After the second round of rugby's Guinness Six Nations Championships it's England that are out in front with two wins from their opening two fixtures. But after defeat at home to England in their first fixture of the 2019 competition, Ireland returned to winning ways with a victory over Scotland at Murrayfield. And here at Atlas packaging we're delighted to be printing and cutting pac...

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As one of the UK's leading independent producers of corrugated cardboard boxes, Atlas Packaging has been answering questions about plastic alternative packaging and low cost printed boxes on Day One of the Source Food and Drink Trade Show in Exeter today (Wednesday). Judy Whitmore, Atlas Packaging Graphic Designer, has been on the event stand to provide technical knowledge to help wit...

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When Devon condiments makers Otter Vale were in a pickle over sustainable packaging they needed to find a business that could match their environmental ambitions and they didn't even have to go outside of the county to find it as Andrea Laxon from Otter Vale explains: "We had been searching for a long time for a sustainable and effective packaging solution without much success. ...

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When mainstream and social media turned its focus on the rising trend of Veganism and the #veganuary movement this month then food and drink producers have been handed a great opportunity to showcase their brands to a much wider audience. Vegan produce is loaded with positive messages and for many producers being able to offer vegan varieties of their products enhances their brand wit...

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With Daffodils, Primrose and Magnolia all just around the corner now is a great time to consider how freshly grown British flowers will be sent for retail and e-commerce home delivery this year. As customer expectations increase then the structural and graphic design of the packaging surrounding the flowers takes on even more importance according to Liam Beades, Horticulture Packaging...

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What a year it has been for us at Atlas Packaging. We've made a million pound investment in our plant and generated news headlines around the world as well as continuing to serve our customers with high quality corrugated packaging time after time .  The Bobst Expertfold 230 A2 was a million pound investment in the production plant at Atlas this year In November we inves...

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When a world famous Devon cheese maker needed new hamper boxes for e-commerce and their farm shop they didn't need to look outside of the county for the solution. Here at Atlas Packaging in Barnstaple we were able to produce and supply a stylish and environmentally sustainable replacement which also saved time as Julie, Quicke's Farm Shop Manager explains: "We needed new hampers as&n...

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  Atlas Packaging can now offer a superior crash lock container after installing the very latest technology at our North Devon home. The Bobst Expertfold 230 A2 is the only one of its kind in the UK. Its makers Bobst describe the machine as having the fastest set up time in its class, can smooth and precisely fold corrugated board up to 35mm thick and features the unique Accuej...

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Atlas Packaging is the leading South West corrugated cardboard company making reusable and recyclable packaging from sustainable sources. We provide local, national and international companies with boxes from sustainable FSC accredited packaging. Tarquin's Cornish spirits box made from sustainable FSC accredited packaging As Nik Fordham, Head of Operations at Tarquin's Cornish Gin...

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Atlas Packaging narrowly missed out on being named as the best SME Packaging Company in the UK at the industry’s showcase awards in London on Tuesday night (30 Oct) hosted by TV presenter Colin Murray. The UK Packaging Awards covers the entire packaging sector and the Barnstaple based firm was up against stiff competition from packaging firms across the UK. Thanking the awards organis...

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Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond announced plans for a new packaging tax dubbed 'the plastic tax' in his budget speech last Monday. Mr Hammond told the Commons that "...it would transform the economies of sustainable packaging” by discouraging single use packaging with limited recycled content in favour of packaging that contains at least 30 per cent recycled material. The c...

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Consumers are expecting more from retailers when it comes to making packaging as environmentally friendly as possible according to the Soil Association. In a recent survey the organic produce certification organisation found that 67 percent of the public questioned want organic produce to be sold in environmentally friendly packaging. The Soil Association says that consumers want less...

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We're very proud to live and work in such a beautiful part of the world and in Autumn it's an extra special place. North Devon is home to some fantastic food and drink producers and at this time of year many have harvested the crop to produce some outstanding products.  Some of the companies that we supply with packaging will be at the North Devon Foodfest on Sunday October 21...

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Article about Atlas Packaging on page 70 of Brewing Business Magazine's Autumn 2018 edition With a growing consumer movement demanding less single use plastic packaging, companies within the UK drinks sector are investigating more sustainable alternatives. Atlas Packaging in Barnstaple is one of the UK’s largest independent corrugated packaging producers and its design team in Barnst...

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When Janet Sawyer set up her company Littlepod from her kitchen table in East Devon in 2010, little could she have known that within a decade she would have built a brand stocked in supermarkets across the land and established export trade across the globe. But the success of the ethically based firm from Farringdon has been recognised at the highest level being awarded a Queen's Awar...

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