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Plastics & The Environment

  What Impact do plastics have on the environment? Plastics are actually part of the solution to halting climate change if utilized correctly. Plastics are lightweight and by replacing traditional materials in cars saves weight and give an average cut in fuel consumption of 750 Litres per 150’000km of road use! Thanks to plastics, fuel consumption of cars is reduced by 12 million tonnes and C02 emissions by 30 million tonnes each...

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16 Interesting Facts About Packaging

We recently came across this slideshow about some unknown facts about packaging and I thought I’d share it. Take a look, I can guarantee you haven’t heard of some of these before!

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Barcode Customization

As many of you know, differentiating your brand from a competitor’s is quite important when there is so many around. We came across a pretty neat way for you to achieve this. Did you know when looking at the laser printing of your serialized data on a carton, the “black box” containing your serialization information doesn’t have to be black? Some companies are choosing to match or compliment their brand by having the laser code on a...

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7 Branding Hints & Tips

   Effective branding plays a huge role in how your business is perceived. We’ve come across a few queries about this in the past, so below are a few helpful hints and tips, and also what to avoid when it comes to branding. 1. Branding is NOT a quick fix The mistake: When business is down, when customer interest ebbs, or when competition surges, otherwise cool-headed professionals begin to believe that a cosmetic fix will remedy all that...

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Our BRC Audit

We’re delighted to have passed our annual BRC audit with flying colours this week! We implemented the BRC standard three years ago and it  proved to be a very worthwhile exercise. BRC is a widely recognised standard and gives our customers confidence in Complas, our label application service, our products, and the service we provide. To See Our...

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New Packaging Design For Trudies Kitchen

Complas Packaging Limited has been working with Trudies Kitchen (Trudie & Michael) on the re-branding of their salad packaging over the last few months. While Trudies Kitchen Salad range always sells very well, after 16 years Trudie felt a rebrand was due. With that in mind Trudie began to work with ‘Bord Bia Superbrands‘ in autumn 2015 to rebrand their salad range with a target for launch May 2016. Trudie wanted a pack that...

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