• GMG Color’s Photoshop workflow

    GMG Color’s Photoshop workflow

    With a direct connection to the GMG ColorPlugin integrated in Photoshop, GMG OpenColor offers a new predictive, on-the-fly profiling for layers and/or selections, from CMYK to any combination of process colours and spot colours. It’s finally possible to benefit from the advantages of GMG MX DeviceLink profiles directly within Photoshop. The post-processing usually required with

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  • MD appointed export champion by DIT

    MD appointed export champion by DIT

    Shahid Sheikh OBE, Managing Director of Leicester-based Clifton Packaging, has been appointed one of just 28 Midlands Export Champions by the Department for International Trade. Mr Sheikh and his fellow Midlands Export Champions were fannounced and their roles explained to a gathering of more than 500 regional businesses, organisations and media at The Midlands Engine

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  • Hand cream tubes pave the way for new product range

    Hand cream tubes pave the way for new product range

    M&H Plastics has worked with The Chapel on the launch of its first product range. The award-winning hair & lifestyle company chose M&H, part of the RPC Group of companies, to create the packaging for its luxury hand creams in the collection which also includes candles and pulse point fragrances. M&H Plastics designed the 75ml

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  • Easing life for food producers

    Easing life for food producers

    Amidst tight deadlines and pressure to deliver on time, the need for food manufacturers to increase productivity has never been greater, while manufacturers are facing stricter demands for compliance with food safety regulations and retailers’ codes of practice (COPs). To resolve these conflicting requirements, food manufacturers across Europe are turning in increasing numbers to Sparc

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  • Serialisation of pharmaceuticals: Key to success for pharma industry

    Serialisation of pharmaceuticals: Key to success for pharma industry

    Growth of counterfeit medicines within the global supply chain has led to legislation (EU Falsified Medicines Directive) being introduced to maintain integrity of all pharmaceutical products manufactured and exported globally. METTLER TOLEDO’s latest white paper Serialisation of Pharmaceuticals – A Key to Success for the Pharma Industry outlines the evolving obligations affecting mandatory serialisation across

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  • Unique product prevents moisture damage

    Unique product prevents moisture damage

    Protective Packaging Ltd is a world leading packaging supplier of climatic packaging solutions to a wide variety of industries. The company specialises in corrosion prevention and dried product packaging. As well as offering a wide range of barrier foil products, one of its solutions to prevent moisture damage is its ProDriPole. ProDriPole is a unique

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  • Metal tins: The confectionery companion

    Metal tins: The confectionery companion

    The metal tin is favoured by confectionary firms because it offers enduring recyclability and appeals to the senses – from the sound it makes when opened to its individual appearance and texture achieved via direct printing processes. Companies such as Powermints GmbH from Germany combine a satin-lacquered metal tin with a separable and colour-coordinated plastic

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  • New pack to wow the luxury sectors

    New pack to wow the luxury sectors

    Global metallic paper and board supplier, Mirri (a division of Celloglas), has launched a new product for luxury retailers and creative agencies. The Mirri Wow Pack provides bespoke luxury e-commerce packaging as research shows that consumers rank packaging almost equal to the brand when it comes to overall product satisfaction. Using its new board-to-board laminator,

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  • New size added to bottle range

    New size added to bottle range

    A new 750ml size has been added to Measom Freer’s popular Martlet range of bottles. Manufactured in MDPE, it has neck size of 28mm and customers can purchase a screw cap, flip or disc cap or lotion pump to fit. MDPE gives a slight squeeze to the bottle making it ideal for sauces, oils, vinegars,

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