsor is SHAPA .....

Solids Dortmund 2018

Details have been released regarding the international Solids Handling show to be held in Dortmund on the 7th and 8th November 2018, for more information please follow the  link

CHoPS 2018

**Abstracts deadline extended to 22-12-17 ** for more information follow the link

Financial Awareness course 16th April 2018

This course has been especially designed for Shapa members and will include content specifically related to our industry
Anyone involved in driving their business forward e.g Managing Directors, Directors/Managers & Account Managers etc , whatever their level of financial knowledge. The workshop is designed to enable everyone to take away practical tips and strategic insight suitable to their skills and experience, whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced. So join us for and inspiring and enjoyable day out. download the flyer and booking form today

CHoPS 2018

Just a few days left to send in your abstracts for the CHoPS conference deadline 29th September 2017 for more information follow the link

SHAPA October Meeting

The next General meeting will be held on the 4th Oct at the George Hotel in Lichfield starting at 10:00
Find out about OEE and R&D tax credits, along with all the usual networking oppertunities.
for more details email Ian at info@shapa.co.uk and download and agenda

SHAPA Marketing and Technical Meeting

The next Shapa marketing meetings are to be held in Leeds on the 27th September at the Queens Hotel. if you are interested in joining the committees or would like to attend, email Ian on info@shapa.co.uk for more information.

Shapa Welcomes New Members

SHAPA welcomed three new members to the association in July, Aviteq UK Ltd, Clyde Bergeman and Munters. Follow the links and find out more about these exciting new members

SHAPA July meeting

The next General meeting will be held on the 5th July at the George Hotel in Lichfield starting at 10:00
Find out about our new business helpline, financial planning and the MTC, along with all the usual networking oppertunities.
for more details and an agenda email Ian at info@shapa.co.uk

2017 Solids Handling Industry Awards

Shapa announces the results of the solids handling industry awards download the results here

CISF Annual conference and Dinner

The Cement Industry Suppliers forum is to be held on the 3rd and 4th May 2017 in Stratford - on -Avon Download the conference brochure   along with a provisional programme

SHAPA Announces the 2017 Solids Handling Awards shortlist

The 2017 Solids handling Awards shortlist has now been released download here

Solids Handling Awards dinner

Solids Handling Industry Awards dinner date confirmed as the 25th April 2017 at the Museum of Science and Industry Manchester

LAST CHANCE TO ENTER 2017 Solids handling Industry Awards

Deadline 28/02/17 down load the application form today

SHAPA 2017 Digital Marketing Workshop

Bookings are now being taken for the SHAPA 2017 Digital Marketing workshop, places are limited so dont miss out,  download the flyer and Booking form today

SHAPA 2016 Atex Workshop

Bookings are now being taken for the SHAPA 2017 Atex workshop, places are limited so dont miss out, download the flyer and Booking form today

Shapa January General Meeting

The next Shapa General Meeting is to be held in the George Hotel in Lichfield on the 17th Jan download the Agenda  and email info@shapa.co.uk if you wish to attend

2017 Solids Handling Industry Awards

The 2017 Solids Handling Industry Awards are now open

New Shapa Twitter Account

Follow the latest information @ShapaSolids

Shapa Essential Negotiation Skills Course

Bookings are now being taken for the Essential Negotiation Skills workshop down load the Booking Form today

Brexit

Shapa Chairman Mike Bradley comments on the Brexit Referendum

Hillhead 2016

Hillhead exhibition visitor information

Solid Handling Industry Awards

Shapa announces this years Solids Handling Award Winners

Shapa Publish a New Technical Paper

A new technical paper on controlling fans with variable loads is now available for download

Shapa Financial and Commercial Awarness Workshop 2016

Bookings are now being taken for the financial and commercial awarness workshop to be held oon the 26th May 2016, download the booking form today

2016 Solids Handling Industry Awards

Download the awards booking form

BulkEx 16

Bulkex 16 dates announced as 5th and 6th October 2016

LAST CHANCE TO ENTER 2016 Solids handling Industry Awards

Deadline 28/02/16 down load the application form today

SHAPA 2016 Digital Marketing Workshop

Bookings are now being taken for the SHAPA 2016 Digital Marketing workshop, places are limited so dont miss out

SHAPA Alumni

Shapa opens the Shapa Alumni visit the webpage or contact us for further information 

2016 Solids Handling Industry Awards

Applications for the 2016 Solids Handling Industry Awards are now open

2016 Solids Handling Industry Awards

SHAPA announces the awards categories for the 2016 Solids Handling Industry Awards

Securing the Future

It is indisputable that the total body of knowledge required to service all aspects of solids and bulk handling and processing is huge - and growing constantly.....

Shapa AGM 2016

Shapa 2016 AGM and Solids Handling Industry Awards Dinner will take place on Tuesday 12th April 2016 at the National Space Centre, Leicester

Computer Aided Engineering for Bulk Material Handling Seminar launched

Imeche launches a CAE seminar in conjuntion with SHAPA

SHAPA Announces the Solids Handling Industry Award Winners

The winners of the 2014 Solids Handling Industry Awards have been announced at the Awards presentation on the 14th April.

SHAPA Announces Awards shortlist

The shortlisted entries for the Solids handling Industry awards have been announced

SHAPA AGM and Awards Dinner

Don't miss out on your chance to be at the awards evening, down load the application form today....

Digital Marketing Workshop  2015

Shapa recently held its 7th Annual Digital Marketing Workshop, this once again was an outstanding sucess which allowed the attendees to keep pace with the latest developments in Digital marketing...

Premier Foods

 Premier Foods has been in the news over the weekend over reports of its “pay-to-stay” demands for upfront cash from its supplier base...

A Moving Story

Since the dawn of civilisation materials have been conveyed, by men and women toting sacks on yokes, by pack animals, carts and more recently using mechanical conveyances.

Connections refined

It is well established that the SHAPA membership comprises many choice companies in bulk materials handling and processing, their combined experience amounting to centuries.

 

 

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