Five questions for Dean Allsopp’s Fifth Anniversary at iPac

Our Finance Director, Dean Allsopp, recently celebrated his fifth work anniversary at iPac. To mark this milestone, we sat down with him to reflect on the past five years, which has been a period of exceptional growth and development for both Dean and the wider company. Read on to learn more about our Finance Director

What is Prevented Ocean Plastic™?

Prevented Ocean Plastic™ (POP) is an initiative that aims to capture and recycle plastic before it enters the ocean, transforming plastic waste into a valuable source of raw material. POP is manufactured from recycled plastic PET bottles (rPET) and produced according to European quality standards. It is one of the largest projects of its kind

iPac raises £5000 for local charity, Mobile Education Partnership (MEP)

Earlier this year, we partnered with the award-winning Durham-based education charity Mobile Education Partnerships (MEP), in order to help them raise funds to provide high-quality training and support to schoolteachers in Myanmar. The charity has been working closely with teachers in displaced communities along the Thai-Myanmar border for the past 20 years, educating them on

iPac Packaging Innovations launches new and improved iZorb® range

North East thermoforming specialist iPac Packaging Innovations is celebrating the relaunch of one of its most innovative products to date as it continues to expand its sustainable product range. Working closely with the food industry, the specialist team at iPac has successfully redesigned the new and improved iZorb® packaging range, which eliminates the need for

MonoSkin® packagingVSP tray enhanced seal integrity in a 100% mono PET solution

At iPac we are passionate about delivering innovative packaging solutions. Our MonoSkin®, non-PE Laminated rPET skin tray is the sustainable solution for vacuum skin packaging.  Here are our top reasons why you should make the move to MonoSkin®. Sustainability benefits Sustainability is at the forefront of everything we do and that is why our MonoSkin®

Sustainable food packaging: why we still need plastic

Plastic is an essential material for food producers and retailers due to its ability to aid in the display and safe storage of most fresh food products you see on supermarket shelves. Due to its extreme versatility, affordability, and lightweight nature, the material is undeniably one of our most innovative materials and has become indispensable

Update on Tanfield expansion

Our Tanfield site was acquired in July 2022 to support iPac’s rapid growth. Phase 1 (warehousing) was completed in Q4 2022, doubling our storage capacity, and we are pleased to announce that work is well underway on production areas. Work on our new production space began at the start of 2023 with changes to the

iPac partners with Mobile Education Partnerships (MEP)

We are delighted to share that we are partnered with Mobile Education Partnerships (MEP), a Durham-based education charity committed to organising teacher-to-teacher partnerships and providing high-quality training and support to schoolteachers in war-torn Myanmar (AKA Burma) and the country’s most remote and marginalised communities. For the past 20 years, MEP has worked closely with teachers

iPac will be attending the Made in the UK Awards ceremony this month

On 16th March 2023, the iPac team attended the Insider Media gala dinner at the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead Hotel. This prestigious awards evening brought innovative local businesses together to celebrate manufacturing and engineering excellence across the region. We had been shortlisted for the Sustainable/Ethical Manufacturer category alongside a number of fantastic North East Businesses. We

New warehouse opening in Tanfield

As we continue to deliver innovative and sustainable packaging for the food and pharmaceutical industries, expansion is a requirement in order to continue to meet the demands of our clients. With this in mind, we are delighted to announce the establishment of a new production and warehousing site in Tanfield, County Durham. Phase 1 –