Packaging Scotland

MPMA urges retailers to act on recyclability of packaging materials

MPMA urges retailers to act on recyclability of packaging materials

THE Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association (MPMA) has called for “greater transparency” of packaging materials’ recycling..




Worth the Waite: APEAL elects new president

TONY Waite has been appointed the new president of APEAL, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging. The sales..

January 2019

Vegware adds colour with Hula cups

EDINBURGH-based compostable packaging specialist Vegware has introduced a new range of paper cups for cold drinks in party colours. The..

January 2019

Bell rings true for recycled content

BELL Packaging has revealed the new Retran material it is supplying boasts a 70% recycled content - more than double the 30% figure..

January 2019

Motoring on: new system tipped to provide energy savings

A Catalonian manufacturer has developed a motor system for injection-moulding machines that it claims can provide energy savings of up to..

January 2019

Fraserburgh firm goes with the flow

FRASERBURGH-based Whitelink Seafoods has specified a new ULMA Sienna flow pack wrapper for shrink wrapping trays of frozen..

January 2019

Compact bagging lines prove their worth

BITE-size confectionery in ‘grab bag’ style packs is to be handled by the first of PFM’s new ultra-compact twin-tube RD550 bagging..

January 2019

Mini aseptic solution boosts R&D processes

HRS has developed a new concept that the firm claims will boost innovation by allowing manufacturers to produce new trial products with..

January 2019

YPS opts to stretch out

SHRINK wrapping provider Yorkshire Packaging Systems (YPS) has announced it is moving into stretch solutions to complement its overall..

January 2019

New machine is Prime choice for seafood firm

A fourth generation family seafood firm in Fraserburgh has turned to a Yamato checkweigher to improve its fresh fish packaging..

January 2019

The grass is half full for paper manufacturer

A German packaging manufacturer has launched a new paper made of grass fibres as it increases its focus on..

January 2019

Shortlist announced for Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2019

THE shortlist for the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2019 has been revealed. The winners will be announced on 11 April during the..

January 2019