Macfarlane Group Plc engages in the design, manufacture and distribution of protective packaging products and labels to business users. It operates through the Packaging Distribution and Manufacturing Operations segments. The Packaging Distribution segment is comprised of the distribution of packaging materials and supply of storage and warehousing services in the United Kingdom. The Manufacturing Operations segment designs and manufactures timber, corrugated and foam-based packaging materials, self-adhesive labels, and re-sealable labels. The company was founded by Norman Somerville Macfarlane in 1949 and is headquartered in Glasgow, the United Kingdom.