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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.

  • One of our key responsibilities as a specialist provider of food packaging solutions is to ensure the food in your packaging is safe to eat. That’s why we invest so much in ensuring our packaging is the best for protecting, preserving and presenting food.
    We can guarantee food safety by continually investing in ground-breaking technology, such as our super-cleaning processes and packaging solutions which safely extend the shelf-life of food and protect the consumers’ health.

  • Gary Bridges, a Multi Skilled Operator from the Featherstone’s foam cell operation, has won the inaugural award for exceptional performance in Health and Safety, Hygiene and Environment (HSHE)
    The award was deliberately not revealed to colleagues as the company wanted to choose someone who led from the front by their own volition.

  • Our St Helens site has been shortlisted as a finalist in this year’s Best Factory Awards.
    The St Helens site produces packaging for the UK and European foodservice market including caterers, restaurants and fast food outlets and is one of 14 plants to be shortlisted in the prestigious Best Factory category.
    Winners will be announced at a ceremony in London on September 26.

  • For the second year running each of our manufacturing sites has achieved the gold standard for their health and safety records.
    Our most recent audit, which measures the number of accidents and days lost to accidents, shows all 15 sites scored more than 80 per cent - the benchmark for gold status. Last year was the first time since records began that all sites had achieved the golden grade.
    It marks another fantastic year for health and safety at LINPAC and the latest scores demonstrate that the changes implemented across the company during the past few years have really started to become embedded in the way we work and operate. To see the results that we are doing so quickly is a great achievement for everyone at LINPAC.

  • #LearnHow HSHE is at the heart of everything we do

    At LINPAC Packaging our commitment to the health and safety of all our employees, contractors and communities is spelt out in our “We Care” policy and in the Health and Safety, Hygiene and Environment  (HSHE) signs and logos, which can be seen around all of our sites.

  • Rethinking the ban on EPS

    Research by ACH Foam Technologies in the US shows proposed bans on EPS foam would do more harm than good.

  • Innovative rigid VSP solutions from LINPAC drive meat sales for Booths

    A new lightweight shallow rigid tray developed by LINPAC Packaging for vacuum skin packing has helped a family-owned supermarket chain drive up sales of its meat products by 80%.

  • Neil set to reach 100miles in his running shoes . . . and his nappy, bonnet and dummy!

    Pounding the streets of the UK dressed as a baby is not how many people would choose to keep fit but Neil Hendy is a man on a mission.
    The Purchasing Category Manager from our Featherstone Head Office site runs to raise money for charity and his choice of attire – oversized nappy, dummy, bonnet and not much else – has helped him raise £3,000 so far.

  • Backing Rovers all the way

    We are delighted to announce that we are extending our commercial partnership with Featherstone Rovers for a further 12 months and will be the main shirt sponsor in 2015 on both the home and away playing shirt as well as replicas.
    LINPAC Packaging first appeared on the Featherstone Rovers shirt in 1981/1982 in the first ever shirt sponsorship deal in Rugby League and were the main sponsor of the club until 1989. We returned as commercial partner in 2013 and appeared on the shorts before becoming our main shirt sponsor in 2014.
    LINPAC Packaging has a long association with the town and employs more than 300 at our global headquarters and site in Featherstone.

  • How we innovate

    As part of our innovation month #LearnHow asks our director of innovation Alan Davey (pictured left) how does LINPAC Packaging ensures it continued to offer innovative packaging solutions like Rfresh Elite?

    What made you decide to create Rfresh Elite and choose to use recycled plastic content?
    The Rfresh Elite trays for meat and poultry were developed to assist the food supply chain reduce its carbon footprint and costs in handling and logistics, as well as address demand from retailers, food manufacturers and consumers for more efficient packaging which is lighter and more recyclable yet retains all the qualities and functionality of trays which are manufactured from virgin material.