The UK Packaging Awards

Charpak Limited are delighted to announce we have been shortlisted for the prestigious Packaging News UK Packaging Awards in the SME of The Year category.   Against a backdrop of the demonisation of plastics, and single use plastics in particular, we are proud to be at the forefront of driving sustainability within the packaging industry and are working with a number of partners to create the Cambridgeshire...

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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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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’s approach is working collaboratively with brand owners, retailers, production and manufacturing teams, Sales and Marketing Teams, Packaging Technologists, Design Engineers and Commercial Teams.  From the initial client briefing, and project scoping, through the design brief and technical consultation on reusable or recyclable materials, Charpak collaborates with your internal teams.   Charpak’s specialist team:   take your business requirements gather your technical specifications produce a thorough packaging design...

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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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There are viable alternatives to fossil fuel based plastics, which are currently more expensive to produce.   Recent tests by the supermarkets have shown that consumers are reticent to pay more for this packaging.  This is a particularly hot topic following Blue Planet II, and wider reporting in the media on environmental issues relating to discarded plastic.  Biodegradable plastics, environmentally friendly plastics and plant based plastics are...

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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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