Press release Oct 12 2017
Collaborate or die, in an ever-changing industry
Some analysts believe the automotive industry will change more in the next 10 years than it has in the previous 100. Products, processes and markets are changing faster and more dramatically than...
Article Oct 10 2017
Plastics’ AkyBoard® Panels, Perfect Solution for Protecting the Interior of Commercial Utility Vehicles
DS Smith Plastics, Extruded Products’ AkyBoard® polypropylene (PP) panels are the perfect solution when used as lining and floor protection for commercial utility vehicles.
- Extruded Products
Article Sep 25 2017
DS Smith Plastics Designs Reusable EPP Trays for the Automotive Market
DS Smith Plastics, Foam Products was tasked with designing a new reusable plastic tote tray for automotive radios that would ship in bulk to Germany. A vital requirement of the new packaging soluti...
- Foam Products
Case Study Aug 30 2017
Plastic Reusable Packaging for Transporting Auto Components
For years, DS Smith Plastics has been supplying returnable packaging solutions to some of the top automotive manufacturers. Their success in this industry has put DS Smith at the top of the list fo...
- Case Study
Case Study Aug 24 2017
Top Nissan Supplier, Calsonic Kansei, chooses Uni-Pak for its Automotive Supply Chain
Calsonic Kansei, Nissan’s top supplier, approached DS Smith Plastics’ Extruded Products in Alcalá de Henares, Spain for a packaging solution that meets their supply chain needs.
Case Study Aug 17 2017
DS Smith wins German Packaging Award 2016
The packaging system with a clever coupling mechanism and an innovative protective padding for steering wheel switches by Valeo convinced the jury of the German Packaging Award.
Article Aug 1 2017
Jaguar Land Rover Appoints DS Smith as Tier 1 Supplier
DS Smith Plastics’ Foam Products has been reliably providing high quality automotive components made from foam for several years as a Tier 2 supplier.
- Foam Products
Article Aug 1 2017
Using 3D technology to revolutionise the development process
DS Smith has been using 3D scanner and printer technology to improve the design process for many of its customers. Based initially within the UK Heavy Duty business, the evolution of the use of the...
Event Sep 28 2017
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.