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Award shortlistings at the double for McLaren Packaging

Graham Lironi
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Family Business, Uncategorised

Award-winning drinks packaging company McLaren Packaging has been shortlisted in two categories of the Herald Scottish Family Business Awards. The Port-Glasgow based company has been shortlisted in the Green Family Business of the Year and the Scottish Family Business of the Year (Large) award categories in recognition of the significant development and investment made by […]

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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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VPK Packaging Group invests in CorrBoard UK Ltd

Graham Lironi
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Corrugate

VPK Packaging Group NV (VPK) has announced investment in a 30% stake of CorrBoard UK Ltd, the privately owned corrugated sheet manufacturer located in North Lincolnshire, United Kingdom, by capital increase and acquisition of CSI’s stake in the consortium. CorrBoard UK will be fully supported by the proficiency of Rigid Containers Ltd, a VPK company […]

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McLaren Packaging highly commended at Luxury Packaging Awards

Graham Lironi
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Marketing, Uncategorised

Award-winning whisky packaging company McLaren Packaging was highly commended for William Grant & Sons’ Glenfiddich Experimental Series in Drinks – Presentation Case, Carton, Sleeve or Tube category at the Luxury Packaging Awards 2017. Michael McLaren, Sales & Marketing Director, McLaren Packaging, said: “We are delighted to have been highly commended for a packaging solution that […]

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Isle of Harris Distillery wins McLaren Packaging-sponsored Excellence in Branding category at inaugural Scottish Gin Awards

Graham Lironi
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Marketing, Uncategorised

The Isle of Harris Distillery has won the much sought-after McLaren Packaging-sponsored Excellence in Branding category in an inaugural professional drinks competition to assess Scotland’s booming gin business. 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 […]

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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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McLaren Packaging secures FSC accreditation

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Environment, Sustainability

  Award-winning whisky packaging company McLaren Packaging has secured Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) accreditation, the global forest certification system enabling consumers to identify, purchase and use wood, paper and other forest products produced from well-managed forests and recycled materials.   Michael McLaren, Sales & Marketing Director, McLaren Packaging, said: “As a company we are environmentally-conscious […]

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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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