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Hebron, KY, April 7,2015 Camouflage your brand or differentiate? The latter of course. But how many innovations does your folding carton supplier bring to help you stand out at the point of sale? Brand owners are facing an innovation crisis at a time when innovation matters most. Consider the situation. The average American supermarket now carries over 50,000 items – five times as many as it did in 1975. (“The Economist”, Dec. 16, 2010) Retail channels are bl ...
HEBRON, KY, February 11, 2015 Innovation has to consider the customer and the consumer first if it is to be relevant and successful.  In their book, Playing to Win, A.G Lafley and Roger Martin say that “innovation must be consumer centered to be meaningful and provide competitive advantage….” We spend as much time as we can time with customers, targets and en ...
HEBRON, Ky. November 12, 2014 Zumbiel Packaging (www.zumbiel.com), an independent paperboard packaging company with a 170-year history in the Cincinnati area, is proud to announce that they have gone more than one million hours without a lost time accident, and over a quarter million hours without any type of injury. They celebrated these milestones with logo shirts, lunch, and prize drawings for the associates who made the achievement happen.   Safety is a priority from the top down—everyone wo ...
HEBRON, Ky. October 7, 2013 Keeping with their ongoing effort to ensure food safety, Zumbiel Packaging (zumbiel.com) achieved an industry certification for Food Safety Systems, specifically FSSC 22000 (Food Safety Systems Certification). A paperboard packaging company based in the Cincinnati area, Zumbiel successfully implemented a number of prerequisite food safety programs to achieve this certification for its facility. Accredited by the Global Food Safety Initiative, FSSC 22000 is an ISO based food saf ...
HEBRON, Ky. September 25, 2013 Tom Zumbiel, Marketing and Sustainability Director for Zumbiel Packaging, will take part in a printer panel at Packprint Summit Americas 2013. According to the Summit’s web site the conference will offer brand owners, designers, printers and converters an educational platform to learn about current trends and technologies from a mix of panels, presentations and case studies. Topics will include brand development and positioning, digital package printing, and making the move from label t ...
Cincinnati, OH: Todd and Emily Bello can really go the distance. This July they both successfully completed the 2013 Badwater Ultramarathon, crossing the finish line hand-in-hand after 135 grueling miles. Zumbiel Packaging (www.zumbiel.com) sponsored the couple in their endeavor to master the “toughest footrace on the planet”. “Emily and I cannot thank Zumbiel enough for their financial and emotional support throughout the race. Working for a compan ...
Hebron, KY: As part of an ongoing commitment to sustainable business practices, Zumbiel Packaging (www.zumbiel.com) joined the EPA’s Green Power Partnership (GPP) in June, 2013. The Cincinnati-area paperboard packaging company has committed to purchase five percent of its electricity from renewable sources in order to reduce the environmental impact of its operations. As part of the Green Power Partnership, Zumbie ...
Z-View is an open carton design that allows consumers to focus on the product instead of the packaging. Features include proper nesting for printing and cutting processes, high-speed gluing capabilities and flat packing for shipping. Benefits to manufacturers also include an efficient use of paperboard and billboard space, and easy to stack, erect and fill. The design offers an open carton on two sides, allowing for visibility to the metallic shine and graphics of the product itself to combin ...
Cincinnati, OH: Zumbiel Packaging (www.zumbiel.com), an independent paperboard packaging company with a 170-year history in the Cincinnati area, is proud to sponsor the 2013 Annual Technical Meeting for the International Packaging Group (IPG). The meeting took place April 28-May 2 at the Westin Hotel in downtown Cincinnati.  IPG is a non-profit industry association representing folding carton producers around the world. Founded in 1963 in ...
The Independent Carton Group (ICG) recently announced that its members have collectively saved more than $1.8 million in electricity costs and reduced greenhouse gas emissions by more than 18.1 million pounds annually by implementing energy-efficient lighting solutions in their manufacturing facilities, warehouses and offices. The association of 17 independently owned and operated folding carton companies worked with Efficient Lighting Consultants (ELC) to create a custom energy-effic ...
CINCINNATI, Oh., April 22, 2013 —Seven preschool players from The Green Hornets soccer team took home pine trees today to plant and to celebrate Earth Day.  The trees were donated by Zumbiel Packaging. Tom Zumbiel, Marketing Director of Zumbiel Packaging, handed out the trees to the players after practice. The two year-old Loblolly Pine seedlings were in planters made from the soft drink boxes that Zumbiel Packaging produces. Mr. Zumbiel demonstrated how to plant a ...
HEBRON, Ky.,December 19, 2012 —Zumbiel Packaging, one of the largest independent paperboard packaging companies in the U.S., has partnered with the state of Kentucky and Gateway Community & Technical College to provide a new training program offering interpersonal and technical development training for all Zumbiel employees. The training is focused on the core job related skills and functions of each position at Zumbiel, from production associates to managers. The program is largely ...
HEBRON, Ky., November 26, 2012 — On 8–9 November, Zumbiel Packaging, a leading independent paperboard packaging company, presented Zumbiel Package University, a two-day paperboard packaging seminar for its clients, allies, employees and marketing partners. The respected event was held at the Cincinnati Airport Marriott in Hebron, Ky. , less than 10 miles from Zumbiel’s 500,000 square-foot paperboard converting facility. The seminar covered the entire paperboard packa ...
CINCINNATI, April 22, 2014 — PRNewswire — Charles Mace, Vice President of Sales for Zumbiel Packaging, handed out the trees to the students after school. The three year-old White Pine seedlings, donated by Zumbiel, were in planters made from the soft drink boxes that Zumbiel Packaging produces. Mr. Mace demonstrated how to plant a tree, a ...