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Plastic Packaging Industry Trend Forecast: 2021

Versa pak employees checking plastic packaging material

2021 is quickly approaching, which means it’s time to reflect and think ahead for what’s next. Although 2020 was a volatile year, definite patterns emerged for the plastic packaging industry. As you plan ahead for the future, keep these key industry trends in mind. COVID-19 and the Plastics Industry It goes without saying that COVID-19… Read more »

How Does Versa Pak’s Quoting Process Work?

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We’re committed to full transparency for our customers. Aren’t familiar with how our quoting process works, or has it been a while since you’ve placed an order? Our quick guide will help you understand what we need and what we’ll deliver to you. What Does Versa Pak Need to Create a Quote? We need the… Read more »

Women in Manufacturing at Versa Pak

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According to a 2017 study by the Manufacturing Institute, APICS and Deloitte, women make up about 47 percent of the total workforce but only 29 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… Read more »

How is Versa Pak Handling the COVID-19 Pandemic? [Video]

michael brunswick, jeff knapke and scott knapke at versa pak's manufacturing plant in celina ohio

Versa Pak President Michael Brunswick, Sales Manager Jeff Knapke and Plant Manager Scott Knapke recently sat down and answered questions about how Versa Pak has been handling the COVID-19 pandemic and updates at our manufacturing plant. Watch the video below to learn more. Have lead times changed during the pandemic? What is a typical turnaround… Read more »

Supporting Those on the Front Lines During COVID-19

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At Versa Pak, we are committed to supporting those who are risking their lives every day for us, as well as the people isolating at home.  When Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s “Stay at Home” executive order went into effect on March 24, 2020, Versa Pak was deemed a critical supplier of essential businesses and remained… Read more »

Sustainability at Versa Pak: Post-Consumer Resins

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Sustainability in the plastics industry is a hotter topic than ever in 2020. 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. And today we’re highlighting our use of… Read more »

2020 Update: Changing Our Internal Culture at Versa Pak

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Versa Pak is excited to announce a shift in our internal culture, all driven by a desire to focus on our values, vision and mission.  Several Versa Pak employees have been busy attending an 18-month course to become conscious leaders. In this course, they’ve learned more about leading powerful conversations, leading with their best selves,… Read more »

Polyethylene Films 2020 Recap with Andrew Reynolds

AMI’s Polyethylene Films 2020 Conference took place Feb. 4-6. Versa Pak’s Jeff Knapke, Scott Knapke and Keith Koverman attended and took away valuable insights to help them plan for 2020. Listen to our discussion or read the full transcript below.  Polyethylene Films 2020 Conference Host (00:03): Right now we have Andrew Reynolds, director at AMI,… Read more »