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Plastic vs paper: finding the perfect packaging solution

Plastic has featured heavily in the news in recent months, and with consumers calling for change, several UK supermarkets have been forced to take action, with many announcing plans to explore plastic-free packaging alternatives.

However, quality remains a crucial factor if a company is to offer complete packaging protection, and there’s no arguing with plastic’s durability and versatility. 

Below we compare plastic and paper and look at how companies can ‘go green’ 

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Keeping up with e-commerce trends

Online retail in the UK is big business – in 2017 it was valued at an incredible £13.7 billion.
Busy lifestyles and a faster pace of living are two of the key factors.
With rising sales come a rise in consumers’ expectations, so it’s important that mail order companies can meet this increase in demand.
Consumers are no longer willing to wait even a couple of days for delivery, and 30 per cent are happy to pay an additional fee for next-day delivery. 

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TOP 10 WAREHOUSE DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS

We’ve installed systems into some of the most modern and efficient warehouse operations in the world, as well as some of the smallest and most traditional. Over the years we’ve learned a lot, here are our top 10 tips for your warehouse.

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Doing Our Bit for the Environment

Automated Packaging Systems is committed to ensuring our products have minimal impact on the environment - and this extends to the way we operate as a business.

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Celebrating 20 years of UK manufacturing

It’s 20 years since Automated Packaging Systems opened its first purpose built non-US manufacturing site here in Malvern, Worcestershire.   We asked Managing Director Peter Wylie why today, fifty years after the first Autobag bagging machine sold in the US, the UK remains central to the company’s growth and success.

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