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Exhibiting Luxury Packaging London

Michael McLaren
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Uncategorised

We are pleased to announce that we will be attending the Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London. The event brings together the packaging industries leading professionals at the London Olympia on Wednesday 14thand Thursday 15th September. We will be at stand H58 showcasing our premium paper based packaging products including the latest in Composite Tubes and Rigid Boxes. Register here […]

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Packaging Companies join forces to form new alliance

Michael McLaren
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Corrugate, Investment, Packaging

We have joined forces with 8 other independent packaging manufacturers to form a “unique partnership” that will aim to help businesses throughout the UK and Ireland to streamline how their packaging is sourced, stored and supplied. The CorrBoard UK Alliance offers three unique benefits to any company facing the twin challenges of complex, ever-evolving requirements and […]

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McLaren Packaging target sales growth

Michael McLaren
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Editorials, Family Business, Investment

Good coverage in the Herald Business section this week outlining our ambition for future growth and ongoing investment at McLaren Packaging: http://www.heraldscotland.com/business/14510602.Port_Glasgow_whisky_packaging_firm_targets___20m_turnover_on_back_of_major_investment/ “We feel there’s a real opportunity to grow and our target is to reach £20m turnover in the next three years. Scottish produce has a great reputation globally and we want to support producers […]

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Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers Conference

Michael McLaren
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Editorials, Packaging, Solid Board News

Saturday 16th April marked the Annual Conference for the Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers (SAMW) in Glasgow: http://samw.org.uk/ The theme for the 2016 Conference was ‘Tomorrows’ Challenges’. Appropriate as the Industry faces an uncertain outlook as pressure mounts on Wholesalers’ margins as structural change in the UK retail landscape continues at pace and the industry attempts to […]

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“Let there be light”

Michael McLaren
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Sustainability

The final touches have been added to our solar panel installation at our facilities in Port Glasgow. The 300 panel install is the largest in the Inverclyde area and, at 500kW, it is 150 times the size of an average residential install producing in excess of 400,000 kwh of electricity in a year. (Enough to power […]

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Leading the way in Food Packaging

Web Admin
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Editorials

We are increasingly seeing a trend, similar to what we see in other premium products like Scotch whisky, towards premiumisation of food packaging. Processors are learning that they can boost their brand image through a focus on packaging, particularly on their premium lines. This has resulted in customers placing more emphasis on the design of […]

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