Packaging Scotland


“Distinctive” glass bottle wins top award

A new gin from distiller Whyte & Mackay has been recognised for its bottle design by industry body British Glass. Wildcat Gin was named ‘Design of the..

January 2019

Beatson Clark utilises “first of its kind” VR to train up staff

GLASS manufacturer Beatson Clark is using virtual reality technology to train up new recruits on complex production machines. The company has partnered with..

October 2018

Induction heat sealing of glass jars containing high-fat foodstuffs

Products with high oil/fat content pose special problems when tamper evident seals are applied to their containers – no more so than when these seals are..

October 2018

Back to the future for award-winning whisky bottle

GLASS specialist Stölzle has announced that its British-manufactured spirits bottle, “The Dark”, has gained recognition for its design and technical..

October 2018

Glass Guardians help spread recycling message

BRITISH Glass has hailed the success of its Glass Guardians campaign, a recycling education initiative that ran in primary schools. The organisation said the..

October 2018

Ardagh helps shape new-look whisky bottle

ARDAGH Group has unveiled the new William Grant ‘Triplewood’ whisky bottle, which has been redesigned for a global relaunch of its whisky range. Ardagh..

September 2018

Glass bottles prove fruitful for Magners

MAGNERS Irish Cider’s Dark Fruit flavour is now available in glass bottles across the UK. The 500ml bottle, which features purple labelling, is available in..

August 2018

New drinks bottle allows consumers to customise sugar intake

GLASS specialist Beatson Clark has produced a new bottle designed to help fight the war on sugar by allowing consumers to control the amount of sugar in their..

July 2018

Irvine glass plant recognised for sustainability innovation

ARDAGH Group has won a sustainability innovation award at the inaugural International Beverage Awards, held recently in Tokyo. The business fought off..

July 2018

Pack competition helps students get creative

ALLIED Glass was recently at the forefront of a competition to create a premium gin pack for the Leeds Gin Brand. The firm teamed up with the Retail..

May 2018

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