About Us

British Contract Manufacturers and Packers Association

The BCMPA was formed in 2000 for the UK contract packing and manufacturing industry and has developed into a well-established trade association promoting members services across the 3rd party supply chain including fulfilment and logistics.

The BCMPA has over 150 accredited members who provide an extensive range of services including Contract Packing, Contract Manufacturing, Filling, Fulfilment, Logistics and Supply Chain Management across many industry sectors.

Key Contacts


Rodney Steel

The BCMPA team is headed up by Rodney Steel who became chief executive of the Association in 2003, since when membership has grown year on year to over 150.  Prior to that, Rodney spent several decades in the print and packaging industries including running a successful contract filling business in the chemical sector.




Emma Verkaik

Emma came from a background working with blue-chip companies in the advertising worldto running a large company in the contract manufacturing and packing industry.  With her extensive experience in the process of 3rd party outsourcing, Emma is now focused on the BCMPA’s membership development and marketing.