Technical Visit to Clifton Packaging Group

Organised by IFST Midlands Branch

The Midlands Branch have secured a guided tour at Clifton Packaging Group. This is an ideal opportunity for anyone who is interested in updating their knowledge on packaging and would like to take a look behind-the-scenes.

The Guided Tour will be preceded by an IFST Midlands Branch Committee from 17:30 – 18:30 (arrival from 17:00). 

*Attendees for the Technical Visit should make their way to Clifton's Packaging Centre of Excellence located on the 2nd floor for registration at 18:10.

Light refreshments, tea and coffee will be available on arrival

About Clifton Packaging Group Ltd:
The Clifton Group has firmly established itself in the fast evolving world of packaging. The company was first started in London, as wholesalers of plain carrier bags and paper bags for retail outlets and has directed its efforts towards manufacturing flexible packaging materials especially for the snack food, confectionery, bakery, health food, wet protein and other FMCG markets. Flexible packaging and technical innovations have always been Clifton’s specialty and they are committed to always be at the forefront of innovation by continuing to develop more innovative packaging solutions to give their clients a competitive edge in the market place.



Registration and Refreshments
Clifton's Packaging Centre of Excellence


Andy Kerridge, IFST Midlands Branch Chair


Welcome to Clifton Packaging Group
Shahid Sheikh, OBE – Managing Director, Clifton Packaging Group


Overview of Clifton Packaging Group, its divisions and co-packaging operation
Shane D’souza – Technical & R&D Director, Clifton Packaging Group


Guided Factory Tour



Cost: FREE for IFST Members and their guests. Please note: registration is essential and attendance at the technical meeting and tour is only for members & IFST guests from non-competing companies 

Deadline for Registration: 4pm, Thursday 9 May.  As Clifton is a working factory, they would need all registrations sent to them by this deadline for approval. You will receive confirmation of your registration for the technical visit and tour.

Please note that the programme is subject to change.

Check IFST policies section for information about cancellations and amendments.