1. COVID-19

    COVID-19

    The current situation regarding the COVID-19 virus has forced many changes on us all, both personally and in the workplace.  The latest Government measures to enforce social distancing have seen a number of businesses under increasing pressure and enforced closures.  SWP do not currently fall within the scope of these enforced closures and we are still robust and fully operational. 

    There have been estimates of an overall uplift in retail sales of between 600 and 800%, and this has massively increased demand for packaging in addition to other products.  Plastics packaging is key to ensure hand-wash, bleach, medicines, and food and drink are hygienically and safely transported to retailers with minimal losses.

    The manufacturing industry is being called upon to determine their capacity for producing ventilators,

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  2. Coronavirus - Covid 19 Update

    We would like to reassure our customers that at present Stephen Webster Plastics does not have any employees or depots impacted by the current Coronavirus (Covid 19) pandemic and for now it is business as usual. This may change in the coming days and weeks but we are closely monitoring the situation and following all advice issued by the Government.

    As a distributor our activities consist of the transportation and handling of goods and at present there is no identified risk from any of the products we handle. We understand that many customers have expressed concerns with regards to ongoing supply, we will continue to review our position as more information is provided by the Government.

    With regard to the impact on our current stock, levels are good and will provide several months of availability. Whilst some delays in delivery may occur, as we maintain appropriate stock levels, we anticipate a low risk to customer service at the moment.

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