Storopack, the UK’s leading independent supplier of plastic pallets, welcomes Russell Smith, who has been appointed as Business Development Manager to boost the company’s range of plastic boxes.

Russell joins with a wealth of knowledge and experience in the plastic packaging industry.  For the last four years, Russell has worked for the world’s largest manufacturer of plastic returnable packaging for materials handling, Schoeller Arca Systems.

From his position as Distributor Development Manager, Russell was promoted to Key Account Manager, responsible for managing the company’s most prestigious accounts, including major supermarket chains, and collaborating with other senior management personnel in Europe to drive the company’s marketing communications.

Prior to joining Schoeller Arca Systems, Russell spent four years with Hayes, managing the lifecycle of the company’s plastic boxes from purchase to supply and repair, and previously worked for GPG Containers.

Russell commented: “I’m delighted to join the team at I look forward to adapting the industry knowledge I have gained working for plastic packaging manufacturers to help grow the company’s independent plastic boxes business, and I welcome the opportunity to work directly with’s customers to source the best products to suit their requirements.” was established in 2001 and is a division of All Pallets Ltd. Since its inception, has fast become the UK’s leading independent supplier of plastic pallets.

The company now stocks in excess of 75 core product ranges and model variations, offering a wide choice of pallet features and colour options. Coordinated from its base in Eastbourne, East Sussex, fulfils 99% of all orders immediately from stock and delivers over 95% of orders next day throughout the UK. It is the sole UK distributor of IPS pallets, manufactured in Belgium, and has close links with a number of other manufacturers across Europe and Asia, ensuring a comprehensive and competitive product range.

The addition of plastic pallet boxes to its range allows to offer a variety of smaller plastic boxes and tote bins.

Jim Hardisty, MD

Tel: 01323 744057


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