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Talented sales co-ordinator directs 'must see' show at Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Sales Co-ordinator Directs Theatre Show "The Road to Skibereen" at Edingburgh Fringe Festival
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New Products added to the Weirbags Online Shop

Monday, June 16, 2014

Check out the range of new products added to Weirbags online
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Talented Sarah Steals the Show

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Weir & Carmichael congratulate sales coordinator Sarah Van Parys who has written and directed a sell out show in Liverpool this weekend.
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Follow Weir & Carmichael on Social Media!

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Follow Weir & Carmichael on our social media accounts; Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and Pinterest
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Credit Controller celebrates 20 years at Weir & Carmichael

Friday, April 25, 2014

Credit Controller Lilian Griffiths celebrates 20 years at Weir & Carmichael with a surprise presentation.
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It's National Gardening Week!

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The 14th - 20th April is National Gardening Week, created by the RHS three years ago its aim is to encourage everyone to get out and about in gardens.
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Online Price Reductions

Thursday, April 10, 2014

We have cut most of our online shop prices ensuring that you get the best price online.
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Employee runs the Liverpool half marathon

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Our employee Cassandra O'Prey runs the Liverpool half marathon and raises £600 for the charity Epilepsy Action.
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Protecting your rubbish from Seagulls

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Seagull proof bags offer a pratical solution to a persistant problem regarding waste.
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Production Director Celebrates 25 Years in the Bag!

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Production Director Barrie Williams jnr celebrates 25 years in the bag with Weir & Carmichael at a surprise party held on Friday 14th March
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Weir & Carmichael are now on Facebook

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Join us on Facebook!
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Protection against flooding

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Weir & Carmichael explore recent weather conditions and the best way to protect your home from flooding.
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Weir & Carmichael Help with Flood Relief

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Supporting the nation throughout periods of extreme flooding and storms by supplying sandbags to the Environment Agency
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NEW Polythene Sack Range Added to Online Shop

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

New online polythene sack range to include bin liners and food waste bags in order to accomodate bulk orders for small businesses and homeowners
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4 Helpful Hints for Recycling in Flats

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Many issues arise regarding recycling in flats, find out what useful tips can make this process as easy as possible.
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New Patent Pending Vermin Resistant Sack

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Weir & Carmichael are thrilled to announce a new product “The Vermin Resistant Sack” with patent pending “Easy open and close” system. This product has been designed to protect general waste from vermin and rodents.
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Approved Suppliers Success on the ESPO 860 Framework

Tuesday, January 07, 2014

We are thrilled to announce we have been awarded approved suppliers on the Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation 860 Framework for recycling products.
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Say Hello to our New Marketing and Purchasing Assistant

Thursday, December 19, 2013

After experiencing considerable growth in the past year, Weir & Carmichael have expanded their team in order to accommodate the additional work.
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Spotted…Recycling Bags in an Unusual Industry Application

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Recycling Bags make great carrying bags for almost any application or product. Find out which industry we spotted using our recycling bags and what for.
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More Framework Success for Weir & Carmichael

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Weir & Carmichael are proud to announce that we have been added as an approved supplier to the Scotland Excel Framework for kerbside boxes and box covers
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New Scaffolding Sack Range

Thursday, November 07, 2013

See our new full range of sacks and strapping designed specially for scaffolding applications.
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Weirbags Wears It Pink

Friday, October 25, 2013

The staff at Weir & Carmichael fundraise for Breast Cancer Care
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Benefits of Printed Industrial Sacks and Bags

Friday, October 18, 2013

In the industrial sector sacks and bags are usually purchased on their suitability for packaging the product inside and not for presentation. However, applying a print to industrial sacks can provide many benefits. Find here an informative article on the advantages.
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Big Welcome to our New Office Administrator

Friday, October 18, 2013

Weir & Carmichael are thrilled to welcome Jade Robinson, the new office administrator into the team.
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Employees Run Wirral Half Marathon for Charity

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Weir & Carmichael would like to say a huge thank you and congratulations to three employees who ran the Wirral Half Marathon on Sunday 13th October!
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Weir & Carmichael are now on Google+

Monday, August 12, 2013

See our page for all the latest company information, news and offers, aswell as all the latest industry news.
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Welcome to Two new Sales Co-ordinators

Friday, August 09, 2013

We welcome two new sales co-ordinators onto the Weir & Carmichael team.
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Recycling Bags make great Carrying Bags for Camping and Festivals

Friday, July 26, 2013

Recycling bags can make transporting your camping belongings around easy and fuss free. Whether it is your tent, bedding, clothing or food and drink, our garden waste bags offer the ideal solution to carrying your belongings when camping or at festivals.
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UK Flooding – Protect Your Home With Sandbags

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

The UK has just seen the longest heat wave in 7 Years, where temperatures hit record highs of 34 degrees and we saw a 4 week long dry spell. However, it is set to become unsettled this week as humidity creeps in and the whole of the UK is now set for torrential downpours and thunderstorms. Weather warnings have been releases for potential localised flooding in parts of the UK. Filled sandbags are the most well known and reliable method of keeping floodwater away from property. In an emergency flood situation filled sandbags become vitally important.
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Buying Guide and Terminology Info for Bulk Bags

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Bulk bags are commonly referred to as Builders bags, Tonne bags, FIBC’s, Dumpy bags. They come in a range of sizes and specifications and each type will suit different applications. This can sometimes make it difficult to determine what type will be needed for the product being packed.Usually the specification for these products will be technical and hard to understand. Find a rundown below of terms for bulk bags and their meaning. This will enable you to make informed decisions about the bulk bag you require.
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Long Serving Colleague Retires from Weir & Carmichael

Friday, June 28, 2013

Weir & Carmichael today say a fond farewell to a much loved member of staff, Keith Payne, who will be retiring after 15 years working for Weir & Carmichael.
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What are the Main Types of Woven Polypropylene Sacks?

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Woven polypropylene sacks, have become one of the main packaging materials worldwide. Also known as pp sacks, pp woven sacks, white hessian sacks or polyprop bags, they are especially suited to the packaging of many industrial products. The fabrics woven nature provides a strong, durable and flexible material which can then be sewn into hardwearing sacks. Its key markets include: Building and construction, engineering, agriculture, waste and recycling
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Guide to Packaging of Building and Construction Materials

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

The building and construction trades use a vast amount of raw materials and supplies such as sand, stone, plumbed parts and minerals. These materials are usually sold in large, bulk quantities and need to be packaged effectively to get them onsite. The best solution is through various types of strong sacks which are reliable and will protect the supplies during both transport and storage.
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Delighted Staff Present Fundraising Cheque to Zoes Place

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Industrial sacks and bags supplier Weir & Carmichael were proud to present Zoes place with a Cheque after the fantastic fundraising efforts of two of its staff.
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Appointment of Two New Directors at Weir & Carmichael

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Weir & Carmichael are delighted to announce the appointment of two new directors, Commercial Director Julia Pemberton and Production director Barrie Williams.
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Councils charging £20 for a roll of bin bags for garden waste? We have the solution!

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Recent reports have suggested some councils plan on charging £20 for a roll of disposable bin bags in order to collect garden waste. Weir & Carmichael have a great alternative to help you prevent this obscene waste of money.
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Unusual Use for our Printed Hessian Sacks

Monday, April 08, 2013

See an unusual use for our Hessian sacks
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Uses for Hessian Sacks and Fabric

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Also known as jute, hessian has cemented itself as being one of the most versatile fibres used for countless applications. It has recently faced competition from alternative materials such as woven polypropylene, polythene and paper. However, as sustainability gains in popularity in the modern day, jute fabric’s environmentally friendly benefits have enabled a revival of the material as a sustainable solution. It still remains to be one of the most in demand materials in the world with new and innovative uses being realised all the time.
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Super Runners excel in Liverpool Half Marathon

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Weir & Carmichael employees achieve great success at the Liverpool Half Marathon whilst raising £800 for Zoes place.
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Fundraising hits new heights at Weir & Carmichael

Friday, March 15, 2013

Weir & Carmichael put on a day of fundraising activities for comic relief
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Weir & Carmichael are now on Social Media

Friday, March 08, 2013

Weir & Carmichael are now on social media platforms Linkedin and Twitter...Follow @weirbags.co.uk
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Pallet covers help amputees in Ghana

Friday, March 08, 2013

Weir & Carmichael have come to the help of Heswall Rotary Club, by donating pallet covers to cover crates full of prostestic limbs being sent to Ghana.
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4 Top Tips for Disposing Garden Waste

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Its that time again…the spring has arrived and the warm, sunny weather is encouraging perfectly blooming gardens. Many homeowners will venture outside to tidy gardens and dispose of dead plants, cutting down unruly shrubs, trees and leaves. However, this inevitably creates considerable amounts of green waste that need to be disposed of. We provide some top tips for how to dispose or recycle this degradable material correctly.
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Employees run half marathon in aid of Zoes Place charity

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Weir & Carmichael Ltd are proud to sponsor the efforts of Kev Thornton & Cassandra O’Prey, who have decided to participate in the Liverpool Half Marathon, supporting Zoë’s Place; a local hospice for terminally ill babies.
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Memphis Football Club sponsored by Weir & Carmichael

Weir & Carmichael sponsor local football team

Thursday, February 07, 2013

Weir & Carmichael Ltd are proud to announce their sponsorship of local children’s football team Memphis FC. The Kirkdale based under 11’s football club is part of the Scotland Road Saturday League.
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New Weir Carmichael Website Launched

Friday, December 14, 2012

Weir & Carmichael are thrilled to announce the launch of their new website with a brand new online shop. Here you will find industrial, agricultural packaging and recycling solutions, including product information, benefits, news, special offers and an online shop.
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Training Success for Long Serving Print Supervisor

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Industrial packaging and recycling solutions provider Weir & Carmichael are thrilled to announce that Print Supervisor Steven McIntyre has...
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Weir & Carmichael to the Rescue!

Friday, September 28, 2012

Weir & Carmichael came to the rescue of a local school this week when floodwater threatened to swamp classrooms.
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Wedding Bells at Weir & Carmichael Ltd

Friday, September 07, 2012

It has been the summer of weddings here at Weir & Carmichael and we celebrated by having the brides to be wear our traditional custom made Polypropylene wedding dresses, hand stitched by our experienced machinists.
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Weir & Carmichael Enhance Business Performance through Employee Training

Friday, May 18, 2012

Twelve staff from industrial packaging and recycling solutions provider Weir & Carmichael, are undertaking work based training courses in various areas including customer services, warehouse and distribution.
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