Packaging Scotland


Getting a load of the unboxing phenomenon this Christmas

As a greater number of sales continue to shift online, retailers are now paying more attention to the online experience where, in the absence of a brick and..

November 2017

Perfect Part’ners

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE Changeparts firm Zept Technologies UK looks to build on a strong reputation of technical knowledge and customer service ORIGINALLY founded..

October 2017

Stand out success

Ana Neale, marketing director at Ball Corporation, explains how to get your products noticed on the shelf against competitors The individualisation trend in..

October 2017

Many happy returns?

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced that Scotland is to introduce a deposit return scheme for drinks containers. Packaging Scotland reached out to..

October 2017

Moment of truth for online packaging

WHO doesn’t like online shopping? It’s easy, it’s convenient and it’s fun. You can instantly access and purchase everything and anything you want..

October 2017

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