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Christmas Quiz!

Take our multiple-choice quiz and find out how much you know! The 15 questions are on different aspects of packaging, printing and related topics. Answers are in a link shown at the bottom of the page. Q1. What is a keyline? a) a line of keys on the side of the printing press to adjust […]

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Monday, December 17th, 2018

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Christmas and New Year Closing dates

  Dollard Packaging – Closing dates for Christmas and New Year Dollard Packaging will be closed from Friday December 21st at 12 noon and we will re-open for business on Wednesday January 2nd 2019 at 9am. We would like to thank all our customers for their business this year and wish everyone a happy and […]

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Saturday, December 15th, 2018

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Christmas Quiz – Answers

Answers Q1 What is a keyline?  b) layout guide that your designer uses to format the artwork to ensure the structure of the carton is correct Q2 What do the letters CYMK stand for in the printing industry? a) Cyan Yellow Magenta Black Q3. What is a die – forme used for? a) to cut […]

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Thursday, November 1st, 2018

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Dollard Packaging Apprentice Wins Irish Print Award

Irish  Print Awards Apprentice Winner We are delighted to announce that our print apprentice, Thomas Durran won the Apprentice of the Year Award at the recent Irish Print Awards in December 2017. We would like to congratulate Thomas on this fantastic win.

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Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

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Packaging Jokes for Christmas!

  As a little light relief for Christmas, we have scoured the Internet to find some packaging-related jokes! Here are a few that we found written by Susan Sherbett   How do bedding and linen companies like to package their products? They like SHEETS of paper   What type of packaging does the baking industry […]

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Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

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Food Label App Helps Gain Consumer Trust

Active Food Labelling App New Food Magazine has featured an article on a new food labelling app, called FollowThisfood. This app allows you to scan a food label and find out exactly where the food has come from. It should be noted that the original article was written by Martin Coates, CEO of Agrantec, which […]

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Friday, January 13th, 2017

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Wine Boxes for Christmas

If you are giving wine as a gift to your customers this Christmas, we offer off-the-shelf wine boxes in various designs. Contact the Dollard Packaging sales team for more information Tel 01 847 0044  

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Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

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Guide for Exporters to UK post Brexit

Guide available to Download Enterprise Ireland have produced a Guide for exporters to the UK post Brexit in a 36 page downloadable guide. The aim of the Guide is to give expert guidance on what businesses should be thinking about in the short and long term to protect themselves against the possible negative effects of […]

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Monday, September 19th, 2016

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Avoiding Product Recall – Free Workshops from Local Enterprise Offices

Various Local Enterprise Offices are running workshops on the topic of “Avoiding Product Recall”. Below we have an excerpt from the Local Enterprise Office information, giving the dates, times and locations of the workshops. You find out more here    

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Monday, May 9th, 2016

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Quiz Time!

Does this packaging contain a bird or a plane? Designer perfume was our first guess or we thought it may contain some uber-cool make-up brushes!! Wrong answers! This is the packaging for a child’s toy – a yo-yo, designed by Weston Doty, of Ogilvy and Mather, New York for Sucre. What do you think of […]

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Monday, May 9th, 2016

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