Supporting you every step of the way

We provide guidance and support at every stage of your project, from design through to manufacturing and delivery. Benefit from our technical expertise, manufacturing process excellence and the latest innovations when you choose to work with us.

Design Service

Our experienced design team promptly and pro-actively act on complex enquiries and bespoke briefs. With our detailed and experienced guidance on pack sizing, material selection and print, you will benefit from an innovative and knowledgeable process.

All product designs are presented for approval with physical samples. Fully printed mock-ups, colour proofs, pre-production samples and renders can be created so that your team can refine and approve prototypes prior to full production.

Find out how we Design for Sustainability

Manufacturing Service

McLaren Tubes has been manufacturing cardboard tubes for over 15 years. Our manufacturing site in central Scotland provides an established, highly reliable and sustainable local supply chain to our customers.

We have a strong track record of investing in our manufacturing capabilities to ensure that your quality, environmental and service standards are met every time.

Our equipment includes:

  • Round and shaped tube production
  • Bulk or case packed supply
  • Integrated ERP system
  • Automatic dock loading
Quality Assurance

We know guaranteed quality is essential to ensure your packs run smoothly through your internal packing processes, best protect your products and represent your brand. Our in-house quality experts are on hand at every stage of the process to identify areas of risk, monitor production and guarantee all elements of compliance in accordance with our ISO 9001 accreditation.

Having all manufacturing based on-site means that we have full control of the development and production processes to establish and implement best practice for each individual project, giving you the confidence that all deliveries will be right first time, every time.

Delivery Service

We carefully manage the delivery of all products for customers throughout the UK and internationally within agreed delivery schedules. Each pallet is barcode tracked by the stock management system ensuring control and traceability at every stage.

Enjoy the benefits of:

  • Our close motorway and ferry links network from Central Scotland
  • Excellent customer care
  • Transparent and tracked delivery services
  • Experience and knowledge of packaging delivery
One Stop Purchasing

Realise cost, time and resource savings for your company, through the McLaren One Stop Purchasing (OSP) service. With all of our manufacturing based in Central Scotland, we are in a unique position to offer you the benefits of this unique capability.

Streamline sourcing by taking advantage of our case assemblies made up with; tubes, cartons or rigid boxes, and divisions already packed inside, supplied on a 'just-in-time' basis, reducing - cost, storage, logistics and management time whilst also reducing the number of vehicle deliveries and environmental impact.

OSP in action

Choose Tubes
Choose Rigid Boxes
Choose Cartons
Add Divisions
Add Corrugate
Finished Delivery

NFC Tag feature optional on tubes

Discover our range of tube packaging
Tube styles