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Design and Development


As a Charpak client you benefit from much more than just thermoformed manufacturing. We guarantee innovative, modern, world-class quality vacuum forming and packaging solutions. Charpak's end-to-end full service solution delivers you industry-leading rigid plastic packaging.

Charpak offers you the highest level of expertise in designing your packaging solutions.  Whether you’re looking to increase your market share, bring a new product to market, drive sales, improve efficiencies with automation, or be creative with your packaging we have the expertise in house to meet your needs. 

Charpak's award-winning design team of 7 designers are experts in the latest CREO CAD/CAM technology utilising Keyshot software to produce full rendered visualisation presentations bringing your packaging solutions to life.

"Packaging sells your product - but only if it's done right"
Contact Charpak to see what we can design for your business.

STAGE 1 - Design Brief

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Design Brief

Charpak's consultative approach  ensures we achieve right first time in response to your client brief. Charpak’s Technical Designers provide a consultancy service - asking the right questions at the project briefing. 

A comprehensive design briefing is supplied to your designated Charpak Technical Designer.  Our technical design experts will collate all requirements for product performance.

Our team of 7 technical product designers can also provide expert advice on the optimum materials ensuring you have the best solution for your business' needs. 

We recommend involving Charpak early in your NPD cycle so we can design the best possible packaging solution.

STAGE 2 - CAD Proposal Drawings and Renders

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CAD Proposal Drawings

We present you with proposed design solutions using 2D drawings and conceptual rendered images of the highest quality.  Our manufacturing clients use these drawings to present to their customers at key decision making meetings, such as pitching new ideas, supporting retailer range reviews and to bring to life recommendations for new product trials.
 
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STAGE 3 - Prototyping

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Prototyping

Following approval of the design development work [for a small fee] Charpak can produce resin prototypes of the chosen design to hand-form initial samples - all in-house at Charpak HQ.

The Charpak service also includes manufacturing sample product for factory trials and consumer testing, prior to large-scale manufacture and full production.  Demonstrating new innovative packaging, or re-versioned packaging to your customers and development teams, particularly if different materials and levels of micron are required, to aid your selection process.

STAGE 4 - Tooling

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Tooling

Following receipt of client full production approval, and confirmed delivery date, the production tooling sets are manufactured in-house using one of our 3 state-of-the-art high speed CNC Milling machines. 

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STAGE 5 - Production

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Production

The packaging is then manufactured in hygienic, controlled conditions using the latest vacuum-forming machinery.

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STAGE 6 - Customer Service

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Customer Service

From the initial client briefing, and project scoping, to the design brief and consultation of materials, to the business development team collaboring with your internal teams, and our operations team in HQ - Charpak is recognised as being sector-leading in the Thermo-formed packaging industry for providing exceptional customer service. 
 
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