Tag Archives: Packaging

Knauf begins switch to more sustainable packaging

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Marking another step towards achieving their sustainability goals, specifically their target of zero waste disposal by 2032, Knauf have changed the pallet hoods used on their laminated boards to use 30% more recycled content. The move to 30% recycled content in their pallet hoods represents a real win at scale …

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Fernox drives to increased packaging sustainability

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Fernox has confirmed its market leading water treatment products will now be packed in 265ml and 500ml bottles manufactured from 30% recycled High Density Polyethylene (HDPE). This is an important milestone for the company, which has long been committed to product innovation and energy efficiency of heating systems. To expand …

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NBG accelerates talks with suppliers to reduce plastic packaging

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National Buying Group (NBG) is accelerating its talks with suppliers as it steps up efforts to reduce plastic packaging in the construction supply chain, and the potential tax impact on independent merchants. The ongoing dialogue with suppliers follows recent clarification of the obligated parties under the Department for Environment, Food …

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CEMEX unveils next generation cement packaging

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At CEMEX UK’s Rugby Cement plant, a new bagging line is now operational. Two new lines are now working alongside a recently installed paper bagging line to pack 25kg of cement into weatherproof bags. The new bagging line investment is part of the company’s bolt-on investment strategy, and allows CEMEX …

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Cliffe Packinging to invest in pallet cover manufacturing machine

Cliffe Packaging, supplier of bulk bags, packaging products and pallet wrapping materials, provides for a wide range of industries. These include, food, agriculture, manufacturing, construction, transport amongst others – with invaluable products advice and knowledge coupled to a fast, reliable delivery service, including on-line consignment tracking. The company have made …

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Lakes’ new recyclable packaging shortlisted for UFEMAT award

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Lakes new 100% recyclable packaging has been shortlisted for the prestigious UFEMAT ‘Packaging Awards’. UFEMAT is the European association of national builders’ merchants associations and manufacturers. They launched the awards this year as a joint initiative with Valipac and FEMA to share good packaging practice and promote sustainable innovations in …

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Superglass’ Vibrant new Glass Wool Product Packaging

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  Insulation manufacturer Superglass has revealed vibrant new packaging for its range of glass wool products. The eye-catching, colour-coded new packaging will be hitting the shelves of builders’ merchants from mid-July. Commenting on the change, Bob Dalrymple, head of marketing at Superglass, said: “One look at the new Superglass packs, …

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Howard introduces biodegradable packaging

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There is growing public concern over the country’s use of plastic for packaging, with so much of it ending up in landfill. According to UK charity WRAP (The Waste and Resources Action Programme), around 40% of all the plastic consumed in the UK is used in packaging, and this generates …

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Setcrete unveils new look packaging

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Setcrete, the market-leading manufacturer of high-performance floor preparation products, has redesigned the product packaging for its popular range of floor levelling compounds to enhance its ‘on shelf’ impact and simplify product selection for customers. The design of the product packaging has been refreshed and emboldened with distinctive colour coding used …

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The TIMbag just got better

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TIMco has further developed its innovative TIMbag packaging to aid with product selection and to support merchants with improved merchandising opportunities. The TIMbag, made from a durable polymer, has been specifically designed and presented to give strong visual impact, durability, and simple identification of products. The TIMbag is portable, re-sealable, …

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