Macfarlane Packaging announces the addition of five new electric vehicles (EVs) to its commercial delivery fleet. As part of Macfarlane Group’s ongoing investment in its carbon reduction strategy, the move will see one 16-tonne EV articulated truck and four 3.5-tonne EV Luton vans take to the road.
Macfarlane Group PLC acquires A.E. Suttons Limited
Macfarlane Group PLC (“Macfarlane”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of A.E. Sutton Limited, trading as Suttons Performance Packaging (“Suttons”), a specialist protective packaging manufacturing business based in Cambridgeshire. The earnings enhancing acquisition is in line with Macfarlane’s declared strategy of building its protective packaging business through a combination of organic and acquisitive growth. Strategic highlights Founded in 1962, Suttons …
Macfarlane Group PLC 2022 Preliminary Results
Glasgow-headquartered Macfarlane Group PLC, the UK’s largest provider of protective packaging, now expanding in Europe, has this morning published its 2022 Preliminary Results. These reveal 10% revenue growth and a 7% uplift in PBT. Glasgow-headquartered Macfarlane Group PLC, the UK’s largest provider of protective packaging, now expanding in Europe, has published its 2022 Preliminary Results. These reveal 10% revenue growth and a 7% uplift in PBT.
Macfarlane Packaging partnership with Blue Cross helps feed four-legged friends in need
Pets across Britain will benefit from a nationwide partnership between Blue Cross and Macfarlane Packaging, who will deliver donated pet food to the places it is needed most across the country.
Consumer survey reveals retailers are making significant packaging improvements
New research published today (11 October 2022) highlights that online retailers have made significant improvements to their packaging, including reducing overpacking and damages, while improving sustainability and branding.
Consumers to lift the lid on unboxing experiences in 7th annual Macfarlane Packaging survey
Macfarlane Packaging, the UK’s leading distributor of protective packaging, is today (4 July 2022) asking consumers to lift the lid on their packaging experiences as it launches its 7th annual unboxing* survey. The annual survey provides valuable insights into consumer opinion of e-commerce packaging and the impact it has on their online shopping experience. This information is important to retailers …
Macfarlane Packaging introduces the “Packaging Optimiser™” to help businesses reduce cost and make sustainable choices
Macfarlane Packaging has today (1 February) launched the Packaging OptimiserTM – an interactive tool designed to help businesses identify the total cost and environmental impact of their packaging operation.
Consumers could refuse to buy from retailers who don’t use sustainable packaging, says new survey
Almost one in five consumers (19%) have said they would not buy from online retailers who do not use sustainable packaging, according to a survey published today (01 November, 2021). Macfarlane Packaging’s sixth annual unboxing survey of UK consumers asks respondents to share their experiences of opening online deliveries. The survey was completed by 600 people over the summer and …
Macfarlane Group UK awarded Gold rating from EcoVadis for sustainability
Macfarlane Group, the UK’s largest supplier of protective packaging, has achieved a Gold rating in a sustainability survey conducted by EcoVadis. This important rating – which is said to be the world’s most trusted business sustainability rating – places Macfarlane Group in the top 5% of companies assessed globally within its industry sector for sustainability performance.
Macfarlane Group PLC Interim Results 2021
Glasgow-based Macfarlane Group PLC, the UK’s largest supplier of protective packaging, has announced its 2021 Interim Results revealing that it has more than doubled its pre-tax profits to £7.8m on turnover up 26.5% to £133.5m.
Macfarlane Packaging launches sixth annual unboxing research
Macfarlane Packaging, the country’s leading supplier of protective packaging, is asking UK consumers to share their unboxing experiences as it launches its sixth annual survey today (26 July).
Macfarlane Group Announces Acquisition of Carters Packaging in Cornwall
Macfarlane Group PLC (“Macfarlane”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Carters Packaging (Cornwall) Limited, the owner of Carters Packaging Limited (“Carters”).