Redditch firm joins packers organisation

‘Delighted’: Dean Attwell.

‘Delighted’: Dean Attwell.

First published in Business Daily

REDDITCH-based distribution specialist Oakland International has joined the British Contract Manufacturers and Packers Association (BCMPA).

The association is the official voice of the contract packing and manufacturing industry in the UK. Business growth in the contract packing sector is providing a focus for Oakland’s 2013 sales strategy.

The firm’s managing director Dean Attwell said: “The association plays a key role promoting outsourcing within the industry and we are delighted to become a member.”

Oakland’s contract packing operation covers ambient, chilled, frozen food and non-food lines.

Rodney Steel, chief executive of the BCMPA, said: “Contract packing is set to grow dramatically in 2013 and fits neatly as an integral part of the wider logistics offering provided by Oakland International. We are delighted to welcome them as BCMPA members.”

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree