• Driving a revolution in can coatings

    Driving a revolution in can coatings

    Next generation, award-winning technology from Dow Coating Materials could drive a revolution in can coatings, by facilitating health-conscious food and drink producers to turn away from epoxy coatings using bisphenol A (BPA) and other materials of concern. Dow has facilitated a tried and tested option for flexible and rigid plastic food packaging to be applied

    READ MORE
  • M&H Ellough improves BRC accreditation

    M&H Ellough improves BRC accreditation

    M&H Plastics continues to strive for excellence with another site being awarded the AA Grade for the global BRC standard. Through continued improvement and attention to detail, M&H Ellough has improved its BRC grade from an A to an AA grade. M&H Ellough is the latest site within the M&H division to receive or improve

    READ MORE
  • New MD for protective systems provider

    New MD for protective systems provider

    Casper van Leusden is the new Managing Director of FP International’s EMEA operations. He was chosen by its board of directors and global senior management team after a thorough selection process. Casper, who graduated from Groningen University with an MBA, has considerable experience as a director and CEO, mainly in the automotive and building sectors.

    READ MORE
  • PerfoTec offers the perfect solution for fruit and veg

    PerfoTec offers the perfect solution for fruit and veg

    Each year almost 50% of all fresh fruits and vegetables are thrown away by retailers and consumers around the globe because of their vulnerability and limited shelf life, so Sealpac, a member of the Save Food Initiative, teamed up with Naber Plastics and PerfoTec to discuss the issue of fresh produce waste from a packaging

    READ MORE
  • Low-cost localised solution

    Low-cost localised solution

    A cardboard tube manufacturer has been converted to the merits of on-demand warehousing after using Zupplychain to help secure a profitable new contract. Yorkshire-based J Stell and Sons Ltd manufactures the largest range of cardboard tubes in the UK, which are used for anything from packaging to advanced electronics, automotive or medical applications. But, while

    READ MORE
  • A class glass act

    A class glass act

    Continental Bottle Company’s vision is to provide its customers with the highest level of customer service and be recognised in the home fragrance, perfume, and cosmetics market as a first choice for the supply of candle glass, glass bottles and quality closures. The Cheshire-based company was established nearly 25 years ago, and has become one

    READ MORE
  • How to design the perfect craft beer label

    How to design the perfect craft beer label

    With a staggering 22 million+ barrels being produced in the U.S. alone in 2014 – and sales in excess of $19 billion (that’s roughly £13 billion for our UK readers) – the craft beer market is extremely lucrative to say the least. However, with over 4,000 breweries now registered in the U.S. (and plenty more

    READ MORE
  • Latest trends for packaging of fresh produce presented

    Latest trends for packaging of fresh produce presented

    Fresh produce packaging is in focus in the latest viewpoint from Stora Enso. In this packaging trend report, the company identifies insights for brand owners and retailers within the fruit and vegetables category. The report confirms that sustainable fibre-based packaging can increase profit margin and reduce food waste. The report notes that as much as

    READ MORE
  • Vibrant choice for new brand

    Vibrant choice for new brand

    New beauty brand Soaper Duper turned to labelling expert Royston Labels when it wanted some striking, punchy and unusual-shaped labels for its new range of indulgent, foamy body washes. The body washes have now rolled out into Tesco stores nationwide, after the brand initally launched in luxury store, Liberty, in London at the end of

    READ MORE