Blog 2016-12-08T10:00:56+00:00

Christmas Deliveries

As we creep into November our production schedule is getting extremely busy which means that there are very few slots for deliveries before Christmas. If you know that you will need your delivery before January [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Paper Carrier Bags

Our sales are at their highest ever level for Paper carrier bags. The most popular types are twisted paper handle & rope handle carrier bags. These type of bags are very popular in the retail [...]

By | October 13th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Point of sale grip seal bags

Point of sale grip seal bags have become one of our most popular lines. Available in polythene (LDPE) and high clarity polypropylene (CPP) both film types are 100% recyclable and can be printed in any [...]

By | September 1st, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Pouches with Spouts!

Spout pouches are becoming more and more popular and are a good cost effective alternative to rigid packaging. They are produced from high barrier laminated films and offer excellent strength.The screw caps are tamper evident [...]

By | June 9th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Pouch sales on the increase.

The first quarter of 2017 has seen pouch sales rise by 40% compared to the same period in 2016,Laminated (stand up) pouches are available in any size and offer excellent barrier properties. Any given design [...]

By | May 4th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

April Birthdays

Elliott Packaging want to wish two of our fabulous employees Lisa and Steph a big Happy Birthday!! We hope you have had the most wonderful time. Best wishes from all at Elliott Packaging!  

By | April 21st, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Which bag is best for my exhibition?

Bags are a must when choosing your exhibition marketing material. We know how difficult it can be to choose your style of bag so we have put together our top three bags we feel are [...]

Elliott Packaging’s top 5 most purchased items of 2016

Patch Handle Carrier Bags Polythene patch handle carrier bags have clearly been our bestselling product of 2016. Polythene carrier bags have had bad publicity in the past, but not anymore. Elliott packaging offer various options [...]

Christmas Opening Times 2016

Christmas Opening Times:  Closing: 22nd Of December 2016 Opening: 3rd Of January 2017 We want to wish all of our valued customers a wonderful Christmas and a successful New Year. We will look forward to another [...]

By | December 19th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

Money Bags

Elliott Packaging have managed to finish the year on a high after being awarded a three year contract to supply a well known UK high street bank their tamper evident money bags. The bags are [...]

By | December 1st, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

General FAQ’s

General FAQ’s Here we have listed a series of regularly asked questions by our customers. We hope this will help buying with Elliott Packaging even easier. If you have any further questions, please get in [...]

By | November 23rd, 2016|Categories: News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Happy Birthday!

Today is Elliott Packaging’s 20th birthday. A huge thank you to our customers, suppliers and great staff, without whom this mile stone would not have been possible.  

By | October 24th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

Aerospace Bags!

Elliott Packaging have recently been awarded a contract to supply bags into the Aerospace industry. Product testing has taken nine months and the order was secured by Steph Hall.  

By | September 9th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

Why Green Packaging Can Mean Different Things Depending On the Material

As the use of plastic bags is being rapidly reduced by the 5p charge, many people are welcoming the news. But reducing the use of plastic bags and replacing them with other materials won’t necessarily [...]

CAST POLYPROPYLENE BAGS

Elliott Packaging have recently been awarded a contract to supply a well known UK Shirt manufacturer all their bespoke cast polypropylene bags. Cast polypropylene bags are 100% recyclable and are a clearer alternative to polythene [...]

By | August 16th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

GRIP SEAL BAGS

Elliott Packaging have just supplied a national Jeweller a large quanity of bespoke grip seal bags. The grip seal bags have been produced in an environmentally friendly 80micron low density polythene (LDPE) film. The bags [...]

By | August 16th, 2016|Categories: News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

NEW MONEY BAG CONTRACT

Elliott packaging have recently been appointed sole supplier to a major high street supermarket chain for all their in-house money bags. The bags are produced from a special (high strength) grade LDPE material & are [...]

By | August 16th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bags for Biscuits!

Elliott Packaging have recently been awarded a 12 month contract to supply a large European biscuit producer their OPP bags. The bags are 100% recyclable and will be supplied monthly in twelve different sizes. Supply [...]

By | August 16th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

EXPORT SALES INCREASE

2012 has seen the company's export sales increase by 17% compared to the same period last year. The company is now exporting its packaging to Germany, Holland, France, Scandinavia, Ireland, Africa & USA. Company Director [...]

By | August 15th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fashionable & Eco Friendly (Mailing Bags) – Thats Clever! A UK Fashion house has secured the services of Elliott Packaging to supply them their eight colour bespoke printed mailing bags. The complex design will be an all over print that will include the four process colours (CMYK) and four spot colours. The mailing bags will be produced from a 75micron white outer/black inner co-extruded LDPE polythene, given the high volume involved the film will include recycled content and be 100% recyclable. The mailing bags will also be supplied with two high tack permanent adhesive glue lines that will mean the bags can be used for any returns. The highly durable nature of Elliott Packaging’s mailing bags make them an ideal choice

2012 is turning into a bumper year for the company's film on the reel sales. Primarily supplied into the form, fill & seal sectors output for the first quarter of 2012 is up an impressive [...]

By | August 15th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

WHO NEEDS PLASTIC TUBS?

A leading US sports nutrition company has recently awarded Elliott Packaging the contract to supply them printed Stand Up Pouches for their branded protein powders. The company wanted to reduce their packaging and found Elliott [...]

By | August 15th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

PLASTIC FANTASTIC!

Carrier bags 'not eco-villains after all' Unpublished Government research suggests the plastic carrier may not be an eco villain after all – but, whisper it, an unsung hero. Hated by environmentalists and shunned by shoppers, [...]

By | August 15th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Consider A Bag for Life?

We are currently at the start of a transformation in plastic bag use which hasn’t been seen for more than a generation. Plastic bag use is already being dramatically reduced, but this could have the [...]

Durability Of Plastic Bags Is More Important Than Ever

The fall in the use of plastic bags since the introduction of the 5p charge has been dramatic according to government figures. However, reducing our dependence on plastic bags may just be the start of [...]

The Case for Plastic Packaging

Plastic packaging has helped to revolutionise the way we store food and brought convenience to countless billions of people since it was first introduced. Despite this the material is often cast as one of the [...]

Why Flexible Pouch Packaging Is Catching On

With convenience and ease of opening now a big trend in packaging, stand-up pouch packaging proving to be a popular choice for food manufacturers who want to appeal to people on the move. Besides having [...]

This Year’s Food Packaging Trends

We are currently witnessing a revolution in the way food is packaged and consumed and this is helping to create new opportunities for brands to reach out to new target demographics. With this in mind [...]

How To Attract Consumers To Your Food Packaging

Here are a selection of our top food packaging design tips to help attract consumers to your products. If you have just launched a new food product, you probably want consumers to feel as enthusiastic [...]

Why Do People Use Plastic Carrier Bags?

Plastic bags have been a part of our lives for many years, but there is a growing resistance to their use from eco lobbyists who highlight the potential impact on the environment. For most of [...]

What Is Biodegradable Packaging?

Population growth and greater awareness of the need to reduce pollution in the environment have led to increased demand for Biodegradable Packaging but what exactly is Biodegradable Packaging and why is it better than using [...]

The Essentials Of Sweet Bags

Most adults and children alike love sweets but no matter how sweet the confectionary is inside, packaging is of vital importance when getting people to buy and this includes your sweetie bags! When choosing a [...]

Choosing The Right Packaging – Silver Bags

When choosing a colour for your packaging it is important to consider the kind of products you will be selling and the time of year. Fortunately silver bags are an ideal choice for a wide [...]

Plastic Packaging Lags Behind In Recycling

Packaging news reports a positive trend in packaging recycling for 2015, however plastic needed a little help from the previous year to reach its target. Various materials used in packaging such as plastic, glass and [...]

Exercise Equivalent Food Labels – A New Approach To Healthy Packaging?

UK health experts are not only demanding that food packaging should be clearer on exactly how healthy food is, they are also suggesting that people should be told how much exercise they need to burn [...]

5 Reasons Why Bubble Wrap Has Stood The Test of Time

Bubble warp is one of those inventions that you wonder how people managed before it came along. Before 1957 people were scrunching up paper to keep goods safe which wasn’t always ideal. Even though some [...]

Packaging Survey Should Give UK ecommerce stores food for thought

While packaging can often be an afterthought with ecommerce store owners its importance cannot be understated when it comes to customer satisfaction and loyalty as a study in the US has shown. It has to [...]

The Enduring Love Affair With Polythene Bags Is Hard To Break

We took them for granted for many years but now the polythene bag is under attack from new initiatives to limit consumption. However, as recent history has proved, the plastic bag as it is otherwise [...]

2016 Packaging Trends

2016 is set to be the year of digital, clean packaging and the return of green as consumers continue to demand more in exchange for brand loyalty. At least these are the predictions of packaging [...]

Plastic Bag Charge Causes Londoners To Take Avoidance Measures

The 5p charge on plastic bags has been around for some time in Wales but its introduction in England is causing stores and customers to think up ways to avoid paying. While 5p might not [...]

A Golden Age For Packaging?

Demand for packaging is set for a major increase if the latest statistics on the market for packaging machinery is anything to go by. Whether it’s plastic or paper carrier bags, pouches or cotton carrier [...]

What’s Important In Advertising Holds Lessons For Packaging

A New Book called The Last Mile by marketing professor, Dilip Soman, expresses the view that advertisers spend too much time trying to persuade people to love their brands than actually get them to make [...]

Packaging Innovations 2015

London was the setting for the latest Packaging Innovations Show featuring some of the biggest global names in fashion and retail. As usual the event provided attendees with an opportunity to look at the latest [...]

New Carrier Bag Legislation, more tea Vicar?

The government have now introduced a 5p charge on single-use plastic carrier bags in England from 5 October 2015. There is already a similar 5p charge on single-use bags in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. [...]

Trends In Alcohol Packaging

Alcohol is big business and there is huge competition to get noticed not only on supermarket shelves but also at nightclubs and restaurants and even at home with home brew kits growing in popularity. Consumers [...]

Thinking ahead; how will we address the legislative directive to not advertise certain products on packaging?

The advent of plain cigarette packaging perhaps leads us to consider what may be potentially next and with this in mind, how do we make the best of these potential central initiatives? The answer of course [...]

Luxury brands demand luxury packaging

The basic elements of luxury packaging including colour and materials used are as important as the luxury item itself. Luxury brands usually follow fashion trends and the basic conveyance of the ‘luxury feel’ to those [...]

Tesco, having trialed recyclable plastic packaging, is reported to be in a position to save the waste of more than a million eggs each year as a result of these tests

Most of us will have, at some time or another, opened a branded box of eggs only to find a broken one as the result of an ‘in-transit’ incident. For the consumer this is frustrating, [...]

By | April 2nd, 2014|Categories: Packaging, Recyclable|Tags: , , |0 Comments