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Have you adapted your packaging to an omnichannel approach? Consumer shopping habits have changed. Your product now needs to grab your customers’ attention across multiple online and offline platforms: this could be at a wholesalers, in a retail environment, in an ecommerce store or on a traditional producers’ market stall...

The packaging you use to send your products out to your customers is coming under greater scrutiny than ever before by the end user. The demands on an Ecommerce box or pack are high: It has to protect your product through an increasingly brutal supply chain network It has to...

The most well-known example of pack personalisation is the “Share a Coke with…” campaign where Coca-Cola manufactured Coke bottles printed with thousands of different names. The campaign was a runaway success as customers clamoured to get their hands on bottles with names of friends and family. The excitement of seeing...

The Christmas countdown has begun! Here are the details of our opening hours over the festive period..... Our Christmas shutdown will be as follows; Factory and Offices close 23rd December at 5pm Re-opening on 4th January 8.30am Deliveries required over this period can be planned by prior arrangement. For current...

Ecommerce – it’s a term that you hear everywhere. It’s not surprising when you find out that Ecommerce sales in the UK grew by 46% in 2020 and that online sales accounted for a record 33.9% of all retail sales. This growth is a great opportunity for brand owners to...

One of the best parts of our job at Dairi-Pak is helping our customers realise their vision. We recently helped premium seafood suppliers, Shield Foods, launch their new B2C venture, Hook’d. Hook’d was a long-term vision of the founding brothers, but the pandemic hastened the need for Shield to be...

More than 1.5m tonnes of plastic packaging used in consumer products in the UK each year are mostly made from virgin rather than recycled plastic. Plastic packaging accounted for 44% of plastic used in 2017 in the UK and 67% of the plastic waste produced (2.26M tonnes) (Source: Veolia White...

Digital Print on Corrugated Packaging We are pleased to announce the installation of a Konica Minolta PKG-675i digital printing press at our cardboard packaging manufacturing site in Shropshire. Why have we invested in digital print and why now? Changing consumer behaviour, specifically the staggering increase in online purchasing, has prompted...

How is cardboard made? Content: From paper to box Have you ever wondered how the humble piece of paper is turned into a cardboard box? Here we explain the process so you can understand what is done to create a cardboard box: Start with good quality rolls of virgin kraft...

Christmas is rapidly approaching! Here are the details of our opening hours over the festive period..... Our Christmas shutdown will be as follows; Factory and Offices close 23rd December at 5pm Re-opening on 4th January 8.30am Deliveries required over this period can be planned by prior arrangement. For current lead...

Last updated: 4th January, 2022 The UK corrugated industry is still in the process of levelling out following the impact of the five 'C's: Christmas, Covid, Customs, China and Combustion (energy). Lead times are now very much dependant on the material and machine routing used for individual products. As a...

As manufacturers of cardboard packaging and corrugated boxes, we’re obviously bias towards trying to find the optimum solution for your products in cardboard. However, we are quite prepared to admit that sometimes cardboard alone isn’t the perfect answer, especially where there’s a very high degree of flexibility required. We understand...

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