Packaged fruit

Plastic action – tackling the domestic waste stream

A WRAP study into the costs of collecting and recycling household plastic packaging aims to help local authorities meet public demand for recycling. Different authorities are likely to retain varying solutions.
Label on Waitrose's apple juice

One size fits all – in-mould labelling

This article discusses mono production for large volume flexographic labelling.

Keith Harrison - Chairman SED

Profile of the Surface Engineering Division's new chairman.

Special section – Lean manufacturing – a remedy for tough times

Lean manufacturing processes can help companies cut costs and increase efficiency. This article presents case studies and explains the importance of whole-staff involvement.

What’s hot? – thermal tracing applications

Thermal tracing equipment used for military applications is successfully being transferred to applications such as wildlife welfare and clothing. Information gathered may have other materials related uses.