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See AMS at the PPMA show this September

AMS will be exhibiting at this years PPMA show, being held 26th – 28th September at Birmingham’s NEC. Join us on stand E11 to see our latest range of film wrapping equipment including the AMS WrapMatic 240 L-sealing system. What sets the WrapMatic apart from all other packaging systems is that it doesn’t require compressed [...]


RNIB – WrapMatic L-Sealer Packaging System Case Study

Ensuring Secure Packaging Packaging bundles of literature to send to customers can be a difficult process if you don’t have the correct equipment to process it. Leading charity RNIB overcame their packaging issues with the WrapMatic 240 from AMS.   The Problem Carol Matthews, Operational Support Manager of leading charity for people with sightloss RNIB explained ‘as [...]


Are you ready for the new data protection plan being introduced next May?

How you deal with customer information is now more important than ever due to the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) being introduced on 25th May 2018. What it means to UK business when it comes in to action can be unclear however, we do know that non-compliance penalties could be up to €20 million or [...]


AMS become PPMA members

AMS are pleased to announce they are now full members of the Processing & Packaging Machinery Association (PPMA).  The PPMA is the principal business support organisation representing the UK packaging and processing machinery industry. As associate members of the PPMA, AMS will be able to reach approximately 365 member and associate companies who are responsible [...]


ASA Provide New Guidance on Envelopes Used In Direct Mail

It’s Official: ASA rules that consumers need to know if envelopes contain marketing communication before they open it The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has long taken the view that an envelope forms part of the marketing communication in the context of a direct mailing. To reinforce this, from 13th March this year, the Committee on [...]


Central Mailing Services – X-Jet Case Study

Personalising Glossy Stock – The Solution   Click here to view the PDF version    Click here to visit Central Mailing   Mailing Houses and printers are finding increasing demands from customers to print variable data on to glossy direct mail, but traditional machines and inks are not suitable. Here, one mailing house found the solution [...]


Why Use A Shrink Wrapping Machine?

As the packaging market continues to grow, so does the shift towards lightweight, environmentally friendly and efficient packaging. Shrink wrapping is used for a variety of packaging reasons – when multiple items need be presented in an appealing, tamper resistant manner, when products need to be secured during transportation or even just to keep food [...]


Baker Goodchild – M1 Envelope Printer Case Study

Printers in the industry are finding it increasingly difficult to stay competitive in the current market, here we find out how one mail fulfilment and print management services provider, Baker Goodchild invested in a new M1 envelope printer in August this year, allowing them to increase their competitive edge in the direct mailing and marketing sector. [...]


AMS Launch New Packaging System to UK

Leading mailing and packaging equipment supplier AMS are expanding their packaging range with the launch of the WrapMatic 240 a new wrapping system released on 14th June. The innovative automatic system doesn’t require pneumatic connection so speed, productivity and sealing precision are enhanced using just electrical power. This L-sealing system provides an all round centre [...]