UK speciality paper and cartonboard supplier celebrates 30th anniversary

Speciality paper and cartonboard supplier, Chapelton, is celebrating its 30th year as a company this year, supplying and servicing the UK and Irish print and packaging sectors.

Chapelton is one of the leading independent paper and board suppliers, dealing with many of the major global paper and board manufacturers. It supplies a range of high quality paper and board products from leading international manufacturers across the globe, including Brazil, the Far East and Europe.

Based in Kent, south-east England, Chapelton was started in 1985 by Geoff Skelton and Steve Antrim, who both remain active in the business today. The company said its success over the last three decades is due in no small part to the hard work and experience of its employees.

Throughout the years the company has seen consistent growth in and beyond its mainstream markets of cartonboard and paper, and the company stated that it is this ability to change and the foresight to adapt to market changes that has been behind it’s longevity.

Commenting on the significant achievement of its 30th anniversary, Chapelton board business development director, Neil Skelton, said: “We believe that our core values of being fair with both our mills and customers have stood us, as a business, in good stead over the past 30 years, and will do so long into the future.

“We remain committed to offering the best customer service possible, whilst ensuring we remain at the forefront of our industry in terms of products that we offer.”

Chapelton also underwent a rebrand at the beginning of this year, with a new company logo and a new website being launched to coincide with the redevelopment of the business. Today, the privately-owned company has a turnover of around £11m.