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.

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.

Sleeve vs spiral shrink wrapping machines

Sleeve wrappers and spiral wrappers: what’s the difference? Here, we explain each machine and their most suited applications.

Bespoke wrapping solutions for wide items

Born to be wide: bespoke wrapping solutions specially designed for products with larger or heavier dimensions.


Award-winning packaging systems and sustainable film supplier, Yorkshire Packaging Systems (YPS), has announced it has collaborated with Bigham’s to implement a new sustainable shrink wrap film for its range of cuisine meals.