Local member facility plant tours will be held during the Annual Meeting. Space is limited and will be secured on a first registered basis. All tours include round-trip transportation.
All prices are USD unless otherwise noted.
ROYAL CONTAINERS & KRUGER PACKAGING
(Mon) September 16, 2019 | 7:45 am – 12:15 pm
Come see our state of the art Obeya room, 1 of only 5 in the world in the packaging industry. The concept of the Obeya room can mostly be found in sophisticated manufacturing facilities like Automotive & Aerospace.
Come see passionate individuals building their own custom solutions to allow them to make boxes faster, better & cheaper.
Come see world class packaging techniques & results that Royal Containers have brought to Ontario.
As an industry leader widely recognized for its exceptional products, Kruger Packaging manufactures 100% recyclable, customized packaging solutions. With a focus on personalized customer service, cost-efficiency and on-time delivery, we take pride in providing innovative packaging products that exceed our customers’ expectations.
With plants located in Brampton, Ontario, and LaSalle, Québec, and a combined manufacturing capacity of 3 billion sq. ft., we can ship on time and on budget to anywhere in North America. Learn More
THE CENTRAL GROUP - CENTRAL INNOVATIONS CENTRE & PACKAGING TECHNOLOGIES (PTI)
(Tue) September 17, 2019 | 1:30 pm – 5:15 pm
Central Group creates, designs, engineers, manages, produces, and distributes all types of retail displays, packaging, merchandisers, fixtures and environments through our own inhouse manufacturing or through our globally sourced approved partners. Supported by the latest in web fulfilled orders, your business can ensure that your programs are executed at the speed of retail with full compliance. If desired let them take the pain of management of your programs away from you by allowing their on-site teams to facilitate the entire process.
For over a quarter-century, Central has invested in the latest materials, manufacturing, process and service innovations to provide you, our clients, with the very best solutions performing at the highest value. Our capabilities reflect our commitment to constantly invest in your business and provide the widest range of capabilities in the marketplace. Learn More
Packaging Technologies (PTI) designs and manufactures high impact graphic corrugated containers and Point-of-Purchase displays. Their strong culture of entrepreneurship and innovation began over 20 years ago when Harvey S. Wolfe acquired Packaging Technologies Inc. to meet the changing needs driven by the evolution of retail. Harvey’s extensive knowledge of the food distribution business gave him the foresight to recognize the dramatic shifts towards corrugated packaging. PTI was built to meet the need for stronger, high graphic, retail ready corrugated boxes that would structurally and graphically meet the branding requirements of a new generation of marketers.
Today, Packaging Technologies serves blue chip CPG customers in the Food & Beverage, Automotive, Direct Mail and Industrial sectors. Thier corrugated boxes provide structural innovation, award winning flexographic pre-print that are found in retail stores across North America.
GERRITY CORRUGATED PAPER PRODUCTS LTD & CASCADES CONTAINERBOARD PACKAGING
(Wed) September 18, 2019 | 11:30 am – 4:00 pm
Gerrity Corrugated Paper Products Ltd. was originally established in 1977 as "Gerrity Sheet Plant Supply Ltd." a place where sheet plants could get small volume runs at quick turnaround delivery times. When this market proved to be too small, Gerrity moved into the carton manufacturing process themselves. The rest, as they say, is history! Continually growing and expanding in both size and product lines, Gerrity has now becomea leader in brown box, POP displays and Just-In-Time/Kanban delivery systems. Learn More
Cascades Containerboard Packaging specializes in sustainable packaging solutions. This division of Cascades is the largest manufacturer of containerboard in Canada and sixth largest in North America. It is also one of the top converters of corrugated products in Canada. It has 26 units operating in Canada and the United States, and employs nearly 4,000 people.
Cascades Containerboard Packaging offers a wide variety of quality products including standard corrugated packaging, colourful retail-ready packaging and displays. Products manufactured by Cascades are made with more than 80% recycled fibres showing that we take sustainable development to heart.
The transportation will make a stop at the Toronto Pearson International Airport on the way back to the Westin for those that have late afternoon or early evening flights.