Medical supplies

Medical matters – speciality packaging

Packaging Professional magazine
The opportunities in medical packaging in Europe are revealed in a new study from market researchers AWA Alexander Watson Associates, headquartered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Dr William Llewellyn, Vice President and Senior Consultant at the company, reports
Trade show

Making an impact – exhibition stands

Packaging Professional magazine
Trade shows can be a hotbed for the latest design concepts, sustainable solutions, packaging materials and technology. Exhibition booths that incorporate diverse design approaches to maximise impact are key to attract buyers. Gary Price reports
Wool insulation

Woolie works for packaging insulation

Packaging Professional magazine
Packaging insulation made from sheep’s wool is said to offer improved thermal properties over polystyrene and polyethylene.
Squeeze with Ease pack

Easy-squeezy – tube dispensing system

Packaging Professional magazine
Squeeze with Ease, developed by Butterfly Technology, based in Surrey, UK, is designed to eliminate product waste in tube packaging. The device is inserted into the end of a plastic or laminate tube before it is sealed, and acts like a piston, allowing every last drop of the content to be consumed.

SAA has a new Chairman

The Society for Adhesion & Adhesives
Dr. Gary Critchlow of Loughborough University takes over as Chairman of the SAA from Dr. Robin Chivers.