Paul Jones

    Paul Jones has been in the self-adhesive label industry for over 25 years. With a background in quality, technical and sales he understands the complete supply chain, from raw material selection right through to the application process. Paul is genuinely passionate about solving technical issues and offering sustainable label solutions for our customers, he is also one of Skanem Group’s sustainable champions. He has a strong understanding of all market sectors and different types of label technology from digital, multilayer constructions & promotion.
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    How much should your labels be able to endure?

    17 January 2022

    Labels will often have to withstand a magnitude of external aggressors after application. Which ones depend on the environment they'll be exposed to – throughout the complete life cycle of its component. So let's look at some critical elements within production, use, legislation and sustainability that might affect your labels.

    Topics: Label Manufacturer UK, Labels UK, Product labelling UK

    Is your label supplier rigged for another crisis?

    7 December 2021

    Fires, climate change, floods, interchangeable framework conditions – or a global pandemic – can have a devastating effect on your supply chain and business operations. If you can't get your labels delivered on time, you won't get your products onto the store shelves either.

    Topics: Label Manufacturer UK, Labels UK, Label Printer UK, Label Supply Chain

    How mono-materials in labelling contributes to a circular economy

    25 October 2021

    The value of mono-materials is really quite simple: Being able to recycle packaging together with its label equals a more circular economy and eco-friendly packaging. What's not quite as simple is recycling packaging when the label is made from a different type of material.

    Eco-Friendly and sustainability trends within packaging and labelling for 2022

    27 September 2021

    Environmental awareness has been a consumer trend for a long time now. According to NielsenIQ, as many as 81% – across national and generational borders – believe that companies should participate in the fight against climate change. Often demanding that suppliers and manufacturers do what they can to be a part of the solution – not the problem – and preferably prove it before purchasing.

    Topics: Product labelling UK, Sustainable label material

    Do you have a sustainable plan for your packaging and labelling?

    13 September 2021

    A material can be said to be environmentally friendly if it can be recycled or if renewable energy is used to produce it. Materials that require fewer resources and less energy consumption to manufacture are more environmentally friendly, but that does not necessarily mean that they are recyclable.

    Topics: Label Manufacturer UK, Labels UK, Sustainable label material

    7 indications you should change your label manufacturer

    30 August 2021

    The label is a big part of your brand and far too important to be left to chance – so how can you be sure that your label manufacturer really understands you, the UK market, your industry and your product?

    Topics: Label Manufacturer UK, Labels UK, Label Printer UK

    About The Skanem Blog UK

    Keep up to date on the latest labelling and packaging trends and possibilities – from materials, colours and design – to branding, cost and supply chain optimization. Sustainability and innovation are strong driving forces for Skanem UK, and we hope it’s an important part of your product development as well. We've gathered our industry experts to share practical experience on The Skanem Blog UK to hopefully help you develop the very best label and packaging solutions for your products.


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