From the coffee shop ‘latte levy’, to entirely plastic-free aisles in supermarkets – the zero-waste movement is certainly having its moment, with more and more consumers becoming increasingly conscious of how their goods are packaged.
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The upsurge in businesses trying to reduce their use of plastic has inspired a huge increase in new eco-friendly alternatives on the market, including biodegradable containers and recycled agricultural waste. Here are a few eco-friendly packaging alternatives to get you thinking.
A confectionery supplier based in the UK has cut their production time significantly and increased efficiencies dramatically after implementing a new high-speed box motion packaging machine into their facility.
A privately-owned bakery in Zarasai, Lithuania, Danvita have been producing and shipping their range of flatbreads across Europe since 1994.
Food packaging from Britons eating ‘lunch on the go’ generates 11 billion items of packaging waste per year
Recent surveys have revealed that as more of us Brits eat our lunch on the go, the amount of packaging waste produced as a result has reached a staggering 11 billion items a year, most of which is not recycled.
We’re heading back to Berlin this month for the industry’s most talked-about exhibition for fresh produce – Fruit Logistica!
We enjoyed another hugely successful PPMA exhibition, with Fuji's new high-speed box motion model with disk feeder one of the stars of the show, attracting industry visitors to the stand for demonstrations throughout the 3 day event.
Christien contacted Paramount Packaging Systems, Fuji’s distributer for the UK and Ireland, wanting to replace some of their older-style machines with bespoke units to increase capacity and capitalise on the introduction of robot handling technology. Pleased with Fuji’s best-in-class flow wrapping technology, it made sense to go with their form-fill-seal models again.
Based at Park Royal in West London, the company recently doubled the size of its premises, following five years in which production volume has risen three-fold. As a result of the expansion, they required an additional packaging machine that provides the flexibility to process different product lines.
Hikma initially made direct contact with our Japanese manufacturer, Fuji Machinery & Co Ltd., looking for a packaging solution for IV bags.
Christmas is perhaps the biggest and most celebrated event of the year, with lots of gift buying, wrapping, decorating and event hosting taking place. Invariably, all this ‘celebration’ has a significant environmental impact.
Paramount Packaging Systems, the UK and Ireland’s leading supplier and distributer of Fuji’s horizontal and vertical flow wrapping machinery, recently installed a narrow back seal (inverted) machine into the facility of a leading pharmaceutical company.
Based in Lancashire, Vernon Carus are a manufacturer of medical swabs.
If you’re looking to review your medical product’s packaging, here are a few things to consider.
Ming Foods are a supplier of Chinese pastries. Founded in 1984 by married couple Mr and Mrs Minh, Ming Foods has grown to become the UK’s leading supplier of Chinese pancake and spring roll products.
Prepared foods processor, Simply Fresh Foods, part of the Perkins Foods Group, has adopted a new system of combined stretch and shrink-wrapping, pioneered by Japanese manufacturer, Fuji, allowing the company to produce fully-sealed overwrapped trays of products, such as stir-fry vegetables and baby potatoes, partially cooked in garlic butter.
We strive to provide a wide range of packaging styles to suit your brand and product and the Fuji flow wrappers allow us to do just that.
We’re delighted to announce that our ISO 9001:2015 certification, the industry-leading quality management accreditation, has been renewed for the second year running, reinforcing Paramount’s ongoing commitment to delivering an exceptional service.
The UK and Ireland’s leading supplier and distributer of Fuji’s horizontal and vertical flow wrapping machinery, Paramount Packaging Systems, recently installed Fuji’s new Box Motion Alpha 8 wrapper into the facility of a water purification tablet supplier.
Retailers and product manufacturers are turning to biodegradable plastic, a material that can decompose naturally once exposed to the right environment, in a bid to reduce their impact on the planet. We take a look why.
This manufacturer of bakery products was one of the first in the UK to implement reclosable packaging solutions for their baked goods.
In an effort to upload their ‘green’ packaging pledges, more and more retailers and manufacturers are researching sustainable packaging solutions for their products, exploring options like recyclable, biodegradable and biocompostable materials. But what do they actually mean and which is best?
Paramount Packaging Systems will be attending the Fruit Logistica show in Berlin next month, taking place at the Berlin ExpoCenter on Wednesday 6th – Friday 8th February.
With 2017 coming to a close, we are taking a look at the key trends that are predicted to dominate the packaging world in Western Europe through 2018 and beyond.
Inspired by the World Cup currently taking place in Russia and the range of food products our Fuji Packaging Machinery wrap every day, we thought we’d take a look at some of the standout cuisines from countries participating in this year’s competition.
Our Fuji Flow Wrappers wrap a really diverse range of products. Arguably the most interesting and certainly the most tasty, are confectionery products.
Heading over to Pro2Pac at ExCeL London this month? Paramount Packaging Systems Ltd will be attending, where our team of packaging experts will be on hand running machine demonstrations and providing packaging advice throughout the 3-day exhibition.
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