Macfarlane Packaging, a part of Macfarlane Group and the UK’s leading packaging distribution business, appointed DS Smith Packaging Supplier of the Year 2009 due to its close working relationship and continuous stream of new ideas. Macfarlane said that it recognised the benefit of being allied to a good solid supplier with a wide breadth of manufacturing capabilities, extensive infrastructure and high levels of investment.
A dedicated DS Smith Packaging team has been involved with Macfarlane Packaging on a number of initiatives. The contact base is extensive and DS Smith Packaging works actively with Macfarlane Packaging on new development opportunities. The team is acknowledged to have shown total commitment, putting in extra effort and resources to achieve the objectives. DS Smith Packaging is able to help Macfarlane Packaging to win additional business as well as contributing ideas for selling to a wide customer base.
Angela Campbell, Director of Procurement, Macfarlane Packaging, commented that “This is a business relationship that both MacFarlane Packaging and DS Smith Packaging see as a true partnership”.