• 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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  • Woolcool sustainable packaging wins 2018 Queen’s Award

    Woolcool sustainable packaging wins 2018 Queen’s Award

    With the world crying out for genuinely sustainable alternatives to man-made packaging materials, the winning of a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation by Staffordshire company Woolcool demonstrates the very real credibility of using a natural, renewable packaging resource, sheeps’ wool. First conceived by founder and CEO Angela Morris in 2001, Woolcool is a superior

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  • Salami and mince packs recognised

    Salami and mince packs recognised

    MarKo’s climate-neutral stand-up-pouch for Salami and Atria’s easy-open vacuum pack for minced beef were both recognised in the WolrdStar Awards. Having previously used metallised plastic packaging, German MarKo wanted a more eco-friendly pack for its Salamis. A special paper-plastic composite pack (FSC®-certified paper), reduced global warming potential by 40%, and required 33% less energy in

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  • Pop Mentos display is an eye-catcher for judges and shows off creative capabilities

    Pop Mentos display is an eye-catcher for judges and shows off creative capabilities

    For almost a century, Koskinidis Packaging (Styl. Koskinidis S.A.) has been producing high quality packaging and display products. Building on the four cornerstones of innovation, versatility, competitive prices and excellent customer service, the company has established itself as a leader in its field. Established by Stylianos Koskinidis as a small manufacturing business in 1922, the

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  • 15 million bags of crisps a week produced

    15 million bags of crisps a week produced

    Kolak Snack Foods is one of the leading UK crisp and snack producers, employing more than 800 people, with a turnover of circa £100 million. Operating out of London, it produces 15 million bags per week. It incorporates Berkshire foods Ltd, NC Snacks and Richmond Crisps and has been awarded the “Gold Award” for outstanding

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  • More power for pallets

    More power for pallets

    James Jones & Sons Ltd has revealed a new venture it says will dramatically improve the quality, length of life, and environmental benefits of wooden pallets, and significantly reduce their whole life cost. UPALL® manufactures and fits robust protectors at the points of entry on wooden pallets. This means the pallets last longer, need far

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  • Perfect Match

    Perfect Match

    Primera Technology is known for its LX-Series of colour label printers, using the latest inkjet technology. For start-up and small businesses Primera’s LX500e Color Label Printer utilises a new print engine that doubles the maximum print speed from 25 to 51 mm/s. LX500e is also perfect for in-store on-demand label printing applications such as personalised

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