Charpak welcomed to the Formula One Rolex British Grand Prix 2019, the heart of high-performance engineering

Charpak has enjoyed a reputation for innovative advanced performance engineering in high-precision thermoforming for many years, so it was not wholly unexpected when our directors, Paul and Gary Smith, received a VIP invitation to attend the Formula One Rolex British Grand Prix Business Friday at Silverstone.   Apart from being one of the most prestigious and high profile International sporting events held in the UK, the British...

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Charpak Ltd discusses the challenges faces when addressing sustainable and recyclable packaging

Inside Own Brands – Summer 2019   Charpak Ltd have collaborated with Inside Own Brands, the online quarterly magazine that brings together expert knowledge, opinion and insights into the latest trends and news from the world of retail own brand.  This collaboration is to offer our customers insight from a range of industry experts, to help them get the most from their supply chain.   Read and Download the...

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Charpak Huntingdon packaging education visits

Spreading the word to help reduce plastic pollution, as part of Charpak Ltd’s community engagement initiatives the company welcomed the Essex Avenue Community Tenants and Residents Association litter picking team to their Cambridgeshire based Headquarters on Wednesday 29th May.   The dedicated group of adults and children who range from 5 years – 75 years litter pick in their local community during school holidays.  Joined by a...

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Charpak Ltd The UK Plastics Pact

As a Founding Member of The UK Plastics Pact, Charpak Ltd are actively involved in the systematic change of this world-first initiative to transform the plastic packaging system.  We are ensuring that packaging is recyclable, and recycled - working collaboratively with our clients, NGOs, Local Authorities and industry associations.  Charpak is committed to providing more sustainable packaging solutions that minimise environmental impact.  The Reduce, Reuse...

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Charpak Ltd have produced a series of FAQ guides. You can read, bookmark and download them here. These FAQs answer questions such as why plastic packaging is used; what packaging is recyclable and can be recycled; and why materials are used for different solutions.   Plastics Explained Materials Plastics Recycling   With our planet’s natural resources under increasing pressure the UK Government’s proposed Resources and Waste Strategy reforms...

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Sustainable Clear rPET rigid thermoformed plastic packaging

Twist-Loc, the new 100% recyclable plastic packaging tub from Charpak   With plastic pollution at the top of the agenda we must ensure that when packaging products we all use the optimum material for the purpose of the packaging.  Charpak Ltd have designed and developed a new packaging tub which resolves this challenge.  Sustainability must be at the heart of packaging.  Charpak fully embraces the Ellen MacArthur...

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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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Charpak member of staff

Charpak’s approach is working collaboratively with brand owners, retailers, production and manufacturing teams, Sales and Marketing Teams, Packaging Technologists, Design Engineers and Commercial Teams.  From the initial client briefing, and project scoping, through the design brief and technical consultation on reusable or recyclable materials, Charpak collaborates with your internal teams.   Charpak’s specialist team:   take your business requirements gather your technical specifications produce a thorough packaging design...

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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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packaging design

With plastics and the environmental issues being a hot topic, there is no better time to invest in the least environmentally damaging packaging.   Committed to minimising environmental impact, Charpak's latest patented packaging innovation Twist-Loc is a fully recyclable rPET thermformed container.  The rPET lid and base firmly locks into place.  Its integrated locking device has zero 'tear-off bits' to minimise leakage into the environment.  By using...

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