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UK manufacturing can climb even higher with automation

By Tom Bouchier, managing director, FANUC UK Data just released by Make UK reveals that UK manufacturing has overtaken France to claim eighth place in...

Bringing clarity to industry buzzwords

By Peter Spring, product manager ProdX, Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become a buzzword, however it is often misunderstood and misrepresented in its...

Celebrating 30 years of TTO innovation

By Andy Gray, product marketing manager at Markem-Imaje We are delighted to celebrate the 30th anniversary of our first innovation in thermal transfer overprinting (TTO)....

Coding and marking for the new dimension in patient health and safety

Stricter serialisation practices – requiring identification down to the individual dose of a pharmaceutical product – could help to mitigate unsafe medication practices and...

CBD manufacturers have a responsibility to label products correctly

By Steve Brownett Gale of Lifestyle Packaging The results of a study recently revealed 92% of CBD products contain less than advertised, with just 8%...

EPR delay makes this a dangerous time for recycling

David Wilson is director of compliance at Vanden Recycling, experts in plastics recycling. He shares his thoughts on the EPR delay and the impact...

The revolutionary potential of the circular economy

By Sandy Dhesi, commercial manager at Ecoveritas  The #CircularEconomy is in full swing — no longer a niche, fuzzy concept. Everyone is looking into it:...

Food for thought for SMEs when funding automation projects

Peter Lange, business development manager robotics at OMRON, discusses the options available when it comes to financing your new cobot SKILLS shortages, digitisation, sustainability, and...

Making the switch to greener alcohol packs

Stefano Pistoni, senior business development manager of wine, spirits & beverage at UPM Raflatac, discusses how the firm is working with alcoholic beverage companies...

AI and the future of packaging

Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the disruptive themes set to influence the future of the packaging industry. With a revolution almost certainly at...