Carolyn Tomlinson, supply chain manager at Chadwicks, has taken part in the Macmillan Peak District Mighty walking challenge in memory of a former colleague. Carolyn and her husband, Dave, completed the 18 mile trek across the Peak District countryside in five hours in memory of Julie Kiely, who sadly passed away earlier this year. Thanks to the generosity of colleagues, friends and family, Carolyn raised almost £600 for Macmillan cancer support. Carolyn says: “It is [...]
Earlier in the year Chadwicks exhibited at Australia’s processing and packaging event, Auspack in Melbourne, which brings together more than 350 exhibitors unveiling the latest technology to more than 7000 targeted industry professionals. John Harrison, Technical Sales Manager for Australia and New Zealand was at the event, and here’s what he had to say about it. Overall the exhibition provided valuable insight into current and emerging trends across the packaging and processing sectors in the [...]
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 [...]