Rigid Quarterly Newsletters

You can review our quarterly newsletters here! Simply click the issue that you want to view and you can view as a PDF.

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21/11/2014 Winter 2014

Winter 2014

With the festive season fast approaching, it is a good time for us to look back over the last year and evaluate how things have progressed at Rigid. We have indeed continued to invest in the company — in terms of people and equipment — and this has had the obvious benefit of seeing volumes and market share growing. 

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09/09/2014 Autumn 2014

Autumn 2014

One of the guiding principles that we are working hard to deliver to our customers is the concept of being ‘Great to Work With.’ This can take many forms, but one of the most important is at the front end of our business where we need to clearly understand what the customer needs from their latest product or new launch.

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05/06/2014 Summer 2014

Summer 2014

The challenge with any start to a new year is
continuing with the same intensity that you
finished the last. Les Swanick, Desborough's
Site Director is pleased to say that everyone
came back with enthusiasm to achieve even
greater things this year and it really has been
business as usual.

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28/03/2014 Spring 2014

Spring 2014

With 2014 already in full swing, it is easy to forget just what was achieved in 2013! Installing numerous new machines at Desborough and Selby, building and commissioning a new factory with a brand new workforce in Wellington and continuing on an upward curve.

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22/11/2013 Winter 2013

Winter 2013

It has been an exciting year for Rigid Group with the creation of our fourth manufacturing plant in Wellington, Somerset and a definite improvement in the UK economy.

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10/09/2013 Autumn 2013

Autumn 2013

As planned, the new Wellington site opened in late spring as a distribution hub and is now being prepared for the transition into a fully operational box plant.

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14/06/2013 Summer 2013

Summer 2013

Rigid open new plant in Wellington in Somerset, install a strong line up of new converting machines and help Heck Food improve shelf appearance.

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08/03/2013 Spring 2013

Spring 2013

TRW Automotive awards Rigid 'Vendor of the Year', and plans unveiled to open a new facility in the South West.

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25/12/2012 Winter 2012

Winter 2012

A third Latitude casemaker for the Selby factory is confirmed for installation in April 2013.

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24/09/2012 Autumn 2012

Autumn 2012

Cranswick, one of the UK's leading food suppliers, looks to Rigid to ensure supply.

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23/07/2012 Summer 2012

Summer 2012

Rigid records highest ever order intake, and works group-wide for Two Sisters Food Group.

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22/04/2012 Spring 2012

Spring 2012

Rigid wins Staples business, and a £4 million investment completed at Desborough plant with a BHS dry-end installation and Latitude four colour casemaker.

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21/12/2011 Winter 2011

Winter 2011

TRW Automotive looks to Rigid for packaging solution, plus Christmas production schedules and deadlines for the festive period.

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20/09/2011 Autumn 2011

Autumn 2011

Rigid helps Student-Aid halve their packaging costs.

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19/06/2011 Summer 2011

Summer 2011

Rigid scoop top award at EFIA Print Awards 2011 ceremony.

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18/03/2011 Spring 2011

Spring 2011

International food group utilise the new Gopfert press.

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17/12/2010 Winter 2010

Winter 2010

In September Rigid took delivery of a six colour flexo rotary diecutter from Gopfert.

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16/09/2010 Autumn 2010

Autumn 2010

Rigid bids farewell to Chris Trevithick and welcomes new Sales & Marketing Director Julian Freeman.

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15/06/2010 Summer 2010

Summer 2010

Director Richard Coward reports record breaking despatch levels and performance increases, and profiles Pro-Pak - a loyal Rigid customer for over a decade.

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14/03/2010 Spring 2010

Spring 2010

Investment in new equipment at both Selby and Desborough plants indicates continuing confidence and support in VPK's UK operations, reports Director Chris Trevithick.

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13/11/2009 Winter 2009

Winter 2009

Group Director Richard Coward reports a period of sustained recovery in the final quarter of the year, so much so that records have been breaking.

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12/09/2009 Autumn 2009

Autumn 2009

Director Steve Roche and the management team are feeling optimistic for normal levels of business during the final quarter of the year.

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01/06/2009 Summer 2009

Summer 2009

Paul Coates, the new Group Financial Director, introduces himself and reports on Rigid's robust position in a turbulent market.

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01/03/2009 Spring 2009

Spring 2009

Rigid is bearing up well in a difficult market, and is playing a key logistics role for Bericap (UK) Ltd.

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01/12/2008 Winter 2008

Winter 2008

A management development programme for employees in Desborough as well as learning open day helps to drive business forward.

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01/09/2008 Autumn 2008

Autumn 2008

Rentokil look to Rigid for a shelf-ready packaging solution to improve brand image and minimise waste production.

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01/06/2008 Summer 2008

Summer 2008

Rigid says farewell to VPK's Business Unit Manager for UK Operations Nigel Beaumont, and welcomes Richard Coward in as Group Managing Director.

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01/03/2008 Spring 2008

Spring 2008

UK-based Rigid Containers continues investment at Selby plant with installation of Göpfert Evolution 16/24 rotary die-cutter.

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01/12/2007 Winter 2007

Winter 2007

When VPK decided to expand its operations in the UK last year, they unveiled plans for a Greenfield site in Selby, Yorkshire. The result is a world class operation that should see Rigid grow its turnover – and market share – considerably over the coming years.

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