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We were established in Cardiff in 2005 with the sole desire to provide retailers with an outsourced solution for their consumables - from supplying acrylic displays for high street stores to zipper pouch bags for food outlets. The solution is unique in terms of being 100% retail focused & has grown rapidly over 15 years to annual sales exceeding £50m per annum.

Our Locations

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  • Headquarters – Cardiff Gate International Business Park, Cardiff, UK
  • 4 Warehouse / Stockholding Facilities – Pontllanfraith, UK
  • Partnered Automated Paper Bag Production Facility – IG Design Group plc., Penallta Industrial Estate, Hengoed, UK
  • London Based Warehouse / Stockholding Facility – Slough, UK
  • Irish Based Warehouse – Dublin, Ireland
  • European Warehouse Hub – Mainaschaff, Germany
  • Food & Catering Manufacturing Facility – Istanbul, Turkey
  • Partnered Luxury Handmade Bag Manufacturing Facility – Huizhou, China
  • Sourcing Facilities – Shenzhen, China and Hong Kong

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Ian Hall

Ian Hall

CEO

Jacques Cannon

Jacques Cannon

Food/Catering Director

Julian Harries

Julian Harries

Packaging Director

Mike Thompson

Mike Thompson

Finance Director

Darren Williams

Darren Williams

Sales Director

Liam Knowles

Liam Knowles

Creative Director

Nick Lloyd

Nick Lloyd

Director of Warehousing & Logistics

Vanessa Millar

Vanessa Millar

Client Services Manager

Simon Rowland

Simon Rowland

Financial Controller

Matthew Hall

Matthew Hall

Marketing Controller

Nigel Bircham

Nigel Bircham

Head of Procurement

Timeline

  • 2017 – Manufacturing investment with IG Design Group plc. in Penallta Industrial Estate, Hengoed, UK. Machinery installed to produce up to 50m paper twisted handle carrier bags with speciality finishes

 

  • 2017 – Moved from Longwood Drive, Cardiff to new offices at Cardiff Gate International Business Park to support growth

 

  • 2016 – CCS McLays awarded “Supplier of Excellence” by long-term global clients Hugo Boss

 

  • 2015 – Recorded 17% sales growth

 

  • 2014 – Listed 8th in UK’s Top 500 print companies in association with Grant Thornton

 

  • 2013 – Multi million pound finance agreement with Lloyds Bank

 

  • 2011 – Opened European warehouse hub in Mainaschaff, Germany

 

  • 2009 – Opened 54,000 sq ft warehouse / stockholding facility in Pontllanfraith, UK

 

  • 2008 – Awarded first contract for worldwide deliveries to stores fulfilling clients’ requirements for products to be invoiced in any local currency

 

  • 2007 – First efficiency audit launched helping the client improve their cost efficiency by 30%

 

  • 2007 – Business expansion into Asia. CCS McLays opens sourcing facility in Shenzhen, China

 

  • 2006 – First £1m contract awarded

 

  • 2005 – Established in the summer of 2005 to provide retailers with bespoke solutions in goods not for resale