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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

  Offering the complete packaging service Charpak design, prototyping, tooling and production capabilities are ALL in-house.  Our UK-based Cambridgeshire headquarters provides bespoke packaging solutions for UK, European and global supply chains.    We offer the complete service from initial concept designs to full manufacture.    Our responsive team can design and manufacture your packaging in just 29 days.  Charpak's highly professional, dynamic experts are brilliant in their ability to...

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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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Charpak Ltd have been awarded the Highly Commended Runner Up in the UK SME’s Business Culture Awards 2017. The Business Culture Awards gives forward-thinking organisations a way to celebrate work which sets up their employees to succeed – recognising how their people’s employment experience is fundamental to business performance.   In a highly competitive category representing the UK’s SMEs Charpak collected the Runners Up, Highly Commended national...

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Kiefel thermoforming machines

As part of Charpak's expansion plans the company has invested in 2 further Kiefel KMD78 4-station machines. From early June 2017 the company produces up to an additional 100,000 units per day. Managing director, Paul Smith confirms   "These 2 purchases are part of our strategic plans to grow the business and increase our capacity re-affirming our position as the most innovative and responsive UK producer of...

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Product Designers   Charpak welcomes Sam Eggins as Junior Design Engineer. Sam’s experience in industrial and interaction design spans the full concept creation through to manufacturing new products for a plethora of global brands in the airline, travel and electronics industries. Prior to achieving his BA in Industrial Design and Technology Sam had already gained dynamic experience working in Central London and Amsterdam product design studios.   Sam’s technical...

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Recycle rPET plastic packaging

There are viable alternatives to fossil fuel based plastics, which are currently more expensive to produce. Industry-wide research published research from Kantar Worldpanel Survey in 2018 confirms that consumers are unwilling to pay more for this type of plastic packaging, but expect industry to take responsibility and design and manufacture using more environmentally responsible packaging materials.   Biodegradable plastics are available. However, they are expensive and...

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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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