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Wrapping pallets by hand? Mais non! The French take a stand

Many businesses are still hand wrapping pallets. Not only is this an inefficient process, leading to an increase cost of damaged goods, but it poses risks to employee health. Musculoskeletal problems and back pain are common, with costs of work-related injury amounting to £15 billion.

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Steel Strapping – The right product for the job

When moving large quantities of goods long distances, companies often look to strapping to hold them in place for the duration of the journey. This is particularly true of large loads being conveyed on flatbeds, such as timber, steel I-beams, and heavy building materials.

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The Cost of Damaged Goods in Transit

Customer satisfaction is key for the success of a business and that relies on having products that perform. If goods arrive damaged or broken it reflects negatively on your brand so it’s essential that you have a reliable packaging solution that will ensure your goods travel perfectly in transit. We at Samuel Grant Packaging have the answer.

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Royal Accolade

Andrew Grant and Julia Allen were invited to Buckingham Palace on Thursday 28th June, to collect their Queen’s Award for Innovation in honour of the Samson Nano.

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A Personalised Packaging Solution

Our commitment to helping our customers find their ideal packaging solution is what makes us an unrivalled packaging consultancy service. With our goal being to find an effective packaging process, while creating minimal waste, we help you choose a solution that'll ensure your goods arrive in perfect condition. Our packaging audits have helped hundreds of customers, here's how a no obligation audit will benefit you.

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AIR|SHIELD® Environmental Benefits

Revolutionising the packaging industry and significantly reducing the industry’s environmental impact is AIR|SHIELD®. A compact, lower cost and 100% recyclable solution challenging dominating materials such as polystyrene, bubble wrap and foam. Not only are the commercial credentials unrivalled but the environmental benefits are substantial.

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Bubble wrap obsession

At Samuel Grant Packaging we are nothing if not obsessed with ensuring that our clients (and us) get exactly what they pay for.

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Samuel Grant Packaging launch AIR|SHIELD®

Samuel Grant Packaging are delighted to announce the launch AIR|SHIELD® in association with their business partner Gaia Packaging Solutions, an innovative protective packaging solution for which Samuel Grants are the sole distributors.

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A new wave of recruits for Samuel Grant Packaging

At Samuel Grant's our staff are our best asset - we want to bring people on board and train and develop them to be the best that they can be, so that we as a company can continue to offer the best service and expertise to our customers. We are delighted to have welcomed so many new starters over the last few months, and wish them all a long and happy career with the company.

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Once again the Samuel Grant team rolled up their sleeves and headed down to Birmingham’s NEC to exhibit at the annual PPMA (Packaging and Processing Machinery Association) Show

The show covered three days from the 26th September, and our bright yellow Samson Nano pallet wrapping machine stood out well amongst the gleaming stainless steel of our fellow exhibitors. Our position just outside the bathrooms ensured a constant footfall of visitors to the stand, many of whom were interested in the Samson Nano’s CapEx free pallet wrapping system which is unique to Samuel Grant Packaging. In total nine members of staff covered the show, and having brought away a huge spreadsheet of interested contacts, it was well worth our visit, and something which we shall be considering for next year

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Celebrating the fabulous Lorraine Lapping – 40 years with Samuel Grant and counting

In 1977 when Lorraine Lapping first joined Grant’s, she didn’t imagine she would last very long. Her Mum worked in the packing department for Samuel Grant and Lorraine had just left school. With only a Saturday job to talk about, her Mum was keen to help her get into full time work, and saw an opening arise at Grant’s for an office junior. Lorraine went for the interview, more to please her Mum than anything else, and Douglas Smith offered her the job there and then.

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On the way to green glory…

Marmax Recycled Products are extremely proud to announce that we have won a Green Apple Environment Award in the international campaign to find the greenest companies, councils and communities.

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Samuel Grant Packaging receive Top Safety Accreditation

Samuel Grant Packaging has been awarded accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving excellence in health and safety in the workplace. The accreditation demonstrates that Samuel Grant Packaging’s engineers work to exceptionally high safety standards when working at customers’ sites

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Kippax Templars, sponsored by Samuel Grant Packaging

In 2016 Samuel Grant Packaging were asked to sponsor Kippax Badminton Club, of which our Assistant Warehouse Manager Tim Howcroft is the club Chairman. We were more than happy to put some funds towards the team hoodies, which now sport our logo. Since we have been sponsoring the club they have gone from strength to strength, winning a number of group and individual titles, including the Castleford & District Mixed Division 1 title, and the Leeds & District Men's Division 2 title. "It's great that the company were able to support the club" says Tim. "We hope to continue wearing the name and doing them proud in the process" We wish the club all the best for the future, and hope to see many more titles coming their way!

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Over The Past 12 Months...

The past 12 months have been a rollercoaster from start to finish. Here at the Samuel Grant Group, we've welcomed new staff, said goodbye to some, and even heard the patter of tiny feet.

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Samuel Grant Packaging sponsor Kippax Badminton club

Through our Transport Manager Tim Howcroft, we are delighted to be sponsoring Kippax Templars Badminton Club. Kippax Methodists badminton club was formed in 1953 and was one of the founding members of the Castleford & District Badminton League. Since a 2004 merger with another local successful club, Templars Badminton Club, Kippax Templars Badminton club has gone from strength to strength.

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Samuel Grant Packaging Relocate to New Premises

Samuel Grant Packaging are delighted to announce their relocation. The company’s brand new, purpose built facility is on the Thornes Farm Industrial Estate, part of the Leeds City Region Enterprise Zone. It boasts 50,000 square feet of warehousing space and will allow Samuel Grant Packaging to continue to expand their offering of Value, Quality & Service for which they have become well known throughout history.

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What's in a name?

You may have noticed a change! Following numerous discussions, and prior to our big move at the end of August, we have decided to change the trading name of the company to Samuel Grant Packaging.

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Day of glory at the Dorchester!

Congratulations to Carla Dobson, the North East's Samson Nano Systems Specialist, who has scooped the UK Warehousing Association award for Junior Manager of the Year!

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Chronicle Green Champion Winners 2014

Marmax Products won the Green Champion Award at last night's Chronicle Champions 2014 Award ceremonry which was held at the Biscuit Factory in Newcastle Upon Tyne. Everyone at Marmax Product is really happy at winning this award and proud at what the company has achieved.

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Charity Donation

The Leeds office have managed to raise a staggering £2492.40 in aid of St Gemma's Hospice in Leeds (

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queens award for innovation

We are proud holders of a 2018 Queen's Award for Innovation, awarded in honour of our unique Samson Nano pallet wrapping system