PRECISION FOILING ADDS PRESTIGE

SHOW YOUR QUALITY At TAMS we have a range of finishes to help add value and increase the aesthetic of your packaging. Hot foil blocking adds a prestigious look to premium packaging and with our precision dies, even fine type can be foiled. These luxury boxes for cosmetics certainly stand out from the crowd. WHAT […]


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UK Leads In Willingness To Change Packaging Consumption

A recent study has revealed that Brits are the most willing to change their consumption behaviours to reserve resources. According to Circular Online, the ‘ReThink study’ was commissioned by Norwegian circular economy technologies firm, TOMRA, who collaborated with survey institute Kantar to ask around 4,000 people in the UK, Norway, France and Germany about their […]


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PLASTIC-FREE WINDOW PATCHING

A sustainable window-patching alternative Traditionally, plastic film is used in packaging as a window. This is obviously not sustainable or compostable, adding to landfill and waste. We’ve replaced this traditional film with acetate in our window patched boxes and cartons meaning they can be produced plastic-free. Making a real difference! The new product is fully […]


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Triangular Postal Tubes

Triangular Postal Tubes: Easy to store, easy to assemble and plastic-free! Our triangular postal tubes are quick and easy to use as they come ready assembled. Simply pop up the tube, place your product inside, lock in the ends and send in the post. Easy to store, easy to assemble and plastic-free! As opposed to […]


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Heineken Switches Plastic Rings For Card

The plastic rings that hold packs of beer cans together, and other canned beverages, are a common piece of litter all over the UK, and elsewhere. They’re also among the more environmentally damaging, because it’s so easy for animals to get trapped in them. Now one beverage company is taking steps to eliminate them from […]


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What Goes Into Designing Packaging?

We all buy many products based solely on the packaging, especially in an age where many do not have the patience for TV-based advertising, and print media and newspapers are no longer bought and read as habitually as they once were. So how do we know which brand is the best for us? Good packaging […]


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Calls For Government To Support Cardboard Recycling

Following a recent announcement on waste bans from China and India, the UK’s Recycling Association has urged the government to support further investment into the UK’s paper and cardboard recycling sector. The Chemical Engineer reported that China has confirmed it will be banning the imports of recovered fibre grades by the end of 2020, which […]


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Does Your Packaging Show You’re Listening to Consumers?

Consumers are more and more aware of the environmentally responsible decisions they make when making purchases, and younger consumers are valuing sustainability over brand loyalty, so how should brands respond with their packaging designs? For many products, the consumer experience begins with the packaging, and it is a company’s first opportunity to showcase how they […]


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Great solution for membership cards

If you want to deliver a positive brand message when you send out your membership cards, this sturdy box is an ideal solution. The box is designed with a hidden tab that stops the tray from being removed. It can be designed as a single part mailer with a secure tear strip to open.


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Spar Removes 300 Tonnes Of Virgin Plastic From Own Label Products

In a bid to remove as much plastic as possible from its own label range, convenience store Spar has announced that it has succeeded in removing almost 300 tonnes of virgin plastic from 53 such products, with the plan being to eliminate single-use plastic from this range altogether by 2025. Other eco-friendly commitments the brand […]


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European Consumers ‘Prefer Cardboard Packaging’

When given the choice over packaging materials, consumers in Europe will more often than not select cardboard or paper packaging over the alternatives. This is one of the findings in the latest survey conducted by campaign Two Sides, which was established to help the graphic communications supply chain to dispel common environmental misconceptions and promote […]


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Workplace safety screens

Great to see our workplace safety screens in good use at this car spares retailer. These provide a practical but cheaper alternative to perspex screens. Full details at www.workplacesafetyscreens.co.uk.


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