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Plastics – again and again and…

Bonnie Howard February 21, 2013 0

THE BENEFITS OF PLASTIC FOOD PACKS DO NOT END WITH THE WASTE BIN by David Baker, general manager, RPC Bebo UK There are those of us who can still remember Long Play records, when

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A ‘Little’ Touch of Luxury…

Bonnie Howard February 20, 2013 0

Little’s, a Devon-based speciality coffee roaster, have launched a new single-serve format to meet the growing demand in the retail and out-of-home markets. The family business has made a name for themselves by producing

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No “corn” just sweet efficient Flowrapping from Redpack

Chantell Keston February 19, 2013 0

  Redpack Packaging Machinery are building two new P325E Flow Wrapping Machines for a Suffolk based producer and packer of Sweet corn. The new machines are being configured to wrap either twin or triple

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Charpak’s Innovation Reduces Packaging

Chantell Keston February 19, 2013 0

Charpak have released their latest patented packaging innovation, Twist-Loc. Twist-Loc is a unique combination of an rPET Dome with a specially designed and cut Cakeboard that locks in to the dome. This allows the

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Label Maker Spends on Digital Printing

Chantell Keston February 19, 2013 0

  Amberley Labels is investing over £750,000 in ‘the industry’s most versatile and productive digital presses’. This Dorset-based supplier of digitally-printed, self-adhesive labels has installed the HP WS6600 press, thereby consolidating its position as

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Oven Bake Fish Bags Big Benefits

Bonnie Howard February 19, 2013 0

FFP Packaging Solutions is supplying new Estercook, direct-to-oven, heatsealable bags to Morrisons. These enable the retailer’s fishmongers to add whole fish or portions, along with flavoured butter, and seal the bags in store to

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Decision Makers United

Bonnie Howard February 19, 2013 0

PRO2PAC IS RETURNING WITH A NEW LOOK, A NEW LAYOUT, AND THE SAME CONTINUED COMMITMENT TO SHOWCASING THE LATEST INNOVATIONS IN FOOD AND DRINK PACKAGING Scheduled for March 17-20, at London ExCel, it is

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progressive Pressures

cMJZ34a5 February 19, 2013 0

 IN TODAY’S MARKET, QUALITY AND GENERAL RELIABILITY OF WRAPPING MACHINERY ARE ASSUMED BY CUSTOMERS AND THE PRESSURES ON PACKAGING AUTOMATION HAVE MOVED ON by Tony Hacker, general manager, ARPAC Europe Ltd The pressure on

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Flexible Friend

cMJZ34a5 February 17, 2013 0

PLASTICS’ VERSATILITY MAKES IT THE IDEAL CHOICE FOR  THE FAST-CHANGING TOILETRIES AND COSMETICS MARKETS by George Sweeney, general manager, RPC Containers Llantrisant The retail sector is characterised by its highly-competitive nature, and the continuing

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Continuing Growth

Bonnie Howard February 15, 2013 0

WE HAVE BEEN SAYING FOR A WHILE IN THESE COLUMNS HOW THE CONTRACT PACKING INDUSTRY IS THRIVING by Rodney Steel, chief executive, British Contract Manufacturers and Packers Association (BCMPA) It is therefore no surprise

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