Robert Booth has finally hung up his slitter knives after almost 45 years…

Today, our longest serving employee, Robert Booth has finally hung up his slitter knives. After almost 45 years of continuous service, Bob  has decided to take time off with his family and get more fishing in. There isn’t a department he’s not figured in, but his most recent efforts have been in calendering and slitting, […]

Our new corrugating partnership…

Supply from the corrugating industry has been unpredictable at best over the past three years and we’ve struggled to find a reliable partner. The Global Pandemic has made this situation even more strained with the demands on “Brown Box Packaging” Following some significant investment and commitment on their part, we can confirm that we are […]

New COVID-19 Testing Programme Starts at Slater Harrison

A rapid testing programme is launching at Slater Harrison & Co. Ltd in Bollington, as part of the Government’s ongoing UK-wide drive to increase the availability of testing and help stop the spread of Covid-19. Around one in three people who are infected with Covid-19 have no symptoms, so could be spreading the disease without […]

Chief Engineer retires after 22 years at Slater Harrison

“Last week saw the retirement of another long serving and valued member of staff. Steve Fairbrother, our former chief engineer has finally decided to hang up his tools. Steve joined Slater Harrison in 1998 when the company acquired the Sulzer laminator and the Schneider Guillotine from Congleton Board with five others  and immediately began to […]

Bollington firm secures funding for new technology project

We are delighted to announce we have secured funding from MadeSmarter – a movement helping SMEs join the Industry 4.0 revolution. This funding allows the firm to install new technology to improve efficiency of processes contributing to the continuous improvement. In addition to this, the MadeSmarter scheme also helps navigate the impact of Covid-19. “The […]

Michael Brauders retires after 54 years in the trade…

Today we bid Michael Brauders a fond farewell as he retires from Slater Harrison. Michael has been with us for 17 years, joining when we acquired the embossing patterns from E. Becker Ltd. Two embossers and several thousand tonnes later the embossing side of the business is very different now to how it was in […]

Pandemic Risk Assessment

“At Slater Harrison we take the Health & Safety of our workforce very seriously. Due to the current Covid outbreak, a risk assessment is in place to identify the risks such a situation may cause. Hopefully, this will ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of all our workforce so far as is reasonably practicable.” Vanessa […]

COVID-19 update…

“As information continues to come in about COVID 19 dealing with it is something of an ongoing task. I feel it is now appropriate to state our current actions implemented, both in order to preserve the wellbeing of our staff, suppliers and customers as well as to ensuring continuity of supply…” James Braddock, Managing Director

Educraft competition – Winter

During our recent Educraft comptition we received the most entries yet with some fantastic images sent in to us. It made picking the winners a difficult decision. Submissions received in the competition: We’re now delighted to announce the winners of our recent Winter Educraft competition are: Tiny Adventures Nursery Peel Common Nursery & Infant School […]

Packaging Innovations 2020

Another successful visit to Packaging Innovations 2020 at the NEC, Birmingham. Key Account Manager, Tony Myers, said it was fantastic catching up with current and potential new customers at the event as well as seeing the range of sustainable packaging on show. Year on year it is clear to see the development of packaging suppliers […]