UK Packaging

How to choose the Right Moving Boxes?

Once you decide to move the first and foremost thing that comes to your mind is probably the Moving Boxes. Are you planning a move you perhaps have a lot of unanswered queries? One of the query is likely about where to get an ideal moving box and supplies? When you’re preparing to move, it’s important to have the right packaging supplies-including moving boxes. Discover the different kinds of moving boxes available to you. Keep scrolling to learn how to pick the right moving boxes.   How important are the moving boxes? Moving box is a significant aspect of your packaging move. Your move doesn’t have to be something strenuous or annoying. The first step is to take an inventory of your belongings. Then you must know what sort of moving boxes- and how many of each to buy.   Types of the boxes   There are types of boxes that you should know. The most common kinds of moving box include the following. Small Boxes Medium Boxes Large boxes Rigid boxes Folding cartons Extra large boxes Boxes for fragile items Dish packs Custom crates Wardrobe boxes   Small Boxes   This is also known as a book box. It’s […]


Not So Heavy Duty

We’ve all been there. Desperately holding down the wrapping paper with your arm and elbows as you try to rip off the cello tape with your teeth to stick the paper down and then finding you’ve not torn enough off so you repeat the procedure again. You start cursing everything, the cello tape, the paper and even the present for not keeping still! Or you’ve found yourself leaning on the lids of a box to keep them closed as you awkwardly  fiddle around with the tape trying to find the end of where it was last broken. Then even more annoying, you’ve run out of tape at the most crucial moment with no spare as backup! While you have most likely seen them in a warehouse or office environment, tape dispensers or tape guns are an absolute dream. Whoever invented it needed a good old handshake for a job well done. The first tape dispenser was invented by John A Borden, an engineer from the company 3M who was also employed as the engineer who created scotch tape in the 1930’s. John created the dispenser (roughly two years after the scotch tape was created) with a built-in cutter allowing tape […]


5 Trends for the Future of Food Packaging

Latest food packaging trends include options that are digitally savvy, lightweight, eco-friendly and personalised. For food manufacturers, packaging innovation is a constant concern. Today lifestyle is a major consideration and consumers of every age and gender want packaging to be self descriptive, easy to grip and hold. Packaging plays a key role in influencing buyer’s mind. The journey of a package from crowded retail shelf to consumer’s home can be tough if it is an ordinary one. Keeping up with latest demands and trends can be very challenging. Generation Y is tech savvy and people today are looking for packaging solutions that are eco-friendly and intelligent. Have a look at the latest food packaging trends: 1. Intelligent Packaging“Best Before” print will be soon replaced by the sensors that indicate when the product is no longer good to use. This accuracy will help in reducing the food waste. RIFD chips will be used to optimise store and chain logistics and this will prove helpful in avoiding overstocking. Smart apps will communicate with your fridge and you will get alerts about the food products you have stored in the fridge. 2. Single Serving Packages Lifestyle is more dynamic now and single serving […]


Tips On Reducing The Food Packaging Waste

Food and meals play a very crucial role in affecting the environment. While food is the requirement for everyone, the packaging it comes with can cause environmental pollution. Therefore we should always strive to change our habits and do something in order to make a difference to the environment. It has been found out that close to one third of the waste is produced by food packaging which if controlled can help in reducing the impact of these wastes on the environment. Here are some easy tips which can help to reduce the food packaging waste and help make your environment clean. Whenever you are going to a grocery store make sure you give attention to your packaging materials you are carrying with you or received from the grocery store. Always prefer glass and paper packaging over plastic packaging. It is always better if you can purchase the fruits and vegetables from the local farmer markets or produce stands. In case of no other packaging available except plastics make sure you escape those conditions or else you already have paper bags along with you. Make sure you avoid the individual wrapped items and go for bulk packaging. Always carry your […]


Potential Of Packaging In Multichannel Retailing

The culture of online shopping is rising with a rapid speed. Now we have all the resources and technologies available at affordable costs and no one today wants to visit physical stores to buy goods as we can order almost everything from online stores while enjoying the comfort of our home. But what is the role of packaging or better we should say how packaging industry is evolving with these current shopping trends? Read it here. Multichannel retailing is going to be more effective in 2015. Now people are looking for compact packaging solutions which should be made of eco-friendly materials. Packaging which is used in big physical stores is far different than online stores. Huge changes can be easily noticed in food packaging industry as this industry particularly uses packaging materials which can keep the food fresh for a long time. The other important thing about packaging is design. Companies are investing money to get the best designs so that they can make an impact as well as circulate a positive message about their brand. On the whole these things are contributing to brand awareness. Be it a logo or safety message, design is going to play a crucial […]