Packaging Scotland


Environmentally friendly plastics

By Robyn Henderson, copywriter at Mediaworks on behalf of Omega Plastics As government initiatives aim to reduce the amount of waste that goes to landfill,..

July 2017

Brexit impact prompts fears over fake drugs

Stephie Casting, senior marketing executive at Denny Bros, tells Packaging Scotland about some concerns over the EU’s Falsified Medicines Directive AS the..

July 2017

Rewind, play, fast forward: coding past, present and future

This year, Rotech Machines, the coding integration and feeding systems specialist, celebrates its 20th anniversary. Director Richard Pether looks back through..

July 2017

Injection moulded for the job

  Jim Hardisty, managing director of, discusses how the increase in automated facilities demands more from today’s plastic..

July 2017

Fresh calls for skills gap to be addressed

The plastics and packaging industry is going through a period of growth at the moment with a plethora of M&A activity. However, one of the sector’s..

July 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

An event like no other

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE Valerio Del Vecchio, Head of Marketing, PPMA Group of Associations Ltd, explains what visitors can expect from this year’s PPMA show Q)..

June 2017

Family values pay off for Lanarkshire firm

“NOBODY packs enough any more.” Nigel Fleming, managing director of Lanarkshire-based J.I.T. Industrial Products, heard an export manager utter those very..

April 2017

When the going gets Tuf

When you think of shrink wrapping you’re more likely to think of various types of food and clothing packaging than scaffolding and machine parts  –..

February 2017