Macfarlane Group

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Macfarlane Group PLC
Traded as Macfarlane Packaging
Industry Packaging and labeling
Founded 1949[1]
Founder Lord Macfarlane of Bearsden [1]
Headquarters Glasgow, Scotland
Key people
Peter Atkinson, CEO [2]
Revenue £144 million (2011)[3]
£3.42 million (2011)[3]
Number of employees
719 (2011)[3]

Macfarlane Group PLC is a packaging and label company headquartered in Glasgow, Scotland. The group holding company is listed on the London Stock Exchange, (MACF:LSE).[3] Subsidiary companies operate primarily in the UK, with two facilities in Ireland.[4][5]



This division manufactures and supplies self-adhesive and resealable labels, and also designs, manufactures and assembles corrugated, timber and foam-based packaging. [3]

Packaging Distribution

This logistics division distributes packaging materials and is a supplier of storage and warehousing services.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Profit rise for packaging company", BBC News, BBC, 26 August 2010, retrieved 4 May 2012 
  2. ^ "Macfarlane Group", Macfarlane fundamental data, London South East Limited, retrieved 4 May 2012 
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Macfarlane Group PLC", Markets data, Financial Times, retrieved 4 May 2012 
  4. ^ About us, Macfarlane Group, retrieved 4 May 2012 [self-published source?]
  5. ^ "Packaging firm Macfarlane Group cuts pension costs", BBC News, BBC, 2 March 2011, retrieved 4 May 2012 

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