The latest issue of the Macpaceye newsletter is now published.

Be Prepared… are you on your marks for the new growing season?

Welcome to Plantpac. A patented breathe-easy packaging solution delivering maximum plant volume for the lowest mailing charges with minimum handling costs -designed for both specialist growers and retailers.Visit the PLANTPAC dedicated website HERE to order or for more information

Read what Hortidaily said about Plantpac

If you’re planning for 2018 innovation in packaging has to be key to a sales-driven success – achieving a head-start on the competition. Macpac has built its business model on innovative bespoke design taking customers ideas into production.  The success of Plantpac was due in part to close collaboration with a major Mail Order Nursery. The result being an easy-to-assemble range of packaging with distinct features and benefits. If you’re a Mail Order nursery then postage costs are critical factors as is optimal ventilation and plant protection during transit and for the retailers appealing,well-differentiated looks on-shelf and at point of purchase.

Plantpac has an optional outer corrugated carrying case (the 3P9 carton) for the 3P9 pack. This offers a generous foliage height of 260mm to accommodate more mature plants. The 3P9 carton is a robust, secure pack eminently suitable for the challenges of the post. There is no requirement for any additional outerThe carton can be personalised with customer logos on the front face for a nominal, additional cost*

*subject to volume requirements

The carefully engineered made-for-mail order packaging perfectly compliments the product and the rigorous challenges of a mail order environment.  Plantpac is a prime example of a close customer-supplier relationship from first ideas to manufacture – turning concept into reality.

Key features:

  • UK manufacture – patented pack design
  • Secure clips keep the packs sealed and are easily closed when wearing gloves in the field
  • Air vents allow the plants to breathe in transit and on display
  • Packs purposely designed for maximum product protection
  • Manufactured in clear recycled PET for optimal product visibility
  • Dedicated ordering website

Secure clips easily closed when wearing gloves

Vents provide maximum ventilation

For more information about Macpac’s Plantpac rangevisit the dedicated website

Plantpac range now offers a new Letterbox pack range

Reduces postal costs offering the same product protection and ventilation features- CLICK on the references below each illustration to view expanded details on each Letterbox pack. The Large Letter Pack meets the Royal Mail ‘large letter’ criteria subject to responsible/considered packing


LL1C large letter pack open cav       LL312 3cms -12 versions       LL36 3cms – 6 versions

Go to the website for more details

At Macpac we simplify the whole process from design through to manufacture.

Using the latest CAD software we work with customers to develop a pack to meet specific requirements. Our inhouse tooling facilities enable us to produce high quality precision tooling at a competitive price.Our machine hall of 12 ultra modern thermoformers makes us one of the largest privately owned packaging manufacturers. Size of run is no problem. We can manage short runs of a thousand units in to millions.

Development Partnership

Setting Standards in your industry

Macpac is a wholly-owned family business established over 40 years ago. Their roots and independence free of any ties have made the company what it is today. As a well as a personal approach the company offers a seamless end-to-end service from idea to finished product working in development partnership with customers to realise their objectives. This can be for an existing product where enhancing modifications are required  or for a brand new idea. They provide shelf stand-out, well differentiated packaging and pack security solutions across a panoply of industries.

Surecel Clamshell Packaging – tamper proof, eliminating the need for welding

Macpac has successfully and effectively adjusted to the rapidly and accelerating changing trends in packaging – this flexibility has made the manufacturer what it is today – a major force in packaging design.