For 3 decades Smithpack have been designing, manufacturing and supplying a bespoke and comprehensive packaging service to the requirements of British industry. Printed and Plain corrugated packaging and packaging ancillaries including foam and bubble rolls, tapes, shrink wrap, air cushioning and other void fill.
Smithpack have invested over £ million in manufacturing recently to complement an already comprehensive range of corrugated conversion machinery. The new computerised high quality, quick set, 3 metre Case Maker installation further develops Smithpack’s flexible manufacturing capability which was already producing millions of quality printed and plain cases, boxes and fittings across thousands of different specifications each year.
With high quality post-print flexo, large rotary and flat-bed die-cutting, Gluing and Stitching machinery Smithpack benefit from an extensive and efficient manufacturing capability across a wide range of packaging designs. Smithpack also enjoy effective purchasing arrangements with key material suppliers offering benefits of prompt lead times, security and continuity of supply.
To supplement fast manufacturing lead times, Smithpack has substantial warehousing facilities in the Midlands and the South with stock tracking systems to ensure effective customer service and priority stocking for “Just in Time” and regular call-off delivery requirements. Operating it’s own recently updated curtain-sided rigid vehicle delivery fleet, supplemented by reliable haulage contractors, ensures a reliable and effective transport operation across the country.
Stock control systems give the company stock visibility and traceability ensuring stock is maintained at appropriate levels for call-off arrangements agreed with customers.
The company operates “Just in Time” stocking where required, and a “Kanban” style delivery direct to the customer’s manufacturing line is in operation for some. In short, Smithpack has the flexibility to find logistic solutions that work for it’s customers.
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