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The war on plastic: be careful what you wish for

AMID the current furore over plastic packaging, a number of industry stakeholders have started to warn of potential “serious environmental consequences” of..

July 2018

PPMA Show to mark 30 years of innovation

The PPMA Show celebrates its 30th anniversary this year when the three-day exhibition returns to the NEC Birmingham in September. Many of the biggest names in..

July 2018

Reaping the benefits of seasonal packaging

SANTA Claus; snowmen; the Easter Bunny; pumpkins; bats; witches; ghosts and ghouls are all old favourites when it comes to seasonal branding on packaging. But..

July 2018

‘Value for all’ is key to deposit return in Scotland

THE Scottish public is to have its say on a deposit return scheme (DRS) after the Scottish Government recently officially opened a public consultation on the..

July 2018

Ergonomics in food packaging

ABOUT as useful as a chocolate teapot. We’ve all heard the phrase — probably from a disgruntled spouse when we’re being a little uncooperative. However,..

July 2018

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