• YPS go green with sustainable shrink film

    YPS go green with sustainable shrink film

    Shrink wrapping specialists Yorkshire Packaging Systems are pleased to unveil their sustainable ‘B-Nat’ shrink film. This unique, specialist film has been designed in conjunction with leading manufacturer Bollore, to meet the demands of an increasingly environmentally-conscious market. The film consists of a polyethylene produced from more than 46 percent renewable sugarcane ethanol, ensuring a reduced

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  • Innovation for recycle ready packaging

    Innovation for recycle ready packaging

    Innovia Films Ltd is a major producer of highly differentiated speciality Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) films offering products produced using both ‘Bubble’ and ‘Tenter’ manufacturing processes. The company holds a leading global position in the markets for high performance coated films, tobacco overwrap, labels and security films. Innovia employs over 1200 people worldwide and has

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  • Packline release new clamping vertical spindle attachment

    Packline release new clamping vertical spindle attachment

    New to Packline Materials Handling, the clamping vertical spindle attachment has been specifically designed to suit the lifting and rotation of narrow rolls of film or foil which have a large core diameter and where the material on the roll has a tendency to ‘telescope’ whilst it is being handled. Suitable for rolls of film,

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  • Super productive pallets

    Super productive pallets

    Pallets play a vital role in handling fast-moving consumer goods, both in the production area and for packaging and distribution. But not one size fits all. Before investing in pallets for your business, it’s paramount that you consider exactly where and how they will be used. Jim Hardisty, Managing Director of Goplasticpallets.com – The Responsible

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  • Thermal coder with built-in print checking as standard proven to help improve OEE

    Thermal coder with built-in print checking as standard proven to help improve OEE

    Two years ago, Coding and Labelling specialist Clearmark Solutions launched its next generation thermal transfer overprinter (TTO), with a built-in print checking system, capable of reporting on the quality of each code it produces. This largely removed the need to invest in costly add-on vision systems in order to meet increasing demand from retailers for

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  • Making business simple: The Herbst Software promise

    Making business simple: The Herbst Software promise

    FMCG manufacturing and distribution is a challenging environment that requires strict adherence to production and warehouse procedures due to legislation. This legislation applies to products and personnel controlling warehousing and production. Traditionally these environments have been heavily reliant on paper and manual processes. New advancements in touchscreen technology are helping manufacturing and distribution companies control

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  • Plastics save food and resources

    Plastics save food and resources

    Eliminating plastic food packaging is not the sustainable ‘silver bullet’ many would have us believe, writes Barry Twigg According to the UN, there are some 800 million people whose daily food intake is less than that required to sustain a healthy life. In effect, they are starving. Yet, the same UN report highlights that 1.3

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  • Cimcorp partners with Conveyor Networks to target the UK distribution market

    Cimcorp partners with Conveyor Networks to target the UK distribution market

    Cimcorp, a manufacturer and integrator of turnkey robotic order fulfilment and tyre-handling solutions, has signed an agreement with Conveyor Networks Ltd for the company to represent Cimcorp in the UK market. Cimcorp offers advanced material handling and software technologies for order fulfilment and storage in the food & beverage, retail, e-commerce, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG)

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  • Demonstrate a commitment to recycling and sustainability

    Demonstrate a commitment to recycling and sustainability

    The focus on sustainable business practices continues to grow, and it’s impacting consumer purchasing decisions more than ever. Responsible waste management is an effective way to reduce your organisation’s environmental footprint. Method have created a recycling solution that will help you to recycle more and waste less – while visually communicating your commitment to recycling

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