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National Inventors’ Month

May 15, 2019

May is National Inventors’ Month! We highlight new products, inspirations and thoughts on improving innovation in any context. And as Memorial Day closes out the month, please remember to thank a Vet and honor all who’ve served. Hoffer Plastics and BBC Cellpack Team at the Plastics Pouches Trade Show, Vienna, April 2019 Spotlight on Hoffer Plastics…

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National Volunteer Month

Apr 15, 2019

As April transitions us with rain showers and early blossoms, it also inspires us with National Volunteer Month. A shout out and heartfelt “thank you” to all who give back selflessly in service to others. May you continue to inspire us all! Spotlight on Hoffer Plastics: A Company Culture Centered on “Service” At Hoffer Plastics,…

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National Consumer Protection Week

Mar 15, 2019

In comes March – and with it, March Madness, Daylight Savings Time, St. Patrick’s Day and the start of Spring. Within all this excitement humbly lies National Consumer Protection Week. This month, we we focus on the importance of continuous innovation to keep products, and people, safe. Spotlight on Hoffer Plastics: High Speed Lining for Signature Drop-Lok™ Closures…

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National Engineering Week

Feb 15, 2019

This February, we celebrate National Engineering Week and American Heart Month Spotlight on Engineering Innovation: Hoffer Plastics Tether Lok™ Closure The Hoffer Engineering team played a key role in developing and successfully launching an innovative new closure for flexible pouch packaging. Tether Lok™ is a one piece spout and cap fitment, ready to be installed on horizontal…

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Happy New Year!

Jan 15, 2019

With January centered on resolutions and renewal, we focus this month’s issue on the benefits of thinking ahead: proactive capital reinvestment and planning. An ounce of prevention and forward thinking Proactive vs. Reactive Planning and Capital Investment: Mitigates risk for you and your customers. It improves performance quality & consistency, reliability, and helps maintain a sustainable competitive advantage Enables…

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December is Worldwide Food Safety Month

Dec 15, 2018

In the midst of the holidays, with buffets, mail-order food gifts and shared meals abounding, it’s the opportune time to focus on food safety. A Complex, Challenging Issue with Serious Consequences Global sourcing and supply chains have made it extremely tough to consistently ensure food safety, from ingredient composition to production to distribution and handling.…

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It’s All About Gratitude

Nov 15, 2018

For November, the month of Thanksgiving, it’s all about gratitude, with a special Veteran’s Day shout out to all who’ve served. Inspirations from Hoffer Plastics: How a Small Company Leads in Gratitude “Service” is a core company value at Hoffer. It manifests in outstanding customer service, but also in fostering a “servant’s heart” leadership model throughout…

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National Manufacturing Month

Oct 15, 2018

In this October issue, we celebrate National Manufacturing Month! The backbone industry of the U.S. remains strong, growing and ripe with new, exciting career opportunities. Small Manufacturing Businesses Lead the Way The vast majority of manufacturing firms in the United States are very small. I n 2015, 98% of the 251,774 manufacturing firms were considered to be small…

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National Self Improvement Month

Sep 15, 2018

September is Back to School time, and the perfect opportunity to celebrate National Self Improvement Month. An Investment that Pays It’s been long held that an investment in people development yields lifelong benefits, both for the individual and for the company as a whole.  According to the Institute for Talent Development: Companies that offer comprehensive training and…

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