Industry Update »

PDM Event Postponed Until 2021

PDM Event Postponed Until 2021

Stuart Pritchard April 2, 2019 0

Crain Communications and the British Plastics Federation have announced the postponement of the Plastics Design & Moulding Event. PDM 2019 had been scheduled to take place in Manchester in June. “Working with the BPF, we assembled a show

Read More »
Beatson Clark Apprentice Scoops Award

Beatson Clark Apprentice Scoops Award

JodyP March 29, 2019 0

An apprentice at Beatson Clark has won an award from his training centre and is hoping to be taken on full time by the Rotherham glass manufacturer. Alex Bywater (21) has been a mechanical engineering apprentice

Read More »
Morrisons Removes Expanded Polystyrene From Own Brand Groceries

Morrisons Removes Expanded Polystyrene From Own Brand Groceries

Stuart Pritchard March 28, 2019 0

Bradford-based big four supermarket Morrisons has announced the removal of expanded polystyrene from own brand packs. In doing so, it will prevent some 600 tonnes of unrecyclable plastic packaging being disposed of each year.

Read More »
Curtis Packaging Support The World Land Trust

Curtis Packaging Support The World Land Trust

JodyP March 27, 2019 0

Curtis Packaging are committed to conducting business operations in an environmental manner and are continually improving operations to minimize their impact on the environment. With this in mind they invested in supporting the World

Read More »
Item Products Bolsters Sales Team

Item Products Bolsters Sales Team

Stuart Pritchard March 26, 2019 0

Item Products, the UK’s leading designer and producer of components for the packaging industry, has appointed Charlene Hurst into a key sales role. Charlene’s appointment follows fourteen years of experience in frontline sales.  In

Read More »
Moy Park Launches New Plastics Strategy

Moy Park Launches New Plastics Strategy

Stuart Pritchard March 25, 2019 0

Leading food company Moy Park has launched an ambitious new campaign to tackle the use of plastics and packaging across its business and the industry. The company plans to reduce its overall usage of packaging by

Read More »
Plastics Packaging Expertise At Free PDM Event

Plastics Packaging Expertise At Free PDM Event

Stuart Pritchard March 19, 2019 0

Recyclability, sustainable product design and packaging compliance are among the topics to be explored at the PDM 2019 exhibition and conference this summer. Organised in partnership between the British Plastics Federation (BPF) and Crain

Read More »
Durham Box Opens For Business At BeerX

Durham Box Opens For Business At BeerX

Stuart Pritchard March 7, 2019 0

Leading corrugated packaging manufacturers, Durham Box, will be literally ‘opening the doors’ to visitors at their first SIBA BeerX event on 13-14 March at the ACC Exhibition Centre, Liverpool. Their stand, configured as a pub

Read More »
Packaging Innovations Enjoys Record-Breaking Year

Packaging Innovations Enjoys Record-Breaking Year

Stuart Pritchard March 4, 2019 0

With world-renowned speakers, 300 industry-leading suppliers, and a record-breaking 6922 visitors, Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print had a triumphant return to Birmingham’s NEC. Sustainability was at the top of the agenda for both exhibitors

Read More »
Smurfit Kappa Supports The International Wine In Box Competition

Smurfit Kappa Supports The International Wine In Box Competition

Stuart Pritchard March 1, 2019 0

  Smurfit Kappa Bag-in-Box® and Vitop, the experts in comprehensive Bag-in-Box® packaging solutions, are official partners of the International Wine in Box Competition once again this year. Smurfit Kappa Bag-in-Box® has had a strategic

Read More »