• Innovative drinks brands welcomed to the dark side!

    Innovative drinks brands welcomed to the dark side!

    Glass manufacturer Beatson Clark has introduced a new decoration service for drinks brands looking for an innovative and creative way to make their bottles stand out on the shelf. Glass containers made by Beatson Clark can now be spray coated black to give them an unusual and luxurious appeal. Black spray coating is perfect for

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  • Mecmesin’s quality control testing for caps and closures

    Mecmesin’s quality control testing for caps and closures

    Defective closures negatively impact customer experience and can have an adverse effect on shelf life and product stability. Integral parts of product packaging, caps and closures come in many designs including child-resistant, tamper-evident, ROPP, crown, flip-cap, snap-cap, sports, spray and pump dispensers and cork. As a leading designer and manufacturer of force and torque test

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  • New sweetener production process cuts energy, saves water

    New sweetener production process cuts energy, saves water

    Lampados International Ltd has completed a new plant expansion for the production of Liteez®, a vegan, 3D meringue kiss sweetener for hot beverages. The new facility was designed according to eco-friendly principles to dramatically reduce energy and water use. Lampados developed an entirely automatic, closed-system production process for Liteez that ensures product safety and purity

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  • Custom packaging to disrupt the market

    Custom packaging to disrupt the market

    Treaclemoon recently worked with RPC M&H Plastics to create a bespoke packaging solution that met the brand’s image criteria. The re-design is designed to meet the growing market range and maximise shelf presence with the pack’s unique shape and colour use. When creating a custom packaging solution, Treaclemoon considered the market position of the product and

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  • Superbloc bottling solution from Evolution

    Superbloc bottling solution from Evolution

    Evolution Bottling and Packaging Solutions is the UK and Ireland partner of MBF which has been producing bottling systems since 1997. The range of products includes rinsers, sterilisers, light vacuum and isobaric fillers, corking/capping machines for every type of cap and bottle. MBF Superbloc® is a compact, comprehensive and customisable bottling line that integrates rinser,

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  • New solution to better proofing in packaging

    New solution to better proofing in packaging

    Recently, GMG successfully demonstrated to an international packaging printer that the company’s existing proofing workflow could benefit greatly from GMG’s suite of software solutions. Through investigation and testing it was concluded that the existing system could result in inaccurate and inconsistent results, and that GMG’s unique MX3 profiling technology could provide a very quick and

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  • Design recognition for Wade Ceramics clients

    Design recognition for Wade Ceramics clients

    Bespoke ceramics manufacturer Wade Ceramics is celebrating after two of its clients, Glenfiddich and McQueen Gin, have scooped up wins for Best Brand Design. The World Gin Awards 2018 was held in February and Wade’s client, McQueen Gin, picked up the award for Best Brand Design for their Sweet Citrus Gin handcrafted bottle. March brought

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  • Ticking the box for all-in-one quality control

    Ticking the box for all-in-one quality control

    SICK has launched the LabelChecker, an ‘off-the-shelf’ label inspection solution with the ability to read and verify text, numbers, bar codes and 2D codes, as well as checking label design and print quality. Based on SICK’s InspectorP vision sensor, the all-in-one solution is the first to be developed using SICK’s AppSpace programming environment. The solution

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  • Selig resolves challenges in milk packaging

    Selig resolves challenges in milk packaging

    The latest whitepaper from Selig, a worldwide manufacturer of tamper evident induction seals and closure lining materials, examines the challenges posed by milk packaging and how they can be overcome. ‘Milk packaging: Lifting the seal’ provides a history of the containment of dairy products. Nowadays, the preferred packaging for milk in the US is a

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