Charpak’s latest purchase of its new Kiefel KMD78 thermoforming machine is part of the company’s 5 year multi-million development programme.  This latest new equipment is in addition to the capital expenditure in 2 new Illig RD53D machines in the first six months of this year.   The Company’s strategic 5 year investment plan is well underway, with delivery of the third new Kiefel KMD78 thermoforming machine, which...

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We believe sustainable plastics have a place in modern life and that a Circular Economy is achievable.  Charpak's wealth of experience means we are uniquely placed to bring new ideas to market, quickly. Having taken a balanced view on the available alternatives Charpak believes sustainability in plastics for the consumer and industry is the way forward.  When other alternative materials are considered, and undertaking a...

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29 days from concept to completion

THE CHARPAK WOW     Offering the complete packaging service Charpak is vertically integrated with its design, prototyping, tooling and production capabilities ALL in-house.   The company's agility and flexibility ensures every client receives impeccable service, and responsive lead times.  Imaginative concepts through to full manufacture can be delivered in just 29 days.  Every bespoke design is unique to each of our clients.  To find out how we deliver this...

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Sustainable Clear rPET rigid thermoformed plastic packaging

Changing the narrative from single use plastics to multi-use and multi-reuse packaging is the way forward   With plastic packaging at the top of the agenda with images of Oceans full of floating plastics we have to ensure that when we put products into plastic packaging we do so for the right reasons, using the right plastic. We also have to ensure we educate the consumer about...

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Charpak expands warehouse

As part of the company's expansion plans and continued investment in the business Charpak have secured two additional storage premises in Tower Close, Huntingdon.   Nick Capeling, Logistics Manager says: “Our combined facilities at Tower Close mean we can be even more responsive to our customer needs, ensuring efficiency in production, warehousing and distribution of stock.  By producing large production runs using modern machinery enables us to...

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M&S set a challenge to Charpak's imaginative product packaging designers to find a manufacturing solution to develop a beautifully crafted premium party cake.   What is now commonplace in stores started with a blue sky idea session with Charpak and M&S' packaging developers working through "We need to manufacture a “hidden centre” product on a scalable large quantity...

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Charpak design and manufacture rigid plastic packaging which are made from the below materials:   Clear rPET Clear rPET plastic contains a minimum of 50% PCW (post consumer waste) and up to 25% in-process waste Charpak reprocesses it's scrap back into material we purchase from our supply chain Clear rPET is widely recycled   Black rPET Contains 50% PCW and up to 25% in-process waste Charpak has a closed-loop...

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With plastics and the environmental issues being a hot topic, there is no better time to invest in the most environmentally friendly packaging.   Charpak's latest patented packing innovation Twist-Loc is a unique combination of an rPET lid and base that locks into place. Charpak's remarkable locking device saves labelling and labour costs for retailers.  By using Twist-Loc customers no longer have to 'tamper-evident' label this robust...

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As a Charpak client you benefit from much more than just thermoformed manufacturing. Every design render is bespoke, ensuring the end packaging product meets your business' demands. Charpak's end-to-end solution brings you first class consultancy and delivers the highest quality manufacture of rigid plastic packaging.   We guarantee delivery of imaginative, world-class quality vacuum formed, thermoformed packaging solutions. We guarantee every design is fully manufacturable We guarantee service with...

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pet plastics and sustainability

Whilst the media is dominated by headlines surrounding plastic packaging waste we must be careful not to demonise all plastic packaging.  Across the supply chain, businesses need to respond with actions that do not shift the environmental and recycling problem from one type of packaging material, to other less reusable or less recyclable alternatives. There is no doubt unrecyclable single-use plastics are a bad thing.  Everyone...

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