Press Releases

11th December 2018

Shahid Sheikh OBE announced winner for IoD East Midlands 2018 Awards

Shahid Sheikh OBE announced winner for IoD East Midlands 2018 Awards The IoD’s East Midlands Director of the Year Awards just took place at the Crown […]
11th December 2018

The Full Package

The Full Package Clifton Packaging Group is investing heavily to update its equipment and build a second facility that will pave the way for its long-term […]
24th September 2018

FT Future 100 UK companies seek a bigger talent pool

FT Future 100 UK companies seek a bigger talent pool From popcorn to packaging: diverse teams give fast-growing businesses another angle Propercorn’s Cassandra Stavrou and Ryan […]
7th September 2018

A family that has it in the bag

A family that has it in the bag Drive and imagination have turned a tiny packaging business into a multi-million pound empire that is spreading prosperity […]
11th July 2018

Focus and a clear vision are the secrets of my success

COUNTY business people have been rewarded for their achievements at the annual Institute of Directors East Midlands Director of the Year awards. Shahid Sheikh, managing director […]
29th May 2018

Clifton sets sights on new FMCG business contracts

Clifton sets sights on new FMCG business contracts Clifton Packaging has made a significant £3m investment as it targets more FMOG business. The Leicester-based flexible food […]
29th May 2018

Clifton Packaging Group, WINNERS for Manufacturing Innovation Award 2018

Clifton Packaging Group are the WINNERS for Manufacturing Innovation Award 2018. One Judge said “Clifton’s simply at the cutting edge of innovative packaging. It’s new products […]
29th May 2018
Leicester Mercury Business Awards 2018 - Sustainability Finalist

Finalist in Sustainability for the 2018 Leicester Mercury Business Awards

Leicester based Clifton Packaging have been selected as a Finalist in Sustainability for the 2018 Leicester Mercury Business Awards. Clifton now offers high barrier packaging made […]
30th November 2017
The Nachural Entrepreneurship Awards 2017, Shahid Sheikh OBE, MD, Clifton Packaging Group Ltd.

International Enterprise of the Year

International Enterprise of the Year WINNER Event organiser Ninder Johal said the awards were created to recognise the contribution business makes to the region – from […]
30th November 2017
UK Packaging Awards 2017, Clifton Packaging Group Ltd.

Clifton Packaging Recognised for its Achievements

Clifton Packaging Recognised for its Achievements Packaging Company of the Year Narrowly missing out on the top spot, the runner-up position goes to Clifton Packaging Group, […]
31st October 2017
Manufacturing Today, Best Practice for Industry Leaders, Clifton Packaging Group, MD, Shahid Sheikh OBE

Inspiring success

A privately-owned family business, and a proud part of its local community, Clifton Packaging Group Ltd has become one of the UK’s premier manufacturing specialists when […]
31st October 2017
Green Park, Interim & Executive Search. Shahid Sheikh OBE, BAME 100 Awards, Clifton Packaging Group LTD.

Shahid Sheikh OBE in TOP 100 BAME BOARD TALENT INDEX 2017

Shahid Sheikh OBE in TOP 100 BAME BOARD TALENT INDEX 2017 The BAME 100 uniquely profiles one hundred of the leading ethnic minority executives across the […]
1st August 2017
Packaging News, Michigan University Students Visits Clifton Packaging, Clifton Packaging Group, Packaging, Flexible Packaging

Clifton Packaging hosts Michigan State University students

A delegation of students and teachers from Michigan State University have visited Clifton Packaging to gain a deeper understanding of the flexible market. Michigan State University […]
13th July 2017

INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS

“We’re passionate about packaging and in delivering quality, competitive and leading edge packaging solution” Clifton Packaging is a multi-award winning, innovative, complete ?exible packaging company which […]
11th July 2017

A Tribute to UK Innovation

Leicester-based Clifton Packaging has once again been recognised for its innovation and creativity at the annual World Star Awards, adding yet another award to the company’s […]
3rd July 2017

Packaging Boss Wins IoD accolade

The owner of a multi-million pound pharmaceuticals business has been named the Institute of Directors (IoD) East Midlands director of the year. Dr Nik Kotecha OBE, […]
21st June 2017

Export Champion honour

Shahid Sheikh OBE, Managing Director of Leicester-based Clifton Packaging, has been appointed one of 28 Midlands Export Champions by the Department for International Trade. His appointment […]
31st May 2017
1000 Companies to Inspire Britain 2017

1000 COMPANIES TO INSPIRE

On the back of a fabulous few weeks that have seen Shahid Sheikh OBE of Clifton Packaging win a WorldStar Award for our Hopcraft pouch for […]
15th May 2017
World Star Packaging Awards 2017, Clifton Packaging Group Ltd.

World Star Packaging Awards 2017

8th March 2017
EFIA 2017 winner, Clifton Packaging Group Ltd., Flexible Packaging

Clifton Packaging awarded for its high quality Flexo Print

Clifton Packaging has been recognized for its quality flexo print at the annual EFIA Awards for its Bantu Foods 4kg film in the Reverse Print Wide […]
9th January 2017

Finalist – British Muslim Awards 2017

Shahid has been shortlisted as one of the finalists in the Businessman of the Year category, at the 5th British Muslim Awards. Winners are to be […]
20th December 2016

Pearl of Africa may help fill post-Brexit trade gap

With Brexit threatening to destabilise trading links with Europe, talk is growing around building bridges with nations further afield. Commonwealth states have been mentioned-as potential partners […]
20th December 2016

Clifton award rounds off a triumphant year

Clifton Packaging, named Company of the Year at the 2016 Leicester Mercury Business awards, has won another prestigious prize. The team based at Meridian Business Park, […]
9th December 2016

Top 100 BAME Leaders in Business List 2016

Shahid Sheikh Managing Director – Clifton Packaging Group Ltd. Uganda-born Shahid Sheikh is MD of Clifton Packaging Group Ltd. He was made Cultural Ambassador to Leicestershire […]
9th December 2016

Pakistan Achievement Awards International 2016

Shahid Sheikh Uganda born Shahid Sheikh OBE arrived in the United Kingdom in 1972. With a lot of hard work, dedicated and commitment, Shahid has created […]
9th December 2016

2016 MANUFACTURING LEADER

SHAHID SHEIKH managing director, Clifton Packaging Group  Shahid believes that Clifton is only as great as the talent it employs and he is a huge proponent […]
1st November 2016

UK Packaging Awards 2016 | Winner: Investment Project of the Year

The UK Packaging Awards 2016 winners and highly commended as announced during the glittering Grosvenor House Hotel ceremony last night (27 October 2016). Investment Project of […]
28th September 2016

Clifton Packaging Wins Again

Shahid Sheikh OBE, Managing Director of Leicester based Clifton Packaging was recognised as Entrepreneur of the Year earlier this week at the prestigious MSDUK Awards. Commenting […]
27th September 2016

Clifton Packaging Recognised at Prestigious Industry Starpack Awards

Leicester based Clifton Packaging was recognised for its innovation at the prestigious industry Starpack Awards; adding yet another award to their collection. Shahid Sheikh OBE, Managing […]
20th September 2016

The MOST Influential PEOPLE in Leicestershire 2016

Shahid Sheikh, MD Clifton Packaging Clifton Packaging was named Company of the Year at the 2016 Leicester Mercury Business Awards-high praise indeed. It is overseen by […]