• Award recognises sustainability work

    Award recognises sustainability work

    Every year, Colombia holds the prestigious Portafolio Awards to recognise people and companies who demonstrate exemplary achievements in environment, customer service, business and social initiatives. This year, Smurfit Kappa took home the Corporate Social Responsibility Award for its work in building a sustainable society. For Smurfit Kappa, this award recognises the company’s commitment to initiatives

  • The problem with receipt traffic lights

    The problem with receipt traffic lights

    Experts had proposed a traffic light system for supermarket receipts, alerting customers to high levels of fat, sugar and salt in their weekly shop. Taken at face value, it could be effective in curbing obesity levels in the UK, but delve a little deeper and the system is fraught with problems, according to Ed Perkins,

  • Essential aftercare has impressed worldwide customers

    SpoonerPlus is the recently rebranded aftersales division of Spooner Industries which offers essential aftercare to new and existing customers worldwide. With a vast amount of knowledge of the paper and converting industries, SpoonerPlus engineers have the essential process skills and machine building knowledge to add value to equipment via optimisation and improved reliability. Based in

  • Innovation set to dramatically improve lifespan of wooden pallets

    Innovation set to dramatically improve lifespan of wooden pallets

    James Jones & Sons Ltd revealed a new venture it said would dramatically improve the quality, length of life, and environmental benefits of wooden pallets, and significantly reduce their whole life cost. UPALL® manufactures and fits robust protectors at the points of entry on wooden pallets. This means the pallets last longer, need far fewer

  • Packing operations improved for cheesecake firm

    Packing operations improved for cheesecake firm

    An offline RF2 feeding system fitted with an iJet thermal inkjet coding system from Rotech has helped The English Cheesecake Company boost the speed and efficiency of its packing operations, allowing the company to date code a pallet’s worth of cheesecakes in less than two minutes. The English Cheesecake Company, based in West London, makes

  • Oat time is any time

    Oat time is any time

    Consumers that want to embrace healthier food choices have a creative new range to sample from Royal Oats. While oats, known as a supergrain thanks to the goodness they pack in, have long been a healthy breakfast staple, the latest product launch makes oats a go-to option for lunch, dinner, snacks, and desserts too, replacing