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New product news!

If you’ve been paying attention to our Twitter feed and Facebook page, you’ll know that we’ve recently added a few new products to our already extensive range of packaging products. In some cases, we’ve just extended a range, with extra sizes now stocked of bubble tubing, our own gold bubbleRead More

Great Moments in Packaging: No 7 – Kraft paper

As well as having one of the finest rhyming names in packaging history, Carl Dahl (oh, what fun his school friends must have had!) stands out as one of the giants in our field. For in 1879, Carl F Dahl (as he is more commonly, but less amusingly referred to)Read More

Scales from the Stone Age to today: worth the weight?

I’ve written elsewhere on this blog about how Richard Salter invented the spring scale and how that changed the face of weighing. Before then, weighing scales had already been in use for thousands of years. The oldest evidence for their existence dates to roughly 2400-1800 BC in the Indus RiverRead More

Excess cannot lead to success

The Industry Council for Packaging and the Environment (INCPEN) has issued a factsheet in defence of packaging which aims to dispel certain myths about the business. Chief among these is that manufacturers routinely use excessive amounts of packaging materials, resulting in large amounts of waste being sent to landfill. NoRead More

About Us

Davpack has been a major supplier of packaging materials to businesses around the East Midlands for over 40 years, ever since Henry Davenport formed the company in Derby in 1968. Henry dealt almost exclusively with local traders and his reps were regularly seen selling their wares around the city’s shopsRead More