Pontrilas Group Packaging


The primary motivation was commercial but initially it was to create a downstream activity for the group as the business operates a sawmill in Pontrilas. The initial challenges were typical of start-up businesses such as site, people and logistics, but later, the main challenge was to diversify its product offering and expand its customer base.

Success Factor

The three main factors which have led to the company’s growth include an ability to attract and retain its customer base, a progressive profile of automation to ensure the benefits of increased volumes translated into cost savings and a dedicated, skilled workforce.

The Future

To company aims continue its expansion, possibly incorporating a multi-site solution, and extending the capability of the business into related areas. It is also looking at developing the concept of a one-stop solution drawing on the strong customer relationship between timber pallets and card.