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Grateful For Growth

Bonnie Howard May 29, 2013 0

AS FINGER WENT TO KEYBOARD TO START THIS ARTICLE, I HEARD THAT UK PLC HAD MANAGED TO AVOID THE DREADED TRIPLE DIP by Bob Bolton, managing director, Barton Grange Even the treasury was somewhat

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Big Show Ahead

Bonnie Howard May 23, 2013 0

THIS YEAR’S TOTAL PROCESSING & PACKAGING EXHIBITION TAKES PLACE AGAINST A TOUGH BACKDROP FOR THE INDUSTRY Manufacturing output fell by three per cent in the year to March 2013, according to the Office for National

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Turning Art Into Science

Bonnie Howard May 22, 2013 0

ONE OF THE MAJOR DRIVERS IN FLEXIBLE PACKAGING RECENTLY HAS BEEN TO BRING MEASURABLE CONSISTENCY TO THE PRINTED IMAGE by Paul Hesketh, print development manager, FFP This adds confidence to the print process, and

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Half of UK Local Authorities Now Offer Kerbside Recycling of Beverage Cartons

Bonnie Howard May 14, 2013 0

Opportunities to recycle beverage cartons continue to increase, as the proportion of UK local authorities collecting them from the kerbside reaches 50% – reveal latest figures from the Alliance for Beverage Cartons & the

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Atlas Packaging Dream Team Gets Fit And Focussed For Samworth Brothers Challenge In June

Chantell Keston May 10, 2013 0

Three Men and a Little Lady from Atlas Packaging have announced that they will be participating in the annual Samworth Challenge event – an adventure race taking part in June to raise money for

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PPMA Group Industry Awards Finalists Announced

Bonnie Howard May 9, 2013 0

The judging for the PPMA Group Industry Awards has now been completed and the finalists announced. ABB Robotics marketing manager Michelle Jocelyn, a sponsor of the event said “we are delighted to be associated

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Filtrona Completes Acquisition Of Contego Healthcare

Chantell Keston May 3, 2013 0

Filtrona plc (“Filtrona”) has confirmed the completion of the acquisition of Contego Healthcare Limited (“Contego”) which will now operate as part of its Coated and Security Products (“C&SP”) Division, which includes Payne, Payne Security

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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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