Drinks packaging specialists

McLaren Packaging is a specialist supplier of award winning, paper-based packaging to the UK drinks sector - delivering sustainable, premium and luxury solutions to the industries' leading brands.

Your design aspirations, environmental goals and quality targets can all be delivered by our complete range of products manufactured in Scotland by our expert group of companies.

Created with experience.
Inspired by innovation.

Sustainable. For Life.

The Full McLaren Packaging Range

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McLaren Tubes

Round and shaped tubes

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McLaren Corrugate

Corrugate and solidboard packaging

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Blue Box Design

Bespoke rigid presentation boxes

Interlok Divisions

Solidboard divisions

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Compack Cartons

High quality cartons and multipacks

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All Products

Choose from our full range of paper-based packaging products

McLaren Packaging’s Sustainability

We all have a responsibility to minimise the impact of our activities on the planet, at home, and within our respective businesses. As manufacturers of quality products, we understand that you have to evidence and communicate your sustainability commitments to your consumers, just as we need to do with ours. So, we are here to work together, to innovate and action a Sustainable For Life approach in delivering our packaging, fulfilling your goals.

We’re working hard to reduce our energy consumption and our carbon footprint. Here are some figures from one of our solar installations which helps power the manufacture of our corrugate and tubes.

times larger solar install than average UK residential home
kwh of electricity produced per year by McLaren Packaging (enough to power 161 homes)
tonnes of carbon prevented from being released into the atmosphere each year

The McLaren Packaging Experience

Experience packaging design, innovation and manufacturing in an immersive and unique way with us. We actively encourage a creative collaboration between with our experienced teams as we guide you through the development process from concept to delivery. Through this collaborative approach and knowledge transfer we bring to life your brand new packaging design: on brief, on time and within budget.

Discover more about the McLaren Experience

We have worked with McLaren Packaging now for a number of years for everything from corrugated whisky cases through to high end presentation boxes. The products they supply have always made the grade and continue to impress both us as the customer in terms of lead times and design assistance and the clients we have worldwide in customer satisfaction. Along with many thousands of cartons at a time, we also have a frequent requirement for small numbers of high end items of packaging that McLaren can handle equally well in a timely fashion. Increasingly as the business grows, the need for a one stop shop has become apparent and with one supplier and one point of contact to work through, it has made a huge difference to the success of meeting orders in turbulent times. With a fast turnaround from the design phase through to delivery McLaren make the grade."
Founder & Owner, Scotch Whisky Distillery
Bringing a completely new product to market is never easy, however McLaren's have taken all the hard work and made it look simple. Their support on product specification, colour attainment & on line co-packer quality has been fantastic. As a family run business, they have no functional silos, offer a very hands on approach which I love."
Head of Packaging, UK Drinks Company
We have been successfully sourcing divisions from Interlok divisions for well over 20 years and we have found them to be a dependable partner who can be relied upon to deliver on time, in full and with no quality defects. Despite the problems of a global pandemic Interlok still continued to supply to the same high levels and their experienced team at Port Glasgow show a passion for what they do."
Category Purchasing Manager, Global Drinks Group
We have worked with Compack for over 20 years now. The reason for the long partnership is that their attention to detail is incredible. The quality of boxes and consistency of colours that we receive is the best we have seen. The team are also very attentive and will always do what they can to help us out. It is rare to find a supplier that will produce consistently high quality products over such a long period but Compack have done that for us.”
Owner and Director, International Food Company
We have been working together with Duncan and his team at Blue Box Design for over 12 years now and we continue to build on this great relationship. Our aim with Blue Box Design was to create a luxurious high end presentation box which would showcase our luxury product, to our global markets – this has certainly been the case."
Operations Director, Luxury Fabric Brand