As one of the UK’s largest independent producers of corrugated cardboard Atlas Packaging has a great team of people in our squad. So when England reached the World Cup semi-final it was the natural thing to do to halt production at our Barnstaple factory in North Devon to allow staff to watch the historic game against Croatia Jason Sharman, Managing Director Atlas Packaging said: “Th...

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ATLAS PACKAGING, a corrugated packaging specialist, has achieved four awards at the EFIA  (European Flexographic Industry Association) Awards, an industry awards programme that celebrates expertise in flexo-print technology across Europe.  According to Managing Director of Atlas, Jason Sharman, this recent triumph is down to the combination of a 7-strong progressive in-house design t...

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Our design team are quite a diverse bunch. From graphic designers to sample makers, at Atlas we are able to offer a mixture of skills and expertise to ensure that we can provide the best solutions for our clients, across the spectrum of the packaging industry.  When the team is not immersed in packaging, you may find them digging for records, cruising around the Devon coast on their ...

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At Atlas we have been reflecting a lot this about packaging’s role in developing and enriching a brand’s core vision, value and beliefs. Ultimately, packaging is the first physical encounter that your customer will have with your brand so why is it that packaging is sometimes completely forgotten about or re-designed in a way that is disconnected with the rest of the brand’s vision an...

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As the demand for environmentally friendly products increases, it is important to recognise the fact that consumers are shifting towards more environmentally friendly products. If businesses want to operate more successfully they need to ensure that the packaging they choose can be recycled or is made from renewable sources. One packaging choice that offers the potential to be sustain...

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Last week, we sat down with member of Atlas’ structural design team to identify five important tips that any wannabe designer needs to know to succeed within the industry, what makes good packaging design and how to innovate in this growing industry. Tip #1: Don’t be afraid to ask questions "It’s vital to ensure that the customers expectations and your design solutions coincide so the...

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Hot off the announcement of their Made in the South West Collaboration Award win; Atlas Packaging spent a day with St Austell Brewery to see their bottling process and to see our new packaging on the forefront of the bottling plant. St Austell Brewery have recently unveiled new bottle designs and logos for its Tribute, Korev and Proper Job beers in the UK. Atlas Packaging has helped t...

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We are delighted to announce that we have made the final shortlist in the 2017 Packaging Awards for Design Team of the Year and Innovation of the Year! Design Team of the Year: Check out our article about our design team Innovation of the Year: Read our case study on the ECOdesk360 The awards ceremony takes place in London on the 22nd November. You can read more about the awards here....

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Although the rain may have hindered spirits, the ten teams sponsored by Atlas Packaging pushed on and completed the mammoth Saunton Golf Course in style for the Rotary Club's annual Charity Golf Day. Despite the conditions, the day’s golfing performances were good with many teams recording high team scores. Organised by the Rotary Club of Barnstaple Link, the event was held at Saunton...

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We are delighted to announce that we have made the final shortlist in the 2017 FlexoTech Awards for the corrugated post-print (C flute and above) category! Our entry for this category was the Weight Watchers’ dark chocolate mint bites box. Creating the background was extremely challenging as it was made up of the 4 x process colours and as the appearance needed to be a neutral shade o...

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Atlas Packaging is continuously pushing and challenging the boundaries of design and print. We believe that technical innovation gives us the opportunity to promote eye-catching packaging in new and exciting ways. We have recently invested more than £1.75m in a bespoke flexo press known as the Cuir Rotaflexo to improve and enhance our packaging process. A cutting-edge aspect of the Cu...

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On Sunday the 2nd of July Bideford’s first ever corrugated cardboard boat regatta on the River Torridge took place. Corrugated packaging specialist Atlas Packaging supplied the materials free of charge for the races to teams wanting to construct a unique corrugated cardboard vessel. Atlas Packaging, the Rotary Club and other sponsors challenged wannabe boat builders of all ages to des...

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It has now been over 6 months since we have had the 'Cuir' flexographic printing machine installed in our Barnstaple factory, and we have created some of the most intricate and bespoke packaging in Atlas history due to its compelling attention to detail, six print units and various detail options that makes this printer one of the most accurate, not only in the Atlas arsenal, but also...

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We are proud to announce that Atlas Packaging are once again sponsoring the packaging Award at the 24th British Cheese Awards, taking place on the 31st May 2017 at the Royal Bath & West Show, Shepton Mallet, Somerset. Described as a 'celebration of the passion and excellence within the cheese industry' by Peter Mitchell, chairman of the British Cheese Awards, we are honoured to ha...

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We are excited to announce we’ll be at the UK’s only food and drink packaging event once again this year. Pro2Pac takes place at London’s ExCel between 20th - 22nd March, and we’ll be exhibiting on stand N850 during the three day event. Pro2Pac offers exhibitors the opportunity to showcase pioneering products that are shaping the packaging industry. Visitors should expect to see 120 h...

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