Linpac’s forward thinking

LINPAC Allibert is urging its customers to get ahead of the game and plan for a busy autumn and run up to Christmas. To...
GSK

Scottish sites secure big slice of £500m expansion

AN investment of more than £100m will create 100 new jobs across GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK) Scottish operations in Irvine and Montrose. The pharmaceutical giant plans to...
Cameron McLatchie, British Polythene Industries (BPI) plc

Film firm flying high

A GREENOCK polythene films manufacturer is helping a group of Scottish school children learn more about the benefits of recycling. Bpi.visqueen, part of British Polythene...
Lib Dem Jo Swinson

Egg-bashing MP prompts Easter Rising

SOME of the country’s leading confectioners have defended their packaging policies after an MP accused them of using too much plastic in their Easter...

Packaging supplier plans mill expansion

A Berwickshire packaging and pallet supplier has announced a major expansion plan after agreeing a funding packaging with the Royal Bank of Scotland. The facility...
Roger White, Barr

Barr shrugs off costly Cumbernauld delay

SOFT drinks giant AG Barr was forced to fork out almost £1m on outsourcing production when upgrades to facilities at its Cumbernauld plant were...

Seafood body hooks Styropack

ABERDEEN protective packaging manufacturer Styropack has joined the newly-created Scottish Seafood Association (SSA) in a show of support for the fish-processing industry. The SSA was...
Aetna'a Genesis Cube

Scots company coasting thanks to Aetna link-up

A partnership involving a Scottish packaging firm and one of the world’s leading stretch wrapping machine manufacturers is paying dividends for both. That’s according Robert...

Clydebank printer aims to label 2012 a vintage year

INDEPENDENT label printer Labelgraphics is defying the difficult economic conditions by driving forward an ambitious £5m expansion plan. The wine and spirits label specialist is...
COCA-Cola Enterprises Ltd

Coke puts fizz into East Kilbride facility

COCA-Cola Enterprises Ltd (CCE) has injected £5.4m into its East Kilbride plant as part of a multi-million pound investment across three UK sites. The funds...