Environmental Policies

Environmental Policies

Operating from a beautiful, rural location in Shropshire means the environment is very close to our hearts. Not only do we supply a 100% recyclable product, with the paper being from sustainable forestry, we operate in an extremely environmentally responsible manner. All process waste is recycled. Wash down water from the printing process is evaporated in a vacuum to produce ink solids (which are turned back to black ink) with the only bi-product being distilled water. The only pollution we generate is noise and that has been minimised by the planting of hundreds of trees around the factory and the 100 acre farm surrounding the plant. Our fleet of brand new ‘low emission’ deliver vehicles ensure we minimise our carbon footprint and emphasise of commitment to our Environmental Policy and ultimately ISO14001.

An overview of some of our environmental policies:

  • All of our policies comply or exceed our legal environmental obligations.

  • All of our future activities are assessed for their likely implications on the environment.

  • We regularly survey our business to find new ways to reduce our energy and water consumption.

  • Our vehicles are regularly serviced to lower pollution, emissions and waste.

  • We strive to minimise waste and recycle all process waste from production.

  • All staff are aware of our environmental policies, and why those polices are in place.

  • We design packaging to maximise performance and minimise the use of material..

Lean Manufacturing

In 2008 Dairi-Pak committed to the adoption of Lean Manufacturing principles. Since then Platt Mill has been transformed into one of the most efficient Sheet Plants in the UK. Overall Equipment Efficiency (OEE) has doubled during that time and we continue to be committed to Lean Manufacturing and ethos of continual improvement and best practice in all areas of business.

So how does this benefit you?

Lean Manufacturing centres around eliminating waste of all types in the production process. By adopting Lean Manufacturing Principles we minimise process waste, material, time, labour, glue, ink, transport etc. The net result is efficiently manufactured products each and every time. Thus minimising the cost of manufacture and maximising process control and hence product quality…

So the benefit to you – low cost packaging that is right every time.

Get in touch to see how we can best supply your packaging needs