Packer Counter Roll Holders have proven themselves useful in industries throughout the UK, from mailrooms, to bakeries, to craft shops and more.
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The best fastening method to use depends on your requirements – do you need to keep your costs down? Do you need the most secure seal possible?
One of the easiest ways to maximise your productivity is to revise your packaging operation, to make sure that it’s working for you.
A great place to start increasing your efficiency is by minimising your packing times. Adopting different tools or methods, or increasing the level of automation that you use, can help you do this.
Recycling and green initiatives appear to be more prevalent than ever within the packaging industry.
In recent months, a number of companies and industry bodies have been providing updates on their recycling schemes and targets.
The price of cardboard and corrugated board has risen sharply over the past year.
Kraft, which is a key component in the manufacture of corrugated board, rose by 23% earlier this year, while Old Corrugated Containers (OCC for short) have also been subject to higher costs.
Online shopping is continuing to grow at an enormous rate in the UK, with more growth predicted in 2017.
Data from the Office for National Statistics shows that online sales increased by 21.3% during 2016 and were expected to reach 30% by the second half of 2017.
With Brexit on the horizon, and an uncertain political future ahead, you’d be correct in assuming that many UK businesses are looking for ways to cut costs and tighten their belts – but not where their packaging is concerned.
Glass packaging is the subject of rising demand in Europe, according to recent research.
Data published in September by the European Container Glass Federation (FEVE) shows that glass packaging production in Europe grew by 2.9% in volume and by 2.1% in unit terms during 2016.