PACKAGING FIRM NARROWLY MISSES OUT ON PRIZE
PRIDE: Shahid Sheikh. Clifton Packaging Managing Director
A packaging ﬁrm has narrowly missed out on a prize in a national competition. Clifton Packaging Group made it through as a ﬁnalist to the Midlands and East of England regional heat at The AXA Small to Medium Sized Business of the Year award. It was also highly commended in the Business Innovation of the Year award. Shahid Sheikh. managing director of Clifton. said: ‘It is a fantastic achievement and one we are extremely proud of. despite being disappointed at not winning the title.
“To get this far is again down to the hard work of all our staff who have made this possible.
“This is further proof that Clifton, a Leicester company, is competing at the very top against major players from across the country.”
The ﬁrm, in Meridian Business Park, designs and manufactures packaging. It made a presentation to a panel of expert judges. including senior executives. Academics and business specialists. as part of the judging.