Packaging Scotland


Pallet specialist secures fifth European partnership has added to its portfolio after signing a new partnership agreement with Italian manufacturer JCOPLASTIC, which cements the firm as sole..

January 2018

Pallet provider to fully automate two UK depots

PALLET pooling firm LPR UK has announced a series of investments in its nationwide network of facilities, including the full automation of two depots. The..

December 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

“Emotive” video charts progress of pallet sector has created a new video to support its ‘Leave the wood’ campaign and show how far the pallet industry has evolved. The firm..

October 2017

Application first, cost second

Jim Hardisty, MD of, says first choosing the right pallets for the application, rather than the cost, will save customers time and money...

October 2017

Scott Group expansion plans gather pace with new acquisition

DUNFERMLINE-based Scott Group has announced the acquisition of Yorkshire pallet and packaging specialist Whirlowdale Trading Co (WTC). Scott Group has three..

August 2017

Injection moulded for the job

  Jim Hardisty, managing director of, discusses how the increase in automated facilities demands more from today’s plastic..

July 2017

LPR appoints new business contracts manager

Stephen Ambroziak has been named business contracts manager at La Palette Rouge (LPR). The pallet pooling provider said the role has been created to help..

July 2017

Palletising robots flex their muscles

ENQUIRIES for flexible, single robots dedicated to the entire end-of-line palletising station have doubled in the last year as customers move away from..

April 2017

Kinross firm unveils new anti-slip pallets

KINROSS-based plastic pallet specialist Exporta Global has launched two new anti-slip pallets, which have been designed to maximise the grip of loaded..

January 2017