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A Marathon, Not A Sprint

The beginning of June marks the start to the summer season, and is a time when 1000’s of people head to Cork to run like mad things around the city for the day. A bit like christmas, only less carol singers. I’m talking, of course about the Cork City Marathon. The 2016 Cork city Marathon will take place on […]

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STP FREEBIE: 2016 Wall Planners

What, it’s 2016??? Wasn’t last summer only 3 minutes ago?? If you are as baffled by how quickly the months fly be as we are, you may like our latest STP FREEBIE: The 2016 Wall Planner!! Yours to download, print and use to get the most out of this year! STP 2016 Year Planner – Click to Download […]

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SFA Awards 2016 (Finalist)

STP announced as a finalist in the SFA awards 2016

The finalists in the SFA National Small Business Awards 2016 have been officially announced by AJ Noonan, SFA Chairman and Chair of the Awards Judging Panel, with SOUTHERN TAPES & PACKAGING announced as a contender for 2016’s Sustainability Award. Speaking about the Awards AJ Noonan said: The SFA National Small Business Awards are now entering […]

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A WEDDING ALL WRAPPED UP!

How About This for a Creative Use of Pallet Wrap!!! To celebrate the wedding day of David Breakey and Stephanie Kingston last July, Stephanie’s father Trevor Kingston came up with this inspired use of straw bails and pallet wrap! We were delighted to be able to help make his vision a reality by supplying the […]

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Cork’s Dragon Returned. The Dragon Of Shandon Festival 2015

  What Lies Beneath Cork is known for the being ‘The City of Festivals,’ as now, almost every month of the year presents it’s own significant festival/community celebration in Cork. And with all the spooky happenings and odd goings-on that the month of October likes to bring, one Cork festival is increasingly becomming the family favourite to celebrate the […]

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Supporting Ireland’s athletes at this year’s games

This month thousands of athletes will gather in Los Angeles for the Special Olympics World Summer Games. Ireland, who already have a solid reputation at this world sporting event, will once again be proudly represented by 88 athletes selected from across the country. Flying the Flag With 7,000 athletes and 3,000 coaches representing 177 countries, along […]

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The immense power of custom printing on promotional items.

Before you start reading this article, take a minute to take the following branding test: How many global brands can you identify from the pictures contained in the following grid? Brands have become paramount to corporate identity in the minds of consumers. This test was created by Jay Doblin, design planner and theorist in 1984 to […]

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Could This Be The Future Of Music Packaging?

Before I write anything… Just watch this! Lets face it – The Information Age basically ignited the demise of album art. With both being so intrinsically linked for many decades, it’s demise is still heavily mourned by both musicians and designers. People now prefer to have an imageless database of 846 kajillion artists they don’t […]

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Eco Has Never Been Easier

STP proudly supplies Ireland’s largest range of FULLY COMPOSTABLE foodservice packaging Will sustainable packaging soon become the rule rather than the exception? We certainly think so! In 2009 STP established Down2Earth Materials – a department within the company that would specialize in Fully compostable Foodservice packaging. Our goal is to become the trusted source for […]

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