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PrintSafe cracks coding at Marston Foods | Project Profile

PrintSafe cracks coding at Marston Foods | Project Profile

July 1, 2014 No Comments »

When dessert producer Marston Foods realised its bench coding operation was a bottleneck and potential source of quality issues, it turned to PrintSafe for an automated off-line coding system.... Read More »

UPM cut a few complex shapes at Plastek | Project Profile

UPM cut a few complex shapes at Plastek | Project Profile

June 1, 2014 No Comments »

Sophisticated automated product handling systems, with fail-safe features, have enabled plastic packaging manufacturer Plastek UK to expand its business with blue chip brands. Lynda Searby looks into the project Read More »

Supplier is on a roll at Fine Lady Bakeries | Profile Profile

Supplier is on a roll at Fine Lady Bakeries | Profile Profile

May 1, 2014 No Comments »

Gordian Strapping’s Tablo-2000P stretch wrapper proved its ability to stand up to the demands of a round-the-clock baking environment, prompting Fine Lady Bakeries to buy a second machine. By Lynda... Read More »

Capper supplier comes up with the goods | Project Profile

Capper supplier comes up with the goods | Project Profile

April 7, 2014 No Comments »

When contract manufacturer Broad Oak Toiletries was let down on an order it had placed for a new capper, kit supplier Adelphi saved the day by building a customised capper... Read More »

Flexible friend from Mespack for sachets | Project Profile

Flexible friend from Mespack for sachets | Project Profile

March 1, 2014 Comments Off

When Probiotics International wanted a machine to produce a range of sachets, Barcelona based form, fill and seal specialist Mespack was the only company to rise to the challenge.... Read More »

Cotswold rises to Hider’s filling challenge | Project Profile

Cotswold rises to Hider’s filling challenge | Project Profile

February 12, 2014 Comments Off

Within the space of just nine weeks, Cotswold Mechanical specified, tested and commissioned a six-head automatic weighing system at client Hider Foods’ contract packing factory. Lynda Searby discovers more Read More »

Loma helps Jardox fulfil strict retail rules | Project Profile – Inspection and Detection

Loma helps Jardox fulfil strict retail rules | Project Profile – Inspection and Detection

January 8, 2014 Comments Off

Jadox needed to meet stringent rules for retailers. In the last few years it’s been able to meet these standards with a series of investments in new metal detecting equipment... Read More »

Brand is reaping rewards from robotic kit | Project Profile

November 7, 2013 Comments Off

New equipment was needed for Nairn’s as it was faced with the latest shelf-ready packaging demands from the major supermarkets and health food stores. It opted for equipment from Endoline,... Read More »

Carton firm embraces cutting edge future | Project Profile

Carton firm embraces cutting edge future | Project Profile

October 1, 2013 Comments Off

When Glossop Cartons set eyes on the Highcon Euclid at last year’s Drupa, it felt that it had to make a move into digital cutting and creasing. The investment could... Read More »

Crisp maker reckons its facility is a corker | Project Profile

Crisp maker reckons its facility is a corker | Project Profile

September 3, 2013 Comments Off

Corkers Crisps was founded in 2011 and had plenty of success. To progress further, a brand new plant to manufacture and bag the crisps was needed. Philip Chadwick went behind... Read More »

New addition cements firm’s digital move | Project Profile

New addition cements firm’s digital move | Project Profile

July 4, 2013 Comments Off

CS Labels took a gamble by being an early adopter of digital print technology. But the market is now mature and the company is reaping the benefits. The time was... Read More »

Domino kit cracks the code for UK brewer | Project Profile

Domino kit cracks the code for UK brewer | Project Profile

June 7, 2013 Comments Off

The company behind brands such as Estrella Damm, McEwan’s and Bombardier was on the lookout for new coding kit and opted for equipment from Domino. Tony Corbin discovers ... Read More »

Drinks giant settles into new Leven home | Project Profile

Drinks giant settles into new Leven home | Project Profile

May 7, 2013 Comments Off

Moving factories is a huge undertaking and the Walsall Engineering Group was hired to assist Diageo in shifting a number of production lines from its old Kilmarnock site to... Read More »

Digital press is a gift for short run business | Project Profile

Digital press is a gift for short run business | Project Profile

April 3, 2013 Comments Off

RCS has come a long way since it was founded as a copy shop. At the end of 2012, it made a large investment in digital print to capitalise on... Read More »

Plant pot maker injects a radical addition | Project Profile

Plant pot maker injects a radical addition | Project Profile

March 5, 2013 Comments Off

A new injection moulding machine was required for a manufacturer of plant pots and foodservice packs. As Philip Chadwick finds, Tipton-based Aeroplas turned to Sumitomo (Shi) Demag to provide... Read More »