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Cardboard packaging printers and manufacturers – we think inside and outside the box!
Tams are leading specialists in cardboard box, carton and packaging printing and manufacturing. With over three decades of experience we deliver exceptional quality and an exemplary service to all of our clients.
Announced in 2020 we can now litho print direct to N-Flute board which creates a completely new approach for printed cardboard packaging.Read More
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L’Oreal Launches New Products With Cardboard Based Packaging
Cosmetics giant L’Oreal is launching a new wave of products with cardboard based packaging, according to a report in Packaging News. The first range to be sold using the new material is Garnier Organic Hemp, a range of gels, oils, creams, and cleansers made with hempseed oil. The plastic tubes that were previously used in […]
Call For UK recycling Capacity To Be Raised
Britain’s packaging recycling capacity needs investment to increase capacity and enable more material to be re-used, a major packaging firm has argued. DS Smith has renewed its calls for investment in this area, citing its new research showing that the public is limited in what it can recycle by a lack of space, Packaging News […]
Proctor & Gamble Advances Towards Circular Economy
The Proctor & Gamble Company (P&G) has shared it’s latest advances towards creating a circular economy with its packaging concerns in Europe. It’s ‘Ambition 2030’ initiative seeks to reduce the use of virgin plastic by 50 per cent and reach 100 per cent recyclability out reusability by 2030. Circular Online reports that P&G is the […]
It is always good to work with a British manufacturer and this innovative product is ideal for maintaining a tidy workspace. Versitray helps keep your tools tidy with its grip technology. The bespoke printed cartons are fully recyclable and sustainable with a custom printed design to help the product stand-out!
Think square. Not all sausages are round. These ingenious alternatives to the traditional round sausage are a tasty treat. The printed cardboard sleeves are fully recyclable and manufactured from sustainable board here at our factory in Hertfordshire. A pleasure to work with another brand who wants to innovate and come with sustainable solutions!
The Cardboard Shortage And ‘Beige Gold’
A sudden shortage of cardboard is impacting home deliveries, as some specialist online retailers are unable to ship orders because of a lack of the correct packaging. Corrugated packaging is now in such short supply that it is being referred to as ‘beige gold’. The pandemic caused a major shift to online shopping with non-essential […]
Co-op Eliminates Plastic Packaging From Easter Eggs
Supermarket chain Co-op has announced that it will be removing all plastic packaging from its own-brand range of Easter eggs, a move that will save more than 14 million tonnes of unnecessary plastic. From April this year, it will also have removed all plastic forks from the food-to-go ranges, which will save 59 tonnes of […]
Packaging Industry Sees Huge Ecommerce Demand In Pandemic
The UK packaging industry has seen its services in huge demand over the past year due to the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on ecommerce. This was the finding of the British Contract Manufacturers and Packers Association (BCMPA), which reported a large increase in outsourcing services as home delivery firms became busier than ever, Packaging […]
Tennent’s To Remove Over 100m Plastic Packaging Rings
Scottish brewer Tennent’s is investing £7 million to remove more than 100 million plastic rings, equivalent to around 150 tonnes of plastic, from its operations as it switches to cardboard packaging. According to Edie, the move is part of Tennent’s ‘Because Life is Bigger than Beer’ initiative, which aims to create a more sustainable means to conduct […]
Sustainable Packaging for a Sustainable Product
Our ethos at Tams is very much to focus on sustainability and it is always a pleasure to work with brands that share this passion. Lakme UK are a vegan, Cruelty Free, and eco-friendly cosmetics brand and demonstrate this with their mantra “Thinking sustainably is the path towards conscious beauty”. We worked with Lakme UK to design […]
Surge in demand for pillow packs
With the extraordinary growth in online retail compounded by the corrugated supply problems we have seen a surge in demand for plain and printed pillow packs. These simple solutions are quick and easy to pack providing ideal packaging for smaller items. Simply pop up the packs using the tabs at each end and tape down […]
Heinz Ditches Plastic Sleeves For Paperboard
The food processing giant Heinz has replaced plastic sleeve bindings on its multipacks with paperboard. The new Heinz Eco-Friendly Sleeve Multipack is in use across all of its soup ranges, and the company has committed to launching it across all of its canned products in the UK by 2021, according to a report in Packaging […]