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Macfarlane Group Announces Acquisition of Carters Packaging in Cornwall

Macfarlane Group PLC (“Macfarlane”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Carters Packaging (Cornwall) Limited, the owner of Carters Packaging Limited (“Carters”). Carters is a well-established business, based in Redruth, Cornwall, and is the leading distributor of protective packaging in the South-West of England. The acquisition ...
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The Impact of Customer Savings on their Purchasing Behaviour

With the UK economy in recession and unemployment rates rising, many consumers are more aware of their money and how they spend it. Financial uncertainty surrounding the pandemic has had an impact on buyers’ purchasing decisions, prompting them to be more frugal. A recent NMG Consulting – the Bank of England found that household savings ...
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Macfarlane Group Announces 2020 Preliminary Results

Macfarlane Group PLC (“the Group”) has performed well in 2020, achieving a resilient performance, which despite the challenging market conditions due to the impact of Covid-19, is ahead of our previous expectations. At the outset of the Covid-19 pandemic, we acted decisively and responsibly to ensure that we protected the interests of our ...
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3 Ways Resealable Packaging Can Make Life Easier for Elderly Customers

The coronavirus pandemic has had an enormous impact on our lives - we have experienced challenges and limitations most of us have never faced before. Some of us have adapted well to “the new normal”, but many still feel uneasy and are concerned about the health and well-being of our loved ones. We worry about our elderly, for whom this time ...
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How Resealable Packaging Can Help You Live Healthier

January is often a time of reflection. After a particularly hard year, many of us hope that 2021 will bring us back to life as we know it. A lot has changed in the past 12 months. We had to learn to rely on technology in communicating with others, switch to working from home when possible, and shop online more than ever before. It has not ...
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Trading updates

Macfarlane Group PLC today provides an update on trading for the period from 30 June 2020 to 31 October 2020. The Board is pleased to announce that the Group sales revenue and profit before tax for the 2nd half of the year to date is ahead of the corresponding period in 2019.  These trends give us confidence that the full year results for 2020 ...
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Board changes

The Board of Macfarlane Group announces today that John Love has chosen to retire as Group Finance Director on 31 December 2020 and succeeding him in this position will be Ivor Gray whose appointment will be effective on 1 January 2021.   John joined Macfarlane Group in 1996 and was appointed Group Finance Director in 1999.  Throughout ...
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Macfarlane Group publishes its 2020 Interim Results

Macfarlane Group PLC, the UK’s largest distributor of protective packaging products, has this morning announced its Interim Results for the first half of 2020. Stuart Paterson, Chairman of Macfarlane Group PLC (“Macfarlane Group” or “the Group”), today said: -   “Macfarlane Group has achieved a resilient performance in the ...
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4 Reasons for Reseal-it – Reason 1: It keeps food fresh

Resealable packaging solutions have a wide range of benefits and are known for ensuring product safety and keeping food fresher for longer. As resealable packaging grows within the food sector, we explore the various benefits it can provide: Food Safety Concerns A recent study by IDG research has forecasted the food-to-go market in the UK to ...
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Macfarlane Group Publishes its Interim Management Statement

Macfarlane Group PLC today provides an update on trading for the period from 30 June 2019 to 31 October 2019. Sales revenue has grown by 4% in the year to date and Group profit before tax is ahead of the corresponding period in 2018. Sales revenue has continued to be impacted by the UK’s well-publicised weaker demand and by price deflation. ...
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