Case Study Feb 2 2017
New standards in bumper packaging for the aftersales market
DS Smith develops standardised one-way single packaging for 130 bumpers / Six U-Shapes fit all models.
Case Study Jan 11 2017
Saving Space and Time with the Bulk Bumper Shipper for JLR
Jaguar Land Rover required a new design of packaging for individual parts and bulk shipment of front bumpers worldwide. A key requirement of the new design was to achieve maximum container...
Article Nov 21 2016
DS Smith unveils major new Birmingham automotive hub
DS Smith has opened a new site in the West Midlands to further strengthen its experience and expertise in the automotive sector.
Case Study Aug 1 2016
Saving money, time and damage for a leading Polish automotive supplier
Bulky, heavy objects can be difficult to package well. Often they require packaging that is so robust that the cost of producing, storing, handling and transporting that packaging can be significan...
Article Jul 13 2016
DS Smith wins Scanstar
Cardboard transport packaging wins over wood packaging in every way.
Case Study May 18 2016
Switch to corrugated saves time and money for global automotive company
A global manufacturer of automotive components in western Sweden produces brake discs, wheel hubs and connecting rods for passenger cars and commercial vehicles.
Article Feb 24 2016
Ford Motor interview
Case Study Feb 3 2016
Smarter packaging driving down costs in the Automotive industry
The speed of business isn’t getting any slower, especially when it comes to the automotive industry. That is why Magneti Marelli approached DS Smith to optimise their packaging to increase their...
Case Study Dec 9 2015
Another nail in the coffin for Automotive industry’s wooden boxes
We are helping the automotive industry make significant savings in all areas of the supply chain with our innovative approach to packaging.
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.