News & Insights

Here you can find out about all of our news and views! Our blog reports on our latest events, unveils our new product launches and shares what the Yorkshire Packaging team have been up to. We also examine the topic of wrapping as a whole; its relevance, its challenges, its perceptions and its progress – to explain why it remains one of the most important packaging methods in the industry today.

Unique LIDTEC ultra-thin lidding film proves a Heck of a choice

Small batch sausage and burger producer, Heck sausages, selected ultra-thin lidding film LIDTEC SOFT 200, supplied by Yorkshire Packaging Systems (YPS), to protect their newest product, Sausage Rashers.

The LIDTEC film extends shelf life, provides excellent optics, offers a leak-proof barrier and can also reduce both film use and tray weight.

YPS welcomes OPRL labelling change

During March 2024, OPRL changed the appropriate recycling advice label for PP, PE, and Mixed Polyolefin flexible plastics, all of which are widely used as packaging materials.

 The changed advice reflects the changing recycling landscape in the UK, confirming to consumers that these materials are now more readily able to be recycled.

Intralogistex 24 sees the bagging operation of the future

Two future-proof, intelligent machines for ecommerce bagging operations will be on show together at the Intralogistex event at Yorkshire Packaging Systems’ (YPS’) stand, 414.

One is a hybrid machine accepting both paper and plastic materials to accommodate the changing material preferences of customers. The other incorporates advanced labelling that ensures data security and complete GDPR compliance.

YPS named Best Distributor for Bolloré’s advanced shrink films

Yorkshire Packaging Systems (YPS) has been named by shrink film manufacturer Bolloré as their Best Performing Distributor of 2023! YPS has been the exclusive distributor for Bolloré films in the UK since 2001 and was also recognised as the Best Performing Distributor in 2021.

Compostable film first at Empack event

Compostable shrink film will be on show for the first time at this year's Empack show! Taking place on 21st & 22nd February, the new sustainable material will be seen wrapping sample products on YPS' stand - D50.

CROCCO materials - ahead of the pack for sustainability

Film manufacturer CROCCO, whose materials YPS supply in the UK, has been recognised for its far-reaching sustainability model. Read more to learn how you can improve the environmental impact of your packaging .

Intro To Paper Bagging & Bagging Machines

Here, we outline the benefits of bagging machines and paper bagging, what to consider when making an investment, and which products may be best suited to your particular application at hand.

Shrink wrapping machines for milk products

Here, we highlight the crème de la crème of shrink wrapping machines that tick all the dairy product boxes.