• Exclusive partnership for Packer Products and Joinpack

    Exclusive partnership for Packer Products and Joinpack

    Packer Products has agreed an exclusive partnership with packaging manufacturer Joinpack to offer a new range of strapping machines for the UK market. The two companies are working together to commercialise six new machines to suit a variety of different applications and budgets. Based in Taiwan, Joinpack has been a world-leading manufacturer of packaging equipment

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  • First class service with Minebea Intec MiRemote

    First class service with Minebea Intec MiRemote

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    • November 30, 2018

    A year on from Minebea Intec announcing they were the first and only inline inspection manufacturer to offer 24 hour, seven days a week onsite service, they have launched the miRemote. This device is reinforcing the companies ethos of customers being at the heart of everything they do and will further enhance the  service they

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  • Re-imagining CO² to bring potential to plastics

    Re-imagining CO² to bring potential to plastics

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    • November 30, 2018

    Dr. Anthea Blackburn, Senior Scientist at Econic Technologies summarises the development of recyclable packaging. We are inundated with weekly news reports of shops replacing or removing entirely their use of plastic packaging. UK supermarket chains, such as the Co-op, recently announced they would be replacing carrier bags with biodegradable substitutes, Iceland has committed to removing black plastic trays

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  • Coming Soon: New Launch – FMCG CEO

    Coming Soon: New Launch – FMCG CEO

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    • November 26, 2018

    Coming soon. An exciting new magazine exclusively for CEOs throughout the British FMCG manufacturing sector. FMCG CEO is the creation of a merger between Packaging Gazette and FMCG News with refocus on both the individuals spearheading the sector and a styled, personalised reading experience. Written and curated exclusively for its audience of CEOs and other

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  • Packaging Innovations 2019 Preview

    Packaging Innovations 2019 Preview

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    • November 23, 2018

    James Drake-Brockman discusses why Packaging Innovations is a must-attend for all packaging professionals when it returns to Birmingham on 27 & 28 February 2019.

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  • £1.4 million UK circular plastics flagship scheme launched

    £1.4 million UK circular plastics flagship scheme launched

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    • October 17, 2018

    A new £1.4 million flagship projects competition has been launched at the inaugural annual meeting for members of The UK Plastics Pact, held in London.

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  • “Always embrace a challenge”

    “Always embrace a challenge”

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    • October 16, 2018

    Ceo of the PPMA Group of Associations, Dr Andrew Mint, talks to Stephanie Cornwall about his industry achievements and future goals, including the important role now being played by PPMA BEST (Business Education, Skills and Training).

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  • Keep up with the trends

    Keep up with the trends

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    • October 15, 2018

    Can food and drink producers and retailers keep up with healthy eating trends and respond to pressure to cut calories, sugar and plastic waste? Food Matters Live 2018 provides the perfect opportunity for industry professionals to keep up to date on the key challenges for the sector and get ahead of their competitors, when it returns to London’s ExCeL from November 20th to 22nd.

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  • A celebration of outstanding achievement and  business excellence

    A celebration of outstanding achievement and business excellence

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    • October 10, 2018

    The processing and packaging machinery industry celebrated another year of outstanding achievement and business excellence at the 2018 PPMA Industry Awards gala event at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel on 25 September. Hosted by TV personality and comedian, Brian Conley, this year’s PPMA Group industry awards continue to recognise manufacturing excellence, technical innovation, entrepreneurship, customer

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