SPBCo is pleased to announce a 940 out of 1000 composite score from its annual audit by AIB International (formerly known as the American Institute of Baking). This represents another strong performance by SPBCo for this comprehensive GMP audit, assuring our customers of continued compliance to the ever changing, and stringent, food contact safety standards for packaging operations.
SPBCo is excited to announce an expansion of nearly 28,000 square feet to our main manufacturing facility located at 716 Clara Avenue on the city’s south side.
SPBCo is pleased to announce a 925 out of 1000 composite score from its annual audit by AIB International (formerly known as the American Institute of Baking). This represents another strong performance by SPBCo for this comprehensive GMP audit, assuring our customers of continued compliance to the ever changing, and stringent, food safety standards for packaging operations.
SPBCo has achieved Full Certification Status in the Walgreens Private Brands print quality assurance program. Working with Walgreens’ contracted auditor, Graphic Measures International (GMI), over the past year, SPBCo has participated in a supplier questionnaire, a print test, and on-site facility auditing. The latter concluded on 6/23/15 and encompassed a comprehensive review of SPBCo pre-press and pressroom equipment, Standard Operating Procedures, related training, and documentation.
On April 15, 2015, Sheboygan Paper Box was presented the APICS (Shoreline Chapter), Company of the Year award in appreciation of SPBCo’s support of their organization during the 2014-2015 program year. APICS is the leading professional association for supply chain and operations management, and a premier provider of research, education and certification programs that elevate supply chain excellence, innovation and resilience. SPBCo takes great pride in our continuing support of APICS. We accepted the award at APICS’s April Professional Meeting.
On February 11, 2014, SPBCo was audited by an independent 3rd party, designated by Walmart, to assess compliance to the very exacting ethical sourcing standards developed by the world’s leading retailer. Encompassing everything from fire safety, to employee documentation and practices, to environmental and facilities procedures – this rigorous social compliance audit of our Sheboygan, WI facility was requested by one of our Food industry customers, but will be applicable to all of our customers with a keen interest in food defense, hygienic product, and comprehensive operational standards. Out of 50+ possible findings, SPBCo received only 3 minor ones – all of which have by now been addressed with corrective actions in place. SPBCo is proud of our continued ability to be a highly compliant provider of packaging solutions for the demanding customers we serve, many of whom sell to Walmart internationally.
SPBCo is extremely proud to announce the recent purchase of a KBA 145 Rapida (57”) printing press. Continuing the Company’s commitment to large format sheet-fed offset converting, this new technology combines the faster make-ready and increased run speed profile of past 40” printing presses with the large format 57” layout, double that of a 40”. With 7 color capability, tower coater and extended delivery, and equipped with all of the latest technology in color control and automation, this new printing press will strongly complement our business mix of both branded and private label packaging for some of America’s leading consumer product companies.
SPBCo is pleased to welcome the latest in folder/gluer technology to our manufacturing capabilities — a Bobst Masterfold 110 folder/gluer. Installed the last week of January 2011, this state-of-the-art folder/gluer, complete with quality assurance scanning systems and automatic case packer, complements our other Bobst 110 folder/gluers ensuring the high quality and responsive service our customers have come to expect from SPBCo.