Contract packager profile

Aerial shot at PTI's Union, MO site
Supplier News

New Pharma Tech expansion, lab

Co-packer/manufacturer PTI broadens prescription and OTC capabilities with a new 60,000 sq ft expansion in Union, MO and a new lab at its Royston, GA headquarters.
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Machine Case Study

Case packers provide production uptick at Royal Wine

Wine, spirit, and liqueur company installs new automated case packers that more than double its capacity, opening the door to co-packing opportunities.
Supplier News

How to land the Big Ones

Upon his return from Vietnam in 1968, Tom Bacon got his start overseeing cosmetic co-packers for Max Factor & Company.
Estimated non-refrigerated shelf life for these juices is up to one year in their unopened bottles.
Feature Article

Team approach to outsourcing brings new juice brand to market

Blending a business plan as unique as its all-natural juices, Fave Juice finds a novel approach to outsourcing—from packaging to full operations management.
Nonni’s packs eight- and 10-count cartons and tubs of its Italian-style biscotti dunking cookies in a range of flavors at its Ferndale, NY, facility.
Machine Case Study

Case packer provides 'phenomenal' uptime for biscotti baker

Nonni’s Foods installs a wraparound case packer for its boxed biscotti products, resulting in increased production and flexibility, and consistent product presentation.
Northstar’s new lip balm line relies on pucks to keep the slender containers upright during the filling and capping process.
Machine Case Study

Automation and in-house digital printing drive this contract manufacturer

First came an automated line for lip balm, which was followed by last year’s installation of a liquid line for lotion and sanitizers. Growth—and Kisstixx—came as a result.
Packaging lines are maintained in 16 separate rooms or “suites” to control positive air pressure and insures there is no cross-contamination between powdered products.
Supplier News

Quality is top priority in contract packaging growth strategy

GSC Packaging, specializing in stick-packs and flexible single-serve packaging for powdered products, maintains high growth through strict quality controls and standards.
Toad-Ally Snax specializes in the production of chocolate-coated pretzels and chocolate-drizzled caramel popcorn.
Machine Case Study

Pretzel maker navigates new twists in packaging

Toad-Ally Snax installs pouch vf/f/s and case coder upgrades to accommodate growing product demand.
Supplier News

Personal best: Doing well by doing good

Dave Shaffer, president and CEO of DePaul Industries, explains how to grow a vibrant CPG contract packaging business while also hiring and training people with developmental disabilities.
Hot-fill PET container holds 16 oz of barbecue sauce marketed by Old South Foods.
Package Case Study

16-oz hot-fill PET for BBQ sauce

Copacker Old South Foods’ first use of PET delivers glass-like appearance, reduced breakage, and improved filling.


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