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Converter-Grade Lamination Film Capabilities From Versa Pak

Versa Pak’s poly laminating film roll wrapping a barrel to secure it.

Versa Pak produces a large variety of poly film products, including converter-grade laminating film rolls. Our converter-grade packaging and bagging films are available for end-users who process foods in their final step in going to market. This includes par-fin foods like fried pickles, cheese sticks, frozen mango slices, etc., where the food is packaged in… Read more »

Navigating Supply Chain Challenges in the Sustainable Plastic Packaging Industry

Rolls of polyethylene packaging

In this sit-down with Director of Business Publishing Ltd. Andrew Reynolds, we discussed plastic packaging sustainability and the challenges that the plastic industry is facing in the supply chain. With those challenges, however, come opportunities. Reynolds draws on his 40 years in the industry to shed light on how sustainable plastic packaging will be a… Read more »

Women in Manufacturing at Versa Pak

Versa Pak employees: Jodi, Heather and Holly

According to the most recent figures from the U.S. Census Bureau, women make up about 47 percent of the total workforce but only 30 percent of the manufacturing workforce. At Versa Pak, women have always been a key part of our team in the front office as well as on the manufacturing floor. We sat… Read more »

Stretch Hooder Film Now Available From Versa Pak

Versa Pak’s new product, stretch hooder film.

To better serve our customers, Versa Pak is now producing stretch hooder film from our state-of-the-art Co-Ex production line. “We’re excited to add this product that we’ve never offered before,” said Jeff Knapke, sales manager at Versa Pak. “It’s another way we can ensure our customers can get everything they need from us.” What is… Read more »

Plastic Packaging Industry Trend Forecast: 2023

Master rolls at Versa Pak

This blog was originally published in 2020 and has been updated for 2023. The new year is quickly approaching, which means it’s time to reflect and think ahead for what’s next. Although 2022 was another volatile year, definite patterns emerged for the plastic packaging industry. As you plan ahead for the future, keep these key… Read more »

Versa Pak Attends PACK EXPO International

PACK EXPO International by the numbers.

From October 23-26, Versa Pak representatives attended PACK EXPO International in Chicago, Ill., the largest packaging event in the world. More than 44,000 packaging industry professionals attended PACK EXPO International, which featured 2,000+ exhibitors at McCormick Place in Chicago. There were representatives from multiple industries, such as pharmaceutical, food and beverage, household, beauty and more. … Read more »

Sustainability at Versa Pak: Post-Consumer Resins

Post-consumer recycled resins used in the manufacturing process at Versa Pak in Celina, Ohio.

Sustainability in the plastics industry is a hotter topic than ever. And being sustainable means something different to each distributor – whether it’s creating reusable products, converting scrap from production back into resin or incorporating post-consumer material into products. At Versa Pak, we’re doing all three. In this blog, we’ve also curated a printable infographic… Read more »