• Butter manufacturer installs Cassel XBD10 X-Ray

    Butter manufacturer installs Cassel XBD10 X-Ray

    A butter manufacturer identified that a risk of a Teflon contaminant from the process could be undetected by their installed metal detectors. Also, since they were using a foil to cover the butter in the pack, only a Ferrous In Foil Metal detector could be used, meaning only ferrous contaminants could be detected. The solution

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  • VSafety saves you money on PPE and workwear

    VSafety saves you money on PPE and workwear

    VSafety, arguably the UK’s lowest price specialist of essential health & safety products has just announced a threefold increase on its customisable workwear product range, with embroidery and print options available onmost garments. Enabling supplier reductionVSafety has been successfully offering a vast range of customisable hi-vis clothing and personal protective equipment since its launch in

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  • Engaging consumers to drive sustainability

    Engaging consumers to drive sustainability

    Packaging and sustainability are big news. However, despite unprecedented levels of interest, recycling levels remain unchanged, so we need to find ways to engage those consumers who are still not playing a part. Simple messages are often the most effective. The most common barrier to recycling is uncertainty, so making things too complicated can backfire.Many

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  • A complete and convenient solution for sustainable packaging

    A complete and convenient solution for sustainable packaging

    The desire to move away from plastic to paper-based biodegradable options continues to gather pace and a remarkable, award-winning, no-nonsense ZERO plastic barrier packaging material has emerged that’s head and shoulders above the field. Delipac is a new way of thinking. A fully sustainable barrier packaging product that has been 8 years in development, with

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  • Profit from productivity

    Profit from productivity

    Packaging companies invest thousands of pounds in their printing and finishing equipment as well as paper stock – so it makes sense to invest a little more to ensure optimum performance and long life for that equipment. Without some sort of humidity control, machines and paper stock are exposed to uncontrolled environments where climatic conditions

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  • Bespoke Kombucha bottle boosts sales for equinox

    Bespoke Kombucha bottle boosts sales for equinox

    The UK’s best-selling kombucha tea is now being sold in new bespoke glass bottles made by leading glass manufacturer Beatson Clark. Equinox Organic Kombucha is a fermented tea craft-brewed in the Calder Valley in West Yorkshire from Chun-Mee green tea, raw cane sugar, spring water and kombucha culture. Having started life seven years ago as

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  • Kite Packaging tops its target to reduce plastic usage

    Kite Packaging tops its target to reduce plastic usage

    Employee-owned business, Kite Packaging, has exceeded its 2019 target to cut down on the use of plastics. Having set itself and its customers the challenge of achieving a 120-tonne reduction in plastic use by the end of the year, the company has announced they’ve hit their target early. Kites ‘120 tonne challenge’ was achieved within

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  • Future of plastic

    Future of plastic

    The EU has mandated that all plastic packaging will need to be reusable or recyclable by 2030. However, currently only 30% of EU plastic is recycled. Clearmark outlines some of the key alternatives to plastic packaging and considers why plastic remains so prevalent within packaging. What is bioplastic packaging?Bioplastics are made by fermenting sustainable, natural

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  • Designed with quality, built for speed

    Designed with quality, built for speed

    DTM’s CX86e Colour Tag Printer is the ultimate fast, compact printing solution for production, POS and POI applications The DTM CX86e is the world’s smallest LED label printer and helps companies to produce versatile and professional colour labels and tags that maximize advertising impact. Whether they are vouchers, coupons, value-added receipts, ID tags with photos,

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