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Celebrating 20 years of UK manufacturing

It’s 20 years since Automated Packaging Systems opened its first purpose built non-US manufacturing site here in Malvern, Worcestershire.   We asked Managing Director Peter Wylie why today, fifty years after the first Autobag bagging machine sold in the US, the UK remains central to the company’s growth and success.

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Four Steps to Specification Success

SMEs have the ability to be more flexible, agile and responsive.  Business growth depends on them being able to diversify and adapt to meet market demand, often in a relatively short space of time. This makes it vital that businesses source a packaging solution that both meets market needs as well as being a cost-effective investment.

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New Recruits

At Automated Packaging Systems, long service portraits are displayed with pride in every hallway. In fact, a staggering one-in-four colleagues at Automated Packaging Systems have been with the company for 25 years or more but bringing in fresh new talent, with new ideas, skills and experience, is important too.

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New Warehouse Heralds the Major Growth of AirPouch®

An increase in demand for AirPouch® protective packaging and void-fill products has led to the latest investment in a new warehouse space.

Automated Packaging Systems started in Ledbury in 1984 before moving to Enigma Business Park, Malvern in 1997. After bringing all manufacturing processes in house at the facility, the company invested in a £2 million expansion in 2012 to keep up with demand and increase manufacturing space by 25,000 square foot.

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