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m +e M A N U FA C T U R I N G & E N G I N E E R I N G A Package Deal INDUSTRY-LEADING FLEXIBLE PACKAGING CONVERTER PRINTPACK COLLABORATES WITH ITS BIG-BRAND CUSTOMERS TO CREATE SOLUTIONS. > P R I N T PA C K I N C . BY K AT H RY N J O N E S When J. Erskine Love Jr. founded Printpack in 1956, he was the sole employee operating a used cellophane bag machine in the basement of a Georgia office building. Today, the Atlanta-based company – led by Love’s oldest son, President and CEO Dennis Love – is one of the largest packaging converters in the world, with approximately 4,400 employees and 22 manufacturing plants throughout the United States, along with two facilities in Mexico, two in the United Kingdom, one in Poland and one in China. There are a number of factors that have contributed to Printpack’s success, but one of its most prevailing attributes is its commitment to innovation, Director of Business Development Tom Seidel says. “Printpack has a history of firsts in the market,” he notes. “A big differentiator for us is that we are willing to make investments. The philosophy of the Love family is if you keep putting money back in the business, -----------------------------------------------[ P R O F I L E ] Printpack Inc. Headquarters: Atlanta Employees: 4,400 Specialty: Flexible packaging -------------------------------------------------------------- it will grow. Printpack has enjoyed healthy growth as a result.” Custom Solutions Printpack is a major converter of flexible and specialty rigid packaging for the world’s biggest brand owners in the food and beverage industry as well as the household, lawn and garden, personal care, pet foods, tobacco, towel and tissue, and medical device markets. It offers leading-edge technologies such as highperformance film and laminations, stateof-the-art metalizing, advanced rigid sheet thermoforming, proprietary prepress processes and high-fidelity printing to create customized solutions to meet the unique needs of its clientele. “We connect what’s possible with packaging technology to what’s needed in order 76 MANAGEMENTTODAY-MAGAZINE.COM SPRING 2012 http://www.MANAGEMENTTODAY-MAGAZINE.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Management Today - Spring 2012

Management Today - Spring 2012
Millionaire Mega Toys
Power Words
Marketing Strategy
Wisdom Era
Mid-America Real Estate Group
The HT Group
Supply Chain
Carvajal Empaques
Graham Partners
Carley Foundry
Cotter Bros. Corp.
SMS Siemag
Allied Alloys
Albiasa Corp.
Columbus McKinnon
4 Guys Fire Trucks
Metalcraft of Mayville
MMIC Global
Tom James
US Pole Inc.
Kaivac Cleaning
Playworld Systems
Global Mergers
ADA Environmental Solutions
Kalahari Resorts
Genghis Grill
NewMark Merrill Companies
Rose Pest Solutions
Westgate Resorts
Marquis Alliance Energy Group
Ross Video
Daniels Electronics
Chatters Canada Ltd.
Metro Paper Industries
Special Section: Aviation
Honolulu International Airport
Edwards Jet Center
Greenpoint Technologies
Special Section: Peru Focus
Zip-Pak South America
La Viga S.A.
Special Section: Top Home Builders
Gehan Homes
Ole South Properties
The Warmington Group
Forino Corp.
Special Section: Most Promising Companies
Virtual Instruments
RGB Networks
Salient Federal Solutions
Ad Index
Last Look

Management Today - Spring 2012