Our History

  • Star Tissue was Established in 2003 in a small unit in Blackburn with the aspiration of becoming a world-class manufacturer of hygiene paper products.

  • Relocated to the current mega site on Waterfall Street.

  • Sirius launched into the Away From Home Sector

  • Acquired the former Dutton Carpet Site to further expand Star Tissue’s capabilities and installed a brand new paper converting line.

  • Star Tissue are one of the first implementers of lamination technology in the Away From Home sector in the UK.

  • Star Tissue featured in the 2016 London Stock Exchanges list of 1000 most dynamic and fast growing companies to Inspire Brtain.

  • Star Tissue featured in the 2017 London Stock Exchanges list of 1000 companies to inspire Europe.

  • Ranked number 8 in 2018’s Lancashire Business View Hot 100 list of the county’s most profitable SMEs

  • Nominated in the 2019 Ones to Watch’ category of the LDC Top 50 awards which showcases the dynamic and ambitious leaders behind tomorrow’s mid-sized firms. 

  • New State of the art converting line increasing production capabilities and producing 800 rolls a minute. New warehouse operation with over 150,000 sq ft of quality warehousing, with the capacity to hold over 5,000 pallets of finished goods.

  • New Pallet Automation System installed and Winner of HIVE Growth Business Award 2021.

  • New 8,000sqft production extension, 100% electric forklift fleet introduced and Winner of Manufacturing Business of the year award 2022.

  • Star Tissue 20 Year Anniversary.