We're very proud to live and work in such a beautiful part of the world and in Autumn it's an extra special place. North Devon is home to some fantastic food and drink producers and at this time of year many have harvested the crop to produce some outstanding products.  Some of the companies that we supply with packaging will be at the North Devon Foodfest on Sunday October 21...

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Article about Atlas Packaging on page 70 of Brewing Business Magazine's Autumn 2018 edition With a growing consumer movement demanding less single use plastic packaging, companies within the UK drinks sector are investigating more sustainable alternatives. Atlas Packaging in Barnstaple is one of the UK’s largest independent corrugated packaging producers and its design team in Barnst...

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When Janet Sawyer set up her company Littlepod from her kitchen table in East Devon in 2010, little could she have known that within a decade she would have built a brand stocked in supermarkets across the land and established export trade across the globe. But the success of the ethically based firm from Farringdon has been recognised at the highest level being awarded a Queen's Awar...

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When drinks producers are thinking about their impact on the environment and what they can do to make their brand greener, Atlas Packaging has an easy win. At the moment many producers will pack their 330ml or 500ml bottles on trays and then wrap around shrink plastic to not only stop breakages but for the branding on the bottle to still be seen. The corrugated cardboard box manufactu...

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It’s not a Cock and Bull story – What the bike turned into a penis was all about A giant cardboard and ocean recovered plastic bike put on Capstone Hill in Ilfracombe, North Devon that made headlines around the world after it was rearranged into the shape of a penis has done organisers a favour according to the group behind the bike. Atlas Packaging and Plastic Free North Devon say t...

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Atlas Packaging was the driving force behind the installation of a large bicycle on the hillside at Capstone Hill in Ilfracombe this week to celebrate the Tour of Britain coming to Devon. The local organising group for the Tour asked the packaging firm in Barnstaple if it could come up with a design for the land art to be entered in to the Tour of Britain's nationwide competition for ...

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The Plastic Free North Devon movement will be showcased to an international audience next week when the Tour of Britain races through Devon. Television viewers across the UK and worldwide will see a large piece of temporary Land Art that’s being installed on Capstone Hill in Ilfracombe. A 30 metre wide by 18 metre tall bike made from renewable and recyclable / ocean recovered material...

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Atlas Packaging has been shortlisted for two major industry awards this year recognising the success of the company and the innovative products being produced. Atlas has reached the final four in the UK Packaging Awards for best Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) business and is also a finalist in the FlexoTech International Print Awards for best Promotional Print. Atlas Managing Dir...

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Atlas Packaging has been recognised by the Government's Disability Confident scheme as a committed employer. Atlas based at Barnstaple in North Devon is one of the UK's largest independent producers of corrugated cardboard packaging. The company has committed to: ensuring its recruitment process is inclusive and accessible  communicating and promoting vacancies offering an intervie...

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Hundreds of spectators turned out to watch all manner of self-made boats complete a course on the River Torridge this weekend at the annual Bideford Cardboard Boat Regatta sponsored by Atlas Packaging. The event organised by the Rotary Club of Bideford is a popular fund raising event as part of the Bideford Water Festival.  Atlas Packaging's Managing Director Jason Sharman took par...

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Upham Brewery's UB5 has won the best Lager/Pilsner award at the Society of Independent Brewers Awards (South East region) sponsored by Atlas Packaging. The brewery is regarded as the South of England's fastest growing pub and brewery group and has been producing UB5 since 2017.    The brewery at Stakes Farm in Upham has its own bore hole from which it draws the water to make its bee...

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As one of the UK’s largest independent producers of corrugated cardboard Atlas Packaging has a great team of people in our squad. So when England reached the World Cup semi-final it was the natural thing to do to halt production at our Barnstaple factory in North Devon to allow staff to watch the historic game against Croatia Jason Sharman, Managing Director Atlas Packaging said: “Th...

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ATLAS PACKAGING, a corrugated packaging specialist, has achieved four awards at the EFIA  (European Flexographic Industry Association) Awards, an industry awards programme that celebrates expertise in flexo-print technology across Europe.  According to Managing Director of Atlas, Jason Sharman, this recent triumph is down to the combination of a 7-strong progressive in-house design t...

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Our design team are quite a diverse bunch. From graphic designers to sample makers, at Atlas we are able to offer a mixture of skills and expertise to ensure that we can provide the best solutions for our clients, across the spectrum of the packaging industry.  When the team is not immersed in packaging, you may find them digging for records, cruising around the Devon coast on their ...

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At Atlas we have been reflecting a lot this about packaging’s role in developing and enriching a brand’s core vision, value and beliefs. Ultimately, packaging is the first physical encounter that your customer will have with your brand so why is it that packaging is sometimes completely forgotten about or re-designed in a way that is disconnected with the rest of the brand’s vision an...

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