Colbert Packaging Announces New Corporate Home Office in Kenosha
Company Headquarters relocated from Lake Forest, IL to its manufacturing plant in Kenosha, WI
By: New Leaf Communications
"Over the past few years, investments in new, more efficient equipment paved the way toward consolidating our flagship Lake Forest manufacturing operations into our Elkhart, Indiana and Kenosha, Wisconsin plants," says Colbert Packaging President and COO, John Lackner. "After that, it just made sense for home office operations to relocate. Now, with greater proximity to our Kenosha manufacturing operations, we're more streamlined, plus the Kenosha location has ample room to build out as we grow."
The new home office includes a "Memory Garden" dedicated in memory of past employees. As a family-owned business, the decision to 'relocate' the Lake Forest memory garden was a priority for CEO and founding daughter, Nancy McDougall. "We wouldn't be here today without so many individuals who put their hearts and souls into each day's work," she said. "It's important to recognize and remember their contributions to Colbert's success."
In response to escalating customer demand, equipment acquisitions have increased manufacturing capacity in both locations (Kenosha and Elkhart), along with quality assurance. Colbert recently announced having 100% vision inspection capabilities, enabling defect detection without affecting the production run, an important distinction for pharmaceutical and consumer paperboard packaging customers.
Colbert Packaging Corporation is a family-owned business with extensive R&D capabilities and a solid reputation for excellence. Founded in 1959, Colbert Packaging has grown its repertoire of paperboard packaging solutions into one of the most comprehensive, diverse and inventive portfolios in the industry. Colbert's Kenosha, Wisconsin facility produces offset and flexographic printed folding cartons, pressure-sensitive roll labels and package inserts; the Elkhart, Indiana operation includes folding carton production and paper tray forming. Learn more at www.colbertpkg.com.