Ashfield exhibiting at world leading Defence and Security event

August 22nd, 2013

Ashfield Extrusion Ltd are once again exhibiting at the DSEI event at Excel, London from 10th to 13th September 2013.

DSEI is the largest fully integrated defence and security show in the world, featuring Air, Naval, Land and Security show content. Based in ExCeL, London every two years, the event provides unrivalled access to key markets across the globe.

Combining a high quality of exhibitors across the supply chain, networking opportunities and the ability to see new technologies first hand on the show floor, DSEI provides an inspirational experience to nearly 30,000 visitors.

Ashfield will be exhibiting a full range of products to showcase our manufacturing capabilities and our sales and technical teams will be on stand to discuss any specific project requirements you may have.

Managing Director Glenn Tyers said ‘We are delighted to be exhibiting again at DSEI following the success of our first time exhibiting 2 years ago and we are looking forward to making the show a permanent feature in our events calendar. For us it is a great opportunity to catch up with our global customers as well as meeting potential new ones’.

Ashfield are on stand N5 – 480 and we look forward to seeing you at the event.  If you would like to arrange an appointment prior to the show, please email us on

Ashfield to exhibit at Easyfairs Packaging Innovations 2013 Birmingham NEC

December 3rd, 2012

We are pleased to announce that we will be once again exhibiting at the Packaging Innovations  show at Birmingham NEC on 27th and 28th February 2013, stand number F55.

Managing Director Glenn Tyers said ‘Ashfield are delighted to be exhibiting again in 2013 and we will have some exciting new products on display to showcase how aluminium and our in-house priniting can really promote your brand’.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Ashfield Spice things up with Starly’s

March 26th, 2012

Aluminium packaging manufacturer Ashfield Extrusion Ltd are proud to present their stylish range of printed aluminium tubes for Cumbrian based Starly’s Spice Co.

Starly’s Street Food Range comprises hand blended spices in 4 different varieties: Chicken 65, 20 Chilli, Tikka and Tandoori, allowing the consumer to create tasty dishes from the streets of India in their own kitchen.

Synonymous with high quality, aluminium provides an effective way to update an existing brand, draw attention to re-launches and promote a look of value.  Starly’s chose Nottinghamshire based Ashfield to supply a 33mm diameter rigid aluminium tube with a screw cap, choosing from the wide range of standard sizes available and taking advantage of Ashfield’s in-house print expertise to maximise the visual impact of the packaging.

Starly’s Director Steven Higginson says ‘We pride ourselves on being a high-end top quality brand stocking outlets such as Harvey Nichols and Globus. This new product was created to be unique in our marketplace and it has been enhanced by the outstanding quality of the containers and the printing produced by Ashfield Extrusion Ltd.’

Ashfield’s standard range offers 13 diameters from 20mm to 100mm with heights up to 230mm on some the larger diameters.  Print options include matt, gloss and glitter finishes and various internal lacquer options are available to suit the pack requirements.

Ashfield begin production for new customer in Beauty industry

November 1st, 2011

For the first time in volume production, this month sees Ashfield delivering an aluminium screw top canister with external coating over the thread and coloured caps.

The container will be used to hold a hair styling product for a UK based beauty product manufacturer.

Watch here for further information and images coming soon…

First time exhibitors Ashfield Extrusion delighted with DSEi success

September 29th, 2011

As first time exhibitors at this year’s Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEi) exhibition, Ashfield were delighted with attendance figures and leads generated from the show.

DSEi played host to the world’s largest display of land, sea and air applications of defence and security products and technologies, and confirmed its attendance figure this year as 29,112, an increase of 16 percent on the previous edition in 2009.   The exhibition featured 1,391 exhibiting companies representing 46 countries and included 30 national pavilions making it the largest DSEi ever.

Following the success of the show Ashfield now plan to add the biannual exhibition to their events calendar permanently.

Visit us on Stand N3 474

September 12th, 2011

The Ashfield team will be looking forward to welcoming you to our stand at the DSEi exhibition, taking place this week at London Docklands – ExCel exhibition centre.   This will be the first time Ashfield have attended as an exhbitor, so we’ll be looking forward to making new contacts as well as meeting with our existing customers.

So if you are attending the show and want to come and find out a bit more about what we do, please come to stand N3 474 where a cup of coffee will be waiting for you!


One week to go until DSEi at London ExCel

September 6th, 2011

Ashfield will Exhibit at the UK’s largest Defence Industry Trade Show 13th – 16th September 2011

Final preparations are underway and Ashfield look forward to welcoming both existing customers and new business contacts on to our stand at next weeks DSEi at Excel London.

Although our stand will be well staffed with both technical and commercial representatives, we are expecting to be very busy, so if you would like to pre-arrange a meeting to guarantee our ability to discuss your requirements in detail, please contact us at or +44 (0)1623 757333

We look forward to seeing you there – stand N3-474 in the North Hall!



Ashfield sign up to Exhibit at DSEi 2011

August 18th, 2011

Ashfield to exhibit range of aluminium impact extrusions  at DSEi 2011

A long standing supplier to the defence industry worldwide and forerunners in the manufacture and supply of Impact Extruded components, Ashfield will be exhibiting their range of products and services at DSEi from 12th-16th September at ExCel London.

Supplying a diverse range of components, Ashfield understand that high specification components demand the same from a manufacturing process.  Impact Extrusion offers many of the characteristics essential to the Defence Industry where exacting tolerances are paramount.

Amongst our specialities are decoy/chaff cases, cartridge cases, signal flares, smoke canisters, detonators, ogives, impulse cartridges, less lethal, rocket motors and flight tubes.  We will also be featuring a range of our aluminium canister packaging solutions, which are suited to many uses in both military and civil applications.

Managing Director Glenn Tyers says ‘We are delighted to be attending DSEi as exhibitors for the first time and we are very much looking forward to welcoming both existing customers and new business prospects to our stand’.  Glenn will be on stand along with other members from Ashfield’s Sales and Technical teams to provide expert advice on your impact extruded component requirements.


Ashfield success at Easyfairs Packaging Innovations

March 1st, 2010

Presenting the aluminium canister range at the NEC

Ashfield Extrusion Ltd were pleased with the attendence at this years Easyfairs Packaging Innovations at Birmingham NEC, and took the opportunity to network with both our customers and new business prospects on stand.

In an ever competitive market, brands are increasingly looking for ways to make their product stand out on the shelves… with aluminium not only fulfilling that requirement but also fitting in with today’s environmentally aware consumer who wants a container they can reuse and recycle.

Thanks to all involved in making the show such a success!



100mm diameter aluminium canisters launched with Carr Day Martin

May 8th, 2009

Ashfield Saddles Up For New Range

Aluminium packaging supplier Ashfield Extrusion Ltd in Nottinghamshire recently added a new size to their existing screw cap canister range.

The 100/R3 diameter cans, developed in conjunction with Carr & Day & Martin, manufacturer of horse care products since the 18th century, are currently available in 2 sizes.

As well as in-house dry offset print lines, Ashfield offer cap embossing for no extra unit cost, just a one off tooling charge, allowing the customer to further promote the brand logo or identify the product.  Carr & Day & Martin chose the emboss option to successfully showcase their Royal Warrant for the supply of Saddlery products to her majesty the Queen of England.

Synonymous with high quality, aluminium continues to provide an effective way to update an existing brand, draw attention to re-launches and promote a look of value.