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Flexible Packaging Trends for Australasia

By |2020-08-27T12:59:43+00:00August 26th, 2020|Categories: Blog, lidding, News, Sustainability|

John Harrison, Technical Sales Manager at Chadwicks, has over 30 years’ experience in the packaging sector and offers on the ground sales and technical support to Chadwicks’ growing customer base across Australia and New Zealand. Here John talks about future key trends and the continued challenges for flexible packaging in the region. As seen in What's [...]

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Recess lids for easy application and a secure seal

By |2020-07-28T08:22:30+00:00July 28th, 2020|Categories: Blog, lidding|Tags: , , |

Certain products, particularly non-food items, require a specialist lidding solution such as recess lids which offer easy application and are 100 percent tamper proof. Recess lids are predominantly used for non-food, high value products in the agricultural, equine, marine and chemical sectors where product security is essential and production volumes are relatively low. The seal locates [...]

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Shrink sleeves packaging – looking ahead

By |2020-07-08T13:13:59+00:00July 8th, 2020|Categories: Blog, News, Shrink Sleeves|

Talking exclusively to Plastics in Packaging magazine Alastair Bearman, Sales and Marketing Director at Chadwicks shares his views on how the coronavirus pandemic has affected the shrink sleeves packaging industry, as well as future key trends and challenges. He says: “The ability to adapt quickly and be flexible is more important than ever as demand for [...]

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Dairy Industries International

By |2020-06-02T10:27:08+00:00June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, lidding, News|Tags: , , |

Writing exclusively for Dairy Industries International magazine Alastair Bearman, Sales and Marketing Director at Chadwicks shares his views on future key trends and the continued challenges for flexible packaging within the dairy sector. He says: “Dairy customers across the UK and Europe are increasingly looking for packaging alternatives that offer sustainable value while maintaining product integrity [...]

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Shrink sleeves for branding, a premium finish and product safety

By |2020-04-17T13:07:34+00:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Shrink Sleeves, Sustainability|Tags: , , , |

At Chadwicks we continue to produce high quality shrink sleeves for customers and brands across the globe. Printed shrink sleeves have become popular within the beverage, dairy and food industries, but also within non-food sectors. The flexibility of shrink sleeves as a packaging and marketing medium mean that they are being used for an increasing variety [...]

Fully recyclable lidding solution with rPET lids

By |2020-03-30T12:42:02+00:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Blog, lidding|Tags: , , |

New technologies are emerging every year in flexible packaging driven largely by the need to develop more sustainable packaging solutions and the pre-cut lidding market is no exception.  Dairy, food and beverage customers across our UK and European customer base are increasingly looking for packaging alternatives that offer sustainable value whilst at the same time maintain [...]

The Benefits of Aluminium Lidding

By |2020-03-05T12:23:16+00:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: Blog, lidding, Sustainability|

As concerns grow around the environment, more and more companies are looking for sustainable packaging solutions that demonstrate their commitment to preserving the environment and responding to changing consumer demands. Aluminium lidding is an appealing option for sustainable packaging as it is a completely recyclable and endlessly renewable material – the quality of the aluminium foil [...]

Lifting the lid on Chadwicks studio manager Paul Starling

By |2020-02-10T10:50:21+00:00February 10th, 2020|Categories: Blog, lidding|Tags: , |

Paul Starling is Studio Manager at Chadwicks and has over 40 years’ experience in print and packaging, starting his career as a time-served hot metal compositor. He has been with Chadwicks for 24 years. He uses his creative skills, along with state-of-the-art computer hardware and software to transform a customer’s flat conceptual design into final print. [...]

Vegan friendly lidding

By |2020-03-05T12:06:06+00:00February 3rd, 2020|Categories: Blog, lidding, Sustainability|Tags: , |

A record 400,000 people signed up to Veganuary this year – a term that wasn’t in the English psyche until fairly recently – compared to 250,000 in 2019, 168,500 in 2018 and just 3,300 five years ago. In 2018 the UK launched more vegan products than any other nation globally and in the same year the [...]

Electricity from renewable sources

By |2020-01-22T12:29:08+00:00January 15th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Sustainability|Tags: |

We are proud to announce that from April 2020 we will only be using electricity produced from entirely renewable sources. This means less emissions into the atmosphere and allows us to contribute towards a low carbon future. Improving energy efficiency has always been an important consideration for us as a company - it’s one of the [...]

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