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.

Discover Our High Speed E-Commerce Bagging Range At The Empack Show

Between the 25th & 26th May, we will be demonstrating the very latest in innovative e-commerce bagging tech at the much-anticipated Empack show at the Birmingham NEC.

Global Packaging Domination For YPS

YPS are the only distributors of Hugo Beck's exceptional packaging machines and Bollore's outstanding polyolefin films to the UK market. This specialist status has afforded us two awards for our top-performing sales.

‘Best In Commercial Packaging Solutions’

That’s right, you heard it here first, we’re officially the best! We have been crowned the winners of the ‘Best In Commercial Packaging Solutions’ category at this year’s Prestige Awards for the Yorkshire region. 

YPS Acquire Second Distribution Centre After Explosive Growth

The addition of our Heckmondwike-based site will see the scale of our occupied territory increase significantly to 70,000 sq foot - another great success for our unstoppable family packaging business.

BRC Success For YPS!

In July we underwent our annual British Retail Consortiums (BRC) audit and have once again secured the highly sought-after AA certification grade for the category of Storage and Distribution, the highest grade possible.

What Is BOPE Shrink Film?

Mono-materials such as Bi-axially Oriented Polyethylene (BOPE) are big news for plastic packaging, representing a significant step forward in their recyclability credentials.

Sector Spotlight: Compliance, Competence And Calibration For Aerosol Wrapping

The packaging of aerosols is a highly technical operation that commands a cautious approach. Therefore, the introduction of any shrink wrapping equipment for aerosols should be meticulously planned, researched and the advice of an expert sought.

Shrink Wrapping Equipment And Your Safety

Heavy lifting of shrink films, poor physical guarding and inadequate operator training can all spell disaster for the safety of your operators. Understand how to implement and maintain the highest standards of health and safety practise for your wrapping equipment.