Placon Increases Production Capacity with Customer Focus

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Leading designer and manufacturer of custom and stock plastic packaging reinvests in equipment to support growth in all markets

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This year, we are reinvesting in our equipment to support growth in all of our markets.

Placon, a leading North American plastic packaging company, is expanding production capacity to meet growing customer demands.

“Placon has a long history of working side-by-side with our customers to provide innovative packaging solutions,” said Dan Mohs, Placon’s Chairman and CEO. “We are very proud of the Placon team as they have worked so diligently to serve our existing and prospective customers. This year, we are reinvesting in our equipment to support growth in all of our markets.”

Placon has added four additional production lines in recent months and has plans to add at least four more in the months ahead. Additionally, Placon is hiring up to 130 employees over the course of the year to support strategic growth.

Committed to environmentally responsible plastics, Placon will continue to focus on innovation and sustainability throughout its additional capacity growth. Placon is leading the industry with a closed-loop process of reusing post-consumer recycled PET bottles and thermoforms onsite. “Our commitment to sustainability will remain a top priority through our future growth plans,” said Mohs.

“These capacity investments will expand Placon’s operational depth and flexibility, keeping the focus on the needs and demands of our customers now and into the future,” said Jeff Lucash, Vice President of Sales. Mohs added, “Our vision is to be the first choice packaging partner for innovative design, collaboration and customer service. Plans are already underway for an additional production facility to broaden our strategic footprint and better serve our customer base. We will continue to provide our customers better product differentiation, protection and accessibility, and are committed to future growth and sustainability.”

ABOUT PLACON For over 50 years, Placon has been a leading designer and manufacturer of custom and stock plastic packaging, producing innovative retail packaging, quality thermoformed and injection molded food packaging, and protective packaging for medical devices. Placon has manufacturing operations in Madison, WI; West Springfield, MA; Elkhart, IN; and Plymouth, MN, and is currently ranked 17 in Plastics News 2016 Thermoformers Ranking. Placon delivers packaging breakthroughs that inspire better engagement between people and products. For more information, visit http://www.placon.com.

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