Circular Economy Plastic packaging

We are officially unveiling our ground-breaking Localised Circular Economy at Packaging Innovations on 27-28 February 2019 at the NEC, Birmingham.   As a leading packaging designer and manufacturer, we recognised the responsibility we have to help allay consumer fears and take major initiatives to achieve a truly circular plastics economy. Whilst many are theorising about this aim, we are the UK’s first organisation to recruit partners, including Jayplas...

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Packaging product design

On Tuesday 11th December 2018, school children and 3 teachers visited Charpak to gain an insight into creative product design and packaging.  The 12 children, aged 7-11, from Hartford Junior School, Huntingdon are studying a Product Design Level 2 apprenticeship.   As part of the apprenticeship scheme the children are encouraged to visit local companies to gain insight spending time with Charpak's team of Packaging Designers.  Charpak were...

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The ultra-modern CNC machine enables even more complex thermoformed packaging tooling to be milled at high precision and at high speed, custom-made to all shapes and sizes. Manufacturing the highest quality products for Charpak clients, in an even shorter lead time is crucial to meet the high standards Charpak prides itself on. The company prides itself on investing in the latest technology and equipment to deliver...

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pet plastics and sustainability

Whilst the media is dominated by headlines surrounding plastic packaging waste we must be careful not to demonise all plastic packaging.  Across the supply chain, businesses need to respond with actions that do not shift the environmental and recycling problem from one type of packaging material, to other less reusable or less recyclable alternatives. There is no doubt unrecyclable single-use plastics are a bad thing.  Everyone...

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