AR packs help Scots to enjoy ‘virtual’ Burns supper during lockdown

SCOTS can enjoy a 'virtual' Burns supper this year thanks to a new augmented reality (AR) pack which beams a kilted host reciting the ‘Address...

Dalkeith site produces labels for gin products designed to boost military charities

NSD Labels' Dalkeith base has produced labels for three new gin brand identities for the Heroes Drinks Company. Founded in 2011 by military veteran Chris...

Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2020 winners announced

AN eco coffee maker, in-home water appliance and gel-less film recycling technology were among the winners at the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2020. Announced at the...

Lidless disposable cup launched to help tackle ‘eco disaster’

A product described as Britain's first fully plastic-free and recyclable lidless takeaway cup has been unveiled. The ButterflyCup is initially being introduced at WWT (Wildfowl...

Packaging Innovations & Empack postponed to June 2021

PACKAGING Innovations & Empack Birmingham has been postponed to June 2021, organiser Easyfairs has confirmed. The event was due to take place on March 3...

Macfarlane hails ‘robust’ financial performance in second half of 2020

MACFARLANE Group has announced that group sales revenue and pre-tax profits for the 2nd half of the year to date is ahead of the same...

Corrugated manufacturer presses ahead with complex Edinburgh Beer project

CORRUGATED packaging manufacturer Durham Box has revealed its new Nozomi single-pass LED inkjet digital press is being put through its paces in helping to...

Contract packers rise to online shopping demands as new restrictions take hold

THE BCMPA has revealed that its members are responding to the latest Covid-19 restrictions after experiencing "significant growth" in their packaging, warehouse and logistics...

Surgeons renew call for end of fireworks being packaged as ‘toys’

A group of plastic and reconstructive surgeons have renewed their calls for graphic warning labels, similar to those found on cigarette boxes, to be...

VPK agrees deal for acquisition of Encase

VPK Group has reached an agreement with COPI Holding to buy Encase, a manufacturer and designer of corrugated cardboard packaging. Encase operates two integrated corrugated...