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Corrugated crucial in food and drinks industry reveals survey

Corrugated crucial in food and drinks industry reveals survey

Corrugated packaging is the preferred choice for protecting and promoting goods, according to a recent survey by the Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI).

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Goplasticpallets.com campaign aims to dispel pallet myths

Goplasticpallets.com campaign aims to dispel pallet myths

Goplasticpallets.com, independent supplier of plastic pallets and boxes, has launched a campaign aiming to offer the UK plastic pallet industry a public voice.

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Perth Food and Drink Park open for business

Perth Food and Drink Park open for business

An initiative to create a new business park to strengthen Scotland’s diverse food and drink sector has hit a key milestone with the announcement that the site is open for...

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Glossop Cartons receives Mitsubishi ‘Productivity Print Award’

Glossop Cartons receives Mitsubishi ‘Productivity Print Award’

Glossop Cartons has been recognised by press manufacturer Ryobi Mitsubishi for clocking up over 1,500 days since its V3000 Mitsubishi printing press required a service.

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Packaging Innovations 2015 | Record numbers visit show

Packaging Innovations 2015 | Record numbers visit show

The organiser of Packaging Innovations has reported record numbers at this month’s show at Birmingham’s NEC.

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BAT threatens to sue UK government over plain packs

BAT threatens to sue UK government over plain packs

British American Tobacco (BAT) has warned the UK government it will mount a legal challenge if tobacco plain packaging is introduced, while Ireland becomes the first EU member state to...

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Diamondpak doubles turnover and creates 65 new jobs

Diamondpak doubles turnover and creates 65 new jobs

Pontypool packaging manufacturer Diamondpak has seen turnover double since it received a £50,000 loan from Finance Wales.

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Innovia and API booklet highlights cold foil possibilities

Innovia and API booklet highlights cold foil possibilities

A collaboration project involving Innovia Films and API Foils has been helping to showcase the possibilities of cold foil for label converters.

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Features

Circular debate heats up | Resource 2015 preview

Circular debate heats up | Resource 2015 preview

The circular economy is a topic that’s gathering momentum both at home and abroad. So this year’s Resource is perfectly timed with some big hitters attending. Packaging News previews...

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Corrugated hits the high point | Supplier Analysis – Corrugated

Corrugated hits the high point | Supplier Analysis – Corrugated

Corrugated packaging is on a high but the perception of the sector as being 'wasteful' remains a drawback. Jez Abbott speaks to six companies to find out what’s...

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Revamps get left on the shelf | Category Focus – Own label (1)

Revamps get left on the shelf | Category Focus – Own label (1)

Supermarket own label products are big business but pack redesigns seem to have been put on the back burner of late. Simon Creasey finds out why this is happening

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Foodservice sector talks collaboration | Analysis

Foodservice sector talks collaboration | Analysis

Business leaders from the foodservice packaging sector recently met to address issues such as industry collaboration and communication, legislative targets and the circular economy. Philip Chadwick reports

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John Rainer: Food industry at robotics tipping point

John Rainer: Food industry at robotics tipping point

John Rainer, regional sales manager at FANUC UK, discusses the state of robotics in the UK food processing sector.

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Soap Box blog: Recycling regulations great for resource quality and value

Soap Box blog: Recycling regulations great for resource quality and value

DS Smith's European commercial director, Mathew Prosser says: "The new regulations that came into force at the beginning of January put quality at the heart of recycling."

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Raj Bhardwaj: The sheet plant sector is on the rise

Raj Bhardwaj: The sheet plant sector is on the rise

A snapshot of the corrugated sector from Raj Bhardwaj.

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Hervé Turpault: Packaging for the ageing population

Hervé Turpault: Packaging for the ageing population

Are brands doing enough to provide packaging that appeals to and meets the needs of the aging population? Perception Research Services' Hervé Turpault finds out more.

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Design

Ergo develops Soft & Gentle range for Godrej

Ergo develops Soft & Gentle range for Godrej

Independent brand identity consultancy Ergo has developed the Soft & Gentle Skin Science range for...

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Environment

Unilever and Greenredeem team for Comic Relief

Unilever and Greenredeem team for Comic Relief

Greenredeem, the company that rewards people for everyday green actions, and Unilever are inviting the...

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