Our Story

A family run business since 1983 with over 100 years of combined experience, we specialise in the design and production of heavy-duty packaging solutions.

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We are experts in the design and manufacturing of cutting-edge corrugated packaging solutions.

A family run business since 1983 with over 100 years of combined experience, we specialise in the design and production of heavy-duty packaging solutions.

Our agile, cutting-edge manufacturing techniques enable us to provide tailored solutions using a wide range of materials, to companies both large and small. 

Our mission is to become our client’s trusted and strategic packaging partner.  We provide our clients with bespoke, innovative and sustainable packaging solutions that help their businesses to thrive.


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S Lester TCY Jumbo Casemaker
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S Lester TCY Jumbo Casemaker
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We Drive Efficiency Through Innovation

Dedicated to continuous improvement we invest heavily in research and development, adopting the latest technologies and specialist production techniques to increase the quality of our end product.

This means our clients benefit from lower costs, reduced wastage, higher quality products and increased production flexibility.

Stephen Hutchinson


Stephen founded S Lester packaging materials in 1983 and is still involved in the day to day running of the business.

Billy Hutchinson


Billy oversees business operations and focuses on business development. Starting on the factory floor, Billy’s knowledge of varying aspects within the organisation has become invaluable to both the company and its customers. Billy enjoys liaising with customers and each department to ensure enquiries are raised, answered and carried through to production efficiently and effectively.

Scott Hutchinson


Scott oversees business operations, focusing on planning and logistics. Starting out on the factory floor, he has experience working in every area. of the business. Scott enjoys having a hands-on role in the company and he endeavours to keep everything moving, on schedule, and to the best quality. He liaises with the production team to plan and supervise the shipments from production to the end-user.

Reiss Newport

Head Of Finance

As Head Of Finance, Reiss’s main objective is to ensure that the company is operating as effectively and efficiently as possible by integrating new systems and managing the day to day operations.

Paul Hargreaves

Operations Manager

As Operations Manager, Paul is responsible for the end to end manufacturing process from procurement through to production.

Anthony Quinn

Technical Sales Manager

As Technical Sales Manager, Anthony manages our in-house Development Studio. Anthony works directly with our clients to identify, prototype and manufacture innovative packaging solutions that meet our clients needs.

David Bailey

Sales Engineer

As Account Manager, David is responsible for new business development. David works with companies of all sizes to provide packaging solutions that meet our clients business needs.

Andy Penn

Production Manager

As Production Manager Andy is responsible for the end to end production process and management of the production team.

Tom Burden

Internal Account Manager

As Internal Account Manager, Tom works with our clients on an ongoing basis to ensure that orders are fulfilled on time as well as proactively working to find optimised packaging solutions in line with our clients needs.

Edward Dennis

Junior Designer

As Junior Designer, Edward works alongside Anthony in our in-house Development Studio helping to create prototypes and innovative solutions for our clients.

Evergreen thinking

A member of the Forest Stewardship Council®,  we are committed to ensuring that sustainable practices run through every element of our company.

From the procurement of 100% recyclable and biodegradable materials to reduced wastage within the manufacturing process and reduction of the carbon footprint of our transportation.


Free information pack

If you’d like to learn more about S Lester Packing Materials please download our free information pack which will provide you with more information as to who we are, who we work with and how we can help your business.