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Flexible packaging suppliers in the UK

List of flexible packaging converters
Published by Flexible Packaging Association (FPA)

GLASS - Pure and Sustainable Packaging

This information sheet outlines the benefits and key features of glass packaging.
Published by British Glass

GLASS - Society and the Environment

Examines the role glass has played in society - past, present, and into to the future.
Published by British Glass

Glass and food contact regulation

How food contact regulations apply to glass
Published by The European Container Glass Federation (FEVE)

Glass container forming processes

Describes the main forming processes
Published by Glass Packaging Institute (GPI)

Glass container production and recycling stats

European statistics
Published by The European Container Glass Federation (FEVE)

Glass labels


Published by Glass Packaging Institute (GPI)

Glass Packaging Institute’s Finish Drawings

Voluntary standards intended to provide a basis for achieving compatibility and interchangeability between manufacturers and users of glass containers and closures. GPI owns all right, title and interest in the copyrights to this drawing and to these prints.
Published by Glass Packaging Institute

Glass Recycling

Interesting facts about glass recycling
Published by British Glass

Glossary of terms used in the carton and cartonboard industry

Standard terms referring to cartons. Free download, charge for printed copy.
Published by European Association of Carton and Cartonboard manufacturers (Procarton)

Guidance for Managing Working in Elevated Temperatures

Developed in consultation with all sectors of the UK glass manufacturing industry, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and with input from worker unions, this guidance provides practical guidance to help employers understand where the potential for heat-related illness could occur, recognise the symptoms and ensure that necessary control measures are understood and can be properly implemented.
Published by British Glass

Guidance on corrugated board and its applications

Brochures concerning corrugated board and its uses and functions
Published by European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers (FEFCO)

Guidance on Plastics recycling


Published by Maximising Efficient Plastics Recycling (RECOUP)

How a three-piece welded food can is made


Published by EU Rigid Metal Packaging Association (EMPAC)

How a two-piece drawn and wall-ironed drinks can is made


Published by EU Rigid Metal Packaging Association (EMPAC)