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McLaren and Blue Box shortlisted in Luxury Packaging Awards

Michael McLaren
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Marketing, Packaging

McLaren Packaging and sister firm Blue Box Design have been shortlisted in the Luxury Packaging Awards 2017. Following a rigorous assessment from a judging panel comprised of packaging developers and specifiers from Edrington, Bacardi, Hotel Chocolat and Harrods amongst others, McLaren Packaging’s William Grant & Sons’ Glenfiddich Experimental Series and Blue Box Design’s Arran Smugglers’ […]

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McLaren Packaging secures FSC accreditation

PR
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Environment, Sustainability

    Award-winning whisky packaging company McLaren Packaging has secured Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) accreditation, the global forest certification system enabling consumers to identify, purchase and use wood, paper and other forest products produced from well-managed forests and recycled materials.   Michael McLaren, Sales & Marketing Director, McLaren Packaging, said: “As a company we are […]

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Things are ‘shaping’ up well for McLaren

Michael McLaren
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Business Ideas, Editorials, Marketing, Packaging

It’s in the shape! Shaped tubes are a unique packaging format for brands looking for a premium image and to differentiate themselves on shelf through shape. They are utilised extensively by leading brands in distilled spirits, wine & Champagne, cosmetics and the confectionery industries. McLaren Packaging combine market leading conversion technologies and advanced print and finishing […]

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Setting a new standard

Michael McLaren
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Health & Safety, Packaging

Within the last 10 years, the business made the strategic decision to focus on and develop our customer base in premium drinks. This has proven to be a very successful move by McLaren Packaging with the company now supplying some of the drinks industries leading Global brands and companies. In order to supply these leading […]

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Spirits Summit

Michael McLaren
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Packaging

We are pleased to announce that we are sponsoring the inaugural Spirits Summit The Spirits Summit will take place in Edinburgh, the heart of the whisky industry, on 24 November 2016, and will feature speakers from industry-leading spirits brand owners including Diageo, The Edrington Group and Bacardi. The Summit will cover a range of topics of key […]

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Premium packaGINg

Michael McLaren
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Packaging

Producing great tasting gin is similar in many ways to producing premium packaging; it takes time, experience and a desire to create something truly outstanding. Three ingredients that are at the heart of what we do. To show this, we have put together examples of the type of packs that will give your gin brand a point […]

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Exhibiting Luxury Packaging London

Michael McLaren
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Uncategorised

We are pleased to announce that we will be attending the Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London. The event brings together the packaging industries leading professionals at the London Olympia on Wednesday 14thand Thursday 15th September. We will be at stand H58 showcasing our premium paper based packaging products including the latest in Composite Tubes and Rigid Boxes. Register here […]

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Packaging Companies join forces to form new alliance

Michael McLaren
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Corrugate, Investment, Packaging

We have joined forces with 8 other independent packaging manufacturers to form a “unique partnership” that will aim to help businesses throughout the UK and Ireland to streamline how their packaging is sourced, stored and supplied. The CorrBoard UK Alliance offers three unique benefits to any company facing the twin challenges of complex, ever-evolving requirements and […]

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McLaren Packaging target sales growth

Michael McLaren
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Editorials, Family Business, Investment

Good coverage in the Herald Business section this week outlining our ambition for future growth and ongoing investment at McLaren Packaging: http://www.heraldscotland.com/business/14510602.Port_Glasgow_whisky_packaging_firm_targets___20m_turnover_on_back_of_major_investment/ “We feel there’s a real opportunity to grow and our target is to reach £20m turnover in the next three years. Scottish produce has a great reputation globally and we want to support producers […]

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Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers Conference

Michael McLaren
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Editorials, Packaging, Solid Board News

Saturday 16th April marked the Annual Conference for the Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers (SAMW) in Glasgow: http://samw.org.uk/ The theme for the 2016 Conference was ‘Tomorrows’ Challenges’. Appropriate as the Industry faces an uncertain outlook as pressure mounts on Wholesalers’ margins as structural change in the UK retail landscape continues at pace and the industry attempts to […]

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