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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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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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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In support of Charpak's growth a new Illig RD53d arrived in September 2017.  This additional investment augments Charpak's ability to provide its client industry-leading turnaround times from initial concept designs, prototypes, tooling and to production - within 29 days.   Charpak's thermoforming capabilities to produce increasingly complex and innovative rigid plastic packaging are sector leading. Technical Director, Gary Smith is delighted with this new investment saying: [qodef_blockquote text="A...

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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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