Saica Pack Thrapston produces over 1 million square metres of cardboard in 24 hours

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United Kingdom, 05 Aug 2021

  • Saica Pack Thrapston produced over a million square metres of corrugated cardboard in less than 24 hours
  • It is the second time in 2021 the business division achieved the feat in under 24 hours

Saica Pack successfully manufactured more than 1m square meters worth of corrugated cardboard at its Thrapston facility near Northampton.

Over 24 hours, a dedicated team of professionals oversaw the production of 1,150,000ms2 of corrugated cardboard. The event, called T1M (Thrapston 1 Million) abided by strict social distancing measures, reflecting the team’s commitment to achieving the feat despite facing several logistical challenges.

The ambitious team included a mix of team Leaders, operators, supervisors and a handful of other employees at Saica Pack Thrapston.

Commenting on the achievement, Allan Foakes, Regional Managing Director at Saica Pack South East, said: “I would like to say a huge congratulations to everyone involved in T1M. The achievement is a testament to the hard work put in by the team, and to achieve it safely and securely while abiding by social distancing measures shows their fantastic can-do attitude.”

Earlier in the year, Saica Pack Thrapston set Saica Pack’s UK and Ireland corrugated manufacturing record after successfully overseeing the production of 1,152,745 meters squared in one 24-hour window.

Source: Saica