Contract packager profile

Berkeley Contract Packaging has a hands-on COO in Jack Concanon.

Personal best: Lessons learned from both sides of the contract ‘fence’

Berkeley Contract Packaging's Jack Concannon, vice president and chief operating officer, shares his perspectives of a career spent on both brand and contract services sides of the business.
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A roll of preprinted film, supplied by the customer, unwinds at the foot of the vertical form/fill/seal machine, then feeds upward for bag filling and sealing.
Feature Article

Vertical bagger serves-up sweet rewards

Reliable, flexible vertical form/fill/sealer helps contract packager add cost-effective capacity to meet increasing customer demand.
With newly expanded co-packing capabilities and  a recently opened North American Headquarters in Pennsylvania, Almac has planted its flag firmly on U.S. soil.
Feature Article

Global pharma packager plants flag in U.S. soil

Global contract pharma firm Almac’s new capabilities in Audubon, PA, bring advances in cost, sustainability, serialization and global supply chain competitiveness.
Product is carried through a series of silicon tubes that are especially suitable for products having a high concentration of glucose.
Feature Article

Versatile vial filling line gets an upgrade

Italy's Doppel Farmaceutici has made steady improvements on its twin-lane filling line for a single-dose liquid vitamin. A new filler/plugger/overcapper is the latest arrival.
Hastings, pictured in Taipei, Taiwan.

Personal best: How to thrive in a global contract packaging economy

Q&A with Michael Hastings, president and CEO of Sterling Contract Packaging Inc.
Wilton Brands kitting and assembly work requires lots of attention to detail.
Feature Article

Co-Packer puts the pieces together

Wilsher Packaging’s assembly and kitting are just what Wilton Brands needs to meet growing demand for its industry-leading kitchen and craft offerings.
Gummy snacks, are packed on custom-designed equipment.
Feature Article

Hurricane cloud over co-packing plant has a silver lining

When Hurricane Irene pummeled the East Coast in late August 2011, Superior Pack Group’s facility suffered major flood damage. But in an amazing feat of recovery, the company and its 400 employees were back to work in a mere five weeks.
One of the new labelers at Carolina Beverage Group.
Machine Case Study

Labeling needs met at contract beverage manufacturer

Since expanding operations to offer contract packaging services in 2001, Carolina Beverage Group has grown rapidly and established itself as an innovative U.S. contract beverage manufacturer.
LHB loading
Feature Article

Giving sight to packaging lines

Machine modifications and facility-wide organization help the Lighthouse for the Blind’s visually impaired employees fulfill orders for government and corporate customers.
Feature Article

Temporary contract packaging lends near-instant fulfillment

Manufacturer of shrink sleeve applicators and heat tunnels sets up a shrink bundling line in its own plant to speed Barbasol’s club-store packs to market.


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