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Southgate are evolving the industrial packaging and order fulfilment sectors through innovation, productivity and trusted product brands.

Jobs Boost to Meet e-commerce Growth

Southgate is on a major recruitment drive, expanding its team by over 50% in the past three years to meet continued (e-commerce) growth.   Its head office in Kings Lynn, has a broad customer base with over 600 distributors across the UK and Europe, as well as a portfolio of large e-commerce clients and those …

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Preparing for the Plastic Packaging Tax

With just 6 months to go until the introduction of the Government’s Plastic Packaging Tax, one of Europe’s leading sustainable packaging suppliers, Southgate Packaging, is urging businesses to prepare now to avoid incurring additional costs.   The tax is due to come into force in April 2022. It will apply to plastic packaging produced in …

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Southgate Launches Hotmelt Glues & Guns Brochure

Xtegra Stickfast Tamper Evident and Security Packaging Products… DETER Pilferage, tampering and infiltration of hazardous substances or counterfeit products. PREVENT Contamination of contents due to inadequate sealing. REDUCE The risk of damage to fragile contents and loss of valuable goods. EXPOSE Mishandling and breaches of security. ALERT All logistics personnel to consignment requirements. Use Xtegra …

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Increased Demand for Shredding Products

Dale Turner, Business Development Director at Southgate Packaging comments:   With the continued growth in e-commerce and consumer focus on sustainable packaging, we’re seeing a rise in demand for Shredding products, as businesses look to increase their sustainability efforts by repurposing unwanted cardboard.   Shredding cardboard waste has many benefits. These include reduced costs and improved carbon …

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New Investment in Product Development

Southgate Packaging continues to invest in innovation and new product development, whilst focusing on sustainability. The firm is planning to make a significant investment in NPD over the next year.   Southgate’s team of product development specialists are focused on creating a new range of eco-friendly products and equipment. The team’s mission is to strengthen …

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Tamper Evident Systems and Materials

Procurement Manager, Roy Butcher, discusses the latest trends in tamper evident systems and how Covid-19 has played a major role in product innovation.   The pandemic has shifted industry trends in ways that will have significant long-term implications for packaging design. There are now three key requirements to focus on to prepare for these changes …

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Southgate Success at IntraLogisteX

Southgate Packaging have had a hugely successful first ever appearance at IntraLogisteX. The exhibition, focused on logistics professional’s who are looking for solutions to their current and future challenges, was held in the Ricoh Arena, Coventry. Vendors specialisms ranged from the latest materials handling technologies to full-scale warehouse automation options. The event is designed for …

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Southgate Launches Catalogue 79

It goes without saying that this first half of 2021 has not been without its challenges. We have been facing unprecedented raw material shortages of vital resources like polypropylene, vinyl and paper. This coupled with the impact of Brexit, affecting global shipping, transport and border control has had a profound impact on the prices of …

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Sustainable Packaging Advances

Craig Turner, Managing Director at Southgate Packaging, looks at how the worlds of packaging and sustainability must co-exist and the technologies and products that allow this.   Sustainability has been a real hot topic in the packaging industry for many years. It has an impact on all parts of the supply chain and continuously drives innovation. While …

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Success From Sustainability Investment

Southgate Packaging enjoyed a very successful first appearance at IntraLogisteX, the specialist intralogistics exhibition held at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry.   Leading the way in sustainability, Southgate Packaging, one of Europe’s leading packaging suppliers, showcased many new environmentally friendly products and embraced the opportunity to meet customers face-to-face after months of Covid restrictions.   …

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Boost in Sustainable Technology

Sustainable packaging is high on the agenda for every manufacturing and distribution company. Therefore, it is only natural that the industry is turning to advances in and adoption of digital technologies to meet the recent needs and bringing fresh alternatives to the market.   With the growth of digital technology, the industry is becoming more …

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Demand for Security Shredding

The global industrial paper shredder machine market (which includes security shredding) is witnessing considerate growth on the back of rising demand of papers used in various industries. Due to this increase in demand, the industrial paper shredder market is anticipated to record an annual growth rate of around 5.1% between 2019-2027.   Market growth for …

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