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Fully recyclable lidding solution with rPET lids

By |2020-03-30T12:42:02+00:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Blog, lidding|Tags: , , |

New technologies are emerging every year in flexible packaging driven largely by the need to develop more sustainable packaging solutions and the pre-cut lidding market is no exception.  Dairy, food and beverage customers across our UK and European customer base are increasingly looking for packaging alternatives that offer sustainable value whilst at the same time maintain [...]

Plastic reduction for cost savings and environmental benefits

By |2020-03-13T11:02:46+00:00March 13th, 2020|Categories: lidding, Sustainability|Tags: , , |

Reducing the gauge of packaging materials can help brands save money and reduce their environmental impact.  However, successfully introducing thinner materials is not without its challenges and requires strong partnership working throughout the supply chain to ensure brand and product integrity. For example, the amount of raw material used in packaging will not only reduce the [...]

The Benefits of Aluminium Lidding

By |2020-03-05T12:23:16+00:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: Blog, lidding, Sustainability|

As concerns grow around the environment, more and more companies are looking for sustainable packaging solutions that demonstrate their commitment to preserving the environment and responding to changing consumer demands. Aluminium lidding is an appealing option for sustainable packaging as it is a completely recyclable and endlessly renewable material – the quality of the aluminium foil [...]

Lifting the lid on Chadwicks studio manager Paul Starling

By |2020-02-10T10:50:21+00:00February 10th, 2020|Categories: Blog, lidding|Tags: , |

Paul Starling is Studio Manager at Chadwicks and has over 40 years’ experience in print and packaging, starting his career as a time-served hot metal compositor. He has been with Chadwicks for 24 years. He uses his creative skills, along with state-of-the-art computer hardware and software to transform a customer’s flat conceptual design into final print. [...]

Vegan friendly lidding

By |2020-03-05T12:06:06+00:00February 3rd, 2020|Categories: Blog, lidding, Sustainability|Tags: , |

A record 400,000 people signed up to Veganuary this year – a term that wasn’t in the English psyche until fairly recently – compared to 250,000 in 2019, 168,500 in 2018 and just 3,300 five years ago. In 2018 the UK launched more vegan products than any other nation globally and in the same year the [...]

Continuity of production and supply

By |2020-01-22T12:17:25+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Operating in a niche market such as die cut lids means that we are one of very few producers with the right manufacturing experience and expertise. Therefore, it is of paramount importance that we are able to guarantee our customers continuity of production and supply and robust contingency planning when unforeseen circumstances happen and during periods [...]

Electricity from renewable sources

By |2020-01-22T12:29:08+00:00January 15th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Sustainability|Tags: |

We are proud to announce that from April 2020 we will only be using electricity produced from entirely renewable sources. This means less emissions into the atmosphere and allows us to contribute towards a low carbon future. Improving energy efficiency has always been an important consideration for us as a company - it’s one of the [...]

2019 a year in review

By |2019-12-17T12:21:29+00:00December 17th, 2019|Categories: Blog, lidding, News|Tags: , , |

2019 has been a busy and exciting year for Chadwicks with new appointments, long service awards, new innovations and a brand new look for our website. As the year draws to a close we look back on some of its highlights.  We started the year ‘Down Under’ with John Harrison joining us as Technical Sales Manager [...]

Customer care administrator celebrates 25 years service at Chadwicks

By |2020-03-05T11:56:53+00:00December 12th, 2019|Categories: Blog, lidding, Shrink Sleeves|

Chadwicks’ Customer Care Administrator, Vicki Slater, is celebrating 25 years’ service with the company. Vicki started her career at Chadwicks in the export department before moving across to customer care to manage the company’s UK based accounts. A move which enabled her to have more flexible working arrangements to fit around her family. Commenting on her [...]

Chadwicks develops new lid for premium product range

By |2019-12-12T14:48:30+00:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Blog, lidding, News|Tags: , , , |

  Market leading pre-cut lid and shrink sleeve manufacturer Chadwicks of Bury (part of the Clondalkin Group), has developed an aluminium lidding material to seal to glass. Developed in-house by Chadwicks, the decorative lids have been produced for a new premium yogurt range from Alston Dairy. Ken Dunlop, Sales Manager at Chadwicks said: “Typically, sealing pre-cut [...]