European Business Awards UK entrant

Presented by HSBC the European Business Awards announced that Weir & Carmichael Ltd will represent the UK in the programme for the prestigious 2011 awards. Stiff competition was beaten off by Weir & Carmichael in their selection to be one of 25 representatives of different countries. They will now compete to win the coveted Ruban d’Honneur in the competitions next round.

Based in Bootle, Liverpool Weir & Carmichael are an SME. They are a recycling and flexible packaging solutions supplier and since 1955 have been supplying manufacturing industries in the UK. For Britwrap Reusable Transit Packaging, one of their products they have been selected as a representative for the UKTI Innovation Award.

Designed for protecting products in transit, Britwrap is a protective cover that is sustainable and dramatically cuts waste, packaging costs, damages returns and promotes manual handling correctly.

Commercial Director Martin Ellioth stated that they were thrilled to be selected as a representative of the UK and have been in operation more than 55 years and it is an honour to receive recognition as one of the leaders in our field and more importantly our country. November 22, 2011 the final category winners will be announced in Barcelona.