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Inside A Successful First Project

Our South Atlantic team just finished the first project in our new Dallas facility. So, how was it? On time. Excellent quality. On budget. For customers and potential customers who are wondering when they can start using our services in Dallas, the answer is: right...

Supporting Employees. Supporting the Community.

“We are thrilled to sponsor Kaleideum during this month and support guest engagement and programs at the museum such as Spanish Storytime, as well as outreach in the community such as Kaleideum’s booth at the Hispanic League’s Fiesta. South Atlantic Packaging employs...

Thank you, Business North Carolina

Thank you, Business North Carolina for once again naming South Atlantic Packaging as one of the state’s leading middle market companies. 2022 marks the third straight year South Atlantic has received this statewide honor, which recognizes enterprising spirit,...

Learn About The Embedded Advantage

Being an embedded location means our teams come to your facility and package goods in your location. Just recently, we added our seventh embedded location. A special thank you to that team for getting up in running in Ohio within 30 days and reaching and exceeding our...

Our Own League

Just within our organization, we have a 12-team “league,” in place. Our HR head, Ryan Skrack, is putting together a fun competition that lets our folks root for their home teams and enjoy some friendly rivalry this football season. But before we “kick things off,”...

Dallas Details

Our Dallas facility features 30-foot clear ceiling height, 18 dock doors, and very easy access to 1-635 and the local freeway networks. We are now ready to serve current and future customers in the Southwest with the same quality and agility we provide in Florida,...

Helping Neighbors

To help ensure families can avoid infections from unsafe water sources, Sawyer is partnering with other interested individuals and community-focused entities to provide their one-of-a-kind strategy for making drinking water free of bacteria and parasites. The Sawyer...

Recall Ready?

Proposed changes to Rule 204 (d) of the Food Safety Modernization Act would impact those who manufacture, process, pack or hold foods that the agency has designated for inclusion on the Food Traceability List. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s rule changes...

Vacation Essentials. Essential Vacations.

As this recent Supply Chain Brain story points out, burnout has a real business cost: Supply Chain Managers Are Quitting in Unprecedented Numbers | 2022-05-24 |  That’s one reason the Wheelhouse family of companies really pushes all of our team members from across our...

Agility. Resiliency. Capacity.

The work challenged our agility: to get the job done required us to get 300 team members in a new facility working at full capacity within a week. We did it, thanks to the dedication of team members who worked in shifts 24/7, so that thousands of American families...

Expanding to Dallas

Our Dallas facility will feature 30-foot clear ceiling height, 18 dock doors, and very easy access to 1-635 and the local freeway networks. We will be open soon and ready to serve current and future customers in the Southwest with the same quality and agility we...

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

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 to an...

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...

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

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

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...