About PottertonPacs

PottertonPacs is a Leicester manufacturing company providing protective packaging, transportation and product display solutions. The company formed from the successful merger in 2012 of custom case and bag manufacturer Potterton Cases and polystyrene and foam conversion specialists, PACS Leicester.

 With a rich history and impressive business lineage dating back to the 19th century, both businesses are experts in their field and combined offer customers unrivalled transit, storage and packaging solutions.

 From protective equipment cases & bags, sample demonstration display cases through to custom routed tool control, polystyrene or foam products & point of sale packaging, we use the latest technology to provide an unparalleled design and production service for all your customised packaging, display and transportation solutions. We also stock a wide range of leading brand names such as Maxado, Peli Storm Cases, BWH & Samsonite, as well as our standard product ranges.

Our Products

Whether you require a waterproof, heavy duty, protective, custom made or a cost effective packaging case, bag, foam or polystyrene part.  PottertonPacs broad range of products will offer you numerous solutions from straight forward protective product transit through to point of sale display items, equipment carry cases or tool control.


The pre-production design process we offer at PottertonPacs would typically begin by identifying the most suitable case, bag, foam or polystyrene product for your requirement.  Whether this be a standard model modified to suit or a totally bespoke packaging solution to meet your requirement to display, transport or protect your products or equipment.  Our designers will work alongside you to produce a product design to meet all your requirements.  


On approval of the design or the prototype of your requirement, the production process commences.  Our strict quality control systems check the fit and manufacturing quality of the various components of your case, bag, foam or polystyrene product.  This is to ensure that the product we deliver to you is fit for purpose.

Custom Foam Converters & Bespoke Interior Solutions

Bespoke die cut polyether foam inserts with cut outs to CNC routed or water jet cut plastazote, trays or dividers.  Options for foam conversion & customised interiors are endless!  Sourcing the outer case, bag or folder may only be your first step and now you need an interior solution?  PottertonPacs are  foam converters & engineering specialists and have a vast range of options for customising the interiors of our cases, bags or folders.  Foam interiors are not the only solution on offer either, we also offer custom welded, stitched, moulded and fabricated interior solutions too.  Additional products include items such as end caps, corner protection and box liners which can be manufactured to any shape and size to provide the highest quality of protection.

Polystyrene Protective Packaging

EPS - polystyrene sheets, pads, void formers, box liners, custom packaging moulds, end caps & corners protectors, POS display lettering & loose fill beads (bean bag filling) are just a few of the products we are able to supply in polystyrene.  EPS ( which stands for expanded polystyrene) products offer economical and effective bespoke packaging solutions to ensure the safe transit of your products.  It is also commonly used as high efficiency insulation and creating lightweight 3D graphic letters or logo's for point of sale display.

Tool Control

We custom design and manufacture all of our tool control products to make your working environment organised and functional.  Tool control, also known as shadow foam & boards, are used to locate and control tools or instruments in critical environments.  Both shadow foam and shadow boards provide instant visible control over your tools or equipment.  Effective tool control is not only beneficial to safety but is also optimizes working efficiency by helping to prevent time and equipment losses. 


Plastic Injection Moulded Cases

Our vast range of injection moulded plastic cases enables you to be confident PottertonPacs can identify and supply you with a plastic case well suited to your  individual needs. Plastic cases are versatile and economical and can offer an ideal solution to almost any promotional or presentation packaging need.  Foam blank inserts are available for most of our plastic cases along with the option to have totally custom cut foams or a bespoke interior.  Our plastic cases can even be silk screen printed with your company name or logo to complete the overall appearance of your cases and aide the promotion of your brand or product.

Aluminium Cases & Containers

PottertonPacs aluminium case range has been selected to offer you the broadest choice of aluminium cases.  Whether you require a standard off the shelf model with a customised interior or a custom built aluminium case made exactly to your requirement we can help.  Customising options include the addition of telescopic handle and wheels as well as colour keyed panels to match your company/brand identity, foam interiors with recesses for your products can be custom die cut , cnc routed or waterjet cut, desktops and product trays.  We can even silk screen print aluminum cases with your company logo or sales message for that final finishing touch (selected models only).

ABS Cases

ABS Cases are ideal as sample cases, presentation / display cases, instrument cases or simply as a briefcase.   Selected models from the ABS case range can be fitted with a telescopic handle and wheels to help ease everyday transportation of your equipment.  Optional additions to customise ABS cases include full custom interiors - such as foam with cut outs, CNC routed or waterjet cut foam/ plastazote inserts, desk tops, literature/documents pockets and even colour coded frames.   For a final touch why not consider having your company logo, branding or sales message silk screen printed to your ABS cases for further enhance your corporate image.

Protective Sample Carry Bags/Soft Cases

Pottertons cases design and manufacture custom padded bags to protect your products whilst making them easy to transport.   Available in either padded or non padded material options these soft cases/padded bags are light weight and cost effective whilst still remaining protective.  Polypropylene sheet can be fitted to the padded bag to offer more rigidity.  For further protection a foam insert can be added to produce an organised display of samples/products.Aluminium cases designed and built to be suitable for use as an equipment/instrument case, sample case, laptop case, technician case or as a standard attaché case/briefcase. The aluminium case range now covers a wide range of sizes & styles.

Flight Cases

Our standard flight case range consists of most requested styles and sizes of flight cases. The range includes utility flight cases, road trunks, plasma/LCD screen cases, TFT screen cases, a universal laptop and computer flight case plus a flight grade tool case.

We also custom build bespoke flight cases so whether you need a full flight grade ATA compliant case or a light weight specification.  An aluminium transit case with a custom case interior or an equipment case with a CNC routed insert, we are able to produce a flight case solution for you.

Peli waterproof Protector Cases

Peli cases are heavy duty, waterproof, crushproof & dust proof, offering total protection in virtually any situation.  The moulding has been designed to make the case virtually impossible to break and this is why the case comes supplied with a manufacturers lifetime guarantee.  PottertonPacs are official authorised Peli ProtectorTM  Case distributors, choose from the vast range of standard peli protective cases and accessories which includes, pick and pluck foam sets, panel frames, padded divider sets, lid organisers and TSA combination lock to name just a few or if you are look for a more bespoke solution we are able to offer fully customised foam interiors.

Peli Storm Waterproof Cases

Storm Cases are a range of heavy duty waterproof cases providing the safest transportable environment for delicate, sensitive, expensive or vital equipment.  A full range of sizes covers almost every utilisation, in practically any environment.  Avid sportsmen, professional photographers, sound engineers, scuba divers, boaters, military personnel, industrial workers and people who just plain love their tools, equipment or electronics all use Storm Cases to protect their most valuable gear. No matter what you need to transport, you can trust that it's secure in a Storm Case.

Explorer Cases

Built to stand the rigours of the most demanding industrial, military & commercial uses. Explorer cases are waterproof, shock resistant, corrosion proof & designed to comply with military specs & IP67, temperature tolerance -23 /+99 degrees, explorer cases are airtight & interstackable.

GP Doctors Ems and Medical Professionals Cases and Bags

A standard range of doctors/medical cases and bags includes ABS cases, leather gladstone bags, nurses lockable bags and ampoule folders.  Working broadly within the Medical and Pharmaceutical industries for numerous years we have gained a vast experience which has enabled us to develop various product solutions for doctors, nurses, healthcare and emergency service professionals. 

Engineers Tool Cases and Boxes

Our tool cases are renowned for their strength and durability our ABS tool cases are UK manufactured to the highest quality and supplied into many service and engineering industries directly. These ABS tool cases have been built for industrial/commercial use and are available in 18" & 20" standard and deluxe interior options.

We have 4 new models from the Peli Storm case range which we have converted into tool Cases, all 4 of these Peli Storm tool case models are now readily available from stock (these are the iM2400, iM2500, iM2600 & iM2620). 

Ring Binders Folders and Easel Presenters

Our folders & folios  range includes zip round presenters, presentation easels plus standard binders & trifold conference folders. Available to take A3 & A4 documentation in both landscape & portrait formats. 

We not only supply ring binders and custom folders, we make them on site at our Leicester factory.  So whether your looking for a standard A4 folder, a large quantity of custom binders or printed presentation folders, you need look no further!

E Reader Tablet I Pad Notebook and Laptop Cases and Bags

A wide variety of cases and bags all suitable for carrying ereaders, tablets, ipad mini  and full ipads, notebook & laptop computers.

 Safely tranpsort your technology in one of our back backs, slip covers, messenger bags, finest Italian leather cases and bags or even heavy duty 100% indestructable and waterproof cases.

Footwear & Shoe Sample Bags and Cases

Sample shoe cases and bags for the display and transportation of womens, men's and children's shoe or footwear samples.   We have a range of models available both with or without wheels to ease the transportation of your sample footwear.

 Having supplied ladies and gents shoe sample cases and bags into the footwear industry for numerous years  we have a good insight into the requirement of travelling footwear sales rep.

Clothing and Accessory Sample Bags and Cases

Sample bags with built in hanging rails for the transportation and presentation of fashion, adult, contour, and medically  recommended support underwear.   This range is also suitable for swimwear and fabric/material samples.

Bags with hanging rails for larger clothing items are available on a made to order bases, please contact us with your requirements details for futher information.

Top Opening/Pilot Cases

Should you be carrying a large amount of files or equipment then we would recommend you opt for a pilot case from our UK manufactured 'S Style' pilot case range.  The larger pilot cases within the 'S Style' range can be fitted with telescopic handles & wheels to help with transportation.

The pilot case is the choice for a multitude of industries from greeting card manufacturers to breweries and even medical and pharmaceutical companies and this is yet another range wheere we are able to offer fully customised solutions (minimum quantity may apply).

Samsonite Business and Travel Luggage

Samsonite has one of the worlds largest business travel & luggage collections.

Samsonite's vast collection includes  hardsided & softsided suitcases, carry on lugggage, holdalls, totes, business bags & cases, laptop bags, briefcases, suit carriers and more.  Samsonite products come with a worldwide manufacturers guarantee.

 If we do not have a specific Samsonite  item that you require in stock we will happily order it in for you.

Jewellery and Beauty Product Cases

Goldline Series, this ranges consists of a variety of jewellery display bags and cases. In additon to the jewellery sample display cases, bags & trays you will also find a number of bags and cases which are highly suitable to display small samples in a very organised manner. 

 Previous customers have found these cases and bags highly suitable as hair, beauty, makeup, perfume and even medical/dental sample cases and bags.  Choose your own tray configuartion to suit your products and ensure safe easy storage and transportation with maximum organisation for display/presentation.

Made To Order Fabricated Poly Cases

Poly cases are custom built by hand from strong, lightweight polypropylene plastic sheet with no minimum or maximum order quantity for poly cases.  Customers may order as little as one custom made poly case or a full production run of bespoke containers.

The style of construction used to fabricate poly cases allows for flexibility in design, size & colour.    Poly cases are commonly built as graphics cases, bins for secuirty tags, laundry boxes, material handling containers and literature containers.

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