Seal of approval: firm honoured for international trade

PROSEAL UK is celebrating after receiving a Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade. The tray sealing specialist was presented with the award by the Lord Lieutenant of...
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Game of Thrones whisky packaging up for award

MCLAREN Packaging has been shortlisted for an award in the 2019 Luxury Packaging Awards

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

A coalition of surgeons have called on the UK Government to implement strict new laws on the packaging of fireworks. The British Association of Plastic,...

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...

Corrugated producer scoops top Nestle accolade

CORRUGATED packing producer, Cepac, has been named UK Supplier of the Year to Nestle. Cepac has provided Nestle UK with over one hundred million corrugated packs...

Coffee shops urged to switch to fully recyclable cups

A petition calling on UK coffee shops to review their current paper cup suppliers has reached over 5,000 signatures ahead of World Environment Day. The...

Long-standing flexible packaging firms agree merger

MERCURY Packaging and CPS Flexible Ltd have agreed a merger to form a flexible packaging firm with a combined turnover of around £16 million. The...

Sheep Print introduces solution for launch of food products

ONE of the leading UK suppliers of labelling solutions for plastic containers, Sheep Print is targeting new product development managers with a low run in-mould...

New report urges 25p coffee cup levy

THE Environmental Audit Committee has urged the UK Government to introduce a 25p levy on disposable coffee cups and for all coffee cups to...

Scotland’s deposit return scheme delayed until 2022

The introduction of Scotland's deposit return scheme (DRS) has been delayed by a year in order to allow businesses more time to prepare and...