Hand-crafted Limited Edition bottle designed by Webb deVlam, in London, UK, which references the iconic Bombay Sapphire faceted square footprint

Brand design - Bombay Sapphire and premium spirits packaging

In the world of premium spirits packaging, strong branding, luxury and unique features are a given. Design consultancy Webb deVlam, London, UK, navigates Bombay Sapphire gin’s distinctive history, culminating in a novel limited edition line.
Bapco's closures feature an easy grip spiral ring pull mechanism that reduces the force required for opening

Cracking the market - BAP technology

Years after its success in the USA, Marks & Spencer is the first UK retailer to take up a new system by Bapco Closures. Sales and Marketing Director, Neil Fowell, explains the technology.
Chocomel Hot flexible packaging products from Friesland Foods, for use in Senseo® pad machines.

In a state of flex - the European flexible packaging industry

Jan Homan, recently appointed Chairman of the Flexpack Europe trade association, talks about the challenges and opportunities in the European flexible packaging industry.

Judging completed - WorldStar 2010

The World Packaging Organisation held its second annual meeting and the first part of the WorldStar Judging in Istanbul, Turkey, from 13-17 September 2010.

David Osborne CEng FInstPkg (Obit)

A Life Fellow of The Packaging Society, David Osborne passed away on 22 September, aged 82 years. He was an active contributor to packaging education and training from the 1970s to 2000, delivering lectures on his specialist subject, glass.