Packaging Scotland


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

Teamwork helps family firm stand test of time

A chance event five decades ago where David Frith saw someone dropping bundles of shoes in a puddle inspired him to investigate the process of shrink wrapping...

February 2017

Cracking the code

Choosing the right coder can play a key role in a successful food packing operation, says Charles Randon, senior product manager of Linx Printing Technologies..

February 2017

Brand reputation is an important part of the mix

Product consistency is vital to maintaining brand image.  Latest weighing technology can help in ensuring the right proportion of ingredients in every pack,..

February 2017

Recovering high value products helps food factories maximise returns

By Matt Hale, International Sales Manager, HRS Heat Exchangers When processing any kind of remotely viscous food product it is inevitable that a certain amount..

January 2017

Understanding brand DNA is key to business growth

Chris White, founder and managing director of brand design specialists This Way Up, who have an office in Glasgow, tells Packaging Scotland how to find your..

November 2016

Is packaging making or breaking your store conversion rates?

By Joe Simons, director and investor at Gap Systems What is it that secures a sale? Online, many would say that fulfilment is a deal clincher – next day..

November 2016

Innovation is key to ICE success story

ADVERTORIAL Since launching in 2001, Interactive Coding Equipment (ICE) has become one of the country’s leading suppliers of digital coding and labelling..

October 2016