• M&H Ellough improves BRC accreditation

    M&H Ellough improves BRC accreditation

    M&H Plastics continues to strive for excellence with another site being awarded the AA Grade for the global BRC standard. Through continued improvement and attention to detail, M&H Ellough has improved its BRC grade from an A to an AA grade. M&H Ellough is the latest site within the M&H division to receive or improve

  • ‘Active’ labelling offers consumers food confidence

    ‘Active’ labelling offers consumers food confidence

    Earlier this year the NFU called for the introduction of mandatory origin labelling of meat and milk in processed products. However, Martin Coates, MD of Bristol-based Food Traceability and data management software specialist, Agrantec Ltd, believes that much more can be done by adopting an ‘active labelling’ approach. “While schemes such as the Red Tractor

  • Small but powerful print solution for labelling

    Small but powerful print solution for labelling

    From an initial idea to a high-quality colour printed label, it should only take minutes. With Primera’s narrow-web solutions on-demand and in-house, label printing is a reality, not just an idea. Every product needs a label. A label not only provides information about the product, it also reflects the product brand, supports the brand recognition

  • 80-plus years of manufacturing

    80-plus years of manufacturing

    Measom Freer & Co Ltd has been manufacturing and stocking food packaging for more than 80 years. Based in Leicester, in the UK, the company manufactures a huge variety of food grade plastic packaging, including bottles in all shapes and sizes ideal for sauces, marinades, oils, food colouring, and dressings. Its bottles range in size

  • 40 years of enviable growth

    40 years of enviable growth

    A company that celebrates its 40th anniversary this year has established enviable organic sales growth over the past five, and is now focused on developing its next range of products. Mecmesin was established in 1977 by Jim Oakley, an accomplished mechanical design engineer. The company was originally a distributor for a range of engineering based

  • The Ice Co – it’s not a party without it!

    The Ice Co – it’s not a party without it!

    Ice Manufacturer, The Ice Co, has redefined its range with new packaging designs to give standout on shelf and make it easier for consumers to shop. Research conducted by the brand shows that consumers use ice for several distinct occasions, all of which demand a different ice product to add to the experience. From parties

  • Instant rewards for brands and shoppers

    SwiftReceipt, a UK digital receipt validation service, has been launched with a promise to revolutionise the service for shoppers and brands alike. Backed by integrated service agency, Granby, bespoke technology validates customer redemptions in less than an hour, and as little as 15 minutes, delivering digital rewards (for example cinema codes) instantly, with the ability

  • Sensor technology that’s driving industry forward

    Sensor technology that’s driving industry forward

    Discovering how smart sensor technologies help to deliver manufacturing flexibility and predictive maintenance in Industry 4.0-enabled manufacturing and logistics environments will be the focus for SICK UK’s stand at the PPMA Show.  SICK will be unveiling the latest Smart Sensors in its rapidly-expanding portfolio of intelligent solutions for real-time data sharing and IO-Link connectivity. SICK

  • Academy joins forces with expo

    Academy joins forces with expo

    Labelexpo Europe 2017, which takes place from September 25th to 28th at Belgium’s Brussels Expo, will host two educational master classes and a workshop in conjunction with the Label Academy, the labelling industry’s training and certification program. Focusing on MIS and workflow automation, shrink sleeve technology and inks, coatings and varnishes, the three training programs