Cheer Pack North America expanding

Cheer Pack North America, a focused solution provider for brand owners looking at production capabilities for their spouted flexible packaging requirements, has expanded its manufacturing presence in the New England region by moving into a 30,000 square foot facility in Plymouth, MA.

The facility in the Plymouth Industrial Park features office and manufacturing space. CPNA has expansion plans to convert films and manufacture pouches, as well as injection molding in the very near future. Cheer Pack North America’s business and staff are growing rapidly and further expansion in New England and the West Coast are already underway.

“Cheer Pack North America’s workforce has grown very rapidly in the last year and we are still on track to expand,” stated Steve Gosling, Cheer Pack North America President. “The challenge in expanding business is finding qualified staff. We are always looking for skilled employees to grow with the company.”

The Cheer Pack® is a flexible spouted pouch featuring a convenient, easy-flow straw and a reclosable, large tamper-evident, screw-on cap. This unique pouch format is ideal for packaging squeezable baby food and children’s snacks. Cheer Pack is available in a variety of sizes, styles and film choices. Cheer Pack North America supplies a complete packaging solution, including package design and conversion, filling equipment options and technical support.

CDF’s Joe Sullivan speaking at PPC fall meeting

CDF Corporation, a leading manufacturer of drum, pail and intermediate bulk container liners and flexible packaging, will be presenting “Drum Liners” at the Petroleum Packaging Council 2011 Fall Meeting.

The CDF speech “Drum Liners” will cover benefits of drum liners, markets, various styles and applications, as well as an explanation of thermoforming, blow-molding and heat sealing processes.

Representing CDF will be Joseph Sullivan Jr., President. Joseph has management responsibility for all aspects of CDF Corporation. Prior to being appointed President, Joseph was Director of Operations. As Director of Operations, his core responsibilities included key account management, as well as specifying and procuring all manufacturing equipment throughout the company. In 2008 Joseph was named Co-Manager of Cheer Pack North America. Cheer Pack North America is a partnership between Hosokawa Yoko (Japan), Gualapack (Italy) and CDF Corporation. Joseph is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Flexipack SA/ CDF Europe, a Swiss based subsidiary of CDF Corporation and Quad Pak, AB.

The Petroleum Packaging Council Fall Meeting will be held August 21-23 at the Canyons Grand Summit Resort in Park City, Utah. The Petroleum Packaging Council (PPC) provides technical leadership and education to the petroleum packaging industry, while providing a forum where members can exchange pertinent information for the betterment of the industry and the world we live in. This is done via lectures, seminars, training courses, supplier trade shows and general discussions.