UK’s largest EPS manufacturer created in management buyout

The Directors of Jablite and Styropack have successfully completed a management buyout of two leading UK EPS (expanded polystyrene) businesses. The move creates a new company that is the largest EPS manufacturer in the UK. Managing Director and new joint owner, Richard Lee, said today: “This is a really exciting day for myself and my[…]

Styropack is Celebrating 50 Years of UK Manufacturing

Styropack, a leading manufacturer of EPS (expanded polystyrene) packaging is celebrating its 50th year of business in the UK. “We are all very proud to have achieved this milestone” says Richard Lee, Managing Director, Styropack. “It shows what a truly great business Styropack is. We have even retained some of our customers for the entire[…]

ASA Council ignored its own Investigators’ recommendation when ruling on complaint against B&Q

Styropack asked the ASA to investigate its complaint that claims made by B&Q in its ‘Teabag Technology’ plant trays campaign were misleading. In one video B&Q made claims that polystyrene could not be recycled and in a second, the well-known actress Emilia Fox made the same statement and claimed that polystyrene is devastating to wildlife.[…]

Taking the Great out of Britain? by Richard Lee

Immigrants to Great Britain haven’t always been made welcome when they first arrive. “From Vikings, Anglo-Saxons and Romans, right through to more recent newcomers from Europe. “The truth is despite all the claptrap about losing our identity and our jobs, Britain is an ever-changing amalgam of people from all over the globe. The benefits of[…]

New Operations Manager at Styropack

Styropack has appointed a new Operations Manager at its Ford site in West Sussex and she brings a wealth of experience in the manufacturing of polystyrene to her new role. Jackie Lee, who has worked at Styropack since 1987 has been promoted to Operations Manager, she works with Ford Site Manager Greg Crownshaw, who says:[…]

Styropack Beats 2020 Carbon Reduction Targets in 2014

Styropack has already achieved an energy consumption level that beats the 2020 targets set by the Environment Agency under an industry-wide Climate Change Agreement. Companies who sign the Climate Change Agreement must reduce energy consumption by at least 17% compared to 2008 levels by the end of 2020 (2008 is the ‘base’ year against which all performance[…]

Styropack UK achieves total ISO 14001 Certification

Styropack UK is proud to announce that all our manufacturing sites are certified to ISO 14001 Environmental Management System Standard. “Achieving this environmental certification complements our work in promoting the green credentials of EPS.” “I am very pleased to be able to congratulate Adam Marshall, our HSE Manager, and the teams at Ford and Aberdeen;[…]

Styropack Joins Scottish Seafood Association

Leading, protective packaging manufacturer, Styropack has joined the newly-created Scottish Seafood Association (SSA). The SSA was formed in October 2011 and its main objective is to grow the fish processing sector in Scotland and to develop Scottish seafood as a brand that is known for its value and quality. “We welcome the membership of well-known[…]