Monday, June 27, 2011

CardPak Announces Senior Management Promotions

SOLON, OH – June 22, 2011 – CardPak, the pioneer in developing and manufacturing environmentally sustainable packaging, announced the promotions of four senior managers. Greg Tisone, formerly CardPak’s vice president, general manager, was selected by the Board of Directors to serve as president. Jerry Lamm, previously the company’s chief financial officer, was promoted to vice president, chief financial officer. Tom Weber, director of sales, was promoted to vice president, general manager. Seth Duckworth, recently hired as the central region manager is now the company’s national sales manager. Messrs. Lamm, Weber, and Duckworth report to Mr. Tisone, CardPak president.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Green with Envy

Green with Envy
Credit: By Jamie Matusow, Editor -- Copyright © 2011 Rodman Publishing.

From Unilever to L’OrĂ©al, Aveda to Lather, beauty brand manufacturers large and small have taken great strides to deliver the sustainable packaging consumers are asking for—but they couldn’t do it without the extreme innovation of the industry’s packaging providers. Here, we look at some who are blazing the way and why they may inspire others who wish they were as far along on the compliant path to customer loyalty and boardroom approval.

Green consumer consciousness is on the rise, and packaging—the “face” of nearly every beauty product—has become the focus for consumers’ ever-more educated eyes looking for signs that they are making eco-responsible purchasing decisions.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

CardPak, Inc., the Paperboard Packaging Council and Solon Schools Team Up to Celebrate Earth Day

SOLON, OH – April 25, 2011 – CardPak, the pioneer in developing and manufacturing environmentally-sustainable packaging, donated tree saplings to teach Roxbury Elementary school students about the natural renewability of paperboard packaging. Jerry Lamm, CFO of CardPak (, explained, “we’re thrilled to once again have the opportunity to teach elementary school kids in our community about renewable resources like paperboard packaging. The TICCIT program (Trees Into Cartons, Cartons Into Trees, pronounced “ticket”) is a great way to demonstrate how fun and easy it is to take care of the Earth.”

Thursday, April 7, 2011

The Fine Print of Contract Packaging

The Fine Print of Contract Packaging
Credit: Written by Steve Katz, Associate Editor -- Copyright © 2011 Rodman Publishing.

Contract packaging takes on a variety of definitions, but one thing is agreed upon: As brands look to streamline their operations, suppliers that offer a diverse set of capabilities repeatedly sign on the dotted line.

It’s been said that it’s not easy to pin down a definition of contract packaging. And while the phrase means different things to different people, one thing is clear: Those that offer these services in the beauty packaging industry are innovative and versatile suppliers, capable of meeting a portion—or all—of a brand’s packaging requirements.

Monday, November 15, 2010

Sustainable Management Expert Presents at Pack Expo 2010

Sustainable Management Expert Presents at Pack Expo 2010

Dr. Ron Nahser, Senior Wicklander Fellow at DePaul University, addresses 200 at packaging and processing industry’s annual conference.

SOLON, OH – November 15, 2010 – Two hundred consumer packaged goods executives, suppliers, contract packagers, educators, and trade association personnel gathered at Chicago’s Adler Planetarium on November 1st to attend the 4th Annual Environmental Expo sponsored by CardPak, Inc., a leading supplier of sustainable packaging for consumer marketers.