IPL Packaging Blog2017-12-15T13:42:40+02:00
1603, 2020

A Spirit Reawakened

March 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|

IPL is immensely proud to have developed customised packaging solutions for two Rosebank limited edition single cask whiskies, the first official bottling to be released since the Lowland distillery’s reopening.   Ian Macleod Distillers purchased the formerly mothballed Rosebank site, once the beating heart of the Scottish town of Falkirk, in 2017.    Thus began the painstaking process of restoring and reopening of the coveted distillery…      The February 2020 release of the Rosebank [...]

402, 2020

Talking Hi-Tech Trends

February 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|

  IPL’s Glen Broomberg, Head of Global Business Development, discusses the boundary breaking innovations at this year’s CES show and how these can impact tomorrow’s packaging.   For the last 3 years I’ve attended the Consumers Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. I always find it extremely worthwhile …a fascinating peek into what the future looks like for the world’s consumer! Additionally, with leading tech customers in our stable, we’re continually looking for a better [...]

402, 2020

Blue Skye Thinking

February 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|

  For IPL’s newly appointed Senior Industrial Designer, Skye King, design is all about problem solving & creating the best possible iteration of a product.  For Skye, the thrill of her new role lies using her extensive technical skills to continue expanding IPL’s design capabilities. Engaging in hands-on conceptual and technical development processes, she’ll help to introduce new and sustainable ways of looking critical packaging design aspects such as closures, finishes and tooling. At the [...]

402, 2020

Packaging for Tomorrow’s World

February 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|

  “We need to start to recognise waste as a flaw in the packaging design and production process,” says IPL’s Head of Design, LB Odendaal, as he talks sustainability.   As we move further into 2020 we’re flooded with the now commonplace news reports of devastating droughts, continental bush fires and torrential rains. Our oceans are being choked to death by plastic pollution which seriously threatens the entire marine ecosystem and our human food supply. [...]

3110, 2019

October 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|

IPL recently produced ‘Book One’ of an exclusive series of packaged whiskies by Laphroaig, paying special tribute to the legacy of one the distillery’s former owners.   The Ian Hunter Series is set to feature a rare and collectable range released in 15 Chapters. Book One is a 30-year-old single malt matured in first-fill ex-Bourbon barrels and titled ‘Unique Character’ to reflect Hunter’s decision to introduce American oak casks to Laphroaig’s maturation regime.   Encased in a [...]

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