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Monthly archive: June 2014

This entry was posted on 26th June 2014 by Amy
Here’s our brief guide to eco-friendly options for the most widely used packaging materials. It’s important to remember that any opportunity to reduce the environmental impact of packaging should not undermine its primary purpose: ensuring that the product is completely protected throughout ...
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The concept of a paper pallet isn't a new one, but this unique design combines cost-effective performance with environmental responsibility. Made from 'side run', the material that a paper maker or converter trims off during processing, these pallets are produced from recycled stock and are ...
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Packaging buyers have seen a succession of price increases play havoc with their buCorrugatedgets. What's behind this cost spiral, and what are the prospects for the future? Consequently, the costs facing producers have been impossible to avoid, and hard to minimise. There just isn't enough ...
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What do leading fashion brands, suppliers of premium foodstuffs and personal care items have in common with manufacturers of automotive components, electrical, telecoms and multimedia products? Answer – the need for great-looking packaging to reinforce their brand image, complement their ...
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New distribution centre opens in Hayes. Since the acquisition of Allpoint Packaging in 2008, Macfarlane Packaging has worked hard to integrate the business into its national network of distribution centres. The next phase of that commitment is demonstrated by the opening of a new distribution ...
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Macfarlane Packaging understands how important finding the right packaging for your product is - not only does it protect your product, it protects your brand too.
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One of the key factors in reducing transport costs is to make the most of your pallet space. Get this right and you'll reduce your logistics costs, whether you're shipping a single pallet or a truck-load. Here's a simple check-list to help you ship more products per pallet: Check your existing ...
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Under the terms of the Producer Responsibility (Packaging Waste) Regulations 2007 which any company with a turnover of £2 million or above and using 50 tonnes or more of packaging in a calendar year is required to assess its packaging usage, and pay a sum equivalent to the UK reprocessing ...
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New research, from PH Media Group, has revealed that ‘packaging firms are at serious risk of losing business by leaving customers hanging on the telephone for more than 30 seconds at a time’. A survey of 3,630 UK companies discovered that packaging suppliers leave customers on hold for an ...
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Major web mail order companies are reported to be still over-packaging goods being delivered to customers, resulting in wasted materials and resources as they send out‘big boxes of nothing’. According to UK-based waste management company BusinessWaste.co.uk, retailers continue sending out ...

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