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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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Macfarlane Group announces acquisition of Leyland Packaging Company (Lancs) Limited

Macfarlane Group PLC (“Macfarlane”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Leyland Packaging Company (Lancs) Limited (“Leyland”). The acquisition is in line with Macfarlane’s strategy of building the business through a combination of organic and acquisitive growth. Macfarlane has acquired 100% of Leyland for a maximum consideration ...
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Macfarlane Group publishes its 2019 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 2019, revealing pre-tax profit growth of 8.7% on turnover up 5.4%. Stuart Paterson, Chairman of Macfarlane Group PLC (“Macfarlane Group” or “the Group”), today said: ...
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Why resealable packaging can help reduce food waste

from the government has prompted UK’s major supermarkets and more than 100 of the biggest food companies to sign a pledge to drive down food waste. Companies have signed a pledge to help halve food waste by 2030 and raise public awareness through a week of action. Food waste has become a significant topic throughout the past year as ...
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Macfarlane Group announces its AGM statement

Macfarlane Group PLC (“Macfarlane”) today publishes its Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) Statement covering 2019 to date. At the AGM in Glasgow Stuart Paterson, Chairman of Macfarlane, will say: “Group profit for the year to date is ahead of that achieved in 2018 and, recognising the usual seasonal uplift in the second half of the ...
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Millennials driving demand for on-the-go and sustainable packaging

Millennials have been a motivating force for retailers to become environmentally sustainable with their products and packaging. Millennials believe packaging to be an influential consideration when purchasing products. Sustainability throughout the whole supply chain is a decisive factor and even packaging material is seen as part of the brand ...
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