Macfarianeboost from cost strategy

Brooks, Josh
October 2012
Packaging News;Oct2012, p5
Trade Publication
The article offers information on Scotland-based Macfarlane Group PLC, a packaging distribution specialist that has experienced a 65 percent hike in first-half-profits in 2012 with a sale of 68 million pounds.


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