Polybag collection pilot looks to tackle plastic waste in fashion industry

A polybag collection scheme pilot has relaunched, after being halted due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The initiative - which is a collaboration between waste management...

Modular system adds flexibility for food producers

GEA has announced the launch of its new SmartPacker TwinTube vertical packaging machine onto the UK market. The firm explained that the machine has been...

Edinburgh brewer unveils new packaging that ‘reflects the character’ of its beer

AN Edinburgh beer firm has undergone a brand and packaging shake-up, after saying that its original branding was 'increasingly inflexible'. Bellfield Brewery, a producer of...

Smurfit Kappa mill chosen for ‘groundbreaking’ research project

SMURFIT Kappa's Saillat Paper Mill in France will play a prominent role in a new research project on renewable energy storage. The HYFLEXPOWER project will...

Antalis launches new campaign to help customers build bright futures

ANTALIS has announced a new campaign to help support customers re-establish their businesses in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. The ‘Future Focus’ initiative is...

Flexible packaging business confirms European expansion

FLEXIBLE packaging specialist ePac Holdings has announced it is establishing its first sites in mainland Europe. The first two countries to set up digital-only production plants...

New chapter for McDonalds Happy Meals

MCDONALDS has continued its sustainability drive with the announcement that consumers will now have the choice between a book or toy with each Happy Meal. Happy...

DataLase and Macsa ID announce new partnership

MACSA ID has signed an agreement to become preferred supplier of laser marking systems to case and product packaging coding solutions specialist, DataLase. As part...

Saica to build US corrugated manufacturing plant

SAICA Group has announced plans to establish its first North American facility near Cincinnati, Ohio. The company, which is headquartered in Spain and has more...

Food packaging ‘increasingly littered’ with ‘misleading’ nutritional information

A new report has claimed that food packaging is 'increasingly littered' with 'boasts' that are 'misleading'. Marks and Spencers' Percy Pig sweets were singled out...

Business urges exporters to consider plastic pallets to avoid supply chain ‘disruption’

UK exporters have been urged to consider reliable alternatives to the wooden pallet to avoid falling victim to potential supply issues post-Brexit, Jim Hardisty, MD...

‘No nonsense’ packs help vegan-certified vitamins and supplements stand out

BIODEGRADABLE and recyclable packaging is at the heart of a new range of vegan-certified vitamins and supplements. Creative agency Five by Five has launched DR.VEGAN, having designed...