Board24 are delighted to welcome Dominic Drew as their new Managing Director. Dominic replaces Richard McBride who, having led the business for over 12 years has now retired. Dominic worked alongside Richard during the majority of last year, as part of a thorough handover period. Dominic brings with him a breath of experience having been in the packaging industry for over 28 years.
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Predicting what the packaging trends for 2021 will be has been a little tougher, and now, with the latest lockdown announced it certainly feels like a crystal ball would be more appropriate for assessing market demand, market conditions etc at this moment in time.
Cases24 have once again kept up with tradition and sent customers a little gift pack for the busiest time of the year to help overcome the challenges that our consumer activity brings. Each year the pack is filled with desk and edible goodies for customers to enjoy.
Cases24, a manufacturer of high volume glued cases to the trade, has turned to strapping technology specialist Mosca Direct Limited (UK) to help boost productivity with the purchase of two Mosca machines for its Coalville site.
Following a highly successful installation of a latest generation casemaker in 2018, market leading Cases24 has committed to a significant investment in a further step change in operational excellence and efficiency. The Midlands based business has invested in a new state of the art materials handling line setup, which will increase casemaking capacity and deliver increased service levels even during the busiest periods of the year.
The impact of Covid-19 on industry conferences and events continues to pose challenges however, it is most pleasing to see that the Packaging News team has today commenced its Environmental Packaging Week – A sustainable future.
The Sheet Plant Association (SPA) plays a pivotal part in co-ordinating the activities of sheet plants across the UK, sharing information and best practice, and communicating vital information.