Paper-based Packaging Manufacture
Smurfit Kappa is a leading paper-based packaging manufacturer, supplying corrugated cardboard boxes, cases, cartons, tubes and displays to a range of industries. We design and supply cost-effective packaging solutions in every conceivable size, shape and finish. Whether you need a plain transit corrugated cardboard box, or a six colour retail ready packaging case, or even an eye catching point of sale display, Smurfit Kappa provides innovative solutions to meet even the most challenging packaging brief.
CORRUGATED CARDBOARD CARTONS AND TRAYS
Smurfit Kappa offers a wide range of flute profiles which can be used in isolation as a single wall board, or in combination to create twin or triple wall board for added strength and durability. Corrugated cardboard is the perfect platform for a range of printing processes using direct litho, litho-lamination, High Quality Post Print (HQPP), screen or even digital print. We offer an extensive range of conversion facilities from standard case-making, to die-cutting and multi-point gluing.
SHELF / RETAIL-READY PACKAGING (RRP)
Smurfit Kappa is in a unique position to provide advice and proactive shelf-ready packaging solutions to its customers as it works closely with Tesco, Sainsbury’s and ASDA in aiding the development of their retail ready packaging guidelines, meaning its design team are at the forefront in understanding retailer requirements. Smurfit Kappa has the expertise and knowledge to help you design an RRP solution that protects and displays, creates brand recognition, aids the shelf-stacking process and continues to look its best whether full or partially empty.
HEAVY DUTY AND PROTECTIVE PACKAGING
We specialise in designing protective packaging solutions for fragile, vulnerable or large heavy-duty products. Whether protecting glass sample tubes or diesel engines, we deliver packaging solutions that perform throughout the product’s journey. From microflutes to the strongest triple-wall, Smurfit Kappa manufactures the widest portfolio of corrugated material.
POINT OF SALE DISPLAYS MATERIALS
As a material, corrugated cardboard offers a range of benefits for point of sale display. It is lightweight and easy to transport, yet has the structural integrity to carry weight. Smurfit Kappa offer the flexibility to produce small print runs and will advise you of the best print process to use to represent your brand image maximising impact at the point of sale. In addition to creating bespoke solutions our vast range include free standing or counter top display units, pallet packs, dump bins, transit display and bulk merchandise units.
CORRUGATED PACKAGING MACHINERY
Combining technical expertise and innovation with an unsurpassed knowledge of the corrugated industry, Smurfit Kappa is in a strong and unique position of being able to design and manufacture end of line packaging machinery to meet your exact requirements. Whether supplying a standard or bespoke system, we commit to a guaranteed efficiency across our entire range, which includes case and tray erectors / packers, wraparound case systems, lid applicators, palletisers and robotics.
COMPOSITE TUBE CONTAINERS
Smurfit Kappa Composites specialises in the manufacture of an extensive range of composite tube containers for the drink, food, mastic and general markets, together with related sub-assemblies. Whether produced with simple graphics or highly complex designs in multi-colour, composite tube containers can achieve high impact at point of sale by enhancing a product’s branding.