Packaging Scotland


Baltic trip shows early DRS control is “crucial”

With Scotland poised to introduce a deposit return system for drinks containers in the coming years, Packaging Scotland’s Fraser Rummens recently visited..

April 2018

Don’t ignore the materials that are already available

Tony Hitchin of Pro Carton – the European Association of Carton and Cartonboard manufacturers – tells Packaging Scotland why choosing..

April 2018

Putting craftmanship on display

Making sure spirits are properly presented on-shelf is a critical factor in sales success, says Peter Conner of Pollard Group THE world likes more than the odd..

April 2018

Top glass: manufacturer hails Scots spirits sector

Stölzle Glass Group has hailed the Scottish spirits sector as “the major driver” of its premium spirits brand. The global manufacturer, which has over 200..

April 2018

Why laser is a markedly good coding solution

By John Tierney, marketing director, Linx Printing Technologies WHISKY remains one of Scotland’s most valuable exports, but it is not the only drink making..

April 2018

Future-proofing pharmaceutical packaging for an ageing population

WHILE pharmaceutical and nutraceutical plastic container packaging has come a long way in terms of tamper evidence and hermetic sealing, there is now..

April 2018

Expanding PRSE show proves to be worth the wait

  Packaging Scotland’s Gary Moug recently spoke to Matt Barber, event director for the Plastics Recyling Show Europe. Following the success of last..

April 2018

Medical technology event is in great health

Med-Tech Innovation Expo is the UK and Ireland’s leading showcase for medical design and manufacturing technology – the only event serving the whole of..

April 2018

Compostable polymers challenge plastics debate

What are we doing about plastic wrapped consumer goods? With the use of polypropylene films under attack, sales and marketing director Tony McDonald of flow..

April 2018

Are biodegradable plastics better for the environment?

Plastics are indispensable in many areas of our modern lives, yet questions over the material’s sustainability are rarely out of the headlines these days...

February 2018