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Reuters reports on the astronomical growth from Cullen driven by demand for its plastic packaging alternatives Featured Image

Reuters reports on the astronomical growth from Cullen driven by demand for its plastic packaging alternatives

Cullen’s CEO and Owner David MacDonald recently spoke with Reuters as they explored sustainable packaging trends. The article states, one solution that businesses are opting for is closed-loop recycling for paper. Scotland-based Cullen has seen demand soar for its moulded pulp packaging, made from recycled byproducts of its corrugate packaging business, as businesses look to

Celebrating Cullen’s Fibre Bottle: A Silver Award Winner at the Environmental Packaging Awards Featured Image

Celebrating Cullen’s Fibre Bottle: A Silver Award Winner at the Environmental Packaging Awards

Cullen’s patented Fibre Bottle has been honoured with the prestigious Silver Award in not just one, but two categories at the esteemed Environmental Packaging Awards. The ground-breaking innovation has revolutionised the way we approach packaging, offering a 100% plastic free, sustainable alternative for personal care and household products. The Environmental Packaging Awards recognise outstanding achievements

Cullen awarded prestigious ‘Low Carbon Manufacturing Challenge Fund’ From Scottish Enterprise Featured Image

Cullen awarded prestigious ‘Low Carbon Manufacturing Challenge Fund’ From Scottish Enterprise

Cullen welcomed Richard Lochhead MSP, the Scottish Minister for Business, Trade, and Innovation and Neil Francis, Managing Director for Major Projects Scottish Enterprise for a tour of their recently expanded, state-of-the art 14-acre site in Glasgow after securing funding from the ‘Low Carbon Manufacturing Challenge Fund’ from Scottish Enterprise. Since 2020, Cullen has successfully replaced

Decades Old Plastic Waste in Our Oceans: A Wake-Up Call for Brands and Consumers Featured Image

Decades Old Plastic Waste in Our Oceans: A Wake-Up Call for Brands and Consumers

A 60-Year-Old Plastic Crisp Packet Found on Beach Highlights the Urgency to Address Plastic Pollution Plastic waste has emerged as a persistent environmental crisis, with recent evidence underscoring its alarming presence in our oceans for decades. The discovery of a 60-year-old plastic crisp packet on a beach serves as a stark reminder that the plastic

CULLEN APPOINTS NEW HEAD OF SALES AS GLOBAL DEMAND FOR SUSTAINABLE ECO PACKAGING BOOMS Featured Image

CULLEN APPOINTS NEW HEAD OF SALES AS GLOBAL DEMAND FOR SUSTAINABLE ECO PACKAGING BOOMS

Eco-entrepreneur, David MacDonald has made a new strategic senior appointment this week, hiring Phil Brien as Head of Sales for Moulded Fibre at his innovative firm, Cullen Eco-Friendly Packaging. MacDonald created the new position as part of a range of ramp-up measures to meet the rapidly growing demand for moulded fibre packaging to replace one

Ocean Plastic Pollution report featured on GB News Featured Image

Ocean Plastic Pollution report featured on GB News

171 trillion pieces of plastic trash now clog the world’s oceans according to a new analysis published by The 5 Gyres Institute, a global non-profit targeting plastic waste. “The exponential increase in microplastics across the world’s oceans is a stark warning that we must act now at a global scale, stop focusing on clean-up and recycling,

How Cullen Can Help Solve the Problem of Plastic Packaging Featured Image

How Cullen Can Help Solve the Problem of Plastic Packaging

With already 11 million metric tons of plastic waste enter the oceans every year. Without radical change, the amount of plastic waste generated worldwide could double by 2040 and, if waste infrastructure can’t keep up, the amount of plastic entering the ocean will nearly triple, according to research by the Pew Charitable Trusts. In the Wired

David MacDonald features on The Go Radio Business Show Featured Image

David MacDonald features on The Go Radio Business Show

Speaking on Go Radio Business Show this week, David MacDonald, owner and CEO of Cullen shared his entrepreneurial journey with Haughey and Hunter.  David, who is winner of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2022 UK Transformational Leader spoke about his passion for sustainability and Cullen’s exponential growth as he led the business to it’s

Cullen CEO featured in The Herald Featured Image

Cullen CEO featured in The Herald

Cullen’s Owner and CEO appeared in the Herald Business pages this week after speaking to Haughey and Hunter on the Go Radio Business Show.  David spoke passionately about being a large manufacturer of machines and sustainable products and packaging, employing over 300 people right here in Scotland.  His talented team of engineers build the machines

Cullen are delighted to announce a recent new client win Featured Image

Cullen are delighted to announce a recent new client win

Cullen are delighted to announce a recent new client win, we will soon begin supplying a vast range of SRP’s to Cake Décor, the UK’s largest manufacturer and supplier of cake decorations.    They produce extensive ranges for Plant Bakeries, Blue Chip Food Manufacturers, Artisan Businesses and Major UK Supermarkets and have built a reputation for

EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2022 UK Transformational Leader Featured Image

EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2022 UK Transformational Leader

Cullen’s owner David MacDonald was proudly announced EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2022 UK Transformational Leader winner at the recent EY Awards ceremony in Manchester.  David’s vision and drive for creating sustainable products and packaging that replace single-use plastic earned him recognition as a transformation leader.  David leads an exceptional team of packaging experts, who are empowered,

COP27 – Was it another COP-Out? Featured Image

COP27 – Was it another COP-Out?

As COP 27 came to a close in Egypt we take a look at what was agreed and review what’s been achieved since COP26 a year on and we ask the burning question, is COP just a talking shop or is anything actually achieved? COP27 was very close to failing and ran over by two

Cullen appoints new designer as global demand for sustainable eco packaging soars Featured Image

Cullen appoints new designer as global demand for sustainable eco packaging soars

A Glasgow-based innovator, Cullen, has made a senior design appointment to help meet rising global demand for its sustainable eco packaging as firms increasingly replace plastics. The company has hired Adam Troy as Design Manager to create an array of new design applications of its compostable corrugated cardboard materials. Adam brings with him a wealth

Cullen announces £15 million investment in UK manufacturing facility Featured Image

Cullen announces £15 million investment in UK manufacturing facility

Cullen are Europe’s only combined manufacturer of moulded fibre and corrugated packaging company and today we announce our £15 million expansion plans for our UK based manufacturing site.   In a world dominated by noisy sustainability headlines, a quiet revolution has been happening in the moulded fibre industry, creating solutions that can replace millions of tonnes

Cullen recognised as Most Outstanding Business at Glasgow Business Awards Featured Image

Cullen recognised as Most Outstanding Business at Glasgow Business Awards

The Cullen team and Glasgow’s business community congregated at the recent Glasgow Business Awards to recognise some of the city’s most impressive companies.  Cullen were proudly the biggest winner of the night, scooping three of the 17 announced awards. Announced as winners in the Innovation category for their latest innovation The Fibre Bottle, which is

The Fibre Bottle by Cullen Featured Image

The Fibre Bottle by Cullen

Rapidly expanding to accommodate demand from McDonalds, Lidl and Britain’s NHS, UK-based innovator Cullen Packaging has unveiled a next generation plastic replacement bottle. Called simply ‘The Fibre Bottle’ it will enable companies making dry foodstuffs, vitamins, home cleaning and garden goods to remove 270m single use plastic bottles from shelves per year. Made from 100%

Strikes at UK Port reinforce the benefits of UK Manufacturing Featured Image

Strikes at UK Port reinforce the benefits of UK Manufacturing

Headlines hit that 1,900 members of the Unite union will walk out on 21 August from Felixstowe, the UK biggest container port.  Almost half of the UK's container traffic passes through the port and the action will cripple supply chains, the logistics and haulage sectors, as well as international maritime trade.

Recycling Doesn’t Work! Featured Image

Recycling Doesn’t Work!

It’s not our opinion, it’s fact. The Big Plastic Count, the biggest survey of household plastic waste has released “jaw-dropping” findings.

What the Plastic Packaging Tax means for your business Featured Image

What the Plastic Packaging Tax means for your business

A lot has changed in the two years since the Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT) was announced in Budget 2020. Businesses have faced political and pandemic-induced challenges on a scale not experienced in modern times. Yet, the need for environmental action to preserve and protect the planet has intensified not waned and the PPT is needed

Celebrating 100 Years of Cullen – Eco-Friendly Packaging Featured Image

Celebrating 100 Years of Cullen – Eco-Friendly Packaging

This year marks the centenary of Cullen as a packaging manufacturer. Take a look back at 100 years of looking to the future.

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