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...

Record number of international exhibitors for Pro2Pac 2015

Pro2Pac, the UK’s only event dedicated to food and drink packaging, has announced a record number of international exhibitors. The show organiser, Fresh Montgomery, has...

“The tattie’s a living thing”

THIRTY-THREE years after he first founded Agritronix, Alan Peebles still works seven days a week. Priding himself on his reliability, his loyalty and his...

10p bag levy: a step in the right direction or double trouble?

With the UK Government poised to double the single-use plastic bag levy to 10p - subject to consultation - south of the border, Packaging...

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...

‘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...
The new technology at Linpac can clean 30,000 trays every single day.

Linpac awash with clean-up capacity

LINPAC Services has boosted its tray and bulk container washing capacity by investing in new technology at its Tamworth site. The two new machines –...

Driving brand engagement and loyalty

Trevor Nichols (Business Development Manager, Domino Printing Sciences) and Mike Hughes (Managing Director, Autocoding Systems), tell Packaging Scotland why promotional codes are a crucial asset...

Packaging designers of the future to be showcased at Pro2Pac

Pro2Pac 2015 has announced the return of its hugely successful Student Packaging Design Challenge. Pro2Pac is challenging design students from Leeds Beckett University to design...
Martin Bailey of Markem-Imaje: “Traceability is only going to become more important for the food and beverage industry.”

Speed isn’t everything – Martin Bailey speaks to Packaging Scotland

In the pressurised world of consumer goods production, and the associated packaging line management, the ability to code at high speed certainly helps. But...