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Versa Pak PE October 2022

Thank You For Your Support: 2020 Wrap-Up

Versa Pak team members holding thank you sign while standing inside Celina, OH manufacturing plant

Thanks to our valued customers, we’re almost ready to close the books on 2020. Here’s a look back at what happened this year. Changes at Versa Pak One of the biggest shifts in our company came from an increased focus on our values and culture. Several employees capped off an 18-month course in leadership and… Read more »

Plastic Packaging Industry Trend Forecast: 2022

Versa Pak plastic sheeting made from polyethylene for 2022 distribution.

2022 is quickly approaching, which means it’s time to reflect and think ahead for what’s next. Although 2021 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. Plastics and Sustainability Global consumers – and governments – continue to… Read more »

How Does Versa Pak’s Quoting Process Work?

Versa Pak Customer Service team member calculates a quote for polyethylene sheeting

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

3 female manufacturing employees at versa pak

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

versa pak employees

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 »

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 »

3 Things Plastic Packaging Distributors Should Know For 2021

Staci at Versa Pak greets a sales customer on the phone at the Celina, OH plant

Whether it’s focusing on the environmental impacts of your processes or adding a new piece of equipment to your lineup, here are three industry trends packaging distributors should plan for in 2021. 1. Looking at Automation in the Manufacturing Process Robots are no longer a wish for the future. They’re becoming commonplace in manufacturing today.… Read more »

Thanks For Your Support This Year

versa pak employees posed for photo

“To all of our customers, we would sincerely like to thank you for your continued support — 2019 was a big year for us,” President Michael Brunswick said. This year was a time of expansion for Versa Pak. In addition to expanding our product lines, we’ve added warehouse space and took home the Pinnacle Award… Read more »