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Macpac steers a progressive course

Macpac steers a progressive course

The premier packaging and food industries publications cover a progressive story in the history of one of the UK’s largest privately, family-owned thermoformers. It’s been quite a month for Macpac having achieved a British Retail Consortium Global Standard ‘AA’...

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Plantpac in demand in an e-commerce-driven climate

Plantpac in demand in an e-commerce-driven climate

In March there were dire prospects for the horticultural sector, the Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) suggested that if garden centres remained closed then the value of lost sales could reach £687m by the end of June and £1.2bn by Christmas this year. They...

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Different by design – better with bespoke

Different by design – better with bespoke

Macpac has always suggested that brand owners, retailers and manufacturers need to work with a packaging design and manufacturer that understands the complexities of design, the technicalities and preferences of material choice, the brand fit as well as environmental...

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Plantpac surges in an e-commerce-driven climate

Plantpac surges in an e-commerce-driven climate

On-line sales has for many in the horticultural sector meant the difference between survival and failure during the Covid-19 crisis. With more than £1bn in lost sales during the period on-line sales have filled the vacuum to the tune of 94%. Some 70% of bedding plant...

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Macpac creates hard hat safety visors

Macpac creates hard hat safety visors

Thermoformed packaging designer & manufacturer Macpac Ltd, has designed and produced a PPE visor that attaches to a hard hat for workers requiring vital protection to combat Covid 19. Developed with UK's largest Railway Infrastructure company The visor was rapidly...

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