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Inteplast Group
www.inteplast.com / Headquarters: Livingston, N.J. / Dr. John Young, group president:
"Our biggest challenge is to perpetuate the legacy of the systems and procedures we have in place."

Cover Story

Reaching New Heights
inteplast group advances, one measured step at a time.
by l.r. tolson

inteplast group has the no. 2
position in north america in the
film and sheet industries, and is
no. 1 in other product lines.

The quote, "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step,"
is often used to inspire action for the
most formidable of tasks. The words,
"ask if every step can be improved
upon," may be a worthy addendum
in understanding the impressive success of integrated plastics manufacturer Inteplast Group.
With sales exceeding $2.7 billion,
Inteplast Group is a significant force
in North American plastics manufacturing. The number of people it
employs has tripled during the last 10
years, as has its number of facilities.
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The company manufactures diverse
products that range from films for virtually all disciplines of packaging and
product protection, to can liners and
zipper bags, corrugated sheets, building materials, bedside plastics for the
healthcare industry and much more.
In 2016, Inteplast Group will reach
a milestone in the form of its 25th
anniversary. Dr. John Young, group
president and a company leader since
its founding, shares insight about the
company's early years, the disciplines
at the core of the company's achievements and what the future may hold.

A man with dual careers, Young is
a physician who served as the head of
the Laboratory of Molecular Immunology and Cell Biology at Rockefeller
University prior to taking on the leadership role at Inteplast Group. A practicing immunologist, Young is highly
published in the fields of cancer research and preventative healthcare.
Young's long-term oversight
has provided a continuity of vision
and management style at Inteplast
Group. According to leading plastics industry trade publications and
reports, he has led the company to


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