• Spectra unveils minimum recycled content initiative

    Spectra unveils minimum recycled content initiative

    Spectra Packaging has announced that it will be including 10% recycled content to all future plastic bottles manufactured at its UK plant. As a responsible plastics manufacturer, Spectra has decided to take the initiative, shifting the responsibility in a bold move to see as many of its customers as possible using more environmental materials. Fully

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  • Greenlight drives accuracy and consistency

    Greenlight drives accuracy and consistency

    Greenlight quality control from Muddy Boots Software helps users to drive accuracy and consistency across their business. Users can centrally configure and manage product and process assessments, as well as carry out checks and report on performance. Whether checking at arrival, through to dispatch or even in store, the software enables users to access the

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  • Increase reliability and efficiency of weighing

    Increase reliability and efficiency of weighing

    Product giveaway is costly and wasteful, but can easily be controlled with weighing. Manual checkweighers help food manufacturers gain visibility of their quality-control processes and enhance their productivity without loss of quality. It’s possible to increase the speed of your production line and gain better visibility over the performance of your packing facility with METTLER

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  • Experience a Baltic summer

    Experience a Baltic summer

    A novel flavour experience of Baltic summer blossoms and fresh juniper spirit is distilled to its essence in Amber Beverage Group’s (ABG) latest creation, Cross Keys Gin. The latest ABG masterpiece will be launched in the UK, Russia, Australia, Italy, as well as the Baltic States. For centuries Latvians have mastered the art of crafting

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  • Automotive fluids packaging white paper published

    Automotive fluids packaging white paper published

    Selig, a leading manufacturer of tamper-evident cap and closure lining materials, has published a white paper on automotive fluids packaging. The white paper has been developed by experts at Selig to help automotive fluid manufacturers create packaging that meets today’s demands. With the rise of e-commerce and sustainability issues, induction foil sealing has created a

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  • High print quality and fast print speed demonstrated

    High print quality and fast print speed demonstrated

    With a print speed of up to 11.4 cm/s Primera’s new LX910e Color Label Printer is not only the company’s fastest desktop label printer, it also offers very low ink costs due to a new, ultra-high capacity ink cartridge. LX910e utilises one tri-colour ink cartridge with an integrated print head. With every cartridge change users

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  • Signed, sealed, delivered

    Signed, sealed, delivered

    With the increased customer focus on postable items such as confectionery, drinks and gifts, UK plastic bottle manufacturers Measom Freer has developed its very own Post Bottle (Ref 6143). With a flat rectangular shape, the bottle can easily be boxed and posted through standard letterboxes, fitting the UK large letter dimensions. Made from clear PVC,

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  • Mecmesin’s quality control testing for caps and closures

    Mecmesin’s quality control testing for caps and closures

    Defective closures negatively impact customer experience and can have an adverse effect on shelf life and product stability. Integral parts of product packaging, caps and closures come in many designs including child-resistant, tamper-evident, ROPP, crown, flip-cap, snap-cap, sports, spray and pump dispensers and cork. As a leading designer and manufacturer of force and torque test

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  • Inline code matcher verifies ‘right product, right packaging’

    Inline code matcher verifies ‘right product, right packaging’

    SICK has developed an integrated high-speed quality control system, the Inline Code Matcher, that ensures the right packaging is always used for the right product, avoiding the risk of wasteful rejects, safety issues or costly customer returns. The stand-alone system is easy to retrofit to existing packaging lines. The Inline Code Matcher works by matching

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