The UK corrugated packaging industry had a significant growth. Demands for a lighter, more cost effective packaging was required, and now it’s one of the most widely used form of packaging. According to The Confederation of Paper Industries, it accounts for over 30% of all packaging materials.
CBS Packaging realised the potential of the growing industry and invested in a 1.6m corrugator and relocation to a 2.5 acre site with 60,000 sq foot premises in 2003. A multi million pound investment programme began with the purchase of Swallow box in 2005. The acquisition further enhanced the infrastructure of the company allowing for a distribution network to service the south of England.
Five years later, CBS Packaging took on the challenge of moving the business forward with the purchase of Manchester based paper merchant CPS Paper Products. With slitting and rewinding manufacturing capabilities, CPS Paper Products provide a continuous supply of paper ensuring the constant flow of production. In 2010 another chapter in CBS’s history unfolded with the investment of a new 5 acre site located in West Bromwich. With a 160,000 sq ft building, 2011 saw the installation of a 2.2m BHS corrugator allowing for production of corrugated board in house.
The expansion of the business went hand in hand with further investment in a new Bobst Vision Diecutter, delivery vehicles and a fully integrated computerisation system that boosted the effectiveness of our manufacturing capabilities. CBS Packaging currently houses a fully integrated plant consisting of: