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    Reversing the tide on the plastic food packaging backlash

    With mounting public and media pressure on supermarkets to cut down on plastic packaging, it is vital to understand the importance of this valuable material for society and the environment.

  • Tackling packaging bugs with Addmaster

    We have teamed up with Addmaster to develop a range of trays and films with built-in antimicrobial technology to reduce bacteria growth on the outer packaging of fresh meat.
    Contamination from harmful bacteria such as Salmonella, E.coli and Campylobacter – the most common cause of food poisoning in the UK - is an increasing concern for the entire supply chain and preventing cross-contamination during preparation, processing, packing and distribution is seen as a key strategy in reducing the risk to consumers.

  • We had a surpise visitor to our Pravia site

    We had a surpise visitor to our Pravia site – of the feathered variety. Our director of operations Ana Fernández opened a parcel to find a carrier pigeon.
    Ana was sent the bird by Prosistemas, an industrial engineering company, inviting her to a demonstration of what they were doing for two of their clients – IKEA’s new shop in Valencia and INDITEX’s premises in Guadalajara.

  • Learn how LINPAC Packaging is starting a ‘Green Party’

    Learn how LINPAC Packaging is starting a‘Green Party’ with our Primesse range of fully recyclable tableware for the summer season as people begin to crank up their barbeques or head off to one the UK’s many music festivals.
    The Primesse range includes bowls and plates in a choice of black or white which have been designed especially for cold foods. They offer retailers, caterers and consumers a quality alternative to EPS and paper tableware.

  • Foundation offer schools Game Day freebie

    As part of the Featherstone Rovers Foundation School Sports Offer 14 schools in the Five Town's area will be able to take advantage of 2000 free junior tickets to the Featherstone Rovers V Rochdale home game on Sunday 9th March at The Big Fellas Stadium.
    Speaking on the offer, Head of Communty Development Laurabeth Jaggar, said:  "We are offering these tickets to our school sports partner schools as a thank you to them and their pupils for their continued support with the foundation, we work with these schools 12 months a year delivering all aspects of school sports and additional projects.  Should the scheme work well, we will look at rolling it out in other schools for future home games".

  • Laurent and Alain take on Trailwalker challenge for Oxfam

    A tough 100km trek in less than 30 hours, through the hills and valleys of Morvan Regional Natural Park in France, is the daunting challenge which awaits two LINPAC colleagues this spring.
    Laurent Bouffandeau and Alain Le Devedec, both from our Pontivy site, will be taking part in the Oxfam Trailwalker challenge with two friends Igor Demesmaeker, from Belgium, and Christophe Alloend, from France, to raise money for the charity which works to end poverty around the world.

  • Rovers Play Touch Rugby League kicks off

    Featherstone Rovers Foundation, which is supported by LINPAC, has announced that the debut evening of the Rovers Play Touch Rugby League kicked off with a flying start with 70 players turning up on the first night.
    Play touch Rugby League is a great way to get fit, burn calories and build muscle tone... without having to go the gym, so if your new year’s resolution has gone into touch why not try Play Touch Rugby League with the Rovers?

  • Packaging recycling rates continue to rise

    As a company committed to waste recycling as part of the packaging supply chain it was very encouraging to see the latest statistics out today from industry body EUROPEN.
    The latest Packaging and Packaging Waste Statistics report from EUROPEN shows that 64 per cent of packaging was recycled by the EU-27 in 2011.

  • Celebrating Chip Week

    There are few things in life better than walking past your favourite chippy and getting a whiff of the fantastic smells that come wafting out.
    The only thing that might top that, of course, is the sensation of the first slighty-too-hot chip passing your lips as you hungrily grab the next one to thrust down your throat.

  • Rovers volunteers receive national recognition

    We are delighted at the news that Featherstone Rovers were given an unexpected boost last week when Commercial Manager Paul Taylor appeared live on the world's biggest sports radio station talkSPORT to highlight the excellent work being carried out by a team of dedicated volunteers at the Big Fellas Stadium.

  • Fev fans: wear your colours with pride

    To all Fev fans - wear your colours with pride with their amazing looking home and away shirts with the LINPAC Packaging logo on the front. The players will look striking in this new kit and you can show your support for the team by wearing this replica kit and cheering the boys to victory.
    As a company, whose global head office is in Featherstone, West Yorkshire, LINPAC is committed to supporting many initiatives in and around the town and is backing Rovers because of the various community projects they run around the town – particularly for young people.

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