Recent Promotion and New Hires
Rich Routheaux has recently been promoted to Third Shift Lead of LMI Packaging's Operations team. Rich joined LMI Packaging in 1994 as a die cutter and has since been a flexographic printer and associate shift lead.
Mike Skalitzky joined LMI Packaging's Commercial Development team as Technical Services Engineer. Mike is responsible for providing LMI Packaging customers, suppliers, and sales force with technical support.
Paul Nadolski joined LMI Packaging's Operations team as Second Shift Lead. Paul is responsible for scheduling work assignments, assistance with employee selection, employee performance reviews and administration of work rules.
Matt Heid joined our Operations team as Process Engineer. Matt is responsible for providing internal technical support, reviewing internal process solutions and driving continuous improvement in the Operations function.
Vickie Levin joined LMI Packaging as a Customer Care Representative. As part of LMI Packaging's growing customer service and marketing group she offers a wealth of expertise and experience to help provide the responsive service levels the company is noted for, while facilitating existing customer's orders.
2012 Partner of the Year
Express Employment Professionals, a full-service staffing agency providing employment services and Human Resource solutions, has been named Partner of the Year for 2012 by LMI Packaging Solutions.
The Partner of the Year award is given each year to recognize organizations that contribute and support LMI Packaging’s mission of being “Most Trusted Supplier.” Additional selection criteria include a demonstrated commitment of providing best in class service and a company culture that values community, helping others and volunteerism. Nominees are judged by LMI Packaging’s executive team.
SQF Level 3 Certified
LMI Packaging Solutions has been awarded the Safe Quality Food (SQF) Level 3 Certification. SQF Level 3 is a world recognized Quality and Safety program. LMI Packaging is excited to have received certification covering Die Cut Foil: Food-Grade Packaging Materials.
“Attaining SQF 2000: Level 3 certification was an important goal LMI Packaging Solutions set out to achieve,” said Ron Wesel, President. “Our organization has always maintained the highest standards of safety and quality, and this internationally recognized certification provides our customers with independent confirmation of our reliability.”
LMI Packaging has built its reputation as an innovative, reliable manufacturer of heat seal lidding products. With SQF Level 3 certification, LMI Packaging has the ability to support food and beverage company’s safety initiatives and is well positioned as a strategic and trusted supplier. Level 3 Certification is the most comprehensive food safety and quality assurance level within the SQF code.
Innovation for Dressings and Sauces Production
LMI Packaging Solutions is proud to introduce our new High Performance Daisy Chain plastic lid for dressings and sauces producers. This new plastic daisy chain lid is designed to improve manufacturing efficiencies by increasing production speeds and reducing waste associated with the set-up process when compared to current plastic daisy chain materials.
The High Performance Daisy Chain developed by LMI Packaging utilizes an enhanced PET plastic structure that challenges the performance characteristics of traditional paper laminated lids. In addition to the manufacturing benefits, the High Performance Daisy Chain allows customers to utilize in line metal detection for finished product. Clear and white options are available.
Commitment To Renewable Energy
LMI Packaging Solutions has committed to purchase renewable electricity from We Energies, Energy for Tomorrow® to offset 100% of the electricity used for its business operations and has joined the U.S. EPA’s Green Power Partnership. LMI Packaging Solutions is the first U.S. based heat seal die-cut lidding company to make this commitment.
LMI Packaging is committed to a Triple Bottom Line approach regarding its environmental footprint. Energy savings are a high priority, so the company set goals to achieve sustainable reductions and run our operations on 100 percent renewable energy.