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Breakthrough digital printing  

  • May 19,2020
  • News & Resources

This is a pioneering age – in a large survey conducted in the UK last week, only 9% wanted life to return back to pre-crisis ‘normal.’ Working from home, social distancing, reduced travel, shopping locally – these are all aspects that have been vitriolically embraced.  But how will the world of packaging and manufacturing look post-pandemic?   I predict that we will […]

Coronavirus is forcing creativity in packaging

  • Apr 16,2020
  • News & Resources

Since the coronavirus outbreak, demand for hand sanitiser and disinfecting wipes has reached unprecedented levels. We are prioritising the supply of plastic bottles to anyone producing sanitisers, in order to help fight the spread of the virus. 

Beyond consumption: considering post-use solutions for packaging  

  • Feb 04,2020
  • News & Resources

2019 certainly felt like a year of change – at the very least, the start of what could be a really important shift in the way both manufacturers and consumers understand, use and dispose of packaging.   We’ve all seen the shocking scenes on David Attenborough’s Blue Planet and that ‘Blue Planet Effect’ has been built on further by high profile campaigners including Attenborough, Greta […]

Solar farm at William Say

Why we became London solar manufacturing pioneers

  • Nov 01,2019
  • Heritage

Stuart Wilkinson, marketing and sales director at P Wilkinson Containers, explores the impacts of solar manufacturing  In 2010, P Wilkinson Containers Ltd. and William Say Co. opted to install solar panels covering every flat roof on our factory site in Bermondsey, where we’ve been based for over 40 years. We are a packaging stockist and […]

Corinthia Hotel 'Grandma's recipe' cookies

UK Packaging Awards 2019 Finalist  

  • Sep 11,2019
  • Innovation

P Wilkinson Containers and William Say are proud to be shortlisted in the metal’s category of the UK Packaging Awards 2019 for their Corinthia Hotel ‘Grandma’s Recipe’ Cookies pack. Everything about this project was London based – the cookies were baked and filled at the London hotel and each tin was manufactured just a stone’s […]

Five packaging pitfalls for start-ups to avoid

  • Jul 23,2019
  • Innovation

Stuart Wilkinson, marketing and sales director at P Wilkinson Containers, shares his essential tips for start-ups when considering their packaging options to ensure products fly off the shelves.

Packaging Innovations - Selfridges tea tins

P. Wilkinson Containers and William Say exhibiting at Packaging Innovations

  • Sep 10,2018
  • News & Resources

Wilkinson Containers and William Say will be exhibiting at Packaging Innovations 2018 at Olympia London, 12th – 13th September. Delegates can visit the team on stand C. On-stand William Say will be exhibiting its specialist debossed can end which highlights the metal recycles forever logo and is marked with the message ‘manufactured in London with […]

Master of the Livery

Peter Wilkinson installed as Master of the Worshipful Company of Tin Plate Workers alias Wire Workers

  • Jul 23,2018
  • Heritage

Peter Wilkinson, Managing Director of P. Wilkinson Containers Ltd. and William Say & Co Ltd., was installed as Master of the Worshipful Company of Tin Plate Workers alias Wire Workers, the livery company representing the metals industry, on July 10, 2018. The installation dinner, held at Mansion House, London, followed a meeting of the Court […]

Peggy Staniforth

  • Dec 06,2016
  • Heritage

Peggy Staniforth joined P. Wilkinson Containers & William Say in 1958 at the age of 35 and has touched three generations over the time spent with us.

We now have ISO 9001 quality certification

  • Apr 07,2016
  • Environmental

Over the last few years both P. Wilkinson Containers and our manufacturing arm William Say have implemented vast changes as we worked towards gaining and integrating ISO 9001 certification into our continuous improvement and management systems.

Power of PET Bottles & Jars from stock

  • Jan 22,2016
  • News & Resources

P. Wilkinson Containers have access to thousands of moulded bottles tools, and now hold stocks of many different shapes and sizes. This means that we are able to supply your business efficiently on a leadtime of days, not weeks. The Power of PET in a retail environment is in its glass like clarity, and vast

2015 Packaging News Awards

  • Nov 23,2015
  • News & Resources

2015 Packaging News Awards Finalist for bespoke Turkish Delight Tin for: William Say & P. Wilkinson Containers are finalists in the 2015 Packaging News Awards for the creation of a new bespoke decorative tin which was developed and produced on our manufacturing site in central London, following the support of long standing customers Fortnum & […]

2014 Best In Metal Winner

  • Nov 10,2014
  • News & Resources

P. Wilkinson Containers & William Say were proud to be the first family run business to ever receive the Supreme Gold Award at the MPMA Metal Packaging awards. This award comes as recognition of our continued efforts produce truly sustainable packing, and towards funding our own Solar Farm earlier this year. We are now able […]