• Rugged solution for Europe’s largest bonded warehouse

    Rugged solution for Europe’s largest bonded warehouse

    Renovotec, which provides rugged hardware for warehousing and distribution, retail and manufacturing companies, has replaced the entire complement of rugged hardware in Accolade Wines’ 650,000 square feet, 85,000-pallet capacity operation – Europe’s largest bonded warehouse – with 55 Honeywell Thor VM1 truck-mounted and 30 Honeywell Tecton handheld mobile computers. Accolade Wines also operates a three-line

  • New industry-grade colour label printer offered

    New industry-grade colour label printer offered

    The LX1000e colour label printer by Primera Technology is designed for applications that need extremely durable labels and is Primera’s entry-level label printer using pigment ink. It offers a number of features, including: Pigment ink – the pigments included in the ink formulation offer high durability and a great resistance against UV-light and water, all

  • Still going strong 80 years on

    Still going strong 80 years on

    When Gordon & Eve Freer started a business selling buttons in 1937, little did they know that 80 years later their thriving business would still be going from strength to strength. Now in its third generation Measom Freer & Co Ltd still has the same ethos of good customer care and has built a reputation

  • Packaging that’s green in more ways than one

    Packaging that’s green in more ways than one

    With a claim to being naturally inspired, undeniably indulgent and incredibly foamy, Soaper Duper is a new beauty brand on the block that was launched in luxury store Liberty London at the end of 2016 and has now rolled out into Tesco stores nationwide. Soaper Duper is committed to providing an indulgent, yet guilt-free, wash

  • Meat: No margin for error

    Meat: No margin for error


Neil Giles, Marketing Communications Manager at the Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection Division of Mettler-Toledo, looks at the vital importance of product inspection in the meat and poultry industry and the benefits advanced inspection systems can offer manufacturers in terms of productivity, protection and quality.

 The meat and poultry industry in both Europe and Asia is expected

  • Hydro MicroScreen™ launch improves process efficiency

    Hydro MicroScreen™ launch improves process efficiency

    Hydro International is launching its low-energy, small footprint rotating belt screen, the Hydro MicroScreen™ for the UK Food and Beverage sector. The Hydro MicroScreen™ can save operators up to 50% in power use and has only one tenth of the footprint of multi-stage pre-treatment. Meeting water discharge regulations is critical for industrial organisations – the

  • Rigid rPET range for food

    Rigid rPET range for food

    Fresh food packaging manufacturer, LINPAC, is extending its food service offer by launching a comprehensive range of rigid rPET solutions for the sector. This complements the current LINPAC portfolio of EPS Hotpacs, catering trays, plates and bowls. The new range will allow customers to purchase a variety of food service packaging options from a single

  • First European Stratasys F270

    First European Stratasys F270

    Robinson Packaging, a UK-based provider of custom moulded plastic and rigid paperboard packaging has chosen Laser Lines to install a Stratasys F270 – the first in Europe. The F270 is part of the Stratasys F123 Series, a new generation of office-friendly 3D printers. It will be used in Robinson Packaging’s work with global brands like

  • Apprenticeship programme expanded again

    Apprenticeship programme expanded again

    Krones UK Ltd, based in Bolton, has continued to invest in its apprenticeship programme, with a further three recruits planned to join the company this year. Managing Director of Krones UK, Andrew Wilson, said: “Apprenticeships are an essential part of our recruitment programme that we have been running for 10 years now in the UK.