Om DS Smith
DS Smith at a glance
DS Smith is a leading provider of corrugated packaging in Europe and of specialist plastic packaging worldwide. We operate across 36 countries and employ around 26,000 people.
In order to support our corrugated packaging operations, we have a recycling business that collects used paper and corrugated cardboard, from which our paper manufacturing facilities make the recycled paper used in corrugated packaging. We also design and manufacture certain types of plastic packaging.
Key facts & figures
Our business started in 1940 by the Smith brothers in London
Today we employ 26,000 people in 36 countries worldwide
For the fiscal year 2014/15 we had a revenue of £3,820m
We have sold over six billion corrugated boxes in 2014/15
Our customers want broader reaching solutions to their packaging needs; innovation and processes that will help them reduce waste, cost and complexity from their supply chains. By using our expertise from design to production and supply to recycling, we can offer high quality, environmentally friendly, innovative solutions and great service that looks at the whole of our customers’ packaging needs, not just one part.
We call this 'Supply Cycle Thinking'. It is a unified approach to remove complexity from, and simplify, our customers’ supply chains.