Our Company

APAC are one of the leading importers and distributors of floristry, party wedding and horticultural products in the UK. Founded in the 1970s, the company started off as a small nursery growing flowers and plants.

Today our product range covers more than 8,000 product lines sourced from all over the world.

Our experienced buying team add new items to our range on a regular basis. Over the past 20 years we have built up excellent relationships with manufacturers located around the world, and represent many of them exclusively in the UK.

With the aid of our Chinese office and regular factory visits by our buying team, we are able to efficiently manage the whole sourcing process from start to finish, ensuring that we are distributing high quality products at the right price.

We are proud to have our products represented by some of the largest retailers in the UK. These include supermarket chains such as Tesco, ASDA, Wilkinsons and large multiple retailers such as Hobbycraft, Thorntons and The Range.

In addition to supplying large multiples, we are a major supplier to the florist wholesale, party wholesale and wedding trades, as well as supplying garden centres, nurseries and growers.

Our Brands / Trademarks

APAC

APAC is recognised as the leading brand for affordable florist sundries and event decoration in the UK. Our floristry range is represented in every major florist wholesaler throughout the UK and Ireland. The range covers everything from basketware, tools, wires, candle holders, florist plastics, ribbons, Living Vases ™ and hand tied bags.

AP Glassware

Our AP Glassware brand is extensive and recognised for affordable high quality glass, covering everything from tealight holders to large martini vases. The AP Glassware range is again represented in every major florist wholesaler throughout the country.

Kaleidoscope Party

Launched in 2014 the Kaleidoscope Party range includes party banners, badges, candles, balloon boxes, latex balloons, paper tableware and helium balloons. The Kaleidoscope Party Brand is in partnership through an exclusive distribution agreement with the second largest manufacturer of balloons in the world, with a monthly output of 11.5 million foil balloons. Kaleidoscope Balloons are renowned for superb quality, and the Kaleidoscope party range of products are quickly becoming known throughout the UK party trade for excellent quality and very competitively priced party products.

Facilities

We are based in Leicester and currently operate two warehouse facilities with a total storage space of approximately 80,000 sq ft. In 2014 we began construction of a modern 200,000 sq ft distribution facility.

The first stage is due to be complete in September 2015, and will provide in excess of 6,000 pallet locations and 30,000 pick locations. In addition to providing the facility to increase our stock holding, the expansion will allow us to automate many warehouse processes, improving both order cut off and distribution times, as well as providing a modern showroom facility for customers to come and view our products.

In addition to our UK operation, we have offices in China allowing us to manage the supply chain and provide quality control for large bespoke orders.

APAC Packaging Limited

Lougborough Road
Rothley
Leicester
LE7 7NL
T: +44 (0)116 2302555