Our Story


Mission, Vision, Values


What drives us forward? Our Vision. How are we getting our vision? By tirelessly working at our Mission. How do we work on our Mission? With our Core Values.

Vision

Our products and services will continuously evolve to drive the brand value and consumer appeal of our clients' products, thus creating a foundation for their success.


Mission

Our mission is to provide creative and versatile packaging solutions and an agile end-to-end NPD service to SMEs in the personal care, health & wellbeing, and private label markets.


Values

Commit and Deliver - We have a can do, will do and DOES DO attitude. We accept responsibility and accountability. We are reliable and trustworthy. We deliver consistent performance.


Humble and Positive - We are team players and positive irrespective. We are experts without ego. We are confident and caring. We celebrate wins and share pain.


Hungry for Improvement - We are always learning. We hold each other accountable in a supportive way. We are agile and ready for change. We value feedback and strive for continuous improvement.


Meet the team

Trevor Albery

Warehouse Operative

Wojciech Betyna

Systems & IT Manager

Dariusz Borzecki

Bulk Warehouse Supervisor

Lukas Borzecki

Warehouse Team Leader

Jack Clark

Assistant Management Accountant

Dee Costello

Production Supervisor

Rodney Fleck

Account Manager

Paul Gardiner

Quality Manager

Paul Garvey

Technical Manager

Sue Gibbons

Production Operative

Charlotte Graham

Head of Premier Customer Service

Layla Graham

Customer Support Specialist

Ben Harris

Account Manager

Carl Harris

Warehouse Manager

Sarah Hirst

Management Accountant

Steven Horler

Warehouse Operative

Lusharna Howard

Warehouse Operative

Charlotte Jones

Marketing Manager

Marek Kubiczak

Warehouse Operative

Julie Lister

Purchase Ledger Clerk

Rosie Major

Account Manager

Emily Oxley

Customer Support Specialist

Kasia Piotrowska

Lab Assistant

Marek Piotrowski

Manufacturing Co-ordinator

Danny Shiels

Head of Operations

Sam Trott

Customer Support Specialist

Adrian Wade

Head of Supply Chain

Barry Wade

New Business Sales Manager

Cassia Wade

Customer Support Specialist

David Wade

Senior Director

Narelle Wade

Customer Support Specialist

Paul Wade

Sales Ledger Clerk

Russell Wade

Managing Director

Vern Wade

Head of Sales

Georgina Warrilow

Purchasing Assistant

Mick Willey

Logistics Manager

Lauren Winn

Purchasing Manager

Paulina Zukowska

Warehouse Operative


Bluesky's History

1996

Russell starts work for Nekem Plastic Containers in Hull, developing the diversification into industrial packaging such as bottles, jerricans and pails.

1999

Nekem Plastic Containers relocates to Grimsby, purchasing a new distribution centre.

Keith Wade joins the team

2000

Barry Wade joins the team

2003

BLUESKY is founded! Nekem review their long-term strategy and Russell and David complete an MBO.

2004

To support continuing growth BLUESKY moves up the road to a larger distribution centre.

Vern Wade joins the team

Responding to changes in the market, BLUESKY’s focus is concentrated to markets using bottles and jars up to 1L in capacity

2005

Adrian Wade joins the team

2006

Antony Wade joins the team

2008

To support continuing growth BLUESKY moves up the road to a larger distribution centre. This 33,000 sqft building on a 2-acre site looked big enough for ongoing expansion.

2011

Target market further refined to supplying SME's in the personal care, health & wellbeing and private label markets, majoring on the supply of PET bottles and jars.

2012

BLUESKY ranges grow to include Aluminium bottles and jars. To support the growth in stock we utilise 3PL external storage and distribution facilities.

2017

As our expertise in the personal care, health & wellbeing and niche markets grows, BLUESKY offers consultancy to brand owners, suggesting suppliers for product formulation, contract filling, labels, cartons and fulfilment services.

2018

BLUESKY launches its end-to-end service to Indie Brand Owners, managing the entire new product development process.

BLUESKY launches its end-to-end service to Indie Brand Owners, managing the entire new product development process.

2020

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, BLUESKY invest in production lines to support the nations need for hand sanitiser and antibacterial liquid soap.

BLUESKY invest in a further 26,000 sqft building and at the same time increase the 3PL facility to 2,500 pallets spaces.