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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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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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Jonathan Pearson joins Charpak as New Business Development Manager bringing his 16 years packaging experience to the Charpak team.  His understanding of all things packaging extends to almost every format and material – from HD/LD poly bags, SRPs, corrugate, tin, to paper.   Based in Central Scotland, Jonathan’s focus will be to strengthen the existing relationships with our clients in Scotland, and develop new business opportunities in...

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Niall Johanson automotive engineer

Charpak is pleased to welcome Niall Johanson to head up its burgeoning business in the automotive sector and within complex manufacturing supply chains.   Niall’s vast experience is well known in the industry from Formula One and throughout general automotive.  Niall’s 2 decades of expertise comes from working for and alongside Peugeot-Citroen, Renault and others, especially within high-performance engineering, Formula One and World Rally.   Niall’s enthusiasm for clever...

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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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Chris Bowmen receives his Advanced Level Apprentice Award from Charpak Managing Director, Paul Smith

Charpak Managing Director, Paul Smith, presented Christopher Bowmen with his Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Engineering Manufacturing (Engineering Maintenance) Certificate in the Science, Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies on Friday 10th August 2018 at the Employee of the Month presentation in front of over 100 employees, showing the company’s appreciation of the hard work he has put in.   Dedicated as ever Christopher came straight off the production floor to...

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Developing high performance employees

Developing High Performance Employees   Learning and Developing (L&D), often called Training and Development, forms part of an organisation's talent management strategy and is designed to align the company, individual's goals and performance. Charpak L&D encompasses 3 main aspects; training, education and development and is overseen by the HR Manager.  Charpak is committed to investing in its people and endorsed by Managing Director, Paul Smith, who defines...

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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’s core values are the pillars of our business:   As a family-owned business we believe we should all stand for something special.  There should be core values which we all hold dear, whatever role we have.   We have not arrived at these by chance - a significant number of our work colleagues contributed to identifying what they felt made us who we are.  We have set out...

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Hot Rod drag racing

2017 Champion Hot Rod Racers The Outlaw Anglia's Reaction Time Trophy for the best reaction time off the start line was won by OA99, Ginner Middleton.   The Reaction Time trophy was awarded to the winner with the most outstanding performance times across 3 races from the season.  Charpak were proud to provide the impressive trophy - conceptually developed, designed and manufactured in-house by Charpak.   Rachel Hamilton, Quality...

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