Neville and More has been one of the UK's top packaging providers for some time now. Originally a primary packaging distribution company, the firm has grown steadily over the years and now offers distribution for a vast array of packaging components as well as in house manufacturing and consultancy. We chatted with David Sharpe, the owner of Neville and More, here at our offices and got to know him and his company a bit better.
So, David, what exactly does Neville and More do?
We've been a part of the industry for some time, supplying primary packaging to a number of firms in the UK and abroad. More specifically, we offer a number of bottles, jars, closures, dispensers and sprayers in plastic, glass and aluminium.
Does Neville and More primarily distribute or manufacture?
Well, we began solely as a distributor, but have steadily grown and added manufacturing to our service offering some time ago. In fact, due to the amount of incoming and outgoing items - distributed stock packaging, raw materials, manufactured packaging items awaiting delivery - we built and launched a brand new distribution centre in May, 2012 to ensure we kept close tabs on our logistics.
What markets does your company target?
We're actually quite active in a number of industries. We've created packaging solutions for a wide variety of firms in the health care and pharmaceutical sectors, we've supplied packaging to companies in the cosmetic and personal care spaces, in the food and beverage space, and we've worked extensively in both the household and industrial spaces. Our packaging is quite versatile and can easily be adapted to the specific requirements of clients through variations in materials, decoration options, and such.
What sort of customers do you have in those markets?
Our clients include an impressive list of large household names such as 3M Company, Novartis, The Body Shop, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Marks and Spencer, Selfridge & Co, Next, AstraZeneca, and Pfizer, alongside many smaller and medium-sized companies throughout Europe. Our packaging finds itself at home in a number of industries as well as at various tiers within those specific areas. Meaning, some of our packaging solutions are perfectly suited to high street luxury brands while others are more appropriate for mass market brands. No matter what sort of product needs to be packaged, we can provide numerous options.
What brands can we find currently using your packaging?
I've lost count! I would say that we're a seminal part of many brands produced by the companies I mentioned earlier, within those key markets. These include well known global brands and smaller niche brands.
Where exactly is Neville and More located?
We are based in the south of England with a sales office in the North of England, a sourcing office in Shanghai, and several distributors located throughout Europe.
So David, in general, how are things going for the firm?
We are doing very well thank you.
OK, then what sort of changes has your firm undergone over the last decade?
We have grown significantly in just about every aspect of our business. Our sales revenue has increased, along with the number of products we offer. We have also added a number of new customers to our portfolio, joining an already notable number of repeat clients. As a result, we've had to expand our number of employees and our facilities to keep up with the demand.
It's nice to hear that things are going well, but what challenges does your firm currently face? How do you plan to surmount them?
We've worked very hard to make sure that we can provide the most efficient service possible to our customers, while maintaining an excellent level of quality and service processes that are tailored to the character, to the personality, of each of the firms with which we work. We are currently seeking to expand our sales team and provide comprehensive training to our growing team so that we can continue to provide a great service to our rapidly expanding client base.
Where can companies meet you or your team face to face? Will you be at any events this year?
This coming year, we'll be at Easyfairs Birmingham and Easyfairs London, they're close to home. We'll also be at Pharmapack Paris with some new health care and pharmaceutical items we think will prove of interest. We also just exhibited at Scanpack in Sweden to support our growing number of Scandinavian customers. That's a market where we're seeing a lot of interest and growth of late.
Before we wrap up, do you have any innovative products or new lines you'd care to mention?
We're a very agile firm, especially considering our size and the scope of our operations. The fact is, we introduce new products on a monthly basis. Our range of products is constantly growing and correlates to market needs. Hence, it's very important to us to ensure we are in control of our digital assets, like our web site and our client mailing lists. We use them to inform interested parties of new designs and concepts. It's one thing to offer a new product, but if nobody knows you have it, you may as well not bother.
Launch of a new range of Glass Veral Bottles and Jars in multi colours
For early 2020, Neville and More is launching a brand new range of Glass Veral Bottles and Jars in multi colours. These colourful bottles and jars are all available with an extensive range of standard closures, dispensers and sprayers.
Neville and More extends range of glass jars
As an alternative to plastic jars, Neville and More has now extended the popular range of Simplicity Glass Jars which are ideal for a range of products in the beauty, health and food markets. Neville and More's Simplicity Glass Jar range now includes 13 different standard sizes, all available from stock.
Funky, family-friendly airless animal bottles
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Child resistant certified: Neville and More's new TE dropper
UK packaging supplier, Neville and More, is launching a brand new Dropper Pipette that benefits the combination of both Child Resistance and Tamper Evidence. This new closure has been fully tested and certified as child resistant and is totally compatible with Neville and More's extensive range of dropper bottles in amber and crystal clear PET plastic.
Neville and More's aluminium Simplicity bottles
As a leading packaging supplier in the UK, Neville and More regularly refreshes its extensive selection of products available direct from stock. With minimum orders from 1000 units, the company is currently offering its aluminium Simplicity bottles in any colour option.
New high quality metallic matt silver and gold closures
Neville and More has launched a new range of high quality metallic matt silver and gold closures in wide neck diameters of 38mm and 45mm. These chunky, matt metallic caps have been specifically designed and developed to fit a large range of glass jars and crystal clear PET plastic bottles and jars.
Neville and More launches aluminium beverage closure
Neville and More is launching a brand new design of aluminium closure. This chunky, matt metallic cap, has been specifically designed and developed to fit a large range of crystal clear PET plastic beverage bottles, ranging in size from 100ml to 1000ml.
Neville and More goes for gold
Neville and More has expanded its range of different colour options available for the company's extensive range of aluminium bottles, including a spectrum of different golden hues. Neville and More currently stocks a range of high quality matt brushed aluminium bottles in 9 different sizes ranging from 30ml to 1000ml, compatible with a range of closures, dispensers and sprayers.
New range of eco friendly airless bottles from stock
The new range of Airless Bottles is available in 7 different sizes, and includes a 15ml, 30ml, 50ml, 50ml slender, 100ml, 150ml and 200ml. The Airless Bottles are manufactured from an environmentally friendly single wall polypropylene which is fully recyclable.
New stock range of PET beverage bottles with multi-coloured tamper evident caps
Neville and More is launching an extensive range of coloured tamper evident caps for beverage bottles. The 38mm tamper evident caps are compatible with Neville and More's extensive range of wide neck 38mm plastic PET beverage bottles.
New range of Tango Tall PET Boston Round bottles in stock
Neville and More has created a new range of plastic PET Cylindrical Bottles. The new cost effective Tango range includes 8 different sizes, 75ml, 100ml, 125ml, 150ml, 200ml, 250ml, 300ml and 500ml, and is compatible with Neville and More's extensive range of innovative closures and dispensers.
New range of PET Neville Tall Boston round bottles in stock
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Novelty PET bottles are all the rage
Neville and More now has the ability to develop cost effective new and novelly-shaped plastic PET bottles and jars. The very low mould costs and flexible production quantities mean food and beverage brand owners can develop unique shapes to support special brand extensions, limited edition promotions and seasonal promotional activity.
Neville and More has launched a new range of cost effective tamper evident plastic jars
Neville and More has launched a new range of cost effective tamper evident plastic jars The range includes four sizes from 150ml to 500ml. All four jars in the range can be produced in any colour at all, including different blues, reds, whites, blacks, greens, yellows, and oranges for only 5,000 units.
New dry powder sprayers by Neville and More
Neville and More, as part of their extensive dispenser product range, has launched a new Dry Powder and Glitter Sprayer. As the name suggests, this innovative new dispensing product enables dry products to be sprayed much in the same way as a liquid or fragrance is currently sprayed using a traditional finger sprayer.
Neville and More launches new 10ml plastic pet dropper bottle with child resistant closure and integral liquid dropper tip
The combined child resistant and tamper evident closure has been officially approved to ISO8317, which certifies the bottle and closure combination are child resistant when used together. The closure has been ergonomically designed for ease of use and has an integral warning triangle for the visually impaired.
Metallic dispensing closures for enhanced, eye-catching shelf appeal
Neville and More has extended their range of standard stock dispensing closures fitted with eye catching aluminium overshells. The range now includes lotion pumps, finger spray pumps, cosmetic treatment pumps, disc top caps and airless dispensers.
Neville and More launches new range of Airless Bottles
Neville and More has launched a brand new line of Airless Bottles. The new range of Airless Bottles from Neville and More is available in 7 different sizes, and includes capacities of 15ml, 30ml, 50ml, 100ml, 150ml and 200ml, in addition to a slender 50ml size bottle.
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