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McLaren Packaging marks 40th anniversary with record turnover and capital investment

Graham Lironi
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Family Business, Uncategorised

Port-Glasgow headquartered McLaren Packaging Group has marked its 40th anniversary year with a record turnover and investment in new capital equipment. The group will mark the occasion this weekend with an event for employees hosted at the local town hall. Established in 1979 as an independent supplier of corrugated cases to the whisky industry, award-winning, […]

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McLaren Packaging shortlisted in The Herald Scottish Family Business Awards

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award, Uncategorised

Port-Glasgow headquartered McLaren Packaging has been shortlisted in the Fastest Growing Family Business Award category of The Herald Scottish Family Business Awards. Established by the current directors’ father in 1979 as an independent supplier of corrugated cases to the whisky industry, the family-run firm has since expanded its operations across six facilities totalling 200,000 sq […]

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

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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 helps create world’s first renewable energy plant for corrugated board manufacture

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Corrugate, Environment, Green Energy, Packaging Innovation, Sustainability, Sustainable energy

Award-winning drinks packaging company McLaren Packaging, through CorrBoard Bioenergy, its joint venture with printed packaging supplier Swanline Group, has invested £5.5M in the creation of the world’s first dedicated sustainable energy generation facility fuelled by organic waste to provide heat and power for the manufacture of corrugated sheet board. The investment will facilitate carbon neutral […]

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Johnnie Walker White Walker Game of Thrones wins McLaren Packaging sponsored Product Launch of the Year at inaugural Scottish Whisky Awards

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award, Uncategorised, whisky

Diageo’s Johnnie Walker White Walker Game of Thrones campaign has won the McLaren Packaging sponsored Product Launch of the Year at the inaugural Scottish Whisky Awards. Michael McLaren, Sales & Marketing Director of family-run Port Glasgow-based McLaren Packaging, said: “Congratulations to Johnnie Walker White Walker for winning recognition as the product launch of the year; […]

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

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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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Paterson wins McLaren Packaging-sponsored Best Scotch Ambassador category at World Whiskies Awards

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award, whisky

Gemma Paterson, Global Ambassador for The Balvenie Single Malt Whisky, has won the much sought-after McLaren Packaging-sponsored Best Scotch Ambassador category at the World Whiskies Awards. Michael McLaren, Sales & Marketing Director of family-run Port Glasgow-based McLaren Packaging, said: “Congratulations to Gemma for winning recognition as the Best Scotch Ambassador in the world; a well-deserved […]

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McLaren Packaging acquires Moelle Interlok Packaging from administration

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acquisition

Port Glasgow-based Moelle Interlok Packaging Limited, a producer of solid board divisions and layer pads for the drinks, glass, and electronics industries, has been acquired by fellow Port Glasgow-based McLaren Packaging Limited via a newly formed company, Interlok Divisions Limited, following a short administration process. Interlok Packaging was originally established by McLaren Packaging in 1985 […]

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McLaren Packaging takes a stand at Spirits Packaging Summit 2018

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exhibition

Award-winning drinks packaging company McLaren Packaging is to take a stand at the Spirits Packaging Summit 2018 at The Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh on Wednesday 14 November. The Spirits Packaging Summit creates a forum where designers, specifiers and distilleries come together every year in Edinburgh’s Assembly Rooms to explore latest trends, innovations and technologies in […]

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

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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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