Why choose us?

The McLaren Packaging group of companies offers you over 40 years' expertise at every stage of your paper-based packaging journey, from conceptual design, through sampling, manufacture and delivery.

It’s in our nature to be here to help meet and exceed your project targets and goals first time, every time. Our experienced teams pride themselves on a collaborative approach that encourages innovation, underpinned by technical expertise, resulting in the highest-quality packaging.

Be part of it and present your product at its best.

One Stop Purchasing

Time, resource and cost efficiencies are key operational requirements for all businesses. Our family of companies can offer a ‘One Stop Purchasing (OSP)’ solution for all your packaging needs, with zero compromise on quality.

With all of our manufacturing based in Scotland and the full end-to-end process taking place on-site, McLaren Packaging is in a unique position to provide you with an OSP service which adds real value to your business.

Choose to streamline your purchasing by taking advantage of our case assemblies with your chosen presentation packaging; tubes, cartons or rigid boxes, and divisions already packed inside, supplied on a ‘just-in-time’ basis.

The benefits are numerous and measurable including; cutting down on suppliers, cost, storage, logistics and management time while also reducing the number of vehicle deliveries and environmental impact.

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Innovative Packaging Design

The creative process of design can be the most rewarding, but also the most challenging, with many elements to consider. We are here to guide and lead you through the process, it’s what we do.

We understand our customers’ need for a timely process. Our experienced design teams promptly and pro-actively act on complex enquiries, whether a FEFCO code or customer-specific brief. With detailed and experienced advice and guidance available for pack sizing, material selection and print & finishing, customers benefit from an innovative and knowledgeable process from the initial stage.

Experienced Manufacturing Solutions

Manufacturing high quality paper-based packaging is at the heart of our operations. We continually invest in the process to learn, lead and deliver manufacturing solutions which are time efficient, cost effective and kinder to our planet. Lean manufacturing is not just a phrase at McLaren, it’s a culture that is embedded within all our companies. It’s a key part of how we are Sustainable For Life.

The McLaren Packaging group operates across six sites, totaling over 220,000 square feet, in Central Scotland. We consistently invest in new capabilities and technologies across the businesses to support the long term growth and success of our customers.

Reliable Delivery Process Worldwide

Ensuring customers' products are delivered to their destination in perfect condition and on time is critical to all of us. Your brand reputation is as important to us as it is to you, so we invest in logistics in the same way we do in design and manufacturing.

Our dedicated logistics teams across the group carefully manage the delivery of all products for customers throughout the UK and internationally, within agreed delivery schedules. Volume, frequency and transport methods are optimised to help minimise our impact.

Each pallet is barcode tracked by the stock management system ensuring control and traceability at every stage.

Our Commitment to Our Customers
  • Innovation. Thought leadership in product design and attracting the best talent.
  • Quality. Designing and manufacturing technically superior and aesthetically inspiring packaging.
  • Service. Delivering what we promise, every time, giving our clients guaranteed peace of mind.
  • Sustainability. Expertise and knowledge to advise on how to achieve environmental and sustainability goals.
  • Investment. Continually investing in our business to support the growth of our customers.

Benefit From Our Expertise & Know-How

Single supplier for end-to-end process to deliver premium packaging to present and protect your product.
Extend your brand experience through innovation-led sessions with our design and manufacturing teams.
Access to a creative and technically-tested and secure packaging design, all rooted in sustainable design principles.
Shared responsibility to care for the environment through considered paper-based packaging solutions.
Value-driven packaging through consistency of delivery, quality of product and resource capacity.
Access to industry knowledge and innovation to challenge and progress brands outputs.
Knowledge sharing through a collaborative and transparent approach to minimise risks.
Lean procurement methods for you by accessing multiple packaging solutions through one independent group.
Quality assurance accessible at all times with all manufacturing taking place in Central Scotland.
Flexible, reliable and trustworthy local support chain for speed of delivery to meet market demands.

The McLaren Packaging Experience

Experience packaging design, innovation and manufacturing in an immersive and unique way with us. We actively encourage a creative collaboration with our experienced teams guiding you through the development process from concept to delivery, ensuring we bring to life your brand new packaging design, on time and within budget.

What’s more, all of the design and manufacturing take place here in Scotland across our multiple facilities. This means we can invite your teams on site to see the process in action and be part of it to learn, to inspire, to innovate and give you quality-assurance every step of the way.

Our Sustainable for Life ethos is embedded within the McLaren Experience. A considered and principled approach to sustainable design, functionality and material selection. Lean manufacturing, efficient transport options and One Stop Purchasing collectively result in peace of mind, less impact on our planet and better commercial decisions.

Be part of the McLaren Experience, no matter your requirement; finest paper-based tubes, bespoke rigid presentation boxes, quality cartons or high graphic corrugate cases, get in touch today.

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Great supplier - always on time with a speedy response to escalations. We have built a great relationship, friendly yet professional.”
Procurement Manager, Global Wine & Spirits Company