PAC Worldwide Corporation Expands to West Phoenix, Arizona

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PAC Worldwide, a manufacturer of flexible protective packaging, has opened a second manufacturing location in the United States with a new location in Phoenix, AZ. A privately held company based outside of Seattle, PAC Worldwide also has manufacturing and distribution facilities in Ohio, Mexico and Malaysia.

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PAC Worldwide's Phoenix Plant

“PAC is excited to expand manufacturing to the West Coast,” said James A. Boshaw, president and CEO of PAC Worldwide. “We see fantastic opportunities in protective packaging and small parcel mailers for a wide range of customers and industries. Our plant in Phoenix puts us in a position to best serve those opportunities and provides a foundation for future growth.”

With more than 700 people currently employed, PAC Worldwide plans to grow with the addition of more than 50 jobs in the new Phoenix facility. Shipping directly to dozens of countries, PAC Worldwide reaches thousands of customers in the courier, ecommerce, pharma and banking industries.

“Adding a new, global manufacturer like PAC Worldwide to our community helps the Phoenix economy take another step in the right direction,” said Mayor Greg Stanton. “I also admire PAC Worldwide’s commitment to using recycled materials to produce products that can then be recycled again. That shows doing the right thing for the environment is also good for business.”

Chris Camacho, president & CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council added, “The quick access to California creates an advantageous market for manufacturing, coupled with a large talented technical labor force and pro-business environment found in Greater Phoenix. We join the city of Phoenix in welcoming PAC Worldwide to the region and look forward to seeing their growth within the market.”

“I’m excited to welcome PAC Worldwide to 4570 W Lower Buckeye Rd. where they will be leasing a building with approximately 166,000 SF and bringing additional jobs to the local area,” said District 7 Councilman Michael Nowakowski. “This company’s move into the area is a reflection of the growing attraction and excitement the West Valley and Estrella areas have to offer organizations.”

About PAC Worldwide Corporation
PAC Worldwide, an industry leader and manufacturer of protective flexible packaging, has built their business up since 1975 based on outstanding service and quality products. This international company specializes in custom branded and stock mailers (bubble, flat poly, paperboard), flexible pouches, industrial and retail bubble, security bags, folding cartons and automated bags, and many other types of specialty packaging. They also offer a full line of fulfillment services as well as automated packaging systems for high speed applications. To learn more about PAC Worldwide’s services, please visit http://pac.com/.

About the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC)
A true public-private partnership, GPEC is the regional economic development organization for Greater Phoenix. Working with its 22 member communities, Maricopa County and more than 170 private investors, GPEC attracts quality businesses to this dynamic region. By creating a high-performance economy through capital investments and jobs, Greater Phoenix companies enjoy a business climate where they can compete and thrive in today's global economy. Since 1989, GPEC has worked to achieve an economically sound and sustainable region. For more information, visit http://www.gpec.org

Media Contacts:
John Bartell, PAC Worldwide, 425-202-4007 or john.bartell(at)pac(dot)com
Michelle Kauk, Greater Phoenix Economic Council, 602-262-8602 or mkauk(at)gpec(dot)org
Cynthia Weaver, City of Phoenix, 602-568-8126 or Cynthia.weaver(at)phoenix(dot)gov

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