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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: 1st December 2021 The four 'C's (Christmas, Covid, Customs and China) continue to have an impact on the UK market for corrugated packaging. We could now possibly add a 5th 'C' (Combustion) with the energy crisis impacting energy intensive industries such as papermaking. Demand remained at an elevated...

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...

What is unboxing? Unboxing [noun] an act or instance of removing a newly purchased product from its packaging and examining its features, typically when filmed and shared on a social media site. Should I be interested in unboxing? A study by Google uncovered the fact that 45% of millennial shoppers...

It can seem a daunting task the first time you set about commissioning your very own bespoke packaging. We're here to try and make the process as simple as possible. This quick help guide will walk you through the steps. We are of course on hand every step of the...

2020 has been an unpredictable year and we’ve seen a quicker shift away from traditional retail than anyone could have predicted. This makes it even more important to think about your Christmas Packaging and how to use it to enhance your product and therefore, sales. According to the Office for...

The fast pace that digital technologies are moving has paved the way to market for a far higher number of start up brands and producers than we’ve ever seen before. The Covid-19 pandemic further accelerated this as brands who were previously selling through face to face outlets (e.g farmers and...

Measuring a box isn’t rocket science, but it is an exact science. You want your product to be properly packaged, whilst not over-packaged (as nobody likes waste or paying for more packaging than they need to). There are three crucial dimensions required when you are measuring a box: Length Width...

We have designed and launched a corrugated alternative to the traditional pulp egg box. Baking has seen a huge surge in popularity during the Corona virus crisis as millions of people are confined to their home. We've all seen the empty spaces on the shelves where there should be flour...

The Coronavirus crisis has forced a number of businesses to change their routes to market. We have been helping the drinks trade do this with the supply of postal boxes for their bottles. Despite being immensely strong under compression, glass is notoriously tricky to send through the postal and courier...

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