Plascon has been manufacturing food grade flexible packaging for over twenty years!
Take a look at the history of Plascon products over the years
With a rich history spanning more than two decades, Plascon Group has firmly established itself as a dominant player in the packaging industry. Renowned for its unwavering dedication to innovation, quality, and sustainability, Plascon's journey in flexible packaging serves as a true testament to its relentless pursuit of excellence and ability to thrive in an ever-changing and dynamic industry.
2000: The Inception
In the year 2000, Plascon came into existence with a clear mission – to provide Turn-Key Work Programs. The early years began by supplying equipment, raw materials, and crucial support to Correctional Institutions and Community Rehabilitation Programs. Right from the beginning, the commitment to making a difference was evident.
2003: A Partnership for Inclusivity
In 2003, embarked on a meaningful partnership with Grand Traverse Industries. This collaboration was a significant step towards providing training, employment, and support services to individuals with disabilities, enabling them to reach their highest level of independence. It was a testament to the commitment of making a positive impact on people's lives.
2005: Pioneering Films & Packaging
The year 2005 marked a turning point in Plascon's journey as Plascon Films & Packaging was established. This strategic move allowed us to offer a comprehensive range of BRC certified flexible films and packaging solutions known for their unparalleled quality, service, and cost-effectiveness.
2006: Innovations in Food Safety
2006 witnessed the introduction of the Cook Chill System, a game-changer in the food industry. This system not only extended the shelf life of food products but also significantly reduced food and labor costs while enhancing food safety – a true innovation that set new standards.
2006: Sous Vide Revolution
The same year, Plascon, Inc. embraced the Sous Vide trend by introducing Sous Vide Packaging. These vacuum-sealed plastic pouches, used for precisely controlled heating, opened up exciting culinary possibilities. Plascon's full line of Sous Vide pouches became the go-to choice for chefs and culinary enthusiasts.
2008: Leading the Green Revolution
In 2008, Plascon, Inc. began producing Biodegradable Film & Box Liners. This marked a pivotal moment in their commitment to sustainability. Their biodegradable plastic bags and film offered the same strength as traditional options, without special handling – a significant stride towards a greener future.
2010: Efficiency Meets Sanitation
The year 2010 saw the launch of the EasyLineTM Line Box Liner System. This innovative system increased bag insertion rates by up to 50%, reducing labor costs while greatly improving bag sanitation and workplace ergonomics – an example of Plascon's dedication to practical solutions.
2013: A Global Footprint
To better serve their international clients, Plascon UK was established in Bedfordshire, England, in 2013. This expansion marked a commitment to providing top-notch services worldwide.
2015: Safeguarding Taste and Quality
In 2015, Plascon introduced Saftea® Urn Liner, a product designed to ensure consistent and higher beverage quality. These liners prevented mold and bacteria contamination in fresh brewed tea and eliminate the need for caustic cleaning chemicals, setting a new standard for beverage hygiene.
2018: Embracing E-commerce
In 2018, Plascon launched our online webstore, offering customers the convenience of shopping for products any time of the day or night, making offerings more accessible than ever before.
A Legacy of over 23 Years
For more than two decades, Plascon has been on a journey of innovation, inclusivity, sustainability, and commitment to excellence. We have not only met but exceeded the needs of our clients with innovative solutions. As we celebrate 23 years, we look forward to many more years of serving flexible packaging needs, leaving a lasting impact on the packaging industry.
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