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Why glass is still a clear winner

By Charlotte Taylor, marketing manager at glass manufacturer Beatson Clark DESPITE competition from other materials, glass continues to hold its own as the premium packaging...

Britain’s post-Brexit food rules

WITH Brexit looming, the British food industry must remain desirable to import and export markets. However, when compared to other countries in the EU,...

How sensitive is your food metal detector?

By Phil Brown, Fortress Technology’s European managing director THEORETICALLY, many variables will determine the sensitivity of a food inspection metal detector. Among them the aperture...

Avoid the void

By Jo Bradley, business development manager for automated packing solutions at Neopost Shipping BOXES, beads and bubble wrap provide hours of innocent enjoyment for kittens,...

Peak periods and packaging preparation

Andy Pretious, UK sales and marketing manager at Automated Packaging Systems, shares an insight on how to maximise sales by making essential adjustments to...

Adopting new ways of working to suit the new normal

Amid the Covid-19 lockdown, Rick Hindley, executive director at Alupro, discusses how the industry body has adapted its operations to continue delivering its work...

Sixth sense: a time to act

The recent update to the BRCGS Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials has put the safety and quality of packaging materials - and...
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Prepare now for supply chain transformation

By Diane Carroll, La Palette Rouge's (LPR) commercial director for the UK and Ireland Over the next decade, the supply chain is set to undergo a radical transformation,...

The plastic packaging financial time-bomb

By Dom de Ville, senior consultant at Sancroft, an international sustainability consultancy, which works with companies to improve their environment, ethical and social impact Plastic...

Sound advice for packaging firms

Mark Williamson, sales and marketing director at audio branding specialist PHMG, explains why sound should be considered a crucial part of the marketing mix...