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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.

  • Featherstone plays host to RFL

    Featherstone Rovers played host to the latest Championship meeting at the Big Fellas Stadium. The RFL represented by Nigel Wood, Ralph Rimmer and Blake Solly presented information to all Championship clubs outlining the new structures to be in place in 2015.
    Featherstone Rovers Chief Executive Craig Poskitt said: "As a club we fully support the new structures put in place and congratulate the RFL Executive on securing a record, long term TV deal with Sky that will bring stability to the sport. All at Featherstone are excited by recent developments and incentivised by the new structures being put in place. We are under no illusions that there is a lot of hard work ahead to get where we want to be.

  • Featherstone Rovers plays on at the Big Fellas Stadium

    Featherstone Rovers are delighted to announce that Post Office Road will still be called The Big Fellas Stadium throughout 2014. Big Fellas Nightclub in Pontefract first sponsored the naming rights to Post Office Road in 2009 with owner Tony Lumb becoming a director of Featherstone Rovers in 2012.
    As a company, whose global head office is in Featherstone, LINPAC is committed to supporting many initiatives in and around the town.

  • A great win: Featherstone Rovers 54 Hull FC 6

    Well done Fev from a proud sponsor. Having already claimed the scalp of Super League side Wakefield Wildcats, Featherstone Rovers were determined to show they have the quality to consistently compete at the top level and end their pre-season with a 100% record.
    That they certainly did, with the pack bullying the Hull opposition, Gareth Moore once again proving unplayable, and every team member appearing telepathically connected. Featherstone dominated Hull from start to finish, registering 10 tries to secure an unbelievable 54-6 victory in former Rover Richard Whiting's testimonial game at the Big Fellas stadium.

  • #LEARNWHY we are so passionate about Featherstone Rovers

    As a company, whose global head office is in Featherstone, West Yorkshire, LINPAC is committed to supporting many initiatives in and around the town.
    The LINPAC name first appeared on the Featherstone Rovers shirt in 1981/1982 in the first ever shirt sponsorship deal in Rugby League and we were the main sponsor of the club until 1989.

  • In Defence of EPS

    LINPAC Packaging's Director of Innovation Alan Davey responds to questions over EPS made at the recent FPA Litter Summit and Josh Brooks’ comments in The Answer To The Litter Problem Is Simple: Stop Littering (Packaging News, Monday, January 20):
    We at LINPAC Packaging would like to add our own views on the issues surrounding litter and the packaging sector.

  • Big day for Rich Whiting at Featherstone Rovers testimonial

    Following the disappointment of missing out on a bumper crowd and exciting pre-season run out against Castleford Tigers, Featherstone Rovers are now preparing for the final fixture of pre-season against Hull FC. Last year's Challenge Cup finalists visit the Big Fellas Stadium for former Rovers player Rich Whiting's testimonial fixture on Sunday.
    With a large crowd expected, it's another opportunity for the team to challenge themselves against full time professionals and the club as a whole to gear up for the visit of a Super League team. As a keen sponsor and supporter of the Rovers LINPAC Packaging wishes them all the best on the big day.

  • Fresh Thinking on working smarter

    Since it was launched more than 40 years ago LINPAC Packaging has witnessed some significant changes in the packaging and retail sector. LINPAC Packaging’s Vice President Marketing & Innovation Joanna Stephenson considers the challenges ahead in a recent article in Retail Times.

  • Leading the rigid VSP market with four options for customers

    We are leading the way with our vacuum skin packaging (VSP) offer to customers looking to extend shelf life and reduce food waste in the supply chain.
    We now have the broadest rigid VSP tray range on the market today. Fish, meat and poultry packers can choose from four tray material options ensuring they receive a solution best suited to their application. The trays are lightweight, fully recyclable and compatible with a range of high barrier, high shrink films.

  • We welcome decision on PET recycling from EFSA

    At LINPAC Packaging we are delighted with the decision by the European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) decision to give an official positive opinion regarding the super-cleaning process used in its factories in Spain, Italy, and Germany
    In a report published by EFSA its authors confirmed that the critical steps of the decontamination process that LINPAC uses for its post-consumer PET produces a recycled product  that does “not give rise to concern for a risk to human health”, even when used with 100% rPET.

  • Happy New Year

    A Happy New Year to all our colleagues, customers and partners. Here's to a prosperous 2014