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Carry On Coalition…

Stuart Pritchard February 12, 2014 0

Barry Turner, CEO of the Packaging and Films Association, which gave evidence to the EAC on the Government’s planned carrier bag tax (report released today, 6th February), has said that the industry is disappointed

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PPMA Show Shapes Up

Stuart Pritchard February 11, 2014 0

The Processing and Packaging Machinery Association exhibition (PPMA Show) that recently returned to the PPMA trade Association from a 12 year Joint venture with Reed Exhibitions, is surging ahead in terms of stand sales

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Essentra Clean Up for Cars

Stuart Pritchard February 10, 2014 0

Anyone with their eye on the industry will know that Essentra Packaging has been raking in the rewards for its quality and service for some time now, which is why Greased Lightning, the UK’s

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Fogg First and Foremost

Stuart Pritchard February 7, 2014 0

Phileas Fogg has been named Product of the Year in the bagged snacks category following a consumer survey of product innovation of nearly 12,000 UK households. The KP Snacks product range, named after the

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Mosca Makes Phoenix Rise

Stuart Pritchard February 6, 2014 0

The unquestionable reliability of a recently installed Mosca strapping machine at the Portsmouth facility of leading pharmaceutical wholesaler Phoenix Healthcare Distribution is enabling the company to achieve a high level of productivity, strapping around

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Fenton Carries the Can

Stuart Pritchard February 5, 2014 0

The Can Makers, the industry trade body representing the UK manufacturers of beer and carbonated soft drinks cans, have announced the appointment of Graham Fenton as the new chairman. Graham will be bringing over

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Trilogy of Triumph for Essentra

Stuart Pritchard February 4, 2014 0

Essentra Packaging has reinforced its global influence by winning three more prestigious awards to add to its already cramped cabinet. The company was honoured with a second consecutive Asian Manufacturing Award, this time in

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Effortlessly Epson

Stuart Pritchard February 3, 2014 0

  One of the market leaders in colour printing technology, Epson, has launched a new low-cost colour label printer that produces excellent quality labels that are highly resilient. The new TM-C3500 full-colour label printer,

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Co-op Picks Up the Packing Pace

Stuart Pritchard January 31, 2014 0

Evidently delighted with boosting the output of bulk food packing by 10%, the Co-operative Group (The Co-op to you and me) recently placed their second order with Pacepacker Services for its newly launched Collator

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Corrugation Street for Lyall

Stuart Pritchard January 30, 2014 0

Growing ever bigger and better into some kind of corrugated packaging and display behemoth, the Charapak Group has announced the appointment of Helene Lyall as Business Development Manager for its Charapak Integrated Fulfilment division.

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