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  • Cardboard Boxes Have Never Been in More Demand – or More Expensive

    Producers of corrugated board boost prices, adding to supply-chain woes as economy reopens

    March 31, 2021


    It wasn’t just you. Americans consumed more corrugated cardboard boxes than ever last year.

    Stay-at-home orders and stimulus checks fueled a banner year for e-commerce and a run on shipping boxes.

    U.S. producers in 2020 churned out nearly 407 billion square feet of corrugated product, from dot.com delivery boxes to watermelon crates, according to the Fibre Box Association. The year-over-year rise was 3.4%, equivalent to about 477 square miles of additional corrugated board. Enough to cover New York City and then some.

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  • President Container Introduces Innovative Technology at Middletown Plant to Increase Efficiency, Delivery Times to Customers

    High-Tech Manufacturing Center Uses Game-Changing Engico ‘Dual Sizes’ Die-Cutter

    MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. (March 19, 2021) – President Container Group announced today the startup of a dual-size Jumbo Flexo Folder Gluer box-making machine by Engico, an industry leader in innovation in corrugated machinery.

    The new machine will allow President Container Group to increase efficiency at its Middletown plant, located at 290 Ballard Road. The benefits of using this new technology includes greater flexibility in size and styles, increased production speeds and improved delivery times to the company’s customers.

    President Container Group is one of the largest manufacturers of corrugated containers in North America. Its state-of-the-art facility produces more than 2 billion square feet of corrugated products each year. The company has long been a leader in the use of advanced technology, and the Engico “Dual Sizes” machine is the latest example of that.

    “The Engico FFG is a game-changer. It has tremendous flexibility and will make us more competitive in the marketplace with improved lead times. The Engico has the added ability to stitch the carton in line,” said President Container Group Vice President Larry Grossbard.

    In addition to its commitment to utilizing the latest technology, President Container Group prides itself on being environmentally-friendly. The company uses solar energy sources and prioritizes recycling and other efficiencies that focus on sustainability and preservation of natural resources – all while producing products relied upon by well-known brands and corporations across the nation. Its mission is to produce sustainable packaging that is clean, safe, and protects the environment and communities it serves.

    To learn more, visit presidentcontainergroup.com.

    About President Container Group


    President Container Group is a leading manufacturer of corrugated shipping containers and point-of-purchase displays in North America. It specializes in items for the food and beverage, cosmetic, garment and other commercial industries, and produces more than 2.0 billion square feet of corrugated products annually. President Container, which uses sustainable materials, also customizes your packaging by printing multicolored graphics of the highest quality directly onto cartons. The company’s philosophy is to ensure complete customer satisfaction. Visit presidentcontainergroup.com.

     

  • President Container Group, Busier Than Ever, Has 50 Job Opportunities; Workers Displaced Due to Coronavirus Invited to Apply

    High-Tech Manufacturing Center Seeking Skilled and Entry-Level Employees

    MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. (Sept. 9, 2020) – President Container Group, a leading manufacturer of corrugated containers and point-of-purchase displays, is hiring for its production and electrical/mechanical maintenance teams at its high-tech manufacturing center in Middletown, N.Y.

    The demand for President Container Group’s quality products, servicing the food and medical industries, has long been high. Now, 50 new employees are needed to help power operations forward. The company, identified as an essential manufacturer by the federal Department of Homeland Security and the State of New York, operates at full speed, 24 hours a day.

    “Join us, and capitalize on your experience, skills and energy to build a rewarding career,” President Container Group Vice President Larry Grossbard said, noting that workers who lost their jobs due to coronavirus implications are welcome to apply. “President Container has prospered for more than 70 years – and that’s because of our employees and the great workplace they help create. When you join our team, you join our family.”

    These 50 jobs, with both day and night opportunities, offer generous pay and benefits. Jobs range between $17.15 and $22 per hour for production positions and up to $35 per hour for more skilled jobs. An excellent benefits program – including health insurance and a 401(k) retirement plan – begins after 90 days of employment. In addition, employees who excel are eligible for promotions and additional opportunities.

    The manufacturing center is similarly advanced, boasting some of the industry’s most high-end technology in the world. The company is environmentally friendly, prioritizing recycling and other efficiencies that focus on sustainability and preservation of natural resources – all while producing products relied upon by well-known brands and corporations across the nation.

    To ensure a healthy work environment during the coronavirus pandemic, President Container Group has expanded its already extensive, quality cleaning and sanitization procedures that have long been a hallmark of their plants. Its stringent sanitization processes ensure the highest level of cleanliness throughout its 522,000-square-foot manufacturing center. That means employees can rest easy about protecting their safety.

    “We take deep pride in the dynamic technology we have been able to implement over the years; we are absolutely state of the art for our industry and our constant reinvestment helps to assure our future,” said Vice President of Operations Richard Goldberg. “If you’re motivated, hard-working, have that “need for speed,” enjoy learning new technology and ready to join a team focused on success and growth, President Container Group can be a great fit for your career.”

    To learn more about job opportunities and apply, please visit PresidentContainerGroup.com/jobs. Get a look inside the high-tech manufacturing center on Ballard Road in Middletown, N.Y. by watching this video.

    About President Container Group

    President Container Group is a leading manufacturer of corrugated shipping containers and point-of-purchase displays in North America. It specializes in items for the food and beverage, cosmetic, garment and other commercial industries, and produces more than 2.0 billion square feet of corrugated products annually. President Container, which uses sustainable materials, also customizes your packaging by printing multicolored graphics of the highest quality directly onto cartons. The company’s philosophy is to ensure complete customer satisfaction. Visit presidentcontainergroup.com.

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  • Unboxing snacks: ‘It’s like Christmas all over again’

    Variety Fun Assortment Snack E commerce Box A Hit – Packaging manufactured by President Container 

    May 2019 – Aptly-named subscription snack company Variety Fun strives to provide both -variety and fun -with a huge assortment of snacks and brightly decorated boxes, designed to delight consumers.

    From the outset, the company was looking to partner with a leading box supplier for their packaging, but they didn’t have the volume. Six months after starting the business though, they were ready to commit to 100,000 boxes. Packaging supplier, President Container Group helped them develop a roll-end tuck-type (RETT) box that provides the needed strength and delivers a better overall experience for the customer.

    Read full article on Packworld.com

     

  • Students explore the world of corrugated & career opportunities with PCG

    March 2019 – Engineering students at Valley Central High School in Montgomery, New York are discovering  every aspect of the corrugated industry, from design, to manufacturing and operations. Students are exposed to career opportunities through internships, mentorship and field trips to President Container Group’s  Middletown plant through PCG’s partnership with the school.

    Board Converting News recently wrote an article that highlights the success of the program and PCG’s pivotal role in mentoring these young people who may consider working in the Corrugated industry.

    Read Board Converting News

  • SHOP Retail Environments Magazine Highlights P.O.P Display Designed by PCG

    September, 2017 – SHOP Retail Environments Magazine highlights P.O.P. Display designed by President Container for Bed Bath & Beyond. The HotelSpa Luxury & RainSpa Luxury 2-in-1 Shower Combo Floor Display has a removable top cover, full three-side four-color graphics, full litho-label, and semi-gloss finish. It is shipped fully assembled. It’s also available separately as a refill pack.

    View the display in SHOP Retail Environments

     

     

  • PCG Top 50 P.O.P Companies List

    June 19, 2017 – PCG is featured on the list of the Top 50 P.O.P Companies in Creative Magazine, May 2017, Top 50 P.O.P. Companies Issue. “The Top 50 P.O.P. Companies“, is an exclusive report on the top companies in the Point of Purchase Industry in North America.

    The CREATIVE 2017 TOP 50 Digital Edition is now available at CREATIVE 2017 TOP 50 Issue Digital Edition

  • Big Shine Energy Honors PCG For Energy Savings

    February 27, 2017 – Orange & Rockland (O&R) has awarded an energy-efficiency rebate of $89,500 to President Container Group II, LLC, one of the largest corrugated packaging manufacturing plants in North America.

    O&R’s Rebate Brightens President Container’s Future

    February 27, 2017 – Big Shine Energy presented President Container Group with a rebate check in the amount of $89,500 for reducing C02 Emission & a plaque at President Container Production Facility in Middletown, NY.

    Press Release

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