Packaging Scotland


Seven in heaven: Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2019 winners revealed

THE seven winners of the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2019 have been announced on Day Two of the Plastics Recycling Show Europe, held at the RAI Amsterdam...

April 2019

Scots firm making waves with surfboard protection product

INFLATABLE protective packaging business BUBL Packaging has launched a new product designed to safeguard surfboards in transit. BoardBUBL is the result of a..

April 2019

PDM 2019 postponed amid Brexit “uncertainty”

ORGANISERS of the Plastics Design & Moulding Event (PDM) have revealed the show has been postponed for two years, citing the “current economic..

April 2019

Majority of BPF members “clearly reject” no-deal Brexit

A flash poll conducted by the British Plastics Federation (BPF) found that most members would be in favour of revoking article 50 to avoid a no-deal Brexit...

March 2019

UK at recycling “tipping point”, warns DS Smith

NEW research from packaging provider DS Smith is warning that the UK is at a recycling “tipping point” and looks to fall short of its 2035 recycling..

March 2019

Packaging Innovations sees “record-breaking” 2019 attendance

PACKAGING Innovations, Empack and Label&Print has reported a record-breaking attendance for 2019. The exhibition, which recently took place across two days..

March 2019

Bespoke solution helps Glasgow-based vegan box provider

ANTALIS Packaging has helped a Glasgow-based business inject the “wow factor” into its collaboration with Vegan vlogger Monami Frost by creating a..

February 2019

The Can Makers and Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association unite

TRADE body The Can Makers has announced it is to merge with the Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association (MPMA) in a move aimed at streamlining communication...

February 2019

Latest acquisitions boost Fife packaging specialist’s expansion plans

GLENROTHES-headquartered packaging specialist Pitreavie has announced plans to invest over £1 million in a new office complex and extra warehouse space. The..

February 2019

Single-use carrier bag levy to double in Scotland

THE single-use carrier bag levy will increase to 10p in Scotland. The announcement came as finance secretary Derek Mackay MSP outlined the Scottish..

January 2019

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