Sandpoint, ID (PRWEB) April 25, 2009
Unicep Packaging, Inc. announced that two new employees have joined the UPI management team, Director of Operations, Don Prince and Quality Control Manager, Kelly Jones.
Prince, who was previously Director of Global Operations at Telect, Inc., a telecommunications manufacturer, brings over 30 years of manufacturing experience to UPI.
Prince's primary role at UPI will be to develop, implement, and direct daily operational activities and objectives to ensure the achievement of department goals with regards to efficiency, on-time delivery and quality. Prince will also continue to implement lean manufacturing techniques, developing a culture of continuous improvement, self-directed work teams and employee empowerment.
"As UPI's Director of Operations, my role will be to consistently deliver quality products and services to customers," said Prince, "Joining an organization like UPI gives me an opportunity to apply my knowledge and experience to a robust company building a foundation for a very bright future."
"The fit was perfect," said Marcus Anderson, President of UPI, "We could immediately see that there was synergy. Don clearly has the range of skills and experience that we need in order for us to grow and fulfill our potential. We could not be more pleased to have someone with Don's proven track record of experience; innovation, management and integrity join the UPI team."
Also previously employed by Telect, Inc., as their Global Director of Quality, Kelly Jones brings several years of both operations and quality management experience to UPI. Jones will be managing all quality and laboratory activities ensuring compliance with established and approved policies and procedures, and FDA, cGMP, and QSR/ISO regulations.
"We understood the need to strengthen our Quality Control Program in order to continue to provide our customers with the results they expect," said Anderson, "Kelly brings the necessary passion, capability and leadership to oversee this effort."
"I'm excited to be at UPI," Jones said, "I look forward to continuing to develop a rigor and process discipline, as part of continuing to improve overall customer satisfaction."
Formed in 1991 by Dr. John Snedden, Unicep Packaging, Inc. is a privately held company that began as a contract packager of cost effective unit dose packaging for dental materials. Within their FDA registered and ISO9001: 2000 compliant facility, UPI has developed proprietary machinery and methods for producing the patented MicroDose® and Twist-Tip™ dispensers. Today, with locations in Sandpoint, Idaho and Liberty Lake, Washington, UPI also provides non-sterile contract packaging and mixing for gels, liquids, lotions, and emulsions for oral healthcare, IVD, OTC / Rx, cosmetic and nutraceutical markets. From formulation development to mixing, filling and packaging, UPI can provide a turnkey solution for any customer requirement.
For more information about Unicep Packaging, Inc., please visit http://www.unicep.com or call (208) 265-9696.
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