Coral Products Mouldings Ltd is part of the Coral Products PLC Group and is a manufacturer and distributor of plastic injection, extruded and blow moulded products into a diverse range of sectors including food packaging, personal care, household and automotive.
Initially the Company focused on serving the VHS market with a range of video cassette cases which was later complemented by the production of plastic housewares manufactured for supermarkets’ own label ranges. In 1995 the Company commenced production of CD cases and in 2000 DVD cases.
In recent years media packaging has been in decline due primarily to weak demand as a result of an increase in media downloading. In response to this decline, the Company has sought to diversify its product portfolio and in 2009 it launched a range of solutions for domestic recycled waste collection in the form of kerbside recycling boxes, food waste caddies and associated accessories. The Company has also built up a good reputation as a trade moulder working with its customers for solutions and offering a 24 hour 5 days a week production service, with scope for 7 days if needed.
We aim to grow and develop our positions within our chosen product markets and geographical areas in the rigid plastic packaging and waste recycling industry by maintaining strong long-term relationships with our customers and developing high quality, innovative products that meet customer needs. With our trade moulding partners, we aim to develop the relationship and work together to produce a partnership resulting in long-term reliability of production, development and flexibility as the need arises. In order to deliver long-term sustainable profit growth, there are four key drivers to our strategy which support a focused sales approach:
We have an excellent reputation for delivering quality products but we are not complacent. We invest continuously in new machinery, robotics and moulds in order to maintain a strong position and keep market share. Our quality control and assurance processes are regularly reviewed and developed to ensure that our customers receive quality products each time.
We continually investigate prices to improve our financial efficiency and deliver the best returns. This may lead to dual supply sources to ensure key costs are minimised. We recognise also the efficiency and effectiveness that results from new machinery in reducing our carbon footprint as well as the positive effect on reducing the cost of power absorption.
We continually look to promote a well-motivated workforce by attracting and motivating talented people to drive our business forward and foster a culture of responsibility, accountability and openness.
Health & Safety
The main priority in the business and we have striven to implement an environment where safety is paramount. We continuously train and re-train our staff to ensure that we operate best health and safety practices throughout the organisation.
We look to create and grow markets for rigid plastic containers through technical innovation and design creation through internal advances and acquisition. We recognise that for many products plastic is a better container solution for handling goods and gives greater functionality, economy and a cleaner environment.
Social, Community and Human Rights Issues
The Company endeavours to impact positively on the communities in which it operates. In particular, raw materials are purchased from established companies which have high reputations within the plastics industry.
The Company’s ethical and social accountability statement details the standards of behaviour which are regarded as acceptable. Provision of a safe, clean working environment, free from discrimination, is an essential right of all the employees. In order to gain accreditation under the BRC Packaging Materials Standard on production of food containers, the premises, working practices and materials had to meet required standards of compliance. These are regularly audited to ensure the Company continues to adopt good manufacturing practices in order to develop and manufacture safe, legal packaging materials. The Company is also often audited by its customers to assess compliance with minimum acceptable standards.