Jan
18

Technical Update from MM- Karton Group MM’s Baiersbronn Mill has recently improved the Brightness of Optimus Top. This Gc1 now combines a perfect blue-white attractive appearance with enhanced economic and environmental performance. The product is perfectly suited to high-end pharmaceutical applications as well as Cosmetics, Jewellery and Confectionery applications. For more information on this Premium

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Feb
27
lorries

It’s hard to believe that it has been 2 years since the dual fuel vehicles shown above were delivered to Howard Tenens in Boston. With the striking livery and bold lettering you can hardly miss them as they deliver our Cartonboards across the length and breadth of the UK. That is now 2  years, and

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Jan
13

Operating from their site in Boston, Lincolnshire, Howard Tenens have handled distribution of Varsity’s stock business for almost 10 years now. Originally Howard Tenens assumed control of the business when it was based in Leicester.  However, when the warehouse there was flagged for re-development the stock was moved to Tenens main site in Lincolnshire, where

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Dec
12

  What can you get for £40M these days? A lovely conundrum if it’s in your own bank account but Mayr-Melnhof decided that the best investment would be to upgrade the KM3 machine at Kolicevo. The result is:  New Kromopak! A high white GC2 with a bright white reverse. Yes a white reverse is not

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Jun
03
bottle pack

Our industry might be considered a little staid and old-fashioned sometimes but you can’t say it doesn’t capture the imagination on occasions. We laugh sometimes when we get asked, “Do you stock a double sided board?”. Our formal answer is “No; we only stock single side coated boards”. However, the truthful answer is “Yes; all

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Nov
02

Here at Varsity we have had FSC certification since it’s very early inception.  FSC has been gaining an ever higher profile in recent times with  companies such as Marks & Spencer demanding FSC certification. Today the majority of our supplying Mills are FSC certified. This  includes all of the MM-Karton Group Mills, which supply Virgin

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Sep
11

This year saw Andrew and Gary taking the opportunity to visit both DRUPA in Dusseldorf and MM-Karton’s state-of-the art Cartonboard Mill at Neuss. This was our first visit to DRUPA and our initial reaction was ‘Wow!’. To be able to see all the big names in the printing and conversion trade exhibiting their products in

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Jul
25

Welcome to Varsity’s new Website  We’ve finally updated our Website and would love to hear what you have to say about it. We wanted to retain some of the aspects of the old site, but at the same time bring it into the 21st Century with some fresh ideas. Well, what’s new? I hear you

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