We would like to thank everyone who has supported us throughout 2021 which has once again been a challenging year for many both at home and at work. We wish every one of you a Merry Christmas and a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year, from the team at Chadwicks.
Covid-19 and lockdown changed many everyday experiences, including food shopping and consumption. Ready-to-eat food delivery experienced a huge boost. This shift as well as a greater focus on health and safety has made many in the fast food and online food delivery industry review their packaging requirements. Over the last 18 months Chadwicks has seen a growing interest from fast food outlets in lidding and sealing equipment for condiments. Most recently Chadwicks’ sealing equipment partner, [...]
Ken Dunlop has been Sales Manager at Chadwicks for almost nine years and has spent his entire career in the packaging sector. We caught up with him to find out more about his background, his current role, his views on what is happening within the plastics packaging sector and his passions outside of work.
We were delighted to be involved in the launch of Meadow Foods’ latest addition to its growing plant-based range Plant & Co. Plant & Co is an oat and rice based yogurt alternative available in four flavours: strawberry, raspberry, peach and natural. Chadwicks supplied two different sized pre-cut lids in one colour which were then sealed to 100 percent recyclable pots. As consumer demand for vegan alternatives continue to soar we are seeing a growing [...]
Talking exclusively to Packaging News Alastair Bearman, Sales and Marketing Director at Chadwicks, shares his views on how the coronavirus pandemic has affected the flexible packaging market, as well as the impact of new trade rules with the EU and how sustainability is shaping innovation. He says: “Looking forward to the UK tax on plastic packaging in 2022, there is growing interest in adding recycled content into packaging and in response to this Chadwicks has [...]
Alastair Bearman joined Chadwicks four years ago as Sales and Marketing Director to head up the global sales and marketing function. Based in the UK, Alastair works with Chadwicks’ sales agents and representatives across Europe, Ireland, Scandinavia and Australasia. Alastair has spent his entire career, spanning 30 years, in the flexible packaging sector. Typically, Alastair’s role involves a lot of travel visiting prospective customers and making frequent trips to Chadwicks’ head office in Bury from [...]
Chadwicks’ pre-cut lidding is a perfect fit for a range of packaging applications for the dairy sector, including ice cream pots. As peak ice cream season approaches more and more of our lidding is appearing in the freezer aisles as it’s used to lid some of our favourite ice cream brands, including the award winning DiSotto range. Two colour printed, pin dot embossed pre-cut lids were supplied in two different sizes and sealed to paper [...]
Nikki Marchewka is celebrating her 30th work anniversary at Chadwicks. Nikki is one of a number of employees who have been with the company for over 25 years. Nikki had a successful 19 year tenure in the die cutting department at Chadwicks before applying for the post of receptionist which she has held for the last 11 years. Talking about her 30 years’ service Nikki says: “I have loved my time here at Chadwicks and [...]
Customer Care Administrator, Debbie Hardman, is celebrating 40 years’ service at Chadwicks. With only six office staff in the company when she joined, Debbie’s initial workload was varied, involving everything from managing reception to raising orders. As the company began to expand and grow its customer base overseas, Debbie moved into a dedicated customer-focussed, internal sales and exports role. Today she manages accounts in the UK, Scandanavia, Israel, the Middle East, Africa, Indonesia, Spain, Portugal [...]
Market leading pre-cut lid manufacturer Chadwicks of Bury (a Clondalkin company), has produced a versatile lidding solution using mirror print technology for the launch of Symington's new plant-based brand, Bloomin Good Food Co. Four different designs, printed using 8 colours on polyester material, have been produced for the vegan-friendly snack pot range which comes in four varieties: Warming Tomato & Lentil Dahl, Banging Black Eyed Bean & Vegetables, Hearty Sweet Potato & Lentil Curry and [...]