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The Packaging Company

Woolcool is the pioneering packaging company in the UK. Established in 2009, Angela Morris setup The Wool Packaging Company, and the brand Woolcool was born. Over ten years of research and development have allowed the packaging company to set itself at the forefront of the innovative packaging market.

Woolcool offers a wide range of packaging solutions for the food and pharma markets, making it the packaging company of choice.

About Us

Woolcool was launched in 2008 and the innovative, sustainable design has scooped an impressive haul of awards in the packaging, business and environmental arenas. Woolcool remains the only packaging company using a range of sheeps wool insulated packaging available on a commercial scale. Woolcool, using patented technology, produce high performing insulated packaging.

Our History

2019

A Royal Visit

HRM Prince Charles visits the Woolcool
factory in Stone, Staffordshire.

2018

The Queen’s Awards For Enterprise

Awarded – Innovation 2018

2017

New Website

Launch

Staffordshire Chamber Business Awards

Winner – Small Business of the Year 2017

Staffordshire Chamber Business Awards

Finalist – Environmental Award 2017

2016

Global Launch of LifeGuardian

LifeGuardian launched at Cold Chain Europe 2016, Frankfurt, Germany

Sentinel Business Awards

Winner – Science & Technology Award

Woolcool ISO

ISO 9001 and 14001 standards achieved

2015

Woolcool manufacturing

UK Woolcool manufacturing facility established

Woolcool collaboration

Woolcool collaborate with Cambridge University on Pharmaceutical based project

2014

Innovate UK funding

For further development and prototyping of the Woolcool product for the Pharma Market

New Woolcool Website

and Brand Launched

2013

Innovate UK funding

For research and development of the Woolcool product for the Pharma Market

IOM3 invite Angela Morris

IOM3 invite Angela Morris to launch and become Chair of the new Natural Materials Association

Investment

Woolcool invest in Climatic Chamber Two

Woolcool in pharmaceutical

Woolcool supply into NHS

Investment

Woolcool invest in Climatic Chamber One

2012

First Pharma customer

Henry Schein launches Woolcool at World Veterinary Congress

Woolcool collaborate with Leeds University

On TSB Product Development Project for Pharmaceutical

European delivery

First shipment of Woolcool to Europe

UK Starpack

Winner – Gold Packaging Award 2012

Woolcool collaborate with Bangor University

To investigate Wool as an insulating material

New Wool Packaging Company

Website set up

BCE Environmental Leadership Awards

Finalist – Highly Commended

2011

Innovate UK funding

To begin the development of solution for the Pharma market

2010

UK Packaging Awards

Winner – Sustainable Pack of the Year 2010

Green Business Awards

Winner – Best Eco-Friendly Product 2010

UK Packaging Awards

Supply Chain Solution of the Year 2010 – Highly Commended

Woolcool develop the Pouch Solution

Supplying into Fornum & Mason for their hampers

Observer Ethical Awards

Runner-up – Jupiter Big Idea 2010

2009

Pharma and the environment

Woolcool recognise the need for an Environmental Responsible and high performing solution in the Pharma market and switch focus of R&D onto this

Observer Food Monthly Awards

Winner – Best Innovation 2009

Green Awards

Finalist – Highly Commended

Abel & Cole

UK No.1 Organic Food Online Retailer switches to Woolcool

Demand for Woolcool

Angela opts to focus efforts on Woolcool and sets up the Wool Packaging Company and the brand Woolcool

2002

The idea

Angela Morris develops a wool insulated box for National Trust farmers to safely deliver fresh food direct to customers

The demand

Returning to her consultancy business after the project, but begins to receive enquiries from word of mouth

The idea

Angela Morris develops a wool insulated box for National Trust farmers to safely deliver fresh food direct to customers

The demand

Returning to her consultancy business after the project, but begins to receive enquiries from word of mouth