Packaging Scotland


Pitreavie Group’s expansion plans gathering pace

GLENROTHES-headquartered packaging supplier Pitreavie Group has a £13 million turnover, almost 100 employees and is about to venture south of the border with..

October 2018

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 Scotland..

October 2018

Plastic pallet advances open up opportunities for drinks sector

PLASTIC beverage pallets can help companies reduce both costs and breakages. That’s the view of, who said that with the drinks industry..

October 2018

Setting a new benchmark

GARÇON Wines is looking to “revolutionise” home delivery with a new bottle capable of fitting through a letterbox. The packaging designer and wine..

October 2018

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

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