• Something that will cap it all!

    Something that will cap it all!

    Companies that are looking for a caps and closures manufacturer with ranges to inspire them and to make their products stand out, while giving them shelf appeal, are being urged to look at Measom Freer’s range. The company manufactures and stocks 16 different closure ranges in all varieties and sizes to suit a chosen bottle,

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  • Streamlining production through integrated and automated solutions

    Streamlining production through integrated and automated solutions

    Increasing convenience and efficiency is a top priority for suppliers of packaging equipment to food producers. For products placed into cartons, fully automatic and integrated carton forming, loading and closing solutions can have a significant impact on line speed while utilising minimal space. A large carton size range also allows manufacturers to save production space

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  • A barrier to mineral oil migration

    A barrier to mineral oil migration

    Innovia Films has a range of films that offer up to three years barrier to mineral oil migration. This is a subject that has received a lot of media coverage over the last few years and is a complicated topic, as there are many different opinions, tests and data for a packaging technologist to consider.

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  • ‘When nature gave us lemons we made lemonade!’

    ‘When nature gave us lemons we made lemonade!’

    The brains behind drinks manufacturer, We Made Drinks, made the company’s first batch of lemonade whilst at university, after being set the task of starting a business for one of their modules. The company’s first batch of 160 bottles was a huge hit and sold out in just a few hours. The zesty lemonade received

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  • Launch of dog food range with added ‘vet know how’

    Launch of dog food range with added ‘vet know how’

    Pet food brand, Vet’s Kitchen, has launched its first line of wet food for dogs to complement its already successful dry food range. Formulated by Vet’s Kitchen’s team of vets, veterinary nurses and nutritional advisors, alongside the latest research, the new range not only tastes great but has also been designed to promote the long-term

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  • ‘Wonky veg box’ named ‘Product of the Year’

    ‘Wonky veg box’ named ‘Product of the Year’

    An initiative that addresses food waste in the supply chain has earned Smurfit Kappa a ‘Product of the Year’ award. Each year, millions of tonnes of food is discarded because of strict guidelines from supermarkets relating to the aesthetics of the vegetables they buy. In an effort to tackle this issue, ASDA challenged IPL, Watts

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  • Efficient and effective evaporative cooling

    Efficient and effective evaporative cooling

    Evaporative cooling is fast becoming the most efficient option when cooling large areas. Air conditioning is not such a viable option, because in warehouses or industrial plants, the capital and running costs would be extremely prohibitive: for this reason, facilities managers are choosing evaporative cooling, which can cool at a fraction of the cost of

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  • Second successive award for filling machine manufacturer

    Second successive award for filling machine manufacturer

    For the second year running, Riggs Autopack Ltd has won the “Exceptional Sales Performance” title at the PPMA Group Industry Awards. The company was presented with its award at the National Motorcycle Museum near Birmingham, where more than 400 industry leaders gathered gala dinner hosted by comedian Stewart Francis and Sky Sports News presenter Hayley McQueen.

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  • Show visitors can learn how to print their own labels

    Show visitors can learn how to print their own labels

    At the Natural Products Scandinavia event, held at MalmöMässan, Malmö, Sweden, label printing equipment manufacturer Primera Technology is set to demonstrate to visitors and fellow exhibitors the most convenient way to produce professional-looking product labels yourself. Focus will be on Primera’s LX-series inkjet-based label printers, including the LX2000e and LX500e Color Label Printers. With LX-series

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