Packaging Scotland


Former Tullis Russell site at centre of Fife regeneration scheme

THE famous Tullis Russell paper mill site in Fife is at the centre of plans for a regeneration project in Fife. Advance Construction has submitted a Proposal..

December 2017

Government urged to tread carefully over potential single-use plastic tax

THE UK Government’s decision to seek views on potentially taxing single-use plastic items in a bid to reduce waste has provoked a mixed response. The..

November 2017

BPF defends plastics in wake of Blue Planet II storm

THE British Plastics Federation (BPF) has said it is “disappointed” that images of a dead baby pilot whale in a recent episode of David..

November 2017

“Robust and durable” pack helps beer calendar spread Christmas cheer

Antalis Packaging has helped an Edinburgh-based online alcoholic drinks retailer spread some Christmas cheer with the launch of its ‘Canvent’..

November 2017

Pallet provider issues Bonfire Night warning

A pallet pool provider has estimated that around 200,000 pallets will be burned on Guy Fawkes Night, costing UK businesses more than £2 million. LPR said many..

November 2017

McLaren invests £3m in new Stirling packaging site

MCLAREN Packaging has announced a £3 million investment in a new luxury packaging facility in Stirling for subsidiary Blue Box Design. Construction work has..

October 2017

Many happy returns?

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced that Scotland is to introduce a deposit return scheme for drinks containers. Packaging Scotland reached out to..

October 2017

Still Game duo to grace limited edition Tennent’s two pint pack

Tennent’s Lager has joined forces with Still Game duo, Jack Jarvis and Victor McDade, to bring back the famous Lager Lovelies for a special edition gift..

October 2017

Landmark letting gives UPAC Group room to grow

THE UPAC Group has secured the largest industrial letting in Scotland this year, signing a 15-year lease on a site in Cardonald on the outskirts of Glasgow...

September 2017

Label waste used to create innovative trade show booth

AVERY Dennison has put theory into practice at the Labelexpo show with a booth made in part from recycled label waste. The label-maker has described the booth..

September 2017