Packaging Scotland


Packaging firm assists with Glasgow’s Brandenburg Gate project

PACKAGING giant Smurfit Kappa has helped recreate Berlin’s iconic Brandenburg Gate in Glasgow after teaming up with a Dutch artist on an innovative..

August 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

Packaging producers urged to do more to fund recycling

THE Recycling Association has urged greater funding of recycling by packaging retailers and manufacturers following publication of a new report by the National..

July 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

New range of paper tipped to bring “world of new possibilities” to packaging sector

SMURFIT Kappa is developing a new range of paper tipped to “open up a world of new possibilities” for the packaging industry. The firm has..

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

Bosch seeks new owner for its packaging machinery business

BOSCH Group has announced plans to sell its packaging business after “intensively and thoroughly considering all its strategic options”. The..

June 2018

Scottish Government launches public consultation on deposit returns

THE Scottish public is to have its say on a deposit return scheme after the Scottish Government officially opened a public consultation on the matter. Under..

June 2018

Joint venture creates new Scottish pallet and timber packaging offering

THE owners of Scott Timber and Pallet 24 have teamed up to form Pallet 2 Packaging, a new joint venture formed following the acquisition of Boxes and..

June 2018

‘Potentially ground-breaking’ £3m recycling facility announced

FUNDING of over £3 million has been announced for a new plastics recycling and sorting facility in Scotland. Project Beacon, located at Binn Farm in..

June 2018