Our Story

Established in 1985, we have provided the industry with a dependable source of high quality and innovative packaging products for over 30 years. A&A Packaging are committed to be the natural selection for a single source of packaging products based on the highest levels of service, quality and competitiveness.

Always Moving Forward…

Our Story

1985 Our Story: Our business started from a bungalow with an office and a garage for products with Just an estate car for delivery’s, finding a gap in the packaging trade for a local business the business was run by husband and wife. And at this point, all our invoices, books & records were written by hand.

1986 We secured our 1st global customer who is still with us!

1987 We were renting a barn/warehouse and took on help in an office and 12 months after that, we took on a driver and part time warehouse worker.

1991  We had a purpose built warehouse in Horndean we also took on full-time workers for the first time.

2010  The company goes fully computerised (at Last!).

2011  Renting extra storage space to meet product demands, with a lot of customers having call offs.

2014 The warehouse was moved to a much larger storage area to streamline our customer service and meet product demands.

2015  Company look and customer service are refreshed with a New Website and Rebranding!

2017  Follow A&A Packaging on Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin and Youtube.

 

 

       A&A Packaging strives to:

  • Provide the busy buyer with an efficient and personal service.
  • Provide product advice, specialist product sourcing and problem-solving.
  • Provide a cost effective solution for all packaging needs.
  • Provide consistency of product quality and performance, whilst still maintaining a competitive edge.
  • Maintain & build upon customer relations to provide a mutually enjoyable purchasing experience.
  • Above all these, A&A Packaging will continue to provide their unparalleled levels of customer service.

 

 

To add to our customer service and continual improvement; 

A&A Packaging is now ISO 9001:2008 Certified.

Our Story

What is ISO 9001?

ISO 9001 Certification will give your organisation the quality systems that will provide the foundation to better customer satisfaction, staff motivation and continual improvement.

Meeting the requirements of this standard will provide quality management systems that will be of real benefit to your organisation to help manage your business effectively and put in place best practice methodology.

ISO 9001 certification is suitable for all sizes and types of organisations and is well established around the world as an invaluable Quality Management System standard. It is suitable for organisations in all industry sectors and will help your organisation to improve management processes to compete locally and/or globally.

The process encompasses the entire organisation and requires senior management buy-in, it is not just a function of the Quality Department. To achieve ISO 9001 certification your organisation needs to demonstrate that it can meet the regulatory requirements and apply the system effectively to be of real benefit to your customers.

Scope:
As an ISO 9001 certified organisation we will have implemented Quality Management System requirements for all areas of the business, including:

•Facilities
•People
•Training
•Services
•Equipment

You can benefit from A&A’s renowned delivery service!

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Place orders before 3:00pm for a guaranteed next working day delivery.

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Orders over £35* (excl. VAT) will be on FREE Delivery* (Any orders under £35* will be subject to a delivery charge of £7.50)

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Receive a FREE tasty GIFT with all orders over £100… and a ‘special gift’ with orders in excess £300

Deliveries to:

  • North Hampshire: Monday, Wednesday & Friday.
  • Gosport: Monday – Thursday
  • All other areas within Hampshire & West Sussex: Monday – Friday

Deliveries are between: 8:00am – 4:30pm unless other arrangements have been made. Orders placed outside our delivery area can be delivered via:

  • 24 or 48 hour Parcel Service (up to 30kg)
  • 24 or 48 hour Pallet service
  • Prices on application

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A&A Packaging is a proud member of the Bluewater Packaging Group. This is an independent consortium supported by over 50 member companies in over 18 countries worldwide!

With combined sales in excess of 100million the Bluewater group is now one of the largest within the UK. They have extended massive purchasing capabilities, setting up contracts with reliable sources worldwide. This gives members like A&A the competitive edge on price, with the backing
of superior branded products, making them unique within the industry.

For more information please visit our website: www.bluewaterpackaginggroup.com

Essential Protection

At over 1mtr tall and weighing up to 40kgs the emperor penguin is the largest of all the penguins. ‘Essential Protection’ has never been truer of these birds… During the 9 week protection of their eggs the male penguins huddle in groups of upto 5000 to survive the harsh Antarctic winter.

When the incubation is over the male can head for the sea to feed for the first time in around four months, in this time it would have lost around half its bodyweight. It must now undertake an arduous journey of up to 100 kilometers across the ice in the search for food for his chick.

A&A pride themselves in looking after their customers in the relative thoroughness shown in these wonderful birds. This is topped with a quality commitment on all product lines to ensure the best protection for your goods.

This was how our strapline ‘essential protection’ was born.