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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.

  • Our commitment to customer service with ICS

    We pleased to announce that we have become a member of the Institute of Customer Service (ICS), the professional body dedicated to leading customer service performance and professionalism.
    We have joined the Institute in a bid to earn the prestigious ServiceMark standard which would approve the company’s efforts to deliver excellent standards of service to its customers through its LINcare programme.

  • LINPAC Packaging support package for Hospice

    We are delighted to announce that we have pledged our support to The Prince of Wales Hospice by selecting them as our charity of the year for 2013.
    And we have started as we mean to by donating £600 to the Hospice this week, following fundraising by staff at the plant in Featherstone.

  • Keeping food fresher for longer in Russia with LINfresh

    In response to growing demand for meat products in Russia we have introduced our new range of foam trays to the market which help to extend the shelf life of protein products.
    Meat consumption in Russia has increased by one per cent year on year and is forecast to continue to grow at this rate until 2016. This increase in demand is reflected by figures showing that the country’s chilled and fresh meat industry is currently worth €6.4bn, up from €6.2bn two years ago and predicted to grow to more than €6.5bn by 2015.

  • New tableware for the summer

    We have launched a premium range of fully recyclable tableware just in time for the summer season.
    The Primesse range of disposable bowls and plates, which are available in a choice of black or white, has been designed especially for cold foods and offers retailers and consumers a quality alternative to EPS and paper tableware.

  • New bakery range from LINPAC Packaging

    We’re pleased to announce that we have developed a new range of hinged bakery boxes for morning goods which are lighter than previous designs to ease the eco-tax burden on retailers and manufacturers across Europe.
    The LeanBake® range, which comprises both hermetic (airtight) and semi-hermetic boxes, does not compromise on functionality or product protection and will appeal to those looking for a packaging solution which has a low carbon footprint.

  • Innovation award for LINPAC - well done everyone

    We are delighted to announce that we have won an innovation award in the Pig and Poulty Marketing Awards organised by Farm Business for our work with Addmaster. The 2013 Pig & Poultry Marketing Awards took place at the London Marriott County Hall right on the river on the yesterday.

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    A new guide extolling the virtues of plastic packaging has been published which underscores many of the arguments we have made in defence of packaging – it’s recommended reading for anyone interested in the role of plastic packaging and the contribution it makes to society.
    The guide – Plastics Packaging: The Progressive Packaging Medium - has been produced by the British Plastics Federation to help Government, Local Authorities, Consumer bodies and other Non-Governmental Organisations to understand the key benefits brought by plastics packaging.

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    We are hosting one of our renowned Fresh! conferences in conjunction with the Institute of Food Science & Technology. The event will address the ever changing demands of food packaging, including how to best reduce, recycle and reuse packaging, and legislation behind packaging waste. Speakers will also present on topics including packaging innovation, customer expectations of packaging and the role packaging plays in protecting, preserving and presenting food.

  • It's time we backed expanded polystyrene

    Today we are calling on the packaging and plastics industry to offer a more robust defense of expanded polystyrene (EPS) following a series of attacks against the material in the US and Europe. Alan Davey, our Director of Innovation, claims the sector needs to be more vocal in defending EPS from misguided claims against the packaging which is one of the most common packaging materials for the food retail and food services sector.

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    LINPAC Packaging has helped stop black plastic packaging being sent to landfill or incineration following a major breakthrough in packaging recovery and recycling. Working alongside WRAP, the organisation helping businesses and individuals reduce waste and develop sustainable products, Nextek, Sharpak and Faerch Plast, LINPAC Packaging has developed a new plastics colourant which can be detected by Near Infrared (NIR) technology.

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