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How to Survive Industry 4.0 as a Plastics Manufacturer

1976 – The revolution is uncontainable. Only 69 years after the discovery of the first fully synthetic polymer, Bakelite, plastic becomes the most used material in the world. It’s lightweight, strong, flexible, rigid, transparent, opaque,…

Packaging – Making the Throw-Away Profitable

Packaging is probably the least glamorous of all the manufacturing sectors. As essential as packaging is to everyday life, it doesn’t evoke emotion quite like other sectors. There’s nothing to get excited about. There are no bells and whistles,…

Helping plastics manufacturers remain versatile with ERP

As the UK manufacturing sector strives to produce more innovative and versatile products, engineers are increasingly looking towards lighter and more flexible materials such as plastic and rubber...

K3 bags contract from award winning packager Weir & Carmichael

Liverpool’s award winning packaging firm Weir & Carmichael has invested in a new SYSPRO enterprise resource planning (ERP) system from Manchester-based K3 Business Technology Group (K3). Weir &...