• Croxsons support historical-themed York Gin launch

    By Converter on May 24, 2018
    True to their mantra in delivering a ‘more than packaging’ approach, leading glass packaging company, Croxsons, has supplied artisan start-up, the York Gin Company, with stunning bottle and closure designs to complement the launch of their brand The York Gin Company is a new craft gin company making quality spirits in the historic city of York. Using traditional methods to make their classic […]
  • Creation delivers bespoke digital solutions for KM Packaging

    By Converter on May 24, 2018
    Specialists in packaging artwork, reprographics and plate production, Creation Reprographics, has developed a sophisticated management information system (MIS) for leading global supplier of packaging and lidding films, KM Packaging The MIS utilises Creation’s WebCenter program to deliver a streamlined, automated digital workflow process to enhance production efficiency and increase client satisfaction. Creation worked closely with KM Packaging to create a […]
  • Dow and Pumpart take ground-breaking tube design to next level

    By Converter on May 24, 2018
    The two companies will enable further international outreach in addition to extending business to the food and beverage sectors The Dow Chemical Company’s Packaging and Specialty Plastics business (P&SP) has teamed up with PumpArt System, the innovative French packaging designer crowdfunded by Wiseed. This new partnership will drive further market development of a high efficiency tube, designed to minimise waste […]
  • Graphic Packaging invests in beverage packaging innovation with new Bristol facility

    By Converter on May 24, 2018
    Leading folding carton manufacturer Graphic Packaging International (“GPI”) has invested in a new Beverage Packaging Development Centre, known as the ‘Hub’, to act as a central point for the company’s European beverage design organisation Stationed at GPI’s plant in Bristol, UK, the facility has been established as a nucleus for structural and graphic design excellence. It will coordinate with the […]
  • Fusion Flexibles installs environmental abatement system at Leicester facility

    By Converter on May 23, 2018
     New Regenerative Thermal Oxidiser reduces VOC emissions and potentially enables flexible packaging specialist to double printing capacity In a move that could potentially help double printing capacity as well as reduce its carbon footprint, Fusion Flexibles – one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of flexible packaging products for the publishing, security, mailing and food markets – has invested some £300,000 […]
  • New focus on high barrier

    By Converter on May 22, 2018
    Innovia Films is refocusing its research and development efforts on high barrier materials thanks to substantial investment in new assets They will allow the company to produce a range of new Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) products with optimum barrier performance. The first to market will be high barrier metallised films, followed by AlOx clear high barrier films and coextruded oxygen […]
  • Cheese pack serves up a solution

    By Converter on May 22, 2018
    A convenient bespoke solution from RPC Superfos is breathing new life into cheese packaging for the latest high-end cheese from Skånemejerier, the leading manufacturer of mature cheese in Sweden. Used for the company’s new Allerum mature cheese, the wedge-shaped pack with oxygen-barrier label ensures that customers have no need for a serving plate and hardly any finger-contact is required to […]
  • Focus on late-stage customisation

    By Converter on May 22, 2018
    The rlc | packaging group will be addressing current trends in the beauty and healthcare industry at the Cosmetic Business international trade fair on 6-7 June in Munich. The packaging specialists will present their newest concepts and technologies for the efficient implementation of late-stage customisation and personalisation at booth D17 in hall 4 “Premium beauty and lifestyle products are not […]
  • Weedon Group Launches ePac – Alternative Independent eCommerce Packaging

    By Converter on May 22, 2018
    The Weedon Group of Hednesford, Staffordshire, has launched its own brand of corrugated packaging for the online retail market – ePac, offering an independent alternative in a market dominated by giant multi-national corporations ePac will draw on the strengths of the whole Weedon Group: In-house manufacture of specialist eCommerce board grades on its own corrugator in Weedon Corrugated Products in […]
  • Farch Plast signs up to the UK plastics pact

    By Converter on May 22, 2018
    Leading food packaging manufacturer is a founding member of exciting new collaborative initiative to create a circular economy for plastics Faerch Plast UK – one of the leading manufacturers of plastic packaging for the food industry – has signed up to the UK Plastics Pact, a bold and unique initiative set to transform the UK plastic industry.  By bringing together […]