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‘Collapsible’ fish and chip box to tackle seaside bin scourge

SAICA Pack has teamed up with the Q-Partnership to create a ‘fully collapsible’ fish and chip box design. The move was in response to complaints..

April 2019

Varibox enters UK market for ‘safe handling’ of chemicals

RPC Promens is introducing its Varibox IBC into the UK and Ireland, designed to provide a ‘safe and cost-effective’ handling solution for hazardous..

April 2019

PET keg specialist announces Australian expansion

LIGHTWEIGHT Containers has announced a new investment in Australia in the form of two new warehouses, based in Melbourne and Brisbane. The specialist in..

April 2019

Smurfit Kappa Recycling Offers Reliable Cardboard Recycling Solution for Scottish Packaging Sector

ADVERTORIAL Securing reliable outlets for paper and cardboard waste has naturally become a priority for the packaging sector, with China proposing a ban on all..

April 2019

Packaging giant hosts event to encourage new ideas on sustainability

SMURFIT Kappa and the Plastic Soup Foundation have teamed up to promote sustainable packaging solutions. The Plastic Soup Foundation is a Dutch organisation..

April 2019

Brits favour ‘environmentally-friendly’ Easter egg packaging

MORE than nine out of ten UK adults (91%) would prefer to buy an Easter egg predominantly packaged in carton/cardboard rather than plastic, new research has..

April 2019

Silver lining for Saica Pack Scotland

SAICA Pack Scotland took home a silver EFIA (European Flexographic Industry Association) Award for a print design it created for Wildcat Gin. The work was..

April 2019

Smurfit Kappa strike gold at EFIA Awards

JOHN Glancy, who has worked at Smurfit Kappa’s Tannochside plant in Lanarkshire for 41 years, was awarded the Lifetime Achievement accolade at the..

April 2019

Deadline looms for Pentawards 2019

ORGANISERS of packaging design competition Pentawards 2019 have issued a final call for entries, with the deadline set for Friday 12th April 2019. Packaging..

April 2019

‘Pioneering’ software launched to help firms meet FMD compliance

MACSA ID UK Ltd has launched its ‘pioneering’ Serial Pharma software, to help meet the requirements of the EU Falsified Medical Directive (FMD)...

April 2019

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