From start up incubation facilities all the way through to large
scale manufacturing facilities
Centre of excellence
Advanced Technology and optimisation
20% reduction in operational costs
30% increase in productivity
25% reduction in energy consumption
10% waste reduction
Meeting the low carbon agenda
Reimagining food manufacturing.
A new food investment class, unlocking capital, engineering and design expertise
SmartParc offers a new food investment class, unlocking capital, engineering and design expertise and economies of scale, to provide unrivalled facilities with best-in-class communal utilities, amenities and services in prime locations.
We work to provide bespoke food production and supply-chain capability, reducing risk and upfront capital expenditure, while delivering cutting-edge solutions to sustainability challenges. We reduce energy costs and increase productivity through process optimisation.
Our advanced facilities also provide flexible, adaptive technology, connectivity and end-to-end ERP solutions to ensure a competitive edge.
Farm to fork supply chain innovation.
Providing new efficient ways for food supply chain producers and manufacturers to directly reach end consumers.
SmartParc provides new efficient ways for food supply chain producers and manufacturers to directly reach end consumers with fresh food options while reducing food miles and food waste.
Deliveries and finished goods are dispatched from each business or centralised in a consolidation centre within the Parc enabling manufacturers to combine goods and provide a full delivery offer to local communities.
Sustainable food blueprint.
Sustainability is at the heart of what we do.
Sustainability is at the heart of what we do. Across transport, energy, water, waste and packaging, we work to minimise our environmental impact and optimise efficiency through sustainable technologies and smart reduction and reuse strategies.
We won’t stop there. Our ambition is to use technology to create a sustainable blueprint for healthy, safe food production around the world.
Amazing spaces to work and thrive.
Our mission is to improve the lives of people who work there and the local communities we support.
With a focus on attracting and retaining talent and work-life balance, we provide onsite amenities to promote health and well-being. We also act as a community hub working in partnership with local charities, schools and universities to reconnect people to the food they eat.
Food manufacturing centre of excellence.
Innovation, manufacturing excellence and knowledge-sharing are critical to success.
Innovation, manufacturing excellence and knowledge-sharing are critical to our success. We work with
leading education and research institutions to inspire the next generation of food and engineering
We also provide onsite start-up incubation facilities and promote collaboration across our
eco-system to provide sustainable, future-proof solutions to the challenges facing our industry.
The SmartParc leadership team have a track record of success in manufacturing.
Chief Executive Officer
Jackie Wild graduated university with a Food and Business Degree and worked for several years in commercial and operational positions before sitting on the main board of a £1.5 billion food group.
Jackie then went on to found TSL focused on designing and building Food Production facilities, which is now an international business operating in UK, Europe and the US. Through these combined experiences of working with the food industry and construction, it became clear that a radical change in the food industry was needed to ensure its readiness for the future challenges – from this passion for change the idea for SmartParc was formed.
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Paul Old has 38 years’ experience within the food manufacturing sector, working for several large food groups and food businesses within the UK at both site and group Director levels.
With a background in engineering, Paul has experience in Operational, Technical, Personnel and Development combined with overall Site General Management expertise. His collaborative way of working makes his experience and knowledge help others deliver true innovation and reduce the cost to serve.
At SmartParc, Paul leads on the optimisation of existing and new technologies, processes and food-related site services to ensure a best-in-class food manufacturing offer. He is also focused on delivering innovative solutions to address the sustainable and environmental challenges faced by the industry and working to provide a global sustainable blueprint for the future of food.
Kate Hancock has 25 years’ processing experience in the food industry. Having worked for Northern Foods, Kerry & Greencore within process development and technical services, Kate has a rounded knowledge of food technology, factory flows, hygienic design and operational efficiencies.
Kate has been instrumental in the design and build of processing facilities for Fresh & Easy / Tesco in the US and UK. She has followed her passion for factory design into SmartParc where she works with clients to define their ultimate processing facilities for the future.
Ian McIntyre has 30 years’ experience across the global Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care and Food sectors.
With an engineering background and experience of both operations and engineering management, Ian specialises in project management.
At SmartParc, Ian is responsible for developing world-class facilities fit for the future of food manufacturing, optimising the use of existing technologies, processes, services and energy whilst leveraging sustainable energy solutions, data and automation.