Recycled carrier bag manufacturer sold


Environmentally friendly carrier bag manufacturer Nelson Packaging has been sold.

The company, which specialises in making carrier bags from recycled materials and water-based inks, has been bought by Cheshire-based trade buyer EDCAWI for an undisclosed sum.

Customer of East Lancashire-based Nelson Packaging include major retailers and it will continue to trade as normal following the sale.

Outgoing Nelson Packaging managing director Richard Jones said: “We believe this sale, which was at times a complex transaction, is a great deal for both sides and the employees of Nelson Packaging.”

The corporate team at Napthens solicitors advised Nelson Packaging on the sale.