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Sustainability 2022

Sustainability 2022

Electric Forklifts In the last 12 months, we have increased the makeup of electric forklifts from 33% to 46% of our fleet, and we expect continued improvement as forklift leases mature. LED lighting 85 percent of the new space we have added in the last 12 months uses...
Tampa: Gulf Coast Gateway To The US

Tampa: Gulf Coast Gateway To The US

Ports – Six of the nation’s top 30 largest ports are located in Florida and are perfectly positioned to import our customers’ components, especially as our west coast ports deal with capacity constraints and labor issues expected this fall. Consumers – Due...
The Top Q&A on SQF

The Top Q&A on SQF

1. What is our Quality Management System, and how does SQF tie in? 2. Why are we using SQF as our standard for certification? Nothing is more important for the food we eat than quality and safety.  We believe SQF is the benchmark and global standard for food quality,...
The Resilient Entrepreneur

The Resilient Entrepreneur

Resiliency does not happen overnight. It’s the result of smart investments and a can-do mindset. In last month’s newsletter we discussed how we have responded with the first ingredient to maximize resiliency – sizable investments in our capabilities for the benefit of...
Excellent, Again

Excellent, Again

Contract Packaging: Why We Are An SQF Family Today Safety and quality are goals for everyone in the contract packaging industry. That’s definitely true for the Wheelhouse family of companies: South Atlantic, Versatile and ProStar. Compliance with recognized national...
Resiliency, Again

Resiliency, Again

In last month’s newsletter, we talked about the supply chain issues that everyone is facing and how that requires resiliency.  This month, we are focusing on how we have responded with the first ingredient to maximize resiliency – sizable investments in our...
Reading is AIB Certified

Reading is AIB Certified

Our sister company, ProStar Packaging, just successfully underwent a short-notice AIB audit of its Reading, Pennsylvania facility. Its SQF certification is forthcoming. AIB is the international pioneer and leader in food safety auditing and education, certifying best...
Introducing Indianapolis

Introducing Indianapolis

The past few months, we’ve been growing on all fronts—in production space, leadership and staff, and operations. In response to customer requests, our latest expansion is a new enterprise facility in Indianapolis, Indiana. The brand-new, energy-efficient building...