Who We Are

Passionate About Packaging

Company Values

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Environment

Environment plays an important role at Greyhound Box, where we recognise our responsibility to protect the planet. We are committed to reduce the impact our Company has on the environment by achieving the sustainability goals set up by our Management team. We are an ISO14001 accredited Company that’s passionately working on environmental management system improvements, ensuring annual objectives and targets are met.

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Staff Wellbeing

We heavily invest in our staff, our most important asset at Greyhound Box! Our wellbeing strategy focuses on creating a safe and positive environment based on trust and sharing the Company values. We aim to increase mental health awareness and reduce the stigma around it. Complying with ISO45001 and IIP requirements assists in further development of our Wellbeing Programme.

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Quality

Through the effective implementation of our integrated management system and teamwork, we aim to meet customers’ expectations and be recognised for the commitment to quality in everything the company delivers. We comply with the ISO9001 requirements which assist in achieving annual quality goals.

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Innovation & Development

A very distinctive approach to innovation and continuous improvements provides a differentiating factor. We seek to help customers successfully achieve their goals through effective product design and quality packaging solutions. Our continuous improvement is driven through sharing ideas, staff development and a focus on productivity improvements in every area of the business. Through operational efficiencies, we have created a value delivery system that understands, delivers and leads change within the business.

Our History

Picture of original Greyhound Box vehicles
1991
Established

Greyhound Box was created in 1991 and given the name on the idea of supplying ‘Quality at Speed’, a primary attribute of a Greyhound. And it’s the USP that we still identify with today.

2001
Site Relocation

We moved from our original base in Stanningley to our Hunslet site in 2001.

Old Greyhound Box Factory - 00s
2003
Achieved our first Investors in People and ISO 9001 accreditations

A reminder that our people make our organisation special, and how having the right systems in place is just as important as delivering quality services and products.

2008
Major Factory Upgrade

Investing in two new machines allowed us to expand our factory capability and meant we could now offer printed and diecut work.

Factory Upgrade
2012
ISO 14001

First achieved in 2012, we constantly look at how our operations affect the environment and do all we can to continually improve their positive impact on our processes.

2015
MBO

The business went through a management buyout, where then-General Manager, Louise O’Brien, bought the business.

Greyhound Box - Louise Management Buyout
Team member working at the desktop
2016
Software and Machinery Investments

We reworked our software to be more effective in driving business, and invested in a new printing machine to produce a higher quality product, faster.

2016
New Machinery Investment

In 2016, we invested in a new printing machine that allows us to produce a higher quality product in a faster time.

Magda and Louise chatting in Greyhound Box Office
2017
NVQs and Investors in People

Everyone took part in an NVQ to increase knowledge around business. We also achieved the 6th Generation Investors in People standard 14 years after our first one!

2017
Sedex

We became members of the Sedex Organisation, which has driven ethical and sustainable improvements throughout our supply chains and promotes responsible trade.

Sedex
ISO 45001: 2018 Logo
2018
ISO 9001 & 14001

We achieved the new standard to both accreditations 15 and 6 years after our first achievements, respectively.

2019
ISO 45001

We achieved this standard relating to occupational health and safety for the first time, something we take very seriously! We also use this to analyse risks from our suppliers as well as ourselves.

Forklift picking up cardboard boxes
2020
Introduction of Electric Forklift Trucks and Mini Waste Compactor

Our fleet of electric FLTs further our commitment to improving the sustainability of our operations, alongside the waste compactor to help waste decompose more quickly at landfill. Plus, it reduces the number of trips needed to move waste there from our site. 

The Manufacturer Top 100 Award Win!

Our Managing Director, Louise O’Brien, was proudly awarded a prestigious ‘The Manufacturer Top 100’ award in the Inspiring Leader category. Followed by Magdalena Biziewska who won in the category of Inspiring Leader in 2023!

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Website mockup with pages
2023
New Website Launch!

In March 2023, we unveiled our new website, with more capacity to talk about our services, our work, and the Greyhound Box difference.

2024
Greyhound Box became FSC-Accredited

Gaining our FSC-accreditation has been one of our proudest moments to date, amplifying our commitment to sustainable operations.

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Packaging for All

 

Our speciality is bespoke packaging that will perfectly complement your product. Our in-house design team will consult, develop, and create solutions based on all vital conditions. We are meticulous about detail and strive to deliver an unbeatable service. No matter the size, shape or amount, we can make your objectives your reality.

Greyhound Box Team

Our People

Working the Way You Work

The well-being of our team is of the utmost importance to us as a Company. We recognise that every team member – no matter the level or role – is critical to the success of our business, and that’s something we’re extremely proud of.

Magda and Louise chatting in Greyhound Box Office

Join Our Team

A World of Opportunity

Do you want to be a part of a thriving, collaborative, and passionate work environment? There’s no limit to what you can achieve with Greyhound Box. Discover your potential.

Team Members in the Office

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