Category: Distributor News

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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 »

Versa Pak Named Supplier of the Year

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Versa Pak is proud to announce we were named Supplier of the Year at the Packaging Distributors of America 12th annual meeting, attended by member suppliers and preferred distributors from across the U.S. This event enables us to join other distributors and suppliers in identifying business opportunities, sharing best practices and celebrating achievements. An awards… Read more »

New Line Premieres at Largest NPE Show

Versapak at NPE2018 with the new5-layer co-ex line

Visitors at NPE2018: The Plastics Show earlier this month got a chance to preview Versa Pak’s new 5-Layer Co-Ex Line at the largest NPE show in the event’s history. NPE2018: The Plastics Show From May 9 to May 7, our new 5-Layer Co-Ex Line was in action at the world’s leading plastics trade show and… Read more »

Our New 5-Layer Co-Ex Line Debuts at Show

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With a continued edge on innovation, Versa Pak is excited to announce our new 5-Layer Co-Ex Line will debut at the NPE 2018: The Plastics Show in May. We’ll also be attending two packaging conferences in May and June and hope to see you there. There will be new product displays, supplier sessions and industry… Read more »

Ground to Break Soon on Expansion Project

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Versa Pak is excited to announce ground will break this spring on a 34,000-square-foot warehouse addition. “Our latest addition allows us to continue to add more lines and support more products for our customers,” President Michael Brunswick says. Within the last 10 years, we have undergone six expansion projects and grown from 25,000 total square… Read more »

New Innovations Revealed at AMI 2018

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New innovations and global market forecast were a key focus on this year’s AMI Polyethylene Films conference Jan. 30- Feb. 1, 2018, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. “We captured a lot of great information on new advancements in fillers and down-gauging. As distributors need more capabilities and continue to face thin margins, it’s essential for us to up… Read more »