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Waitrose to Halve its Packaging

Waitrose to Halve its Packaging

Bonnie Howard May 2, 2013 0

Waitrose has announced an ambitious target to cut its packaging in half by 2016.  And the retailer has announced three major changes to its product ranges that will help achieve this target, together saving

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Polythene UK unveil 100% recyclable, carbon positive material

Bonnie Howard April 24, 2013 0

Polythene UK, the multi award winning broker of Polythene films and bags, based in Oxfordshire, has today unveiled a new 100% recyclable, carbon positive material, called Polyair. The new Polyair material is bio-based. Made

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Roland DG Uk Engineers All Achieve Accreditation In A Single Pass

Bonnie Howard April 16, 2013 0

Roland DG UK’s team of RolandCare service engineers have all recently sat and passed the company’s new international technical accreditation certificate for RolandCare engineers. The company-wide accreditation scheme was launched by Roland DG’s head

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Denny Bros Reveal Green and ‘Migration-Free’ Packaging Options at Open Day 2013

Bonnie Howard April 11, 2013 0

Packaging experts from around the UK are invited to sign up for the forthcoming Denny Bros Open Day 2013 event on Thursday 16 May which will focus on innovation, product functionality and sustainability with packaging

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20 Years Service

Bonnie Howard April 11, 2013 0

National Flexible, the Yorkshire-based packaging specialists, have recently reached a business milestone achieving 20 years’ service supplying customers with food-grade flexible packaging films. Originally established in 1993 via a management buy-out from the Charles

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Smiles All Round: PhotoBox Announces New Packaging Partner

Bonnie Howard April 11, 2013 0

Manchester-based polythene packaging manufacturer Duo Plastics UK has won the contract with PhotoBox, the European market leader for online photo printing. The contract will see Duo become the sole supplier of PhotoBox’s bespoke branded

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VIDEOJET® TO UNVEIL EXPANDED PORTFOLIO AT TOTAL 2013

Chantell Keston April 9, 2013 0

For brand owners transparent traceability and assured product integrity has always been important but in light of the horsemeat scandal the ability to assuage public fears has become vital. Renowned for its broad range

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PDM 13 Conference Offers Free Entry for Advance Bookings

Bonnie Howard April 8, 2013 0

Delegates at this year’s Plastics Design & Moulding conference and exhibition (PDM 13) can now access the comprehensive plastics conference sessions free of charge, provided they book before 10 June. The PDM 13 exhibition

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Major Merger

Bonnie Howard April 5, 2013 0

THE NEWLY-MERGED BILLERUDKORSNAS HAS HIT THE GROUND RUNNING, WITH INTEGRATION UNDER WAY AND A STRATEGY FIRMLY FOCUSED ON FUTURE EXPANSION INTO EMERGING MARKETS by Sally Cousins, packaging journalist and consultant At the end of

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Invopak secures ISO14001 accreditation

Bonnie Howard March 18, 2013 0

Packaging container specialist, Invopak, is delighted to announce that it has secured ISO14001 accreditation for its Environmental Management System. Invopak is the UK’s largest supplier of rigid packaging containers. The Manchester based group of

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