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WHO WE ARE

Your global brand packaging and labeling solution.

From labels to packaging, The Unique Group is your global brand packaging and labelling solution. We partner with your company to bring every element of your branding strategy to life. Our extensive portfolio of products enables us to meet all your brand’s needs, small or large. By turning to our convenient one-stop shop, you save time, effort and money.

We partner with our clients to create products you can’t find anywhere else. Our goal is to make your products memorable by showcasing your brand and ensuring that our products add value and appeal for your customers. Our portfolio of products has grown to include the finest quality boxes and polybags, woven labels, hangtags, metal findings, ribbons and bows, stretch technology, heat transfers, variable data tickets, patches, zipper pulls and brand protection and security technologies.

With decades of experience in marketing and production, our global team has the depth of knowledge, versatility, and problem-solving ability you can trust to get the job done.

We are creators. We are innovators. We are Unique!

The Unique Group Story

OUR STORY

Our story begins more than ten years ago when our founder Adrian Lichtman, a South African-based retail expert-founded The Unique Group in Canada.

Adrian worked for a major retailer in South Africa for over 30 years. Throughout his career, he noticed there was an enormous demand for quality fabric and labeling products, so he decided to open up a one-stop-shop for fashion retailers. He acted on this unfulfilled demand and created the company known today as The Unique Group. A place where brands can find quality packaging and labeling products all under one roof at a fair price.

While our headquarters are in Canada, The Unique Group is a global firm with offices and facilities across the globe. Our marketing office is in the UK, and our production facilities are in China, Turkey, India, Bangladesh and the UK. We utilize European technology and best practices when building our products overseas.

MEET OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM

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ADRIAN LICHTMAN GROUP CEO
CANADA

Adrian has passion for business, the fashion industry, and above all, labelling and packaging; he has been at the forefront of major transformations in the retail industry. Since he founded The Unique Group, he has been driven by his goal of creating a convenient one stop shop for all branding needs. He is committed to bring innovation solutions and efficient and sustainable manufacturing and logistic process.

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Mark-Sandler

MARK SANDLER GROUP CFO
CANADA

Mark brings more than 25 years of experience leading high-performing finance teams; he is responsible for a broad portfolio of financial operations including governance, audit and risk management, financial reporting, treasury and strategic planning, and has a wealth of operational and supply chain expertise. He enjoys driving automation, efficiency improvements, and a culture of business partnership while building strong cross-functional relationships.

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ASHER LICHTMAN VP SALES & MARKETING
CANADA

Asher thrives on creating an element of difference for his customers by pushing the creative limits; he is always on the lookout for new developments and constantly stays abreast of industry trends. It is this youthful, proactive approach that has allowed him to begin and steadily grow relationships with major international brands; his goal it’s to build long-term, sustainable partnerships with brands.

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Emma-Shipman

EMMA SHIPMAN MARKETING DIRECTOR
UK

Emma has over 20 year’s sales experience in the apparel labelling industry; since 2010 she has seen the built up many key relationships which has led to the UK branch grow. She is a strong believer in the importance of building sustainable relationships with clients and views herself as a partner. She’s always thought that if a job is worth doing, it’s worth doing right, and this really shows. Going forward, Emma believes her client first approach is the key to sustainable growth within this industry.

Gary Shipman

GARY SHIPMAN GENERAL MANAGER
UK

Gary has been working at The Unique Group since its creation, he has more than 20 years of experience in business and management; he oversees daily business activities, improves overall business functions, manages budgets and develops strategic plans with the help of the marketing team.

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MANNY LAI MANAGING DIRECTOR
CHINA

With more than 20 years of experience, Manny has been the leader of The Unique Group’s factories, he oversees and makes sure that our factories follow strict management and safety regulations; he is responsible for contributing to and carrying out production strategy decisions. His extensive experience in quality control and technical solutions has been the key to Unique growth.

PRODUCTION CAPABILITIES

BOXES & BAGS

  • R&D, design, sourcing, packaging and manufacturing.

  • Our factories in China are 100,000+ sq. meters employing over 2,000 staff.

  • 6 sets of the most advanced HEIDELBERG and KGB presses  imported from Germany.

  • Production according to ISO quality system.

  • Factory accredited with ISO9001:2008 Quality Assurance Certification, ROHS and FSC Certifications.

  • Global sales network with affiliates in Asia, America & Europe.

BOXES & BAGS

LABELLING & TICKETING

  • Product development, design and high quality production.

  • Manufacturing factories in China with over 250,000 sq meters factory area and more than 4,000 staff.

  • Strict quality controls and use of properly calibrated equipment.

  • Highly trained team with more than 5 years of experience in the industry.

  • Ability to store and distribute product anywhere in the world.

  • The factories have been in operation since 1986 with 500 high-grade machines.

LABELLING & TICKETING
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