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Manufacturing upgrade

July'16: Smithpack take delivery of new large format LMC Casemaker at Kingswinford site.

See machine undergoing manufacturer testing here: http://smithpack.co.uk/lmc/

New vehicles and Livery

Oct'15: Smithpack take delivery of new Mercedes Antos Lorries to replace remaining old livery vehicles with new lorries including a larger 30' body for greater delivery efficiency with flexibility.

Smithpack Expands in Wiltshire

July'15: Smithpack have moved it's Westbury site into new much larger premises in nearby Trowbridge. The new site enjoys twice the storage capacity and better loading access to build upon recent sales growth successes in the West Country.

Corrugated Factsheet

The confederation of packaging industries publish a factsheet highlighting the features of corrugated including it's green credentials. http://www.paper.org.uk/information/factsheets/corrugated_key_facts.pdf

Corrugated Recycles 80%

Over 80% of all corrugated cardboard boxes are recycled, giving the corrugated industry the best UK recycling rate of all packaging materials. http://www.paper.org.uk/

Specifying a corrugated box

A Corrugated box – or more correctly a “Corrugated case” – is usually specified by stating its:

  1. Fefco code (eg: 0201 for the most common transit box)
  2. Board Specification code eg “125 Kraft/Test B Flute” (which indicates the nominal weight
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Green Corrugated

Corrugated Packaging is recyclable, and manufactured predominately from recycled paper. Even virgin kraft paper than can be specified as liners comes from coniferous forestry trees that actually reduce the amount of C02 in the atmosphere as they grow, are harvested … Read more

QUALITY MANAGEMENT – ISO 9001:2008

Smithpack’s documented Quality Management system has been accredited since 1996 and pro-actively strives for continually quality improvement, responsive to our customers demands. Smithpack sites are covered by ISO 9001:2008 accreditations with AJA Registrars.

Operations from Smithpack’s sites are accredited under … Read more