New press is latest investment at CFN Packaging

News release

27th April 2011

The installation of a new printing press will add an extra dimension to the services offered by Lincolnshire polythene specialists CFN Packaging.

As part of an ongoing facilities upgrade CFN Packaging’s new Windmöller and Hölscher Primaflex CM press is now fully operational.

The eight-colour process print press is a further major investment for the company, which has invested around £2m in plant and premises over the past two years.

Its factory and office complex in Skegness, Lincolnshire has been extended by 50% and CFN Packaging has also recently installed two polythene extruders and a new recycler.

“The new press is a very high-quality German machine and it will help us to open up new areas of business such as printed form fill film for the food industry and supermarkets,” said Peter Wood, Sales Director at CFN Packaging.

“We are now becoming better known for process print and thanks to our partnership with Print Quest Graphics we can offer unrivalled flexographic print quality using the Kodak Flexcel NX Digital Flexographic System.”

The new press increases CFN Packaging’s print capacity by 50 per cent and enhances the British Retail Consortium (BRC) accreditation which CFN Packaging achieved recently.

BRC accreditation is an independent quality assurance standard for businesses whose activities involve in food hygiene and food safety.

Notes to editors

  • CFN Packaging is an established family firm manufacturing polythene products for the packaging trade.
  • Its pioneering degradable polythene additive Biothene® has been developed to tackle the problem of discarded bags and polythene packaging.
  • The Primaflex CM is manufactured in Germany by the Windmöller and Hölscher Coroporation:
  • The British Retail Consortium deals with all aspects of retail, from manufacture to supply to sale, and ensures that products and services are of the highest standard possible. Among the services it offers is thorough auditing of all businesess that wish to carry the BRC standard. To find out more visit

Jez Ashberry
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