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We believe that a dedicated, proper and honest service is the key to value creation and sustainable growth

SKY-LIGHT's values determine everything we do and the way in which we do it - towards our customers and amongst ourselves.

Relationships

An honest service, means that we deliver exactly as promised. In the agreed quality. On the agreed date. We develop and design new products in partnership with our customers because we believe this strengthens both their business as well as our business and creates value for both parties.
That´s how we build trust and lasting relationships with customers and suppliers.

The products

A dedicated service means that we have our customer's needs at the centre of our attention when we develop, design, manufacture and supply film and packaging in uniform high quality. Our solutions protect and promote the customer's products, support their environmental and sustainability initiatives and strengthen their business. We respond quickly and competently whenever our customers need us. Regardless of whether our customers need products from our standard range or if they need design and development of new products.

The future

A proper service means that we take responsibility for the world we live in and will be handing over to the next generation. We work continuously to minimise our use of resources and the impact we have on the environment by optimising reuse and our own energy recovery. We are among the best in the industry at reusing plastic in new products - and we are getting better all the time."

The workplace

An ambient, proper and safe workplace means that we respect each other as colleagues and human beings. We help each other and make room for everyone who takes responsibility and makes an effort.

We are proud to be a family-owned business with strong roots in West Jutland. Our history and experience provide us with a solid foundation for continued development and growth.

We would like to grow. But we always want to be better.
We would like to lead the way. But we never run without direction
Everything we do must create value.

We call this "meaningful development"
For our customers. For SKY-LIGHT. For the future.

Facts

SKY-LIGHT is a privately-owned company - founded in 1959 - and located in Varde, Denmark. More than 140 dedicated employees currently ensure that we are able to produce more than 20,000 tonnes of thermoforming sheets and more than 650,000,000 plastic items every year. Our production runs seven days a week. This requires high levels of flexibility and adaptability.

Our focus on the environment and resources means that we recycle production waste from both extrusion and thermoforming processes and work closely with customers and other partners on the reuse of their production waste. We clean and treat scrap (production waste) to ensure that the raw materials can be used for the manufacture of packaging for the food industry.

Vacancies

At SKY-LIGHT, we help each other and make room for everyone who wants to take responsibility and make an effort. If this appeals to you, please take a look at our vacancies.



“Our close partnership with SKY-LIGHT is an important part of our business. We can always rely on immediate and excellent service and on productive dialogue when we require special solutions. We are always able to reach our contact person - or others at SKY-LIGHT whenever we need help. This is crucial to us.”


- Department Head Klaus Bökenschmidt – Purchasing at Rahning GmbH & Co. KG

Our vision

We want to be the leading and preferred supplier of plastic packaging and thermoforming sheet, for environmentally and quality-conscious European businesses. Our partners and customers should choose us because we believe that a proper, responsible and honest service is the key to mutual value creation and sustainable growth.

Our values

Our history

1960

Engineer Jørgen Skydt-Kristensen founded the company, initially offering electrician-services. The company is located at Marievej 2-4 in Esbjerg.  Skydt-Kristensen employs a number of plastics experts and the combined knowledge of electrics and plastics, result in the idea to manufacture illuminated signs. A new company name is developed – a combination of the founder’s middle name and the products: illuminated signs. The company’s new name is SKY-LIGHT.

SKY-LIGHT venture into further plastic manufacturing, when it secures a large contract to manufacture plastic Walt Disney figures.

1966

SKY-LIGHT now employ 50 people and export illuminated signs to eight different countries.

1970

SKY-LIGHT evolves in part as a machine manufacturer and in part as a manufacturer of plastic products – including thermoforming of plastics.

1981

SKY-LIGHT has grown in the field of thermoforming together with Lego and several food companies.

1985

The Larsen family takes over the business and immediately increase focus on the environment, and further development of the company. 

1986

The company sets up a factory for the manufacture of environmentally friendly sheet in Varde. An extrusion line is purchased from the United States and the company thereby becomes the first in the world to extrude PET film. A far more environmentally friendly alternative to PVC which until then was the preferred sheet material used in thermoforming production.

1990

The company doubles its film capacity by purchasing another extrusion line.

1994

The company brings together its two production sites in Varde.

1998

The film capacity is doubled yet again with the purchase of the company’s third extrusion line.

2000

As one of the first in Denmark, the company invests in ground-water cooling as part of its efforts to minimise energy consumption and CO2 emissions.

2004

SKY-LIGHT acquire Jysk Vacuum Plast.

2014

SKY-LIGHT invest in their fourth extrusion line, which represents cutting edge extrusion technology. A technology that is far more energy-efficient and thereby far more environmentally friendly.

2017

SKY-LIGHT acquire Formpac AB in Sweden to consolidate its product offering for the food industry, especially in convenience food/ready meals.

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