Packaging Scotland

EU launches first ever Europe-wide plastics strategy

EU launches first ever Europe-wide plastics strategy

The European Union has laid out plans for the first ever Europe-wide plastics strategy. The strategy is being adopted as “a part..




Sustainability tops the agenda at Ecopack 2018

ORGANISERS of Packaging Innovations say Ecopack will be more relevant than ever this year given the current storm over plastic..

January 2018

New guide helps to ‘demystify’ OEE process

A new technical guide from Interactive Coding Equipment (ICE) helps explain the importance and benefits of Overall Equipment..

January 2018

New recycling plant supports Smurfit Kappa’s sustainability strategy

SMUFIT Kappa has added to its network of recycling plants with the opening of a new facility in Malaga. The firm said the plant is..

January 2018

Film set for starring role at ICE Europe 2019

ICE Europe 2019 will devote a section of the show to special films, organisers of the international exhibition for the converting..

January 2018

BPF “surprised” by Iceland’s plastics-free packaging pledge

THE British Plastics Federation (BPF) has said it is "surprised" by frozen food specialist Iceland's announcement that it..

January 2018

ShelfSmart service drives sales of premium bottled water

SMURFIT Kappa has announced its ShelfSmart service has allowed a Spanish premium bottled water firm to increase sales by 10%. Agua..

January 2018

Glass packs boost neonatal fundraising drive

GLASS packaging is playing a key role in a poignant fundraising project in Poland. The ‘Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity’ is..

January 2018

Pallet specialist secures fifth European partnership

Goplasticpallets.com has added to its portfolio after signing a new partnership agreement with Italian manufacturer JCOPLASTIC, which..

January 2018

Slimline can created in response to changing consumer tastes

BALL Corporation has responded to European consumer trends towards greater portion and sugar control by announcing a 15-centiliter slim..

January 2018

Easyfairs appoints new packaging business development director

EASYFAIRS has named Josh Brooks as its new business development director for packaging. The former publisher of Packaging News and..

January 2018

Street food packaging concept earns student top prize

A young student has taken the top honours in a national packaging design competition after creating a new packaging concept for the..

January 2018