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Correx packaging and handling products

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Advanced protection for static sensitive electronics

Retail packaging and POS

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Added Value.

Minimal lead times, just in time supply and a focus on consistent high quality and flexibility

The message “Choose a colour to match your environment, or a finish to meet your application” sums up GWP Coatings.

It has seen close working relationships with the other divisions of the Group to provide both the finishing touches (e.g. branding and/or decorative print) or finishes that are integral to a products performance (for example adding waterproofing, oil resistance or anti-static properties to corrugated packaging).

Coating services
As well as a focus on consistent and high quality coatings, GWP also take pride in offering a wide variety of value added services.

So although the products you can source from GWP Coatings will always remain a key focus, you can also take advantage of a range of complementary services and other benefits that simply cannot be found elsewhere.

Our entire business if focused on your satisfaction and providing a completely confidential service to sheet plants like yours across the UK. If you need your corrugated board to do that bit extra, now it can.

Why work with GWP Coatings?

  • Widest range of specialist coatings available anywhere
  • Free advice, guidance and samples
  • Confidential trade service to sheet plants
  • Stringent quality control during all processes
  • Can coat supplied board or offer both (coating & board)
  • Accurate storage and delivery
  • Instant access to complete and accurate inventory
  • Automated stock movement, checks and reports

01: Confidential Trade Service.

Support and services tailored to your sheet plant

If you are a sheet plant or packaging manufacturer, GWP Coatings’ offering is simple. Get high quality, coated board delivered when you need as part of a completely confidential trade service.

By keeping all trade board coating in house at production facility just outside of Swindon, it allows you to be certain that stringent quality checks are applied at every stage of the process.

This can be the checking of colours for pantone matching. The longevity of your Liquigard water and oil resistant coating. Or even the conductive performance of the exclusive Corstat coating. In essence, it allows you access to the benefits provided by the tools, equipment and experience that ultimately ensures your coated board will be of the highest standard.

Besides this, trade board coating comes with the promise of complete confidentiality. This gives you peace of mind that you can increase your product offering to your clients with no concerns of losing their business.

Short lead times

Short Lead Times

Reduce storage and be more responsive

While holding large stocks of our specialist coatings, inks and corrugated board allows us to offer low volumes competitively, it also allows us to supply coated board on exceptionally short lead times.

This allows to you be more responsive to urgent customer requirements, as well as minimising your need for stock-holding of various materials.

Low and high volume corrugated board coating

Low / High Volumes

Flexible MOQs & competitive pricing

We take pride in being able to offer each of our specialist coatings from runs starting as low as 200 square metres – making it an exceptionally cost effective service for practically any converter.

Plus, by being able to offer low / high volumes to your customers cost effectively, you can win more business for your sheet plant.

Sheet plant association SPA logo

Sheet Plant Association

Confidential trade supply to sheet plants

GWP Coatings are pleased to announce our on-going membership of the Sheet Plant Association, allowing members of the SPA to easily access our entire product range quickly and easily.

Besides this, GWP are heavily involved in sharing of information, best practices etc., as well as providing content and presentations for members.

02: Business Performance

A range of complimentary services to enhance your business

Besides being able to offer your customers a wider range of corrugated products, the confidential agreements you can undertake with GWP allow you to source a much wider range of products as well.

For example, Correx® corrugated plastic can be notoriously difficult to convert on standard machinery. However, if you r customers are looking for this type of product, GWP Coatings can supply this as a trade service. The same applies engineered foam, anti static products, handling supplies and even specialist corrugated products such as crash lock boxes or spools.

This is in addition to managing a stock holding of your commonly used products which you can call off on a “Just In Time” basis.

Please see below for further details of these services.

Just in time supply

Just In Time Delivery

Accurate forecasting and cost savings

As with the rest of the GWP Group, we offer a service of “Just In Time” delivery – whereby we hold and manage the stock-holding of clients packaging supplies, which are then supplied just as it is needed.

If you think that a JIT / KanBan service could benefit your business, then please continue reading for more information.

Manufacturing of packaging

Additional Product Range

Offer your customers more

The same confidential trade service that applies to all of the coatings you can source from GWP, is also available across the full range of packaging and handling products GWP manufacture.

This means you can enhance your portfolio and offer your customers specialist foams, Correx®, print, anti static products and much else besides.

Raw material (cardboard) supply

Raw Material Supply

Official members of Corrboard

GWP are proud to be founding members of Corrboard – owners of the newest corrugator in the UK. This allows GWP to both source and supply corrugated material of the highest quality and on minimal lead times.

This level of control, reliability and – most importantly – quality, can be passed directly to your customers.

03: Who are GWP Coatings?

Background and business rationale

GWP Coatings, previously trading under the Corstat name, is now a key part of the GWP Group that focuses on specialist coatings onto corrugated cardboard. This is predominantly offered as a trade service to other sheet plants and packaging manufacturers.

However, as with the other areas of GWP Group, a key focus is your complete satisfaction. This is achieved, in part, through minimal lead times, just in time supply and a focus on consistent high quality and flexibility

As well as sharing this knowledge ad product range with you, we always look to strengthen the relationships with your business through the level of service offered as standard.

04: Our Operations.

Processes, ethos and culture

At GWP Coatings we strive to provide you with innovative and cost-effective packaging solutions where there is a need for an additional surface coating. Whether this is to protect from water, oil, abrasion, or to simply add branding or instructions, your can benefit from a bespoke solution.

The service offered to you differs from most other coaters as you can specify coated board from as little as 200 sq. metres.

Low and high volume coating
GWP have various dedicated, well maintained pieces of equipment that are operated by skilled technicians to ensure consistent high quality.

This is in addition to matching any pantone colour, meaning that expensive silk screen printing can be avoided. This provides a perfect solution to short run pre-print liners and low volume / high quality packaging products.

GWP are certain the solutions provided offer you the optimum protection for your products regardless of the environment or application they will be used for.

05: Video.

Get an insight into the manufacturing process at GWP Coatings

Please watch the video to the below for an overview of GWP Coatings operations, manufacturing process and team.

06: Sheet Plant Association.

Unrivalled support for UK sheet plants

Due to the nature of GWP Coatings’ business, a large amount of products are supplied to UK sheet plants. This in turn has seen GWP become heavily involved with the “Sheet Plant Association”.

The SPA effectively provides a forum for the owners and managers of Corrugated Sheet Plants and their associated suppliers can meet and discuss matters of common interest.

SPA members
GWP Coatings are members of the Sheet Plant Association (SPA), ensuring coated board is available to a wide range of manufacturers and industries.

It is also heavily involved in matters affecting the corrugated packaging industry as well as the specific sheet plant sector, promotes the sector to potential new customers, as well as encouraging best practice amongst members.

Training, relating to industry specific skills, knowledge, and personal development for the employees of member companies is also a key objective, as is the promoting of co-operative working between member companies.

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GWP Coatings. Unit 5, Chelworth Park, Cricklade, Swindon, SN6 6HE, GB

TEL: 01793 754 457 | FAX: 01793 754 445
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Business Hours: 08.30 a.m. to 17.00 p.m. Monday to Friday

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