Packaging Scotland

Plastics

Exhibition to host “balanced discussion” on plastic waste

THE issue of plastic waste will be addressed by packaging experts at the upcoming Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London event. Organisers have..

August 2018

Paint firm takes Crown for 100% recycled containers

CROWN Paints is set to launch new paint containers made from 100% recycled plastic in what it is describing as a UK first. The plastic 2.5-litre and 5-litre..

August 2018

The war on plastic: be careful what you wish for

AMID the current furore over plastic packaging, a number of industry stakeholders have started to warn of potential “serious environmental consequences” of..

July 2018

New thermoformed pack features intriguing twist

CHARPAK’S green credentials are in evidence with the firm’s latest patented innovation Twist-Loc, an rPET thermoformed container which can be used across..

July 2018

Black plastic solution is set to make the grade

PLASTIC pack manufacturer Faerch Plast has teamed up with Marks and Spencer, Tesco and Sainsbury’s, as well as recycling giant Viridor, to put recycled black..

July 2018

2018 Plastics Industry Awards finalists announced

THE finalists have been announced for the 2018 Plastics Industry Awards. Winners will be confirmed at a big band-themed gala event in London on September 28...

July 2018

Recycling drive helps find new uses for surplus plastic

RPC bpi protec has announced its Worcester site has established a closed-loop recycling initiative to help find valuable uses for surplus plastic packaging...

June 2018

Sumitomo Demag training academy earns skills recognition

SUMITOMO Demag has announced that its training academy has been awarded Skills Partner status by Cogent. The firm said the award recognises the company’s..

June 2018

Highland Spring to trial ‘100% recycled plastic eco bottle’

BOTTLED water brand Highland Spring has announced it is to trial a new 100% recycled plastic eco bottle in a bid to “help keep plastic in the circular..

June 2018

New strategy aims to boost safety in plastics and composites sectors

A new three-year SIMPL (Safety in Manufacturing Plastics and Composites) strategy has been launched by the organisations involved in the initiative. The SIMPL..

June 2018