We are pleased to announce the launch of our PPE Face Visor Kits, designed for the comfort and protection of NHS staff and key workers across the country.   Whilst we are currently prioritising the NHS, we are also offering this to wider Key Industries, where applicable, including food production/distribution, transport & retail workers to help keep our industries and economy running smoothly. We are now in...

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Charpak Hygiene Standard Wash Your Hands COVID19 Coronavirus

Protecting People, the Planet and ensuring Business Continuity.   Updated 31 March 2020   While UK food retailers, and food manufacturers work tirelessly to support the nation and supply food to #feedthenation Charpak continues to supply hygienic, food grade approved essential packaging.  With standard clear rPET or rPET/PE we can offer a fast turnaround for the most essential items.   Everyone within the Charpak team has risen to the challenge during...

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Charpak update on Coronavirus COVID-19 March 2020

Charpak would like to reassure our customers, employees and suppliers that Charpak take our duty of care very seriously. Actively supporting the medical sector and FMCG food sector we help keep the supply chain moving.    For food packaging, fast prototyping, and medical transit-tray protective packaging needs, Contact Us   Updated 26/03/2020   As part of Charpak business operations, our robust business continuity plan is fully functional and underway to mitigate risks,...

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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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Charpak sustainable premium beverages value added packaging

  Charpak Managing Director, Paul Smith, was interviewed by Packaging Innovations to discuss the importance of value-added packaging for the drinks sector and the significant difference it can make to spirits producers, distillers and those throughout the premium drinks sector.     Q:  Why is value added packaging so important in the drinks sector?    We know Value Added Packaging (VAP) is an important part of the drinks brands' portfolios because...

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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.   Kate and Paul outlined what a circular economy is and how it reduces plastic waste.   They explained how Charpak reuse the County’s...

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Charpak Ltd Huntingdon supports Recycle Week

Taking part in the Recycle Week annual campaign, Charpak aims to help motivate more people to recycle more, and better.  We are lighting our building up green to show our support for Recycle Week and show we take recycling seriously.  The lights are on from dusk till dawn, and using low power LED lights they use little power and electricity.   What and how we recycle really...

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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 Ltd six tips for own brand retailers and food manufacturers to achieve more sustainable packaging

Charpak's Director of Sales and Innovation, Justin Kempson, speaks with Solutions for Retail Brands and shared his top tips for own-brand retailers and food manufacturers to adopt when addressing consumer and industry concerns around product and packaging design, and its environmental impact. 1. Design for Recyclability Minimising food waste, and avoiding over-packaging products is an essential and growing requirement to address climate change, and carbon footprint. The...

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The Environmental Packaging Summit 16 July 2019

The Environmental Packaging Summit is taking place on Tuesday 16th July 2019.  Hosted by Packaging News and taking place at The Crystal in London, this one-day event examines how the packaging industry can respond to the growing pressure on sustainability, from design and manufacture through to end of life and waste management.   Liz Bonnin kicks off the Summit with an inspiring Keynote session setting the scene...

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