Packaging Scotland

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Retailers urged to review processes ahead of unwanted gift returns

ANTALIS Packaging has urged retailers to “overhaul” their returns processes to help reduce the costs presented by people returning unwanted..

December 2018

Soft drinks can market sees “growth surge”

THE Can Makers has revealed a “growth surge” in canned beverages in the soft drinks sector. The trade body highlighted the impact of a hot summer..

December 2018

BRC accreditation tipped to open doors for print finisher

PRINT-finishing specialist ACA has announced it has secured Grade A accreditation from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) following completion of a 5,000 sq...

November 2018

Whisky calendar provides window of opportunity for packaging specialist

SAXON Packaging has helped create a whisky advent calendar for The Really Good Whisky Company. Shelley Kelaty, managing director of The Really Good Whisky..

November 2018

Augmented reality technology tipped to open “world of possibilities”

GLASGOW-based Macfarlane Packaging has unveiled a new solution to help customers use augmented reality (AR) technology to help bring brands to life. AR can..

November 2018

Packaging giant scoops top supplier award

SMURFIT Kappa has been named European Supplier of the Year by 3M. The packaging giant said the award recognises its “innovative design and order..

November 2018

UK Government to introduce plastic packaging tax

CHANCELLOR Philip Hammond has outlined plans for the UK Government to introduce a new tax on the manufacture and import of plastic packaging containing less..

October 2018

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

UK Government to consult over plastic straw ban

THE UK Government has outlined plans to ban the sale of plastic straws, drinks stirrers and cotton buds. Environment Secretary Michael Gove has launched a..

October 2018

New research highlights overpacking issues

NEW research from Glasgow-based Macfarlane Packaging has found that almost a quarter of consumers believe goods ordered online arrive with too much packaging...

October 2018