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Versa Pak PE October 2022

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 »

PDA Annual Meeting: Our Takeaways & Looking Ahead

Versa Pak Sales Manager Jeff Knapke and Versa Pak President Michael Brunswick at the PDA Annual Meeting

Every year, Versa Pak attends the Packaging Distributors of America’s Annual Meeting, and 2022 was no exception. The PDA Annual Meeting is one of our favorite events to attend, as the relationships we have developed at the event have proven to be invaluable. Keep reading to learn more about our takeaways from the event — and… Read more »

What are Polyethylene Bags & Sheeting Used For?

Versa Pak employee Louie cuts a polyethylene pallet cover to size for use in the manufacturing industry.

Polyethylene (poly) bags and sheeting are used across multiple industries and have various end-uses. Used for protecting everything from car parts to packages in your mailbox, poly products are the material of choice for many applications. Because of its versatility (polyethylene can be custom-manufactured to meet different strengths and capabilities depending on the end-use), poly… Read more »

Changing Our Internal Culture at Versa Pak

Versa Pak trainer Ryan Baer gives new hire employees a tour of the manufacturing plant.

Versa Pak has been taking multiple steps to address a shift in our internal culture, all driven by a desire to focus on our values, vision and mission. Keep reading to learn more about the professional development and additional training our employees have completed since we have implemented these changes. What is Changing at Versa… Read more »