Packaging Scotland

Macfarlane profits rise for eighth year in a row

Macfarlane profits rise for eighth year in a row

GLASGOW-based Macfarlane Group has reported a 19% rise in pre-tax profits to £9.3 million for the year ended December 2017...




“Outstandingly high” calibre of entries for inaugural Plastics Recycling Awards Europe

THE finalists have been announced for the inaugural Plastics Recycling Awards Europe. Winners will be revealed on the second day of..

February 2018

SIG agrees Joint Venture with DNP in Japan

SIG and Tokyo-based Dai Nippon Printing Co. (DNP) have signed a 50:50 joint venture agreement which they claim will bring added value..

February 2018

Countdown begins to “biggest” PPMA Show to date

PREPARATIONS are underway for The PPMA Show's 30th anniversary exhibition, set to be held in Birmingham later this year. Organisers..

February 2018

Bubble wrap solution offers “truly unique” experience

A new bubble wrap solution can help retailers stand out, according to Antalis Packaging. Sealed Air Bubble Wrap IB Expressions..

February 2018

API parent company completes Dunmore acquisition

Steel Partners Holdings, the parent company of UK-based API Group, has completed the acquisition of the assets of the specialty coated..

February 2018

SIG and ProLeiT join forces to create new manufacturing solutions

SIG has announced it has teamed up with ProLeiT to offer food and beverage producers "advanced production technology and integrated..

February 2018

ACA to invest in sterile environment as growth plans gather pace

PRINT Finishers ACA is poised to invest £400,000 on a sterile environment in its bid to secure British Retail Consortium (BRC)..

February 2018

Coding and marking specialist to provide third party servicing

NEEDHAM Coding has announced the introduction of third party servicing, including spare parts and consumables, for all major brands of..

February 2018

BBC to end single-use plastic by 2020

THE BBC has announced plans to remove single-use plastics from its operations by 2020. The move follows the outcry over Blue Planet..

February 2018

SAICA employees honoured at supplier awards bash

SAICA Pack has scooped two awards at the Nestlé Supplier Awards. The firm's Paul Gartland and Jackie Moore were awarded the..

February 2018

Teamwork pays off for Smurfit Kappa with top supplier award

SMURFIT Kappa has won a Nestlé award for a collaborative project which involved optimising the food firm's packaging and supply..

February 2018