News and Events

Visit us at the following shows in 2017:

TIA - Tortilla Industry Association Booth#414 Las Vegas, NV May 1-2

Pack Expo International - Booth#S-6645 Las Vegas, NV September 25 -27

PMA - Produce Marketing Association Booth#134 New Orleans, LA October 20 -21

IPIA - International Packaged Ice Association 

Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market Expo - December 5-7 Grand Rapids, MI

 

Visit us at the following shows in 2016:

PMA - Produce Marketing Association Booth#2787 Orlando,FL  October 14 - 16 

Pack Expo International- Booth#S-2479  Chicago, IL  November 6 - 9

IPIA - International Packaged Ice Association Booth#17 San Antonio,TX  November 8 -11

Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market Expo - December 6-8 Grand Rapids, MI

April/May 2016 AIB Ratings: Packaging Personified is proud to announce our 2016 AIB Ratings of 935 for our Carol Stream, IL manufacturing facility & 960 for our Sparta, MI manufacturing facilities.  Once again our outstanding ratings show our commitment to providing quality packaging. 

01/25/16 New Slitter Sparta: In Line with Packaging Personified’s commitment to the continual technology and capacity upgrades, we are excited to announce the purchase of a new Deacro slitter.  To be installed this summer at our Sparta, MI operation this is the most technologically advanced and versatile slitter available.  The innovative design of this new Deacro slitter supports our commitment towards efficiency and product quality and will increase slitting and centerfold capacity by 30%.  The addition of this new slitter/center-folder increases our capacity in the area of slitting and folding as well as provides increased scheduling flexibility for our laser perforation operations.

12/21/15 New Extrusion Line Sparta: We are pleased to announce that we have added a new extrusion line to our Sparta, MI manufacturing operations.  This project includes a new three layer extrusion line operational in the fourth quarter of 2015.

6/10/2015 AIB Ratings: Packaging Personified is proud to announce our 2015 AIB Ratings of 960 & 930 respectively for our manufacturing facilities in Sparta, MI & Carol Stream, IL. Following our long history of excellent AIB audits, these outstanding quality ratings show our commitment to insuring the packaging we produce is safe and of the highest quality.

9/16/2011 AIB "Superior" rating: We are happy to announce for four years running 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2011 Packaging Personified has been awarded the highest rating of Superior by AIB International. .

8/1/2011 New Bag Machine at Sparta: We are pleased to announce the order of a new Hudson-Sharpe Auto Wicketer at our Sparta, MI manufacturing facility.  This new bag machine is designed to handle larger bags such as landscape, club stores and baler bags.  Installation is scheduled for the 4th quarter 2011. 

7/06/2011 Pack Expo Las Vegas 2011
- Please visit us at Pack Expo Las Vegas 2011 September 26 - 28, our booth number is 5603.  FREE Registration: Go to www.packexpo.com and click on "Register", Proceed with Registration, In "Registration Type" Section: enter the following code in the box provided: 32V62, Your registration fee will be waived prior to your checkout.

6/1/2011 New Deacro Slitter - In line with Packaging Personified's commitment to continual technology upgrades we are excited to announce the purchase of a new Deacro slitter.  The innovative design of this new slitter supports our commitment towards efficiency and product quality.

5/15/2011 Addition of two Blown Film Extrusion Lines - This expansion in capacity is the direct results of increased demand.  Each location (Carol Stream, IL & Sparta, MI) is targeted to be up and running by the end of the second quarter 2011.  We expect increased capacity of 450,000 lbs at Carol Stream and
200,000 lbs at Sparta.  Both extrusion lines are fitted with latest technology to support our service and quality objectives. 

4/11/2011 New Flexotecnica XG Press - Packaging Personified is happy to announce the purchase of a new Flexotecnica XG Press.  Scheduled for installation at our Carol Stream headquarters by late summer 2011 this new 8-color wide-web gearless XG press supports our efforts to reduce start-up waste and uses  less energy while significantly improving productivity. 

12/8/2010 AFFI Convention - Please visit our booth at the AFFI (American Frozen Food Institute) convention.  February 19-23, 2011 Hyatt Regency Embarcadero San Francisco, CA

9/24/2010 Health Canada -
Packaging Personified now has four film blends on the Health Canada's "No Objection" list of materials that can be used in Canada for food contact applications. 

7/29/2010 AIB International - We are happy to announce for three years running 2008, 2009, 2010 Packaging Personified has been awarded the highest rating of "Superior" by AIB International.

7/27/2010 Please visit Packaging Personified at the following Trade Shows:
Northeastern Ice Association - September 30 - October 3, 2010 New York City, NY 
Pack Expo International - October 31 - November 3, 2010 Chicago, IL
IPIA International Packaged Ice Association - November 2-6, 2010 Las Vegas, NV 
PLMA Private Label Manufacturers Association - November 14 - 16, 2010 Rosemont, IL
Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market Expo - December 7-9. 2010 Grand Rapids, MI

3/17/2010 PFFC magazine - Packaging Personified is the featured supplier in the April 2010 issue of PFFC magazine.  Be sure to read the article titled "Capital Commitment" Packaging Personified expands its flex-pack operation - and stays green.

2/1/2010 Preferred Status -
Packaging Personified is now a preferred flexible packaging vendor for  HAMER LLC, RENNCO LLC, DJS Systems and ARPAC Group.

11/25/2009 Super Simplex SL 1500 Laminator - Packaging Personified announces the addition of a new Super Simplex SL 1500 Laminator.  See "Lamination" page for complete information.

10/2/2009 New Website - Packaging Personified is excited to announce the launch of our New Website