Posted December, 2014

It looks like 2014 is definitely the year for Challenge Packaging to be picking up industry awards. The latest is the ‘SME Manufacturing Company of the Year’ in Insider Media’s ‘Made in the South East Awards ’.

The company was vying for top honors with 150 other manufacturers from across the region so we had to see off some serious competition to come out on top. Winners were declared and celebrations followed at the Radisson Hotel in Guildford.

Insider’s Regional Editor, Philip Cuncliffe, told contestants and other guests: “You’re all here because you’re making waves in your industry. You disrupt your markets, innovate, and more than that you excel at what you do.”

That sounded pretty good to us and, I hope, to all our valued customers and staff. This latest accolade comes hot on the heels of our success in the Uckfield Business Awards where we were voted Winner in the ‘National/International Business of the Year’ category. Our Managing Director, Simon Allen, also earned the title ‘Business Person of the Year’.

In one sense, it leaves us with a hard act to follow for next year, but, for the time being, it is nice to enjoy the praise and independent recognition from our business peers.

  • “Challenge Packaging have not only helped reduce the amount of packaging that we need but also helped us reduce our overall packaging expenditure with their expertise”

    Operations Manager


  • “Challenge have been working with us for the past 2 years, they are our preferred supplier, consistently delivering to our high demands”

    Operations Director


  • “Challenge have been exceptional in streamlining all our packaging requirements… one of our success stories!”

    Materials Controller


  • “I am pleased to advise that Challenge Packaging remains firmly our preferred supplier of choice for our packaging needs”

    Group Operations Director