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What does the consumer want from their packaging?

There is a lot to consider when designing your products packaging. There’s the design to think of, the materials and the budget. However, you shouldn’t get bogged down in designing the packaging of your dreams, you ... Read Full Article

The role of packaging in ecommerce

Around 15% of all UK retail purchases are made online. This will equate to a value of around £52.25 Billion worth of purchases in 2015 alone! This is big news for the packaging industry as consumer expectations change, ... Read Full Article

The psychology of branded packaging

Shapes, colours, sizes, fonts, brand name – these are all elements of packaging which our subconscious mind analyses in an instant to help our brains come to a decision whether to purchase or not. In order to get it ... Read Full Article

Why The Plastic Bag Charge Is A Good Thing

As of the 5th October 2015, supermarkets across England will be charging 5p for each plastic bag used by their shoppers. The new laws only apply to businesses with over 250 full-time employees, so that most likely ... Read Full Article

The latest sustainable packaging innovations

Just about every single item you buy is most likely in some sort of packaging when you first purchase it. Even plastic bags are put in boxes to be transported to supermarkets and that cardboard box was probably wrapped ... Read Full Article

What to consider when choosing a packaging company

So you’ve designed and created a new product which you couldn’t be prouder of, but you can’t distribute it without some sort of packaging. The last thing you want to do is cheapen your carefully designed product ... Read Full Article

Growth in global corrugated packaging market

The packaging market is booming and it’s no surprise. Everywhere you look, every product you buy has some sort of packaging related to it, whether it is already on the product or it was transferred in packaging to ... Read Full Article

Is Packaging Bad For The Environment?

Packaging is an essential part of the distribution of all goods. Without proper packaging, goods would get damaged or even destroyed during transportation. But is packaging bad for the environment and what is being done ... Read Full Article

How The Economy Affects Packaging

As in any industry, the economy has a massive impact on the packaging market. This is because the materials which make packaging, especially cardboard, can be affected by the price fluctuations and availability of other ... Read Full Article


Having worked closely with Wessex Packaging for many years to find solutions to ship our products worldwide, I have at all times received a very competent bespoke prototype packing solution, followed by subsequent on time deliveries of orders, and 1st class service from all members of the Wessex team. Read more

Wessex packaging have been a very reliable and close supplier to ASL.
Their expertise in custom packaging has helped us deliver very expensive and critical systems without any issues in transit. They currently produce several kinds of packaging which we can call off in batches allowing us to stock less. The packaging is a very important part of our product line and it is good to have a company like Wessex packaging supporting us. Great company to work with. Read more

As a leading packaging distribution company we have been dealing with Wessex Packaging for many years and have always found their response to be swift and their finished product to be well made and consistently to specification. Read more

I have used Wessex Packaging for a number of years. They have always provided a fast, friendly, reliable and knowledgeable service. I without hesitation would recommend them as a supplier Read more

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