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CA79BG Wigton

As the global leader for renewable and compostable packaging films (NatureFlex and Cellophane) and cellulose casings, Futamura is dedicated to providing high quality speciality products that enhance the lives of the people who use them. Our commitment to safety, R&D and customer service has led to ethical and sustainable partnerships ranging from niche speciality producers through to the world’s largest brand owners.


Product news

  • Futamura gets involved with the Big Plastics Debate

    Futamura Sales & Marketing Manager (EMEA), Andy Sweetman, will be taking part in the Big Plastics Debate on day two. Come along and listen to a balanced debate, including why compostables should be part of the equation.

  • Why the plastic free aisle could be good for the industry

    Futamura Sales & Marketing Manager - EMEA and BBIA Chairman, Andy Sweetman, explains why the plastic free aisle could be good for the industry.


  • Futamura’s NatureFlex™ films on the plastic free aisle with Bio4Pack and De Halm

    Futamura has partnered with sustainable packaging manufacturer, Bio4Pack, to create a compostable pack for Dutch organic cereal producer, De Halm, using NatureFlex™ and Tipa film. The product features on the recently celebrated Ekoplaza plastic free aisle, along with a number of other solutions from Bio4Pack using NatureFlex films


  • Award wining plastic free crisp pack using NatureFlex™ and PLA

    Futamura has collaborated with packaging manufacturer, Bio4Pack, to create a plastic-free compostable crisp pack for German organic crisps producer, myCHIPSBOX.


Job ads

  • Technical Marketing Development Manager

    This is a unique opportunity for a “Green” packaging specialist to join a global market leader in the field of sustainable and biodegradable packaging.

    Futamura (UK), is part of a Japanese – owned business with a rich heritage, advanced technology and 6 divisions dedicated to next generation packaging and other products. The Wigton site has a long history of developing and manufacturing renewable and compostable packaging films, including NatureFlex™ and Cellophane™, for a variety of applications including food, confectionery, fresh produce, snacks, bakery, health and personal care etc.

    A combination of packaging waste legislation, the “Blue Planet Effect” and Retailer and Consumer interest, on a global basis, is creating major growth opportunities for Futamura’s biodegradable films. This is a newly created position within the Marketing/NPD team, reporting to the Head of Sales and Marketing. We are seeking a technical marketing specialist who will share a passion for educating potential customers, supporting and developing applications in the market, whilst acting as a conduit between marketing, NPD, production and sales functions internally. The role will involve significant travel both in the UK and overseas. Key responsibilities will include:
    To investigate specific market application sectors, defining the requirements from existing or future product ranges to meet the needs of these sectors.
    To drive the business growth platforms in close collaboration with the EMEA/ISC sales teams aimed at targeted markets & customers.
    To support the Sales & Marketing Manager in the development and maintenance of a marketing strategy that protects existing business and develops new business
    To highlight and identify customer needs and follow market trends within the sustainable packaging industry.
    To help drive an end user (brand-focused) development programme in collaboration with the regional Futamura account managers and core marketing team.