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.

Behind The Branding: Blue Is The New Black

After many years of brandishing our circular red logo, we decided it was time to hit refresh. We really hope you love its successor! But what’s the meaning behind the new branding, and why now?

Open For Business In Brighouse!

The wait is over! We have now moved into our stunning new HQ in Brighouse, marking the start of a new and exciting chapter for YPS.

Tips For More Eco-Friendly Shrink And Stretch Wrapping

We’ve compiled eleven easy changes you should consider implementing with your film and equipment to help achieve your greener goals for shrink and stretch wrapping applications.

How To Apply Hand Pallet Wrap

For the perfect hand pallet wrapping technique, follow our tried and tested approach which will deliver maximum results with minimum fuss in a few easy steps.

Which Plastics Do Supermarket Buyers Prefer?

With more and more supermarkets (and their customers) looking for sustainably packaged products, what plastic should you pitch your product to them in? How do you know which plastics supermarkets prefer?

The Benefits Of Automating Your Pallet Wrapping Process

Using a machine to wrap pallets improves load integrity, reduces film consumption, reduces costs and prevents slips, trips and strains to your workforce when compared to a manual process.

A Place For Plastic In Taxing Times: A Study Of Recycled Content Films

Following Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s announcement in the budget of a £200 per tonne tax on plastics containing less than 30% recycled content, YPS have been examining the impact this may have on customers for current and future projects.

Sector Spotlight: Poultry Clucks Good In Shrink Wrap

Maintaining freshness, preventing contamination, extending shelf life and providing an anti-fog finish - shrink film has fantastic benefits for the poultry industry.