The UK's Leading Independent Pharmaceutical Packaging and Food Packaging Manufacturers.
Innovative Packaging Perfection.
Next Generation
85,000 sq ft Facility
Firstan Healthcare packaging design and manufacture Pharmaceutical Cartons for global brand leaders, where only the very highest quality and strictest security procedures will do
The Complete
Packaging Solution
Offering an extensive range of services
Pharmaceutical packaging and Food Packaging
Pharmaceutical packaging and Food Packaging

Pharmaceutical packaging and Food packaging

Firstan Quality Packaging is recognised as the UK’s leading independent Pharmaceutical packaging and Food packaging manufacturer offering innovative design. Firstan produce over 500 million cartons annually at our ‘next generation’ facility in Cambridgeshire, primarily serving the Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Cosmetics and Food retail industries.

Optimum quality is a prerequisite for Firstan’s success. The entire company is equipped to manufacture the highest quality products
whilst providing an unrivalled service.

Can our complete packaging solution help your business today?


Firstan is the UK’s Leading Independent Pharmaceutical packaging
and Food packaging Manufacturer


Outstanding Customer Service

Dedicated key account managers provide personal, face to face contact. Their extensive knowledge of Pharmaceutical Packaging and Food Packaging helps guide new projects through conception to delivery.

Unrivalled Brand Management

Firstan understand the importance of brand management to our Pharmaceutical packaging and Food packaging clients. Offering enhanced security measures and experienced advice from our skilled team of advisors on the best practical methods to protect your brand.

Complete Project Management

Solving our Pharmaceutical packaging and Food packaging client’s requirements from the initial CAD briefs through to the finished product, stock holding and distribution.

Award Winning Design

Firstan’s in-house Packaging Design Centre focuses on innovation to ensure that your product is given optimum shelf presence in the ever-increasing competition between brands.

Full Pre-Press Repro Solution

Continuous investment in the development of our repro studio, staff and equipment ensures Firstan continue to offer the highest level of service and strict colour management procedures.

24/6 High Quality Printing

As well as using UV Litho Printing presses at Firstan, we have recently made printing history by becoming the UK’s first carton manufacturer to order a Landa Digital Nanographic Printing Press for folding cartons.

Our Environment Matters

Firstan strictly adhere to the recognised global environment policies FSC and PEFC, conducting regular reviews and improving our environmental performance company wide is key in our service to clients.

Dedicated Quality Control

Having a dedicated quality assurance department ensures that Firstan meets or exceeds the accredited standards and provides a service of the highest possible quality.

Versatile Finishing

Delivering the very best finishing services using the latest equipment including the Bobst Auto Platens for cutting, creasing, embossing and Braille operations.

Would you like to work for Firstan?

Firstan are always seeking new enthusiastic employees to join our ever expanding team.