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Print finishing kit cuts to the chase | Buyers’ Guide

October 1, 2011 Comments Off

Shorter makeready times are driving developments in die-cutting, reports Lynda Searby Read More »

Linerless labelling: just hype? | Buyers’ Guide

September 1, 2011 Comments Off

Linerless labellers are catching on, albeit slowly, but many are sticking with conventional print options, writes Lynda Searby Read More »

Buyers’ Guide: Forming a solution

Buyers’ Guide: Forming a solution

August 2, 2011 Comments Off

Companies should not necessarily dismiss the option in-house thermoforming just because of volumes, writes Lynda Searby Read More »

Buyers get stuck in to label sector

Buyers get stuck in to label sector

July 18, 2011 Comments Off

Gordon Carson finds that M&A activity in the labels sector is a result of its central position in the supply chain Read More »

Prescribing the right packages

May 3, 2011 Comments Off

The growing pharmaceutical market is facing ever-tougher legislation and increased competition. Simeon Goldstein finds out how a visit to this month’s Interpack exhibition can help drugs firms come out on... Read More »

Does wood make a perfect pallet?

May 3, 2011 Comments Off

Although it still underpins the daily storage and movements of goods within the UK, the wooden pallet is coming under heavy pressure from rival materials, not least plastics and corrugated,... Read More »

Open season on an age-old issue

Open season on an age-old issue

May 3, 2011 2 Comments »

The topic of openability for older generations is only going to get more important. A new set of EU guidelines and an Age UK conference this month highlight a difficult... Read More »

Buyers’ Guide: Go with the flow

February 7, 2011 Comments Off

Lynda Searby on the range of options for powder filling equipment Read More »

Equipment News launches online digital edition with expanded Buyers Guide listings

Equipment News launches online digital edition with expanded Buyers Guide listings

January 10, 2011 Comments Off

Packaging News is publishing an expanded version of its monthy Buyers Guide in an online digital edition of its Equipment News mini-magazine Read More »

Buyers’ Guide: Get the feel for Braille

Buyers’ Guide: Get the feel for Braille

January 6, 2011 Comments Off

New EU rules have led to innovation in a new generation of Braille inspection systems, writes Lynda Searby Read More »

Buyers Guide: Need for speed

Buyers Guide: Need for speed

December 1, 2010 Comments Off

Quick and flexible blister packing kit could be the key to getting ahead in a pharmaceutical sector dogged by cost pressures, says Lynda Searby Read More »

Buyers’ Guide: Battling Asia’s tiger

November 5, 2010 Comments Off

Europe’s form, fill and seal equipment manufacturers are facing a threat from low-cost suppliers from the Far East. Lynda Searby looks at how they are fighting back Read More »

Labels: a new leaf

September 1, 2010 Comments Off

Brands are required to fit an ever-growing list of information on to their products. But what could be a headache for designers at FMCG firms is a growing opportunity for... Read More »

Buyers Guide: Moulding the future

August 4, 2010 Comments Off

For PET producers, bottled water is big business. But as the category becomes more cluttered and pressure for lighter bottles persists, innovation is paramount, says Lynda SearbyRead More »

Coding equipment: Make the best mark

July 1, 2010 Comments Off

With a clutch of competing technologies, choosing a coder can be tricky. But, finds Lynda Searby, with some kit more suited to certain jobs, your decision could already be madeRead More »