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Rising to the heritage and cost challenge | Case Study

April 7, 2014 No Comments »

On paper it was a tough brief: to not only boost Angostura 1919’s sales through a new premium bottle and pack but also to cut production costs. Tim Sheahan ... 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 »

Cotswold rises to Hider’s filling challenge | Project Profile

Cotswold rises to Hider’s filling challenge | Project Profile

February 12, 2014 No Comments »

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 No Comments »

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 »

Robotic boost to bagging line productivity | Project Profile

Robotic boost to bagging line productivity | Project Profile

January 2, 2013 Comments Off

A new robotic palletising line bought from Brillopak at Muntons’ Stowmarket malted ingredients factory looks set to yield a return on investment within less than 18 months of installation, writes... Read More »

Label firm sees beauty in short run digital | Project Profile

Label firm sees beauty in short run digital | Project Profile

January 2, 2013 Comments Off

For label printer PeterLynn, investment in a new press was critical to cope with a growing order book and to expand in the cosmetics market; and a new Xeikon digital... Read More »

Pouch packer reaps awards for family firm | Project Profile

Pouch packer reaps awards for family firm | Project Profile

January 2, 2013 Comments Off

Aimia Foods is the firm behind powdered drinks brands including Galaxy Hot Chocolate and Café Nueva. Philip Chadwick reports on how an investment in a new pouch packing line has... Read More »