• Plastico and Transcend partner to supply paper straws to the hospitality sector

    Plastico and Transcend partner to supply paper straws to the hospitality sector

    Plastico, the UK’s market leader in catering products to the foodservice and retail sectors, has struck a long-term strategic partnership with Transcend Packaging that will offer food and drink service companies access to the same high-quality, British-made paper straws that will also be supplied to major brands, including McDonald’s. Transcend Packaging, based in South Wales,

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  • RPC M&H Plastics offer 100 percent recyclable spork

    RPC M&H Plastics offer 100 percent recyclable spork

    RPC M&H Plastics are now offering 100 percent Recyclable sporks for food-to-go which are lightweight, cost-effective and now made from Polypropylene (PP) instead of the traditional Polystyrene. The move to PP means the sporks will be widely recycled throughout the UK and Europe which will be cutting down on landfill waste and contributing to circular

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  • Stertil scissor lift ensures safety in confined space

    Stertil scissor lift ensures safety in confined space

    Stertil Dock Products has designed, manufactured and installed a scissor lift to ensure safe handling operations for one of the UK’s leading retailers at its store in Brixton. The 1500kg capacity electro-hydraulic scissor lift is used to transport a variety of roll cages, garment rails and plastic dollies between a goods receiving area and the

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  • LPR: Everyone’s a winner

    LPR: Everyone’s a winner

    LPR highlights the business advantages of a sustainable supply chain How can corporate social responsibility (CSR) enhance rather than dilute a company’s competitive advantage? As Joe Hebblewhite of pallet pooling specialist LPR explains, good CSR is a win-win-win strategy. In the case of environmental sustainability policy, the first win is a reduction in costs. For

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  • Spectra Packaging launch new high lustre silk finish

    Spectra Packaging launch new high lustre silk finish

    Spectra Packaging has recently added a new high lustre offering to their wide range of innovative bottle and closure finishes. The UK converters new Silk finish claims to provide customers with a beautiful gentle sheen that benefits from virtually no visible flow lines when compared with conventional pearlescent colours. Highly lustrous with a soft smooth

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  • Brentwood Communications: The benefits of two way radio

    Brentwood Communications: The benefits of two way radio

    Brentwood Communications highlight the importance of the two way radio system to ensure safer working environments As an integral part of the manufacturing supply chain, the packaging sector holds a key stake in health and safety across the UK’s industrial workforce. As well as representing a specialist industry which employs 85,000 people in its own right,

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  • Item Products launch partnerships at Luxury Packaging event

    Item Products launch partnerships at Luxury Packaging event

    Item Products, designers and producers of components for the packaging industry, has embarked on a new and exciting phase of their business development by entering in to exclusive partnerships with two European luxury finishes and accessory manufacturers. The two companies are Spanish based LIASA who supply cords, ropes and braids in a variety of finishes

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  • New website for Measom Freer

    New website for Measom Freer

    A brand new and improved e-commerce website for Measom Freer has now been unveiled. After months in the making, the site has brand new features and pages such as buying on account, quick re-ordering from previous orders and soon to be added storing items as favourites. As well as these new features, the website comes with

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  • GMG provide even more accurate profiling with new software

    GMG provide even more accurate profiling with new software

    Even more accurate profiling without a test chart: GMG OpenColor 2.2. A new version of GMG’s profiling software – GMG OpenColor – has been released. GMG OpenColor 2.2 can create colour-accurate profiles from individual patches and colour areas to improve profile quality through spectral measurement data smoothing. As a result, creating profiles for packaging printing becomes

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