UK Packaging Award Winners SME of the Year 2018 Charpak Ltd

Packaging designers and manufacturers, Charpak Ltd, are jubilant after achieving success as Winners of The SME of the Year at the UK Packaging Awards held at The Grosvenor House Hotel, London on Tuesday 30th October. Selected by the judges at the prestigious national awards ceremony, attended by over 700 representatives from across the industry, the company was recognised for “taking an honest approach to plastic concerns and valuing...

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Justin Kempson Charpak

Highlighting to over 100 delegates the increasing importance of designing sustainability into packaging as a core part of the new product development process Justin Kempson, Charpak Sales & Innovation Director, was speaking at the Consumer Driven Packaging Trends and Innovations Conference at the Museum of London Docklands on 10th October 2018.   Recognising the global environmental challenge in which everyone has a part to play Justin Kempson...

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Recycle rPET plastic packaging

An easy way to increase plastics recycling rates in the UK is simple On Pack Recycling Labels.  And for retailers and manufacturers to add the plastic resin codes onto all plastic packaging in addition to the OPRL guidelines.  One of the biggest barriers for consumers, author included, is when there's no plastics packaging symbol, or clear on pack recycling labels.  With over 380 local authority...

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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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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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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

Twist-Loc, the new 100% recyclable plastic packaging container from Charpak   With plastic packaging at the top of the agenda we must ensure that when we package products we all use the optimum material for the purpose of the packaging. The durability, lightweight, flexibility and cost of plastic offers many benefits, which we must not forget. Preventing food waste by extending shelf life or transiting products through...

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Charpak staff receiving Easter eggs

Hundreds of thousands of us looked forward to the extended Easter weekend break, the first bank holiday of 2018.  The opportunity to spend time with family, friends and indulging in the annual Easter traditions, perhaps with or without Easter Eggs and Easter Egg hunts.   The Company Directors, Paul Smith, Gary Smith and Justin Kempson, all keen to join in with the Easter spirit, gave Easter Eggs...

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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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