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Lidding for new plant-based yogurt range

2021-07-21T09:57:35+00:00July 21st, 2021|Categories: Blog, lidding|

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 [...]

Latest views on the flexible packaging market

2021-07-20T13:04:12+00:00July 13th, 2021|Categories: Blog, lidding, News, Sustainability|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

Lifting the Lid on Sales and Marketing Director Alastair Bearman

2021-07-20T13:04:55+00:00May 21st, 2021|Categories: Blog, lidding|

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 [...]

Lidding works a treat for DiSotto ice cream

2021-07-20T13:06:04+00:00April 27th, 2021|Categories: Blog, lidding|

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 celebrates 30 years on the job

2021-03-31T09:19:57+00:00March 31st, 2021|Categories: Blog, lidding|

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 [...]

Debbie celebrates 40th work anniversary at Chadwicks

2021-03-31T09:22:37+00:00February 12th, 2021|Categories: Blog, lidding|Tags: , |

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 [...]

Virtual proofing a success

2021-01-05T11:32:27+00:00January 5th, 2021|Categories: Blog, lidding|Tags: , , |

In these unprecedented times we have all had to find new ways of working and the packaging sector is no exception. Prior to Covid-19 Chadwicks had never considered carrying out a customer print approval remotely, only ever having done them on-site. And yet last week at the request of a customer that is exactly what the team successfully did using WhatsApp. The print and colour standards were generated and presented to the client via video [...]

Reflecting on 2020, looking ahead to 2021

2020-12-22T08:07:03+00:00December 15th, 2020|Categories: Blog, lidding, Sustainability|Tags: , , |

2020 will be a year forever etched in our memories. We have all faced uncertain times and the challenge of having to make significant changes to our personal and professional lives. Like all businesses Chadwicks has had to adapt; virtual meetings with customers have become the norm, social distancing policies have been implemented in the factory and customer print approvals have taken place remotely. A sharp rise in demand for lidding at the outset of [...]

Recess lidding for disinfectant

2020-11-30T14:20:23+00:00November 30th, 2020|Categories: Blog, lidding|Tags: |

Recess lids, with their easy application and 100 percent leak proof properties, are ideally suited for non-food, high value products such as the Virkon™ range of biocides from Antec International – LANXESS where product security is essential and production volumes are low. The Virkon™ range of science-based products, for animal health biosecurity, have been specifically engineered to provide highly effective and fast-acting disinfectant solutions for commercial livestock producers, and farmers. As well as disinfectants, recess [...]

How do your lids shape up?

2020-11-04T11:22:42+00:00October 21st, 2020|Categories: Blog, lidding|Tags: , , , |

Plastic, aluminium or paper, die-cut lids are used across a range of packaging pots and containers for dairy, beverage, confectionary and snack products. Produced with only a 0.25mm excess on pot size, die-cut lids provide a much neater and more professional pack than other sealing processes such as ‘cut & seal’ systems. Die-cut lids also require less material during manufacturing than reel feed systems and mean minimum waste for the packer. Providing you use a [...]

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