We use cookies to provide you with the best experience when using this site. By continuing to use this site, you agree that we may store and access cookies on your device. How we use cookies x

 
 


Newsletters & Alerts

Sign up for free to specialist newsletters and the digital edition of Packaging Europe magazine

Subscribe

Packaging Europe magazine

Bi-monthly print publication

Subscribe

Contact Packaging Buyers

Talk to 47,000 European Packaging Buyers

Get Access

Packaging Suppliers Database

Instant, free access to our network of 53,000 Packaging Suppliers

Get Access






The Vacuum Pouch Company’s Expansion Means ‘An Even More Responsive Service’

Released: 06/02/2017 10:58:00
Read 1122 times

Founded twenty-six years ago, The Vacuum Pouch Company is the UK’s #1 supplier of vacuum pouches and now, the company is making the transition from distributor to manufacturer.

See product and contact details of THE VACUUM POUCH COMPANY.

View suppliers of similar products in the Packaging Network.

Going to Drupa? Visit our dedicated Drupa 2016 Site.


‘We’ve been growing steadily during the past three years, in which our turnover has risen from £3.2m to £5.2’, MD Adam McCormack said. ‘We’ve increased our staff by twenty-five percent, with new team members in the marketing, administration, warehousing and manufacturing departments, to ensure that our first-class record of service delivery is not compromised by our expansion.’

With a portfolio of over 2,500 customers, including Morrison’s, Tesco; Bernard Matthews, Cranswick, Moy Park, Tulip and Arla Foods, The Vacuum Pouch Company has supplied over 80m vacuum pouches in the past twelve months. A state-of-the-art vacuum pouch manufacturing machine was installed six months ago and is currently producing around 800,000 pouches per month.

‘It’s a highly efficient addition to our capabilities’, Mr. McCormack said. ‘It’s a very fast machine, capable of producing up to 150 cycles per minute and with it,  we can create custom-size bags up to 840mm by 540mm, with tear notches and Euro slots and we’ve just completed a successful trial in the production of 1000mm x 1000mm vacuum pouches.’


Uncertainty about the value of the pound in the post-Brexit business climate has been mitigated for The Vacuum Pouch Company’s customers, since manufacturing now takes place in the UK.

‘The purchase of three additional machines is scheduled for the current financial year’, Mr. McCormack said, ‘with the first two up and running and the third scheduled for installation at the beginning of Q2 of 2017. We’re determined that our continuing growth, the expansion of our services and our investment be a real boon to our customers. They’ll benefit from improved lead times and our ability to deliver custom sizes. We’ll be able to provide an even more responsive service and it’s our mission to supply printed vacuum and standup pouches at prices that are up to fifty-percent cheaper than our competitors, with low minimum runs and fast leads times.’

For more information, visit www.vacuumpouch.co.uk

Email to a friend

Comments(0)


Log in or register for an account to leave your comment.



Other THE VACUUM POUCH COMPANY Stories

Related Stories

New Bio-Flex Blends for Home Compostable Films and Pack...

The bioplastics specialist has developed new Bio-Flex blends for the production of low gauge films which will biodegrade completely in garde...

Cool Chile Co Get A Brand New Makeover

London’s Cool Chile Co is the long established leading supplier and manufacturer of Mexican foods.

Packaging Network Entry See Network Entry

THE VACUUM POUCH COMPANY

UNIT 1&2 ABEL HOUSE COMPLEX, LEIGH STREET, WALSHOAW, BURY, BL8 3AL, United Kingdom


Tel: +44 1617972222

Fax: +44 1617970077

Key Industries

Food

Materials

Plastics, flexible

General: Barrier/multilayer coex

Pouches: PET (polyethylene teraphthalate)

 

Win a €50 Amazon Voucher

Help Packaging Europe provide a better service...

Take our 3-Minute Survey




Packaging Jobs

Find top jobs in the packaging industry on Packaging Europe Jobs

£50k (DoE) + benefits

up to £45k basic + 10% bonus, private healthcare, private pe

Packaging Expert

Windsor, Berkshire

up to £48k (DoE) + excellent bonus & benefits package

up to €98,000 p.a (Do E) + up bonus + excellent benefits pac

More packaging jobs >>

Related Suppliers

See all suppliers >>

Packaging Europe Magazine Subscription

Packaging Europe's Bi-monthly print publication, presenting a selection of the most talked about features from our online magazine. The cost of subscription is €120 for six editions.

Your Name:*
Email Address:
Twitter Username:
Phone No:
Company Name:*
Address Line 1:*
Address Line 2:
City:*
Postcode:*
Country:*
  • Please send an invoice to the above address for the sum of €120 for six editions of the Packaging Europe Bi-monthly print publication.

Electronic Subscriptions

Your Details

Email Address:*

Optional

Your Name:
Company Name:
Twitter Username:

Packaging Europe Magazine

  • Bi-monthly alert with an overview of and link to the latest digital edition of Europe’s most popular packaging publication

Specialist Newsletters

Packaging Markets

  • Food
  • Beverages
  • Cosmetics & Personal Care
  • Pharma & Medical

Industry Segments

  • Corrugated
  • Flexibles
  • Glass
  • Metal
  • Paper & Cartonboard
  • Plastics
  • Wood
  • Labelling
  • Machinery
  • Print

Topics

  • Business News
  • Products & Innovations
  • Sustainability

By clicking "subscribe", you consent for Packaging Europe to hold your details within our system. You may subscribe for free to as many newsletters as you like (including Packaging Europe magazine) and can unsubscribe at any time. Packaging Europe will not sell your data to third parties but reserves the right to occasionally send you carefully selected information on behalf of relevant suppliers.

Packaging Buyers Database

Packaging Europe’s business intelligence service offers direct access to European buyers of packaging. Serving the information needs of packaging buyers, we have built up a contact database of over 60,000 buyers who want to hear from suppliers of packaging suitable to their market segments.


Please select the products you are interested in from the sections below and when you have made your selections, click on confirm, fill out your details and one of our team will attend to your request promptly.


There are 6826 total buyers within the Beverages industry.

  • Select All
  • Alcoholic Drinks (4059)
  • Non-Alcoholic Drinks (2767)

There are 7057 total buyers within the Pharma / Medical industry.

  • Select All
  • Medical Equipment (4556)
  • Pharmaceutical (2501)

There are 15516 total buyers within the Retail industry.

  • Select All
  • Fast Food & Cafes (1986)
  • Retailers (11842)
  • Supermarkets / grocers (1688)

There are 30603 total buyers within the Food industry.

  • Select All
  • Food: Bakery (4826)
  • Food: Cheese (2881)
  • Food: Confectionary (2563)
  • Food: Dairy (2263)
  • Food: Frozen (1795)
  • Food: Fruit and Vegetables (2104)
  • Food: Honey (618)
  • Food: Loose/Dry (2712)
  • Food: Meat, Game and Fish (6109)
  • Food: Oils and Fats (1519)
  • Food: Pet Food (341)
  • Food: Preserved In Cans and Jars (1994)
  • Food: Sauces & Condiments (878)

There are 6801 total buyers within the Other Consumer Goods industry.

  • Select All
  • Cosmetics (3187)
  • Cut Flowers (372)
  • Electrical Appliances (571)
  • Home Cleaning Products (1321)
  • Soaps and Detergents (1177)
  • Tobacco Products (173)

There are 9382 total buyers within the Industrial / Building / DIY industry.

  • Select All
  • Adhesives (1772)
  • Automotive Components (2042)
  • Chemicals (2251)
  • Construction Materials (1455)
  • Paints (1862)
Your Name:
Company Name:
Your Phone:
Your Email:

Your Selections:


  • 0 Products Selected