Pallet supplier is expanding its warehouse operation in Eastbourne with a new 8,000 sq ft facility adjacent to its existing site.

The new site, which was officially opened by Clare Bottle, chief executive of the UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) this week, will increase the firm's warehouse capacity by 36%, allowing to expand product lines and stock levels for 2023 for its clients.'s clients span multiple sectors, including retail, food and beverage, agriculture, manufacturing, automotive and pharmaceutical.

The company also operates a recycling scheme which sees around 93% of its plastic pallets made entirely from recycled plastic.

The site expansion also more than doubles the existing outside space available to the company, allowing the company to boost is logistics operations and increase throughput.

Jim Hardisty, Goplastics managing director, was joined by Bottle, Jerry Oughton, UKWA’s head of training, and Christina Ewbank, chief executive of Eastbourne Chamber of Commerce, for a tour of the site.

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Bottle said: “The UK Warehousing Association is proud to have as one of its members. Their products are really useful in warehouse operations, for example when automated systems are used, or sensitive food products are being stored. So, it was an honour for me to open their new warehouse in sunny Eastbourne.”

Hardisty added: “We took the decision to invest in our infrastructure to future proof our growth. Last year our revenue was £15m, and we expect this to grow to £18m this year, with ambitious plans in place for the years ahead.

"This important site expansion will provide us with a strong foundation for the coming years and will ensure our talented team can continue to deliver exceptional levels of service to our growing customer base. We will become even more agile and responsive to better support our clients with the most innovative and sustainable products in the marketplace.

“It was fantastic to welcome Clare to Eastbourne and for her to officially open the new facility. It provided a great opportunity to showcase how we are helping more businesses to reduce waste and boost supply chain performance, including through automation.”