What is the Packaging Tax

The Plastic Packaging Tax: What You Need to Know as a UK-Based Purchaser of Industrial Transit Packaging In a bid to tackle the growing issue of plastic pollution, the UK government introduced a plastic packaging tax in 2022. The tax is designed to encourage businesses to use more sustainable alternatives and reduce the amount of…

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Staplers…All you need to know

Stapling

Stapling tools come in different variations to suit different purposes in the UK. Anvil staplers are the most widely used stapling tools, including the office stapler, which strikes against an anvil to crimp the staple legs together and back against whatever is being stapled. The reversible anvil prevents injury and damage, and a variation of…

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Which Tape Dispenser do I Need?

Which tape dispenser

Taping and AncillaryYou know you need a hand-held tape dispenser but when you look at the different types available it can be confusing. Here’s a few features you may encounter and what their benefits are: Adjustable brakeTapes differ in how easily they release from the roll depending on factors such as the type of adhesive.…

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Sustainable Void Fill

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Sustainable Void Fill Void fill is an invaluable commodity in the packaging sector. It can act as an added barrier to keep products safe in transit, whilst we should always endeavour to use the correct size box. Traditional forms of void fill include polystyrene foam peanuts and plastic bubble wrap. However, both of these materials…

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Paper Tapes and Dispensers

BP222 Water Activated Tape

Water-activated tape (also known as gummed paper tape) is quickly becoming the carton sealer of choice in the order fulfilment sector, with the world’s largest operations using it exclusively in favour of plastic tapes. Xtegra® Tegrabond® tapes are made entirely from renewable natural resources, which enables it to be easily recycled along with cardboard. The…

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The 1st Carbon Neutral Air Cushion

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SCS Packaging are excited to offer the 1st carbon neutral air cushion void fill film from Pacplan® Climate and cost-neutral protective packaging made from post consumer plastics with 100% of production C02 footprint offset against ecological projects in the Brazilian Rain Forest. With Pacplan® Carbon Neutral Air Cushions, you can achieve 100% climate neutral transport…

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Pallet Strapping with the Optimax® TPS200V

pallet strapping machine

The Optimax TPS200V is the king of our pallet strapping range, offering the speed and consistency of arch strapping on a grander scale. Fully automatic and PLC programmable, it can either be operated as a standalone unit or incorporated within an automated palletisation line. On the most elementary level, pallets can be placed within the…

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Reduce Ecommerce Packaging Waste with AirWave

The rapid growth in Ecommerce has resulted in a surge in Packaging Waste AirWave air cushions can offer a solution. Benefits of AirWave: Protection Airwave cushions are flexible and adapt to any shape thus preventing breakage in transit. Airwave is ideal for edge protection, as an in-between liner or for cross wrapping to protect all…

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Kraft Padded Paper Mailing Bags

kraft paper padded bags

Kraft paper padded mailing bags are our most sustainable mailer yet, made from mixed recycled and virgin paper. The kraft paper waffle padding provides extra strength for cushioning and protecting your products. The honeycomb structure of the padding not only cushions but also gives a protective spring back, ensuring maximum protection whilst eliminating the need…

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Tegrabond®BP755 now takes tapes of 100mm

Tegrabond water-activated tapes have taken the carton sealing sector by storm, with stronger performance, better environmental credentials and reduced cost per carton The BP755 is the only dispenser capable of taking wider 100mm tapes. It also dispenses tape to greater pre-set lengths. These two factors make it an ideal choice for manufacturers and shippers of…

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