About Meridian

We’re in the business of providing flexible plastic packaging solutions that meet your needs.

We’re proud to be Brisbane’s most trusted plastics manufacturer, serving the local community and beyond for over 35 years. If you’re looking for superior quality plastic packaging at fair and competitive prices, you’ve come to the right place. Our team of dedicated experts are ready to assist you in finding the perfect solution for your needs, with the utmost professionalism and integrity. Your satisfaction is our priority and we will always take the time to ensure your experience with us is nothing short of a success.

Our Team

Who are we?

We’re a tight-knit team of experts who work in collaboration to exceed our customers expectations, every time. We know that to deliver the best we have to be the best, and it all starts within our team culture of excellence and integrity. Whether you’re simply making an enquiry or are a loyal and long standing customer, you can trust that our team of capable and knowledgable specialists will meet your needs with timeliness and professionalism.

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The Meridian Factory

All of our products are proudly manufactured in-house at our local Brisbane facility which operates 24 hours a day to continuously meet the needs and demands of our happy customers. We pride ourselves on efficiency and a quick turnaround so that you can focus on successfully running your business without delay.

We are proud to deliver innovative and affordable products and solutions that won’t cost the earth. Meridian is the smart choice for a sustainable future.

Here at Meridian, we are committed to creating a sustainable future for everyone and are proud of our efforts to reduce our impact on the environment. The installation of solar panels on our factory roof has resulted in a reduction of our daily energy usage by two thirds annually. Along side this, our commitment to recycling 100% of our scrap plastic waste ensures that we don’t contribute to plastic materials ending up in landfill.

Our History


Martin began his long and successful career in the plastics manufacturing industry. It is here that his passion for excellence and creating products of value with high attention to detail and integrity is born.


Martin started Hemplas, his very own business doing what he loves, producing high quality plastic packaging solutions.


Hemplas is reorganised as Meridian Plastics.


With over 35 years experience, Martin and the team at Meridian Plastics are your trusted experts for exceptional plastic packaging solutions, servicing a wide range of industries with unparalleled quality and value.

Frequently Asked Questions

What different colours can you produce?

We can produce almost any colour in opaque or tinted colours as required.

Can you print on the plastic?

Our printing press can print up to 5 colours, within certain size parameters.

Is your plastic suitable for food packaging?

All of our products are suitable for food contact. Our plastic is manufactured using 100% virgin food grade resin, with the exception of some non food grade applications that we can use recycled material to make.

Can you recycle my unwanted plastic?

We do receive a lot of enquiries regarding recycling unwanted plastic. The only material we can recycle through our machine is clean low density polyethylene (LDPE).

Is your plastic biodegradable?

Whilst our plastic is recyclable, it is not biodegradable. Certain additives can be used to make the plastic biodegradable in landfill. Enquiries are welcome.

Is your plastic recyclable?

Yes! All of our plastic is recyclable. Most of what we produce is LDPE (Low Density Polyethylene) with a recycling code of no. 4

Do you keep plastic bags and rolls of polytube in stock?

No, as every job is customised we don’t keep stock on hand

Do you have a price list or catalogue?

Unfortunately no, as every job is customised and every customer requires something different.

Do you make the product here in Australia?

Absolutely! All of our products are Made in Australia in our Brisbane factory.

What type of plastic products do you manufacture?

Our blown film extruders produce flexible packaging, which are products such as polytube, bags, sheets, sleeves, centrefold etc.

All of Meridian’s products are proudly made in Australia. We are Australian-owned and operated and therefore, can guarantee a fast and reliable turn-over.

Why Meridian?

With 35 years of industry experience, Meridian are the trusted experts when it comes to high quality and affordable custom packaging solutions. We are passionate about consistently delivering excellent service and high quality products at a fair and affordable price. As a local Australian business, we offer a fast turnaround so that our clients’ businesses can thrive.

Martin has spent the past three decades working exclusively in the plastics manufacturing industry and has dedicated his entire career to mastering the art of manufacturing quality plastic packaging products. Involved in every step of the process, Martin’s attention to detail alongside his passion, dedication and expertise prove to be an invaluable resource when it comes to customising packaging for your business.

“I have dealt with Meridian Plastics since their early days when they started out in the 1990’s. Over that time I have always had good reliable service, as well as the staff being courteous whenever I have placed orders with them. I would recommend Martin’s product and services to potential clients.”
– Judy
“Meridian Plastics has provided material for our company for many years. During that time I have found them to be polite & professional. Their product is always of a very high standard and we value their expertise & manufacturing experience. I feel confident in calling on them at any time & look forward to a continued working relationship with Meridian Plastics.”
– Evol
“Meridian Plastics has supplied our company with quality bags for more than 20 years. Martin and his team have continually provided a superior product in a professional, courteous manner, and with a commitment to diligent, principled business practices.”
– Amanda