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The History of Plastic

Plastic is used for a variety of different reasons and has become entwined into our everyday lives. Plastic means pliable and easily shaped, and it has until recently become a name for a category of materials called polymers. Polymer means “of many parts,” and polymers are made of long chains of molecules. Cellulose, the material […]

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BRC Quality Standard: Why is it so Important?

Something which you may not be aware of is the BRC Quality Standard. The company was founded in 1996 by retailers who were looking to standardise food safety standards across the supply chain. To this day, it has become a globally recognised standard for both food and non-food industries.

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Businesses Who Can Benefit from Shrink Wrap

Regardless of the size of your business, if the core of your business is to distribute and sell products online, you will know how important packaging is. However, besides the safety of your product during transportation, attractive packaging can make or break a product.

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The Future of Packaging

Over the last few years, new technologies have impacted the packaging world. More organisations are opting for more cost-effective solutions as well as trying to get ahead of their competitors by using new innovations.

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Shrink Wrap vs. Cardboard

When it comes to choosing the right packaging for your business, it is essential that you find what works for your product as well as your business. With so many different packaging options available, it can be tough finding the right solution as well as something which will be cost effective, saving your organisation as […]

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The History of Packaging

The packaging industry has been around for thousands of years and since the early days of humanity. There has always been some form of packaging to help people in transporting, storing and protecting items. In early times, people would use basic packaging materials and designs to meet the needs of hunting and gathering, which was […]

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Why You Should Shrink Wrap Linen

For the hospitality and catering industry, making sure everything is clean and ready for their clients or customers is of utmost importance. Linen is one of the things which businesses in these industries require, and there are numerous reasons why it may be important to consider shrink wrap for your business if it involves linens […]

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The Difference Between PVC, Polyethylene and Polyolefin Shrink Film

When it comes to choosing the right shrink wrap film, there are three main types which people tend to choose from. These are used for protecting and securing products for retail and shopping environments and include polyvinyl chloride (PVC), polyethylene (PE) and polyolefin (POF). Each of these types of films have different capabilities and characteristics […]

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