R&D Tax Credits

Demonstrating technical expertise in R&D Tax Relief for Robinson Packaging Innovation

“It was easy to work with Ayming UK; their hands-on approach meant it was hassle-free for us to identify eligible costs to claim."


-  David Birkby, Group Financial Controller, Robinson

The Projects

Robinson specialises in the manufacture of innovative custom moulded plastic and ridged paperboard packaging. The plastics division focuses on the food and drink, personal care and homecare sectors. The paper division focuses on confectionery, toiletries & cosmetics, and mobile phone sectors. Innovations were found across numerous projects within Robinson’s portfolio, including:

Identifying & Claiming Eligible R&D Tax Benefits

Foodservice Tub and Lid: designed for storing food in industrial kitchens, which included a specially designed vapour barrier to preserve the product inside.

Sprinkles Jar: redesigned with improvements including the strength of the lid and the cost / time involved in manufacturing the jar.

Cleaning Product Tub: re-designed with  improvements including reduced weight and improved ease of stacking for storage purposes. The tub was also developed to allow stacking with previous versions.

And How We Helped...

The Ayming UK R&D tax team has successfully compiled and submitted four claims on behalf of Robinson, identifying:  

2011: £58,609 of eligible R&D 

2012: £81,854 of eligible R&D 

2013: £73,078 of eligible R&D

2014: £32,587 of eligible R&D  


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About Robinson Packaging Innovation

Robinson Packaging Innovation (Robinson) is a leading provider of innovative paper and plastic packaging solutions.