Charpak Automotive Lead Niall Johanson presents Circular Economy Solutions for high-performance engineering at PMWE Cologne

Last month we conducted a seminar introducing “Circular Economy Solutions for High-Performance Engineering” as part of the Professional Motorsport World Expo conference programme.   The well attended audience included Pan-European industry leaders who were looking to find out more about how to embed sustainability and circular economy business models into their heart of their businesses.  Niall Johanson’s seminar commenced with a 40 min. talk on the circular...

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University of Cambridge CirPlas pioneering research

The new Cambridge Creative Circular Plastics Centre (CirPlas) at the University of Cambridge focuses on innovations in plastic use, re-use and avoiding use.   Funded by UK Research and Innovation, CirPlas aims to eliminate plastic waste by combining blue-sky thinking with practical measures, connecting expertise across the disciplines and collaborating with industry and local government.   To find out more about the pioneering research being undertaken on reducing plastic...

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As part of Charpak’s programme to support Huntingdonshire, Peterborough and Cambridgeshire residents to with their product, packaging and recycling awareness, Charpak joined the Oxmoor Community Group’s Christmas Coffee morning on 28th November 2019.   Receiving a warm welcome from the host, Councillor Jill Tavener, and all attendees, Charpak outlined how the company is committed to reducing plastic waste, and reuses existing materials through the Cambridgeshire-wide local circular...

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Charpak Ltd are delighted to be announced as Winners of the Innovation of the Year 2019 at the UK Packaging Awards.  Our ground-breaking Twist-Loc® Treat Tub success follows on from Winning SME of the Year 2018.  The Charpak team collected this latest accolade on Thursday 7th November 2019 at The Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London.   The Innovation of the Year 2019 category was one of...

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Invited to the Autumn Eco Fair in St Ives, Cambridgeshire on Saturday 19th October with the bold statement “Ask us Anything” Charpak Managing Director, Paul Smith, and Head of Technical Design, Kate Robinson joined Cambridgeshire residents to help reduce confusion about plastics and recycling.   They outlined what a circular economy is. And explained how Charpak reuse the County’s recycled plastics to manufacture new packaging again and...

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circular economy

Over 8 million pieces of packaging have been made from the Cambridgeshire recycled material by Charpak Ltd in the first six months.  This is following the launch of the UK’s first Localised Circular Economy at the start of 2019.   Over 200 refuse trucks of plastic waste has been collected (over 1,500 tonnes) from Cambridgeshire’s households. 199 of which have been recycled and reprocessed in the...

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UK Packaging Awards 2019 Finalist Charpak Ltd

As current UK Packaging Awards SME of the Year 2018/19, Charpak are delighted to have the opportunity to defend the title for a consecutive year, having learnt the company has been shortlisted as a Finalist in the SME of the Year 2019/20.   The Charpak drive and passion is to seek resolutions to environmental, regulatory, societal and customer needs with our proactive, agile and design-led approach to...

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Charpak Huntingdon packaging education visits

Spreading the word to help reduce plastic pollution, as part of Charpak Ltd’s community engagement initiatives the company welcomed the Essex Avenue Community Tenants and Residents Association litter picking team to their Cambridgeshire based Headquarters on Wednesday 29th May.   The dedicated group of adults and children who range from 5 years – 75 years litter pick in their local community during school holidays.  Joined by a...

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Packaging product design

On Tuesday 11th December 2018, school children and 3 teachers visited Charpak to gain an insight into creative product design and packaging.  The 12 children, aged 7-11, from Hartford Junior School, Huntingdon are studying a Product Design Level 2 apprenticeship.   As part of the apprenticeship scheme the children are encouraged to visit local companies to gain insight spending time with Charpak's team of Packaging Designers.  Charpak were...

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Charpak Family Fun Day

The sun shone down on Charpak employees, their families and dogs at the annual Family Fun Day at Hinchingbrooke Countryside Park, Huntingdon on Saturday 4th August.   As a family run business,  the Directors are keen to reward employees for their dedication and hard work with fun and festivities.  Hosting the Family Fun Day the well equipped Countryside Centre catered for hungry mouths, and Face Painting for...

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