Our services

We offer a range of packaging services to help you with commercial purchasing decisions through to effective product design, and practical logistical approaches. Our responsive and supportive customer service team is here to help your business move at pace.

Benefit from our extensive technical expertise in design, material selection, print and finishing, as we work closely with you, from concept to delivery. We pride ourselves on building long-standing relationships with our customers to provide trust of service and quality.

Design Service

Structural Design & Sample Making
Our experienced design team promptly and pro-actively acts on complex enquiries, whether evolving your existing product or creating a completely new one. With detailed and experienced advice and guidance on pack sizing, material selection and print, you will benefit from an innovative and knowledgeable process.

All product designs are presented with accurate CAD samples (and fully printed mock-ups can be supplied) so that you can refine and agree prototypes prior to the full production process.

Artworking & Reprographics
A flexible way of working to meet your needs. We offer print ready artwork amends to full reprographic services through our team of experienced designers.

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Manufacturing Service

In-house, high quality lithographic print capability - 8 colours plus 3 coaters in a single pass. Double sided print available. A choice of spot, gloss, UV and matte varnishes.

Die Cutting & Finishes
Flatbed, matrix die cutting ensuring high precision. Add another dimension to your carton with embossing and debossing, or pharmaceutical braille for relevant product packaging, all camera registered

Unmatched foil stamping. Sharpest details and delicate stamping, whatever the substrate. Camera registered precision.

Strong, robust and retail friendly carton solutions with multiple gluing options; straight line, four corner, six corner and crash lock, among others.

Quality Assurance

We know guaranteed quality is essential to ensure your packs run smoothly through your internal packing processes, best protect your products and represent your brand. Our in-house quality experts are on hand at every stage of the process to identify areas of risk, monitor production and guarantee all elements of compliance in accordance with our ISO 9001 accreditation.

Having all manufacturing based on-site means that we have full control of the development and production processes to establish and implement best practice for each individual project, giving you the confidence that all deliveries will be right first time, every time.

Delivery Service

All your storage, logistics and delivery requirements taken care of expertly by our in-house warehousing and transport.

We carefully manage the delivery of all products for customers throughout the UK and internationally within agreed delivery schedules. Each pallet is barcode tracked by the stock management system ensuring control and traceability at every stage.

Enjoy the benefits of:
• Our close motorway and ferry links network from Central Scotland
• Excellent customer care
• Transparent and tracked delivery services
• Experience and knowledge of packaging delivery

One Stop Purchasing

You can realise cost, time and resource benefits for your company, through the McLaren Packaging One Stop Purchasing (OSP) service. With all of our manufacturing based in Scotland, we are in a unique position to provide you with this service.

Streamline your purchasing process by taking advantage of our case assemblies with your chosen presentation packaging (tubes, cartons, rigid boxes) and divisions already packed inside, supplied on a 'just-in-time' basis, reducing - cost, storage, logistics and management time while also reducing the number of vehicle deliveries and environmental impact.

OSP in Action

Choose Tubes
Choose Rigid Boxes
Choose Cartons
Add Divisions
Add Corrugate
Finished Delivery
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Carton Styles