Article Apr 25 2019
Polypropylene’s Strength and Durability Makes it the Right Packaging Material for Transporting Fragile and Sensitive Automotive Components in Manufacturing Operation Settings
Automotive manufacturers are relying on reusable plastic packaging such as AkyPak ® polypropylene trays for their manufacturing supply chain logistics to reduce product waste of glass and other...
Case Study Apr 25 2019
More attention to packaging
According to DS Smith’s own research, the reduction of empty space transported in various forms of packaging globally promises saving potentials up to USD 46 billion in the upcoming years. In...
Press release Apr 24 2019
DS Smith China showcased expertise at Automotive Logistics China 2019
DS Smith has participated at the Automotive Logistics China 2019, for the third year in a row as a Silver Sponsor. At the conference, DS Smith showcased its diverse set of services and their focus ...
Case Study Apr 24 2019
DS Smith Tecnicarton designs a returnable packaging for airbags
This solution represents a 30% saving in time and a 40% saving in cost with respect to the packaging used until now.
- Lower Cost
Press release Mar 5 2019
DS Smith participation at Automotive Logistics China 2019 Conference
Connect with global supply chain tech, talent and partners
Article Feb 6 2019
Online Tire Distributor Makes Shipping Tires Easy, Safe and Cheap using Returnable Packaging
TyrePack, an online distributor of reusable tire packaging, and DS Smith Plastics co-designed a collapsible returnable box to ship of tires and wheels.
Article Feb 6 2019
Foam Components Have Been Making Cars Lightweight for the Past 20 Years
Expanded Polypropylene (EPP) and Polystyrene (EPS) Foam have been direct contributors to reducing the weight and carbon emissions in cars over the last 20 years. Auto-components made from EPS and E...
Case Study Jan 22 2019
DS Smith Plastics Designs the Ultrabase™: An Ultra Strong Injection Moulded Pallet Combined with a Lightweight AkyPak® Sleeve
For the Overseas Distribution of automotive parts, DS Smith Plastics, Injected Moulded Products designed a solution to combine metal cages with foldable containers. The Ultrabase™ transit packaging...
Press release Nov 23 2018
DS Smith Tecnicarton presented a hybrid between industrial packaging, shelving and supply-line packaging
Tower Rack is the first metal packaging nearly 4 meters high that incorporates flexible packaging with an ingenious vertical movement system that makes it easy to fill and empty parts
DS Smith is a leading provider of corrugated packaging in Europe and a specialist in plastic packaging worldwide. We operate across 36 countries and employ more than 26,000 people. DS Smith’s Packaging Strategists focus on helping our customers to transform the complexities of the Automotive industry into competitive advantages with the right packaging solution that is optimised for every step in the supply chain.
Our industry-leading range of packaging and component solutions is developed jointly with you. We listen to your needs and our Packaging Strategists work together with you, bringing their extensive automotive experience to the table to deliver multi-material packaging and components that protect your products and your bottom line. Our solutions can be fully tested before production in our accredited laboratory, so you can be sure that they will perform as promised to keep your customer happy.
DS Smith has built up a wealth of knowledge and expertise over the decades of experience anticipating and exceeding the expectations of the automotive industry. But don’t just take our word for it, DS Smith and DS Smith products have been accredited and certified for use by OEMs and throughout the automotive industry.
As a longtime partner of the Automotive industry DS Smith has developed a wealth of experience and knowledge that goes well beyond the design and production of the perfect packaging. To ensure that our customers get the greatest benefit of our expertise we have a number of consultative services to help you achieve your goals from the design of the packaging, through the use of the packaging in the supply cycle right to the recycling of the materials.