26 November 2018
| by Helen Dugdale
As an industry that uses plastics on a daily basis, what do UK print and packaging businesses really feel when they hear the material being berated?
26 September 2016
| by Rachel England
Bioplastics have come a long way since they were first marketed more than quarter of a century ago. What once began as a niche product with a very limited scope of application has burgeoned into a range of materials with properties that can be utilised by a variety of markets.
01 September 2015
| by Jez Abbott
Mimtec used to do virtually everything but print. The thermoforming specialist, based in Fareham, near Portsmouth, is just that, a specialist in the hyper-niche market of vacuum and pressure forming, twin-sheet moulding and acrylic fabrication for sectors as diverse as aerospace, science, transport and retail.
01 December 2014
| by Simon Nias
RPC, the UK-based plastic packaging supplier, has announced the €386m (£306m) acquisition of Iceland-based Promens Group.
03 May 2013
| by Hannah Jordan
Paragon Print and Packaging and Britton Group are among five businesses that will be merged to form the sixth largest global plastics packaging firm.
06 November 2012
| by David Ward, San Diego
Systematic Automation has launched the Vinci 1452 automatic screen printer for printing on cylindrical products, including vials, syringe barrels, chapstick containers and seasonal marketing materials.