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Blue Box Design whisky packaging highlights sustainability while raising funds for Atlantic-rowing brothers’ charities

Michael McLaren
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Design, Packaging, Sustainability, whisky

Blue Box Design, the Stirling-based specialist in the design and manufacture of bespoke presentation boxes for the UK food and drink sector, has produced premium whisky packaging to highlight sustainability and raise funds for record-breaking Atlantic rowers the MacLean brothers’ chosen charities. MacLean’s Pillage and MacLean’s Spillage aim to highlight the need for sustainable production […]

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The Port of Leith Distillery wins McLaren Packaging-sponsored Excellence in Branding category at Scottish Gin Awards

Graham Lironi
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award, Design, gin, Packaging, Uncategorised

The Port of Leith Distillery has won the much sought-after McLaren Packaging-sponsored Excellence in Branding category at the third annual Scottish Gin Awards for the launch of its Lind & Lime Gin. Michael McLaren, Sales & Marketing Director, McLaren Packaging, said: “Congratulations to The Port of Leith Distillery for its first spirit, Lind & Lime […]

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McLaren Packaging shortlisted in Luxury Packaging Awards for The Game of Thrones Single Malt Whisky Collection

Graham Lironi
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award, Design, Marketing, Packaging, whisky

Award-winning drinks packaging company McLaren Packaging has been shortlisted in the Special Edition Pack – Drinks category of the 2019 Luxury Packaging Awards for The Game of Thrones Single Malt Whisky Collection, a collaboration between HBO Entertainment and DIAGEO Drinks. The collection features eight different Single Malt Scotch whiskies paired with one of the iconic […]

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New design and manufacturing facility in Stirling opened by Scottish Whisky Association Chief Executive

Graham Lironi
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Design, Investment, Packaging, Uncategorised

Blue Box Design’s new state-of-the-art design and manufacturing facility has been officially opened by Karen Betts, Chief Executive, Scottish Whisky Association. A specialist designer and manufacturer of bespoke presentation boxes for Scotch Whisky and luxury products, Blue Box Design received Regional Selective Assistance through Scottish Enterprise for the £3 million project which will create an […]

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McLaren Packaging joins Scotland Food & Drink

Graham Lironi
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Packaging, Uncategorised

Award-winning drinks packaging company McLaren Packaging has joined Scotland Food & Drink, the not-for-profit organisation created to guide food and drink companies of all sizes towards increased profitability. McLaren’s core business is the supply of premium paper-based packaging, including composite tubes, rigid boxes, cartons, corrugate cases and divisions to the food and drinks industry, providing […]

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McLaren Packaging makes an exhibition of itself at Spirits Packaging Summit 2017

Graham Lironi
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Packaging, Uncategorised

Award-winning drinks packaging company McLaren Packaging is all set to make an exhibition of itself at the Spirits Packaging Summit 2017 at The Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh on Thursday 16 November. The Spirits Packaging Summit creates a forum that explores some of the big challenges for packaging developers, designers and manufacturers working in the spirits […]

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McLaren Packaging invests £3 million in luxury packaging facility in Stirling

Graham Lironi
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Family Business, Investment, Packaging

McLaren Packaging has invested £3 million in the construction of a new facility in Stirling for subsidiary Blue Box Design, the specialist designer and manufacturer of bespoke presentation boxes for the UK food, drink and luxury sectors.

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McLaren Packaging sponsors Scottish Gin Awards

Graham Lironi
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Marketing, Packaging, Uncategorised

We are sponsoring the Excellence in Branding category at the first Scottish Gin Awards. A new annual business event established to celebrate innovation and excellence in gin distilling in Scotland, the Scottish Gin Awards is held in partnership with The Scottish Gin Society. Scotland produces over 70% of the gin consumed in the UK and […]

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McLaren and Blue Box shortlisted in Luxury Packaging Awards

Michael McLaren
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Marketing, Packaging

McLaren Packaging and sister firm Blue Box Design have been shortlisted in the Luxury Packaging Awards 2017. Following a rigorous assessment from a judging panel comprised of packaging developers and specifiers from Edrington, Bacardi, Hotel Chocolat and Harrods amongst others, McLaren Packaging’s William Grant & Sons’ Glenfiddich Experimental Series and Blue Box Design’s Arran Smugglers’ […]

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Things are ‘shaping’ up well for McLaren

Michael McLaren
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Business Ideas, Editorials, Marketing, Packaging

It’s in the shape! Shaped tubes are a unique packaging format for brands looking for a premium image and to differentiate themselves on shelf through shape. They are utilised extensively by leading brands in distilled spirits, wine & Champagne, cosmetics and the confectionery industries. McLaren Packaging combine market leading conversion technologies and advanced print and finishing […]

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