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Macfarlane Group UK awarded Gold rating from EcoVadis for sustainability

Macfarlane Group, the UK’s largest supplier of protective packaging, has achieved a Gold rating in a sustainability survey conducted by EcoVadis. This important rating – which is said to be the world’s most trusted business sustainability rating – places Macfarlane Group in the top 5% of companies assessed globally within its industry ...
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Macfarlane Group publishes its 2021 Interim Results

Macfarlane Group PLC (“Macfarlane Group”, “Macfarlane” or “the Group”) announces its unaudited results for the six months ended 30 June 2021. Highlights • Macfarlane Group grew its sales by 26.5% versus H1 2020 to £133.5m, while operating profit before amortisation and impairment at £11.1m and profit before tax at £7.8m have ...
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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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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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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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Macfarlane Group celebrates 70th anniversary this week

When Norman Macfarlane founded his commercial stationery business, N.S. Macfarlane & Co Limited, on 26th April 1949, after being demobbed following his National Service, he couldn’t have known that it would develop into the very significant business that it is today. Now, as it celebrates its 70th birthday this week, Macfarlane Group PLC ...
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Reseal-it® by Macfarlane Labels attends PACE Americas 2016

Macfarlane Labels are attending the Packaging & Converting Executive Forum (PACE) Americas next month. The leading packaging experts, supply chain professionals and insight directors are gathering together in Chicago, USA on the 8th and 9th June to discuss key trends and innovations within the Packaging Industry. This year’s event will ...
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MS Eatwell seed and nut mix packs win the silver award at the prestigious Starpack Awards

Pulse Flexible Packaging Limited won Silver in the Food Category with their bespoke Reseal-it® packs for M&S Eatwell Seed & Nut Mix. The results were announced at the awards ceremony on 10th September at Leicester Space Centre. Reseal-it® technology allows the packs to be easily opened and reclosed up to 25 times, presenting food ...
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