Collaboration Leads to Cost Savings and Increased Productivity for Small Packaging Metals Plants

Michelle Machen Mauser News, Small Packaging

The Mauser Packaging Solutions Small Packaging business unit is working with customers to reduce the frequency of production runs for 708 paint cans. As a result of collaboration among sales and operations, this project allows for the needs of our customers to be met while optimizing manpower and equipment uptime. The 708 can is a gallon paint can historically used …

Investing in Maintenance Employees is Investing in our Bottom Line

Michelle Machen Mauser News, Industrial Solutions, Small Packaging

Skilled maintenance personnel are a crucial component to maintaining advanced manufacturing operations. To invest in the development of our maintenance employees and to cultivate a connection to our company, Mauser Packaging Solutions has piloted a Maintenance Skills Training Program in four North American facilities. Implementation of the Mauser Packaging Solutions’ Maintenance Skills Training Pilot Program began with a Ramsay assessment, …

Consumer Packaging that Helps Brands Stand out on the Store Shelf and In Consumers’ Homes

Michelle Machen Our Stories, Small Packaging

There are many factors that play an important role in consumer purchasing decisions. Often, the very first interaction a consumer has with a physical product is through its packaging. According to Ipsos, 72% of consumers say their purchasing decision is influenced by the packaging design. Packaging conveys a brand’s quality, story, and value proposition. Mauser Packaging Solutions’ 1-Piece consumer pack …

When You Know Safety, You Can Realize No Incidents

Michelle Machen Mauser News, Safety, Small Packaging

Indianapolis Small Packaging Facility Reaches 3,650 Days Without a Lost Time Incident On July 11, the Indianapolis Small Packaging facility reached 3,650 days without a lost time incident. To celebrate this milestone achievement and team’s unwavering commitment, a safety celebration was held at the facility on August 3 and 4. Over the last ten years, the facility has risen to the …

Springhill: Heating and Cooling with Geothermal Mine Water

Michelle Machen Our Stories, Small Packaging

Did you know that Mauser Packaging Solution’s Springhill facility in Canada uses geothermal energy; a form of energy obtained from circulating ground water? Did you also know that the Springhill facility was the first industrial site in Canada to demonstrate this economic and technical energy source? The Springhill geothermal project started in 1989 as a collaborative project between the town …

Cedar City Launches In-Mold Labeling for 5 Gallon Round Pails

Michelle Machen Our Stories, Small Packaging

In June, the Cedar City, Utah Small Packaging facility began producing 5-gallon 12” round pails using In-Mold Labeling (IML). The initial run of pails for Kikkoman marks the first time Mauser Packaging Solutions has used IML for 12” commercial 5-gallon pails. IML has long been used in other facilities to generally produce consumer containers but is a new technology for …

2021 Safety Month in Review

Michelle Machen Our Stories, Industrial Solutions, Safety, Small Packaging

The safety of our employees is always the number one priority at Mauser Packaging Solutions but during our annual Safety Month a special emphasis is placed on safety training and recognizing employees for engaging in safe workplace behavior. For Safety Month 2021, facilities in North America introduced the principles of 5S as a proactive method for improving workplace safety through …

Message from Mark Burgess (Audio) – US/Canada Payroll Update

Michelle Machen Mauser News, Industrial Solutions, Leadership Messages, Small Packaging

Listen to Mark Burgess, President and CEO of Mauser Packaging Solutions, as he provides greater insight into the complexity of Mauser Packaging Solutions’ payroll practices in the United States and Canada and outlines the key actions being taken to address and resolve root causes.Audio may not play in Internet Explorer. Please use another browser (i.e. Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge) to …

Production Begins in Newnan, Ga. on Home Depot “Homer” Pail

Michelle Machen Mauser News, Small Packaging

Mauser Packaging Solutions has begun production of the 5-gallon Home Depot “Homer” pail at our Newnan, Ga. Small Packaging facility. The pail is being produced in Newnan due to its proximity to the Home Depot distribution center in McCalla, Alabama. The Homer pail is a consumer utility pail made of HDPE in a custom orange color which includes a UV …

Facilities Host Employee Events to Celebrate Earth Day

Michelle Machen Our Stories, Small Packaging

At Mauser Packaging Solutions, we live out the principles of Earth Day every day in the way we provide sustainable full life cycle packaging solutions, but Earth Day provides an opportunity each year to further engage with our employees and celebrate our commitment to sustainability. Several Small Packaging facilities celebrated Earth Day by hosting employee activities last week. Trenton, New …