Packaging Scotland

Falkirk company’s BUBL shows no sign of bursting

Falkirk company’s BUBL shows no sign of bursting

THE founder of a Falkirk-based protective packaging firm has revealed plans to double its turnover in each of the next two financial..




BPF launches new initiative to tackle waste crime

THE British Plastics Federation (BPF) has announced a new initiative in the battle to reduce waste crime. The organisation has created..

January 2018

Shrink film helps keep customers sweet

LIFE is sweet for shrink wrap specialist Yorkshire Packaging Systems (YPS), with the company explaining it has been using its exclusive..

January 2018

Stretch wrap machine is ticking all the boxes

FAMILY-run McLaren Packaging of Port Glasgow has enlisted the help of strapping and wrapping machinery specialists, Mosca, to enhance its..

January 2018

‘Design for Recycling’ service aids sustainability drive

PLASTIC packaging in the future could result in a “trade-off” between making products that look a little less shiny but feature more..

January 2018

£1m R&D grant for Dumfries films business

A Dumfries-based producer of polyethylene terephthalate films has received a near £1 million research & development grant from..

January 2018

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