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Versa Pak Wins Pinnacle Award at TUG2019

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Versa Pak recently attended The United Group 2019 Conference, and we are excited to announce we won the group’s 2018 Industrial Packaging Pinnacle Award. Read more to learn about this award and why we attend TUG every year. A Prestigious Award From The United Group The Pinnacle Award is given to a supplier that does… Read more »

Our Training Program at Versa Pak

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We’ve taken a new approach to employee training at Versa Pak. By mixing a formal classroom environment with hands-on learning, we’re able to meet the needs of different types of learners starting with the company — and we’ve seen a positive outcome in the long run. When he’s not presenting forklift training or training tenured… Read more »

A Look Back on 2018: We’re Thankful for You

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From a warehouse expansion, to adding additional service lines and keeping up with innovations throughout the industry by attending shows and conferences, to being named Supplier of the Year, Versa Pak had a busy 2018. But we couldn’t have done it without all of our partners, employees and distributors. From all of us here at… Read more »

Continued Growth and Challenges: Hiring in This Economy

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Plant Manager Scott Knapke has been with Versa Pak for almost 20 years. Through that time, he has seen the number of employees more than quadruple and has been through seven building expansions, as well as a significant challenge. “When I started here, we had about 14 to 15 employees, and now we’re at 100,”… Read more »

Versa Pak Attends PACK EXPO International

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From October 14 to 17, we were in Chicago, Ill., attending PACK EXPO International, the largest packaging event in the world. Approximately 50,000  packaging industry professionals attended PACK EXPO International, which featured 2,500 exhibitors at McCormick Place in Chicago. There were representatives from multiple industries, such as pharmaceutical, food and beverage, household, beauty and more.… Read more »

Versa Pak Focuses on Sustainability Through Recycling

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Since we began, Versa Pak has focused on sustainability in all of our operations. One of the ways we do this is through our recycling efforts, which have produced millions of pounds of recycled materials, from polyethylene scrap to cardboard, over the years. “We try to recycle everything here that we possibly can at Versa… Read more »

Employee Feature: Meet Erika Geier

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You may have talked to her online, on the phone or just may recognize her name, but please meet Erika Geier! Erika, who has been with Versa Pak for seven years, was recently promoted to Sales Executive. Previously, Erika’s job was customer service and assisting the sales department when needed. But don’t worry, she will… Read more »

Why We Are Kosher Certified

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Versa Pak recently received our letter from Buckeye Kosher certifying all plastic bags and plastic film made at our Celina, Ohio, plant are kosher certified. Being kosher certified means the ingredients in our purchased manufactured resins have been evaluated against kosher requirements and contain no animal fat. Therefore, they’re complying with the acceptable guidelines of… Read more »