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Flexible firms name new group engineering boss

FLEXIBLE packaging manufacturers Mercury Packaging and CPS Flexible have appointed Carl Woolrich as group engineering manager. He is the first key appointment..

October 2017

Vending cup deal cements long-term partnership

RPC Tedeco-Gizeh has sealed an extension to its vending cup deal with NIVO Group. The contract will see RPC Tedeco-Gizeh produce plastic cups in a variety of..

October 2017

Landmark letting gives UPAC Group room to grow

THE UPAC Group has secured the largest industrial letting in Scotland this year, signing a 15-year lease on a site in Cardonald on the outskirts of Glasgow...

September 2017

Antalis appoints key account manager

STEPHEN Herring has left Macfarlane Packaging to join Antalis Packaging as key account manager. Working in the Midlands’ account team, he will be..

September 2017

Macfarlane to buy Nottingham firms in multi-million pound deal

GLASGOW-based Macfarlane Packaging is poised to purchase two Nottingham-based firms in a deal worth up to £16.75 million. The company announced the..

September 2017

Elanders eyes further growth after Spreckley acquisition

ELANDERS UK is eyeing up expansion opportunities after acquiring neck tag and label specialist Spreckley Limited for an undisclosed sum. The print and..

September 2017

RPC unveils foam modelling studio

RPC’s design team has built a new foam modelling studio, which the firm said will allow it to quickly make and test mock-ups of packs before release..

August 2017

Scott Group expansion plans gather pace with new acquisition

DUNFERMLINE-based Scott Group has announced the acquisition of Yorkshire pallet and packaging specialist Whirlowdale Trading Co (WTC). Scott Group has three..

August 2017

Turn up the volume: Kayfoam acquisition helps Caledonian Industries grow

DIVERSIFICATION is a word we often hear firms mention in the context of business strategy. Common sense dictates that putting all your eggs in one basket can..

July 2017

Peebles bottling firm gears up for expansion

PROVIDER of bottling and packaging solutions Evolution BPS is set to further expand its team this year by taking on its first engineering apprentice. The..

July 2017