Storopack unveils new paper cushion system

STOROPACK has revealed that its new PAPERplus Shooter³ paper cushion system can process up to 160m of recycled paper a minute and create cushions...

OPRL MD to head EPR scheme

OPRL managing director Dr Margaret Bates has been appointed head for the UK Extended Producer Responsibility (pEPR) for Packaging scheme administrator. She will take up...

Brands urged to investigate ways to improve packaging accessibility

BRANDS have been urged to investigate ways to fit more accessible information onto packaging, using a variety of methods from Braille to special QR...

Creating a ‘green by default’ agenda for packaging

Naomi Stewart from Packaging Innovations & Empack organiser Easyfairs, explains why the promise of a ‘sustainable future’ creates many questions that can only be...

‘First of its kind’ fully compostable coffee capsule lid unveiled

PACKAGING developer and manufacturer TIPA has launched what the firm is calling a 'first of its kind' fully compostable coffee capsule lid, in collaboration...

Drinks can manufacturers honoured for design innovation

CAN Makers, the trade body representing drinks can manufacturers, has announced four brands will receive its Design Accolade in the second round of this...

Busting the automation myths: seven reasons to embrace robotics

By Carl Patrick, robot sales manager – machine tool automation, FANUC UK The UK is currently the world’s sixth largest economy and eighth largest...

Smurfit Kappa event aims to help drive a bright future for customers

SMURFIT Kappa recently hosted a customer event at British racing venue Silverstone, with the overarching theme of 'Driving the future together'. The aim was to...

New study highlights impact of labels in driving purchasing decisions

UPM Raflatac has released the findings of a new study, which show the power of different label materials and finishes to shape consumer perceptions...

PPMA re-brand puts automation ‘at the heart’ of manufacturing

THE PPMA (Processing & Packaging Machinery Association) Group of Associations has announced it is re-branding and has changed its name to AutomateUK to better...