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Pittsburg’s Kendall Packaging Holds Grand Opening of $10 Million Expansion Project
April 6, 2018
PITTSBURG, Kan. — Kendall Packaging, the company that engineers wrapping for common items such as wet wipes and candy, on Thursday put on a ribbon-cutting for its new 60,000-square-foot addition to its Pittsburg operation in the Northeast Regional Industrial Park.
The Wisconsin-based company was host for a grand opening for the public, offering plant tours and celebrating the completion. The $10 million project more than doubled the size of its former 35,000-square-foot building, provides state-of-the-art machinery and will add 18 jobs…
Kendall Packaging adds 10c MIRAFLEX II AM Press Establishing Two Plants with Identical Platforms
Jan 29, 2018
Kendall Packaging, a provider of high-quality flexible packaging solutions serving a variety of markets inside the food, personal care, and pet food industries, as completed the expansion of its Pittsburg, KS plant with the installation of a 10c MIRAFLEX II AM press.
The new press is just one part of a $10 million dollar expansion, which added 59,000 ft2 and state-of-the-art machinery, also including solvent-free laminating and slitting to the existing facility. With the expansion complete, Kendall now has two plants with identical platforms – one in Pittsburg and the second in Jefferson, WI, giving the company the unique benefit of being its own back-up…
Kendall Packaging Introduces New Logo, Launches Enhanced Website
Jan 15, 2018 Kendall Packaging Corporation, a provider of high-quality flexible packaging solutions serving a variety of markets inside the food, personal care, and pet food industries, has introduced a new company logo and website to signal its dedication to continued progress within the packaging industry. Kendall Packaging’s new logo progressed from its previous look, with the roll of packaging film and the year the company was established being maintained. New colors and type face were used with the stylized letters K and P to present a more contemporary design…
Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce Awards Local Businesses
Jun 02, 2017
Members of the Pittsburg area business community converged on Memorial Auditorium and Convention Center for the Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 Annual Banquet on Thursday, May 25. The sold out event celebrated the progress that has taken place over the past year in the Pittsburg area and recognized numerous businesses and community leaders…
Kendall Packaging Nearly Complete with Kansas Facility Addition
May 26, 2017
Kendall Packaging, recently announced as the “Employer of the Year” by the City of Pittsburg, is progressing as scheduled to complete a $9 million expansion started last fall. Hiring expectations, facility construction and equipment purchases are all on target for a fall 2017 finish…
Kendall Breaks Ground on $10 Million Expansion in Pittsburg, Kansas
Sep 21, 2016
Kendall Packaging, a 30 year corporate resident of the Northeast Regional Industrial Park in Pittsburg, Kansas, achieved an integral milestone today with a groundbreaking ceremony kicking off an expansion that acts as a launching pad for the company’s ability to invest in new technology. The project will also allow the company to continue to deliver on its customer focused strategy which sets it apart from other companies in the flexible packaging industry…
Flexible Packaging Converter Kendall Continues to Grow
Sep 07, 2016
Kendall Packaging, a 30-year corporate citizen of Pittsburg, will be expending up to $10 million on an expansion that will support its current growth plan and contribute significantly to area economic development efforts. Through a partnership with the City of Pittsburg, the flexible packaging converter will be more than doubling its current plant size and adding jobs within the near future…
Flexographic Technical Association Honors Kendall with Recognition for Sustainability Excellence
Apr 15, 2016
Since 2001, the Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) has been recognizing companies for their “outstanding efforts in developing innovative processes, products and management approaches that have had a positive impact on the three pillars of sustainability – people, planet, and profit.” This year the FTA presented Kendall as the winner of the Sustainability Excellence Award. The award was presented to Kendall on March 6, 2016 in Forth Worth, Texas.
Kendall Packaging Achieves Global Food Initiative (GFSI) Certification at Wisconsin Plant
Feb 26, 2015
Kendall Packaging is excited to announce our Jefferson, Wis., manufacturing facility has achieved Food Safety System Certification (FSSC) 22000: 2005 Certification as recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and the only ISO-based system. Our Jefferson facility joins our Kansas facility, which acheived FSSC 22000 in February 2014.
Kendall Receives GMI Print Packaging Supplier Certification for Walgreens
Feb 18, 2015
Kendall Packaging is proud to announce that it has achieved Graphic Measures International (GMI) print packaging supplier certification for Walgreens. GMI is a quality assurance-monitoring firm that validates the process controls and ability to deliver consistent results contracted by Walgreens to manage their private brand packaging print quality assurance program…
Kendall Packaging Celebrates Grand Opening with Governor Scott Walker
May 30, 2014
On May 9th, 2014, Kendall Packaging held a grand opening ceremony unveiling their 56,000 square foot expansion at their Jefferson, WI facility. Governor Scott Walker stopped by to help celebrate the occasion, “This expansion is a testament to Kendall’s commitment to Wisconsin and I’m happy to be here to celebrate as they enter the next phase of growth”…
Kendall’s Kansas Facility Achieves GSFI Certification
Feb 18, 2014
Kendall Packaging is proud to announce our Pittsburg, Kansas manufacturing facility has achieved Food Safety System Certification (FSSC) 22000 : PAS 223 Certification as recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). The FSSC 22000 : PAS 223 standards are equivalent to Level 2 of the SQF code, but seem to be a better fit for the suppliers of flexible packaging.
Kendall Completes Flexible Packaging Facility Expansion
Dec 03, 2013
In the spring of 2013, Kendall Packaging broke ground on a 56,000 square-foot expansion project for the Jefferson, Wis., facility. This addition increases the plant’s production capacity and doubles storage capacity. In early November the construction of the expansion was completed and operations are expected to begin at the end of 2013…
Kendall Breaks Ground on Wisconsin Facility Expansion
Jun 07, 2013
On April 26th, 2013, Kendall Packaging hosted a groundbreaking ceremony celebrating the Jefferson, WI plant expansion. Community members and employees gathered to listen to the likes of KPC President & CEO, Eric Erickson III, State Assemby Member, Steve Nass, the City of Jefferson Mayor, Dale Opperman, and more.
Flexible Packaging Manufacturer to Expand Facility
Apr 19, 2013
Kendall Packaging Corporation will break ground on a 56,000 square foot expansion to it’s Jefferson, Wis. facility April 26, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. The addition will increase the plant’s production capacity and double the storage capacity. Project completion is scheduled for late summer of 2013…
Kendall Facilities Achieves Inspection Rating of Superior
Jan 21, 2013
Kendall Packaging is proud to announce our 2012 AIB Superior Rating at both facilities. This makes it the 9th Superior rating since 2002 between the two facilities. Our Jefferson, WI facility received a Superior rating of 940 on its annual AIB audit, scoring a perfect score of 200 in the Cleaning Practices and Integrated Pest Management categories…
Kendall Packaging Achieves GMP Inspection Rating of Superior
Nov 01, 2011
Kendall Packaging is pleased to announce our 2011 GMP Inspection rating of SUPERIOR at both facilities. We have received this Recognition of High Achievement-Superior award in the past, but with AIB International’s recent revisions to their Consolidated Standards for Inspection, this year’s audit was the toughest yet…
Kendall Packaging Offers Flexible Solutions with Expanded Capabilities
Jun 19, 2011
Executives at Kendall Packaging say that the company’s new 10-color press will help serve existing customers and attract new ones. In the middle of a recession and shaky recovery, family-owned Kendall Packaging has been growing. The 120-person business has launched its third expansion in six years with the purchase of a 10-color Windmoeller & Hoelscher press for $4 million…
Flexible Packaging Solutions Supplier Expands Capabilities
May 27, 2009
Kendall Packaging, a leading provider of flexible packaging solutions, has recently added another 10-Color W&H Primaflex Press. This privately held company has been able to enjoy continued growth and success in the packaging industry with a never ending focus on technology. The W&H Press supports Kendall’s growth initiatives and the ability to continue to meet demanding customer expectations…