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How PakTech’s Partners Are Helping Us Recycle And You Can Too

By PakTech
We at PakTech are proud of our recycling program. Alongside with our 100% recycled plastic packaging solutions, the recycling program supports our commitment to sustainability. These initiatives have helped us repurpose the equivalent of over half a billion (644,203,483 to be exact) discarded milk jugs, keeping roughly 83 million pounds of plastic out of the waste stream. This is plastic that wasn’t sent to a landfill (or the ocean), but was instead repurposed, often multiple times!
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UK INSIGHT: Constantly Innovating to Meet Your Sustainable and Practical Needs

By PakTech
Since its very beginnings, PakTech has constantly evolved and innovated to meet our clients’ everchanging needs. Our origins are humble, having started out in 1983 as a small job shop that designed and produced moulds at request. Now, PakTech handles are found across the globe and are helping more and more businesses to make the most sustainable choice for secondary packaging. Here, we will hear from Tom Lucas from West Berkshire Brewery, on why they choose our PakTech packaging solutions to handle their products.
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Dollars and Sense - The Financial Case for PakTech Handles

By PakTech
Maybe we’re biased, but we think there are a LOT of great reasons to package with PakTech handles. Whether it’s to help your company achieve its sustainability goals, sell more product in bulk, or take advantage of the cool colors that show off your stylish containers, there are many reasons why PakTech handles are the right choice for many brands. But at the end of the day, there’s one question everybody has to ask:
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Announcing PakLock – Your THC beverage safe and secure

By PakTech
PakTech is announcing the release of a brand new product for the cannabis beverage market. The PakLock is a child resistant cap designed for THC beverages. Made from the same 100% recycled and 100% recyclable plastic as PakTech’s popular multipacks, the PakLock is designed to be a safe, secure, and simple solution to allow responsible adults to enjoy their THC beverages without children being able to access them.
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UK INSIGHT: FOUR TRENDS THAT WILL SHAPE THE UK PACKAGING INDUSTRY IN 2021 AND BEYOND

By PakTech
Like most consumer goods industries, the UK packaging industry is constantly evolving, bringing with it new trends that are shaping the industry as a whole. Consumer demands for certain packaging features or characteristics emerge from widely differing needs. With social media such an integral part of our everyday lives today, consumers purchasing habits are being influenced by packaging aesthetics perhaps more so than ever before. Simultaneously, other demands have emerged from more acute needs such as stringent hygiene standards during the ongoing global pandemic.
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Packaging the Future – CBD Beverages with Ablis

By PakTech
As cannabis continues to be legalized across the nation, there’s been a trend rising along with it: cannabidiols, AKA CBD. Chiefly derived from the hemp plant, CBD is a non-psychoactive substance with many purported effects, such as pain relief and anti-inflammatory properties.
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PakTech Down Under with Pirate Life Brewing

By PakTech
Since its founding in 2014, Pirate Life Brewing has experienced incredible growth. From 600,000 litres in its first full year of operation to an 11 million litres of total capacity today, the South Australian brewery has gone further and faster than many of its peers. Add in Top 5 spots at the GABS Hottest 100 Australian Beers as early as 2015, and 15 medals at last year’s Australian International Beer Awards, and Pirate Life is the true double-threat: award-winning beers with wide-spread distribution.
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UK Insight: Plastic vs. Plastic

By PakTech
Smart, Sustainable and Simple – We Are Plastic but Not as You Know It Supermarket chains in the UK continue to face enormous pressure from both consumers and public authorities to adopt sustainable packaging solutions. While documentaries such as BBC’s Blue Planet II or the tv program War on Plastic have led to widespread public consciousness on the deleterious effects of plastic pollution on the environment, regulations like the UK Plastic Packaging tax (to be in effect by April 2022) are incentivizing UK value-chain actors to phase out the production of virgin plastic packaging.  
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Solving the Contour Pack Dilemma

By PakTech
In Short Supply: How the Demise of One Product Line Can Lead to the Birth of Another In today’s global marketplace, delivering a quality product to a satisfied customer requires constant maintenance of the relationships that exist at each step along the way. Business owners must trust that they can maintain access to everything that’s necessary to bring their goods to the public in a timely way that does not jeopardize their products’ quality.
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GOOD PARTNERS IN PLASTIC

By PakTech
At PakTech, sustainability is a cornerstone of our business. We use 100% post-consumer recycled plastics in our beverage handles, which has allowed us to repurpose over 400 million recycled milk jugs to date. We’re proud of our accomplishments, and are doing more every day—but one company isn’t enough. We need help!
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