• Chamber Business Awards 2023: Flexi-Hex Crowned ‘Winner Of Winners’


    An innovative plastic free packaging firm from Cornwall has been named ‘Winner of Winners’ at the British Chambers of Commerce ‘Chamber Business Awards 2023’.  


    Flexi-Hex make sustainable honeycomb designed sleeve packaging, made from 100% recycled paper pulp. The firm, which was founded by twin brothers, Sam and Will Boex in 2017, has now sold more than 2 million packaging sleeves.  

    The brothers set up the company after they noticed the large amount of plastic packaging that was used to wrap a new surfboard they had ordered. Their creative product now includes packaging for surfboards, bottles, electronics and sunglasses.  

    Flexi-Hex's success was announced at the annual Chamber Business Awards event, held this afternoon (Thursday 16th November) at the London Stock Exchange. Over 150 businesses from across the UK were nominated by Chambers across eight categories. Flexi-Hexi also bagged the Game Changer award.  

    The awards, now in their 20th year, are one of the showpieces of the business calendar, highlighting the role of firms in delivering growth and prosperity for the UK and local communities. 


    Will Boex, Co-Founder and Operations Director of Flexi-Hex, said

    “We’re absolutely thrilled to receive this top award which recognises the great work of our team. We are proud members of Cornwall Chamber of Commerce, which makes a real difference, connecting and supporting businesses like ours.  

    “Our mission at Flexi-Hex remains the same as it has from day one. We’re a regenerative business – one that leaves behind more than it takes out. 

    “From small beginnings, our products are now being used around the world as more and more people are looking to a sustainable packaging alternative to plastic.” 

    Kim Conchie, Chief Executive of Cornwall Chamber of Commerce said

    “We were delighted to nominate Flexi-Hex for the Chamber Business Awards – and it’s fantastic to see them as the ‘Winner of Winners’ alongside their ‘Game Changer’ award.  

    “Over recent years Cornwall Chamber has worked closely with Sam and Will as their business has blossomed.  

    “It’s wonderful to see such a brilliant firm thriving here in Cornwall. We know that this success story will help inspire many more companies in the county.” 


    Shevaun Haviland, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce said

    “Flexi-Hex are worthy overall winners of this year’s Chamber Business Awards. Sam and Will’s initial idea has now transformed into a thriving global business.  

    “From bottles of wine to surfboards, their sustainable packaging is a real game changer. It’s a great example of ‘green innovation’ which will help the UK on the journey to net-zero.  

    “The team at Flexi-Hex recognise the importance of the Chamber network. We’re all about making the UK the best place to start and grow a business – we are where business belongs! 

    “Once again, the Chamber Business Awards have highlighted some amazing firms across the UK. Congratulations to them all.” 



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