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19th December 2019

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

From concept and design to manufacture and global distribution, our 12-month journey as licensee for Star Wars 9: The Rise of Skywalker has been an incredible experience for Zinc. As the exclusive provider of in-cinema licensed candy bar products, the 9th instalment of the Star Wars saga offered us the opportunity to design and produce the […]

16th December 2019

You are helping make a real difference

We try to practise our values everyday. A business can’t just be about profit – we don’t know anyone whose daily work motivation is just that. There has to be something more! For us it’s a concept called “Shared Value” – it’s not about profit but rather creating real value and then sharing this with […]

2nd December 2019

Innovation and Inspiration Shout – December 2019

Minimising waste. Maximising resources. The innovative, practical executions of these worthwhile goals are everywhere right now. While some are just too big a leap of faith for the whisky-drinking mainstream, at least for today, others are immediately useful. Please enjoy our final edition for 2019, we’re looking forward to what 2020 has in store. Thanks […]

8th November 2019

Innovation and Inspiration Shout – November 2019

Please enjoy a sustainably-packaged beer while automatically (and secretly) re-growing your hair under your cap and watching your rubbish bin take itself out. Who says dreams don’t come true? Carlsberg Unveils ‘World’s First’ Paper Beer Bottle The bottle forms part of Carlsberg’s Together Towards Zero initiative, which includes a commitment to reach zero carbon emissions […]

8th October 2019

Prominate recognised for excellence in promotional marketing

Zinc is a founding member of global promotional marketing solution group Prominate, which has recently been recognised as the top global promotional materials provider by Beroe – the world’s leading provider of procurement intelligence and supplier compliance solutions. This is a fantastic recognition, strengthening our efforts as a truly global team with a long-standing regional […]

3rd October 2019

Innovation and Inspiration Shout – October 2019

From the ultimate golf ball to underwater Uber and brain implants, here are the interesting bits we found from around the world this month to spark your imagination. Apple Offers New Augmented Reality Art Sessions Apple recently opened registration for a series of new art-based Today at Apple augmented reality (AR) experiences, called [AR]T, offered […]

2nd September 2019

Innovation and Inspiration Shout – September 2019

We’ve been busy collecting loads of great innovations from across the globe for this edition – it goes perfectly with a well-made cup of tea. Enjoy. You Can Now Buy A Bike Made From Recycled Nespresso Pods Coffee firm Nespresso has partnered with Swedish bicycle manufacturer Vélosophy to create a bike made from 300 recycled […]

5th August 2019

Innovation and Inspiration Shout – August 2019

From the depths of the Mariana Trench to infinity and beyond – check out the innovations that inspired us this month. Have Your Cake And Eat The Packaging Too Ever wonder where all of those sauce sachets that arrive with your UberEats end up? In the UK, Just Eat delivery service has begun to offer […]

3rd July 2019

Innovation and Inspiration Shout – July 2019

Efficiency, experience, impact and branding are the themes we’ve found in our innovation Best Of roundup this month – enjoy this diverse collection of bright ideas. Minecraft Earth Uses Augmented Reality To Let Players Build In The Real World A new Minecraft game is being developed for mobile phones that uses augmented reality to let […]

27th May 2019

Innovation and Inspiration Shout – May 2019

From the Holy Grail of paint innovation to copy-paste beauty and, finally, the flying machine we’ve all been promised since…well forever…and much more, please check out the innovations that caught our eye this month. A New Solar Paint Lets You Transform Your Entire House Into a Source of Clean EnergyA team of researchers from the […]