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HMRC: Updated Plastic Packaging Tax guidanceHMRC: Updated Plastic Packaging Tax guidance

July 2021

To tackle the pressing global issue of plastic pollution, the government remains committed to introducing the world leading Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT) from April 2022.  

GLOSSOP CARTONS SHORTLISTED IN MAJOR REGIONAL MANUFACTURING AWARDS

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GLOSSOP CARTONS SHORTLISTED IN MAJOR REGIONAL MANUFACTURING AWARDS

June 2021

Glossop Cartons, one of the UK’s leading carton board packaging manufacturers, has been shortlisted in the Made in the North West awards. The Stockport-based firm has been shortlisted in the Manufacturer of the Year award (under £25 million) category of the high-profile awards, which celebrate the great and the good of the region’s manufacturing sector. 

EMERGING FROM THE PANDEMIC – BOBST UK & IRELAND SHARES THE LESSONS LEARNED

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EMERGING FROM THE PANDEMIC – BOBST UK & IRELAND SHARES THE LESSONS LEARNED

March 2021

For Bobst UK & Ireland Managing Director, Neil Jones, there are three fundamental lessons that the packaging industry can take away from the events of the past 12 months.

Charity Fundraising – Alzheimer's SocietyCharity Fundraising – Alzheimer's Society

March 2021

Mark Ferguson, MD of Castle Colour and his wife, Alex are hoping to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society – a cause close to their family.

GLOSSOP CARTONS ANNOUNCES MANAGEMENT BUY-OUTGLOSSOP CARTONS ANNOUNCES MANAGEMENT BUY-OUT

March 2021

Glossop Cartons, one of the UK’s leading carton board packaging manufacturers, has announced the successful completion of its management buy-out by former sales director Wayne Fitzpatrick.

The role of Cartonboard in the new normal The role of Cartonboard in the new normal

December 2020

Tony Hitchin, General Manager of Pro Carton, and Jon Clark, General Manager of BPIF Cartons, explain more about their latest initiatives to support the industry and encourage consumers to be more environmentally friendly. 

 Ravensbourne University Student Chloe De La Fontaine picks up packaging design prize

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Ravensbourne University Student Chloe De La Fontaine picks up packaging design prize

December 2020

The winner of the UK Young Designers award that promotes young talent in the packaging industry has been named as Ravensbourne University student, Chloe De La Fontaine by BPIF Cartons, the UK association representing the carton and cartonboard industry.

GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL’S KEELCLIP TAKES BEST NEW CONCEPT AWARD AT UK PACKAGING AWARDS 2020

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GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL’S KEELCLIP TAKES BEST NEW CONCEPT AWARD AT UK PACKAGING AWARDS 2020

December 2020

Graphic Packaging International (“Graphic Packaging”), leader in paper-based packaging solutions, has been awarded Best New Concept at the UK Packaging Awards 2020 for its KeelClip beverage clip solution.

COVERIS CELEBRATES UK PACKAGING AWARD FOR INNOVATION IN FOOD ON THE MOVE

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COVERIS CELEBRATES UK PACKAGING AWARD FOR INNOVATION IN FOOD ON THE MOVE

November 2020

Cartonboard Pack of the Year has been awarded to leading European packaging manufacturer Coveris in the UK’s flagship industry competition, the UK Packaging Awards. Recognising innovation and advancement, this year’s Cartonboard Pack of the Year is Coveris’ RecyclaLite sandwich skillet.