New Protocol in Edmonton Facility Improves Safety

Michelle Machen Our Stories, Industrial Solutions, Reconditioning, Safety

The reconditioning facility in Edmonton, Canada has implemented a new protocol to improve the safety of employees and visitors. Prior to the implementation of the new protocol, drivers making deliveries to the facility would enter the facility and walk around un-supervised in areas with heavy forklift traffic. Following an employee reporting the potential hazard, a safety protocol requiring drivers to …

Finding a Balance in the Plastics Market

Michelle Machen Mauser News

The global resin market has faced many structural changes over the past 10 years caused by a variety of factors including customer demands, government regulations, suppliers, and the changing habits and behaviors of the general population. As sustainability has become a key focus in the consumer market, some governments have introduced regulations and policy restricting or even banning plastic made …

67 minutes for Mandela – Mauser Packaging Solutions marks Mandela Day with acts of kindness

Michelle Machen Our Stories, International Packaging

Mauser Packaging Solutions Reconditioning employees in South Africa marked July 18, Mandela Day, by engaging in 67 minutes of work for the betterment of society. While some Reconditioning employees kept the facilities running, others where released to create a production line of a different sort — grilling, assembling and delivering 1,500 hot dogs to the Kwacutshwayo Primary School’s morning break. …

Increasing Logistics Efficiency with Spot Bid Tools

Michelle Machen Mauser News, Industrial Solutions, Large Packaging, Reconditioning, Small Packaging

Mauser Packaging Solutions utilizes spot bid transportation technology to better control our freight costs and to improve customer service from our carriers. Spot bid transportation is a one-time carrier bid issued to a shipper. Spot bids are often used for new/infrequent lanes and when additional capacity is needed at peak times. These bids tend to be the most volatile to …

School 2 Work Program Helps Students Find Jobs

Michelle Machen Our Stories, Small Packaging

On June 10, Marcus Nunn and Devin Morris recent high school graduates signed on to work for the Mauser Packaging Solutions Small Packaging facility in LaGrange, Georgia as part of the School 2 Work program. The School 2 Work program is part of a recent push to help students find jobs in local industries. Mauser Packaging Solutions Plant Manager Adam …

Steel Markets Continue to Pose Challenges

Michelle Machen Mauser News

Steel prices for US manufactures have been volatile over the last couple of years.  Mauser Packaging Solutions purchases a significant amount of steel for both our small and large packaging business units making steel expenditures one of our largest spend categories. Government involvement in the world steel markets has impacted our company.  In 2018, steel prices increased more than 16% …

Garland, Texas Facility Reaches 15 Years Without Lost Time Due to an Incident

Michelle Machen Our Stories, Safety, Small Packaging

On May 19th, the Garland, Texas Small Packaging facility reached 15 years without lost time due to a safety incident. On June 25, employees celebrated with a steak lunch and commemorative tee shirts. Carlos Trevino, Maintainer at Garland, credits the accomplishment to the people and their behavior at the facility. “Most of the team are veterans. They have seen accidents …