GWP-Group-logo
Phone GWP Group - 01793 754 444
01793 754 444

Mon - Fri 08.00 - 17.00

Email GWP Group - info@gwp.co.uk
info@gwp.co.uk

Free advice & quotes

 
Reduce packaging costs

A range of strategies and ideas to reduce your ongoing packaging costs

Protective packaging

Protection for your products to prevent them being damaged in transit

Improve packaging efficiency

Strategies to streamline your operations, enhance efficiency and boost productivity

Packaging design service

Custom packaging tailored to your exact requirements by a team of experts

Environmentally friendly packaging

Help and advice in minimising the environmental impact of your packaging

Packaging Audit

Get a full, honest and no obligation review of your packaging and processes

Corrugated cardboard packaging

Cost effective cardboard transit packaging, cartons, boxes and shippers

Foam inserts and packaging

Protection from impact and mishandling for delicate items in transit

Correx packaging and handling products

Durable corrugated plastic packaging, including totes, bins, boxes and dividers

Anti static and esd safe packaging

Advanced protection for static sensitive items and electronic devices

Retail packaging and POS

Visually striking consumer packs and point of sale displays to boost your sales

Protective cases

Waterproof, aluminium and custom built cases for protecting your equipment

Returnable packaging and multi trip

Durable and long lasting returnable, line-side and multi use plastic containers

Corrugated board coatings

Specialist coatings to enhance performance of corrugated cardboard

Packaging guides and blog

A range of guides, tips and detailed articles on ways to improve your packaging

Case studies

Examples of successful packaging products, and how your business can benefit

Packaging markets

Specific industry knowledge and packaging expertise relevant to your business

Quality standards

Accreditations and standards to ensure the highest packaging quality

Packaging news at GWP

The latest news, events, sponsorships and more happening at GWP Group

Packaging careers

Looking for a new job in packaging? Find out how you can join our growing team…

16th March 2016

Posted In: Community / Charity | Company News

Bluebelle Drum Majorettes Support.

GWP Packaging donate hat boxes to local Majorette group

The Bluebelle Drum Majorettes will be looking smart in their uniforms thanks to a donation of hat boxes from GWP Packaging.

The group received a donation of Correx® hat boxes that will protect the vital part of their uniform from water damage.

The Problem

The smart hats are a vital part of the majorettes’ uniform. It is important to keep the hats safe and dry so that they stay in pristine condition and make the majorettes’ look smart when they perform.

After years of constant use their current hatboxes were old, worn, and damaged from being caught in the rain at outdoor events. As such they offered little protection to the majorette’s precious hats.

Correx hat boxes being assembled
The Correx hat boxes being assembled by members of the Bluebelle Drum Majorette Troupe

The Solution

After hearing about the problem GWP Packaging stepped in and offered to help. The design team was tasked with coming up with a packaging solution that would keep the majorettes’ hats safe, and most importantly dry, when not in use.

The solution was to use Correx® to make the hat boxes. Correx being lightweight and resistant to oil and water was the perfect solution to the problem. The strong nature of Correx® will also provide additional protection to the hats when they are in storage.

Happy customers of GWP Group

When we heard about the state of the old hat boxes we knew that new boxes made from our Correx® material would be perfect for the job. We were only too pleased to help out and it’s been lovely seeing the girls with the boxes and receiving their thank you letters.

Ruth Cook | Managing Director, GWP Packaging

Meet the Majorettes

The Bluebelle Drum Majorettes are based in Toothill in Swindon. The troupe has twenty-five members between the ages of six and seventeen years old and they travel around the region performing at local events and competitions.

Majorette hat boxes
The Bluebelle Drum Majorette Troupe with GWP Group Finance Director, Paul Bullock

The Bluebelle Drum Majorette Group is a voluntary organisation and so the donation from GWP Packaging has been extremely welcome.

The group works hard to keep the costs as low as possible so that as many youngsters as possible can join in regardless of their circumstances.

Support from companies such as GWP Packaging really does make a difference to the group and to the local community.

Happy customers of GWP Group

The girls absolutely love their new hat boxes, not only are the hats now safer and better protected but the children love how bright and colourful the boxes are and have loved being able to personalise then with their names.

Christine Doyle | Senior Trainer, Bluebelle Troup

Related News...

Free Advice / Quotes.

Impartial advice & no obligation quotes...




For full details on how GWP will treat your data, please view our Privacy Policy. Your information will not be shared with any third party.

Contact.

Free, no obligation advice…

Click below to discuss your upcoming requirements, difficulties you are facing or to simply get advice from one of our experts.

Find out more...

For further information about the Bluebelle Troupe and GWP Packaging’s support of the local community please click here.

Matt Dobson, Marketing Manager at GWP Group

About the Author: Matt Dobson

Marketing Manager | GWP Group

Matt has worked in the packaging industry for approximately 7 years, having joined GWP Group as Marketing Executive in 2012. [Read full bio…]

Phone GWP Group

01793 754 444

Mon – Fri 08.30 – 17.00

Email GWP Group

info@gwp.co.uk

Email a packaging expert

If you think Correx boxes could be used for your application or business, please speak with a member of our team

GWP Group - Innovators in Protective Packaging
Company Info:

© Copyright 2006-2018 GWP Group
Unit 20 Chelworth Park, Cricklade, Swindon, SN6 6HE, GB | TEL: 01793 754 444 | EMAIL: info@gwp.co.uk
Company No. 05459368 | VAT No. GB535876017 | Business hours:
Further Information:
Packaging Design & Manufacture | Review Us | Page Last Updated: | Local Time: (GMT)
×