In Profile: Derek McMahon

Senior UX Designer.  Limerick is almost 1,100 years old. It’s been a Viking settlement, a medieval walled town and a Georgian city. It’s now Ireland’s third largest. John F. Kennedy’s grandfather, actor Richard Harris and author Frank McCourt were born there. So was...

Letter from the Presidents – January 2018

Four months after the extraordinary circumstances brought on by Hurricane Harvey, resin costs remain above pre-storm levels. Still, there’s reason to be bearish on costs. U.S. energy prices are favorable and polyethylene inventories have been largely restored. We were...

Letter from the Presidents – November 2017

Since its launch in February of 2015, Laddawn 2.0 has informed and enabled our transition from manufacturer of plastic bags, tubing and film to online provider of industrial packaging with an extensive manufacturing arm. For thousands of packaging professionals,...

In Profile: Amelia Silva

Customer Solutions Manager.  “I tell my employees that we’re in the service business”, wrote Southwest Airlines founder Herb Kelleher. “It’s incidental that we fly airplanes.” Amelia Silva knows what Herb’s talking about. Amazingly, this year marks Amelia’s 25th in...

In Profile – Eric Longo

Assistant Vice President of Operations.  Henry David Thoreau called it, “the bared and bended arm of Massachusetts.” He was referring to the sandy and salt air paradise of Massachusetts’ Cape Cod. “The shoulder is at Buzzard’s Bay; the elbow, or crazy-bone, at Cape...