Agar – the future of packaging?

The world we live in today as a majority is becoming much more concerned about the impact on the environment and many businesses are looking to reduce their carbon footprint. One of the ways to do this is to use eco-friendly packaging. Not only does this help the environment, it shows their customers they are [...]

2018-11-27T13:44:14+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Containers, Information|

Alternative uses for Bubble Wrap

Bubble wrap is great for packaging but can also be used for a multitude of different things to help your everyday life. Here are some of the alternative ways that you can use bubble wrap. Wall protection Does one of your doors in your home keep hitting the wall when you open it? Wrap some [...]

2018-11-27T14:10:20+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Containers, Information, Plastic|

Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) Woven Sacks

The BOPP (Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene) woven sack, fairly new to the European market but gaining more and more attention from retailers and manufacturers. “When polypropylene film is extruded and stretched in both the machine direction and across machine direction, it is called biaxially oriented polypropylene. Biaxial orientation increases strength and clarity.” – Wikipedia BOPP bags [...]

2017-01-19T14:21:53+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Containers, Information, Plastic|

Packaging – not just a pretty face

The Objectives Packaging and its labelling are not just useful for their decorative and alluring properties. They also have many functional and important purposes, providing solutions for a number of objectives that I shall be going into more detail about below. General Protection Firstly imaging; one of the most obvious purposes is that items and [...]

2017-01-19T14:15:24+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Containers, Information|

Packaging’s Push Forward

The Demand for packaging is set for a big change if the latest statistics on the market for packaging machinery is anything to go by. Whether it’s plastic or paper carrier bags, pouches or cotton carrier bags, the variety and demand for packaging has never been higher than it is today. This has in turn [...]

2017-01-19T14:13:42+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Containers, Information|

Packaging Trends for 2016

Digital Revolution With digital printing being so diverse, it’s captured the attention of retailers, brand owners, and packaging converters around the world by creating opportunities to engage consumers on a local, personal, or even emotional level. Mintel believes 2016 will be the pivotal year for digital printing as brands and converters begin to capitalise on [...]

2017-01-19T14:12:50+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Information|

Creative uses of used cardboard boxes

In this blog I will write about what you can do with your leftover cardboard boxes from Christmas, if you're just throwing away your cardboard boxes away you’re really missing out on its hidden potential, not only it is a great way to recycle, there are quite a few creative uses for cardboard boxes. Cardboard [...]

2017-01-19T14:08:11+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Cardboard, Containers, Information|

Is plastic packaging sustainable?

As Britain is making a conscious effort to reduce the number of plastic bags in circulation due to its overuse and long life span, did you know it is actually one of the most sustainable packaging materials? There is a stigma attached to plastic packaging with many people believing that a lot of energy is [...]

2017-01-19T13:56:48+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Information, Plastic|

Prepare for winter with log and coal sacks

As winter is coming, did you know that our woven polypropylene bags are fantastic for use as coal sacks and firewood log bags? These wonderful bags are ideal for storing logs as they are lightweight and breathable, allowing logs to dry out if they do get damp and reduce the risk of mould and discolouration. [...]

2017-05-11T10:17:12+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Information, Plastic|