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Graham Margetson | The hidden riches of packaging waste compliance

Graham Margetson | The hidden riches of packaging waste compliance

April 13, 2015 No Comments »

Lorax Compliance's Graham Margetson highlights the hidden business benefits within the EU’s Packaging Essential Requirements Regulations; revealing how manufacturers can use packaging best practice to boost profits and avoid their... Read More »

Mike Ridgway | Closing the doors on packaging

Mike Ridgway | Closing the doors on packaging

April 8, 2015 1 Comment »

CPMA director Mike Ridgway considers the consequences of the extension of the display ban on tobacco packaged products. Read More »

Jana Meier: Improving measuring accuracy

Jana Meier: Improving measuring accuracy

April 7, 2015 No Comments »

Jana Meier, PI division team leader & head of marketing checkweighing, Mettler-Toledo Garvens, discusses the importance of accurate measurement in grocery packaging Read More »

Building brand identity through sustainable packaging

Building brand identity through sustainable packaging

April 1, 2015 No Comments »

Angus Blundell, marketing director (EMEA) Sun Chemical, looks at the role brand owners can play in ensuring packaging is fit for purpose, while reducing spoilage and food waste. Read More »

A fresh perspective on robots

A fresh perspective on robots

March 31, 2015 No Comments »

Chris Sumner, managing director of FANUC UK, considers why robotic uptake within the fresh produce segment has been lower than that in other manufacturing sectors. Read More »

Raj Bhardwaj: Wishing won’t reduce those prices

Raj Bhardwaj: Wishing won’t reduce those prices

March 20, 2015 No Comments »

A look at the latest developments in the corrugated market. Read More »

Soap Box: FPA response to DCLG ‘Litter and fly-tipping’ report

Soap Box: FPA response to DCLG ‘Litter and fly-tipping’ report

March 16, 2015 No Comments »

Foodservice Packaging Association's Martin Kersh welcomes the DCLG's Litter and fly-tipping in England report, particularly what it means for foodservice operators and pack suppliers. Read More »

Kate Fischer: Packaging Innovations – the big trends of the future

Kate Fischer: Packaging Innovations – the big trends of the future

March 6, 2015 No Comments »

Sun Branding Solutions' Kate Fischer looks back at the Packaging Innovations show and shares her key takeouts from the event. Read More »

Pack away your takeaway troubles with a patented P4CK pack

Pack away your takeaway troubles with a patented P4CK pack

March 5, 2015 No Comments »

Paul Foot at Withers & Rogers discusses the advantages of packaging that can be turned into a tray. Read More »

Lee Carlsen: Something old, something new

Lee Carlsen: Something old, something new

March 5, 2015 1 Comment »

Tinpac's Lee Carlsen believes that there's plenty of life in tin and can help meet recycling targets. Read More »

John Rainer: Food industry at robotics tipping point

John Rainer: Food industry at robotics tipping point

February 27, 2015 No Comments »

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

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

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

February 25, 2015 2 Comments »

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." Read More »

Raj Bhardwaj: The sheet plant sector is on the rise

Raj Bhardwaj: The sheet plant sector is on the rise

February 20, 2015 No Comments »

A snapshot of the corrugated sector from Raj Bhardwaj. Read More »

Hervé Turpault: Packaging for the ageing population

Hervé Turpault: Packaging for the ageing population

February 20, 2015 No Comments »

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. Read More »

A path for greener packaging

A path for greener packaging

February 19, 2015 No Comments »

Phil Davidson from HAVI Global Solutions discusses the importance of a holistic approach when assessing levels of recyclability. Read More »