Food & Drink International - Fall 2017 - 21
Founder, President and CEO Robert Garcia (above) <<
would not make a chip he wouldn't feed to his family
and holds his company to the highest standards.
"Years and years ago, if something was
a snack item it wasn't good for you. We
wanted to turn that around and make
something that was a snack item and
good for you," Garcia says. "Fortunately, things have turned out well for us."
RW Garcia started in Garcia's home
35 years ago in Boulder Creek, Calif.,
and has expanded to two facilities in
the United States and one in Spain. "It's
been the quickest 35 years of my life,"
Garcia says. "It seems like we just started. This has been a career for me and it's
been a fascinating and interesting ride."
Today, RW Garcia is headquartered
in San Jose, Calif., and has manufacturing plants in Lincolnton, N.C., and
Las Vegas. The company opened the
63,000-square-foot plant in Las Vegas a
few years ago to increase production.
It recently added 40,000 square feet to
meet increased demand for its betterfor-you products.
"We are adding a new manufacturing
line that will increase production by 130
percent," Garcia notes. "Las Vegas has
grown very rapidly. We are very proud
HULK Packaging takes pride in knowing that our
customers will always be our number one priority.
We employ the most advanced packaging to
make sure we always provide cost-saving products
to our customers. Our goal is to help our customers
increase their efficiency, thus improving the products that they, in turn, supply to their customers. To
that end, we strive every day to help our customers
worldwide reinvent and transform their businesses.
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