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Barry Shepherd named 2015 Thermoformer of the Year

Posted by | Filed under Announcements | Mar 10, 2015 | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Barry Shepherd named 2015 Thermoformer of the Year

Why not? Often the reply of Barry Shepherd, the founder of Shepherd Thermoforming & Packaging, when asked – could this be done in thermoforming? “Barry has demonstrated great dedication to the thermoforming industry over the years,” said Mark Strachan, SPE Thermoforming Division chairman, in a statement, “As a forward thinker and a visionary, Barry has a desire […]

Safe Quality Food (SQF) Certification Update

Posted by | Filed under Announcements, Manufacturing | Jan 9, 2015 | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Safe Quality Food (SQF) Certification Update

Hand washing stations ✓, seal and secure exterior premises ✓, HACCP plan ✓… January is SQF implementation month at Shepherd. We are finishing up the major capital expenditures required to meet the standard. Machines are getting moved,  floors getting re-coated/sealed, ceiling cleaned, installation of interior separating walls – are just a few of the projects […]

Shepherd is Seeking Sales Agents

Posted by | Filed under Announcements, Community | Mar 31, 2014 | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Shepherd is Seeking Sales Agents

Shepherd is actively seeking aggressive sales agents for representation, primarily in the USA. Agent agreements include a robust commission structure and aggressive marketing campaigns for lead generation. Agents supported with internal Customer Service Reps and fully equipped Engineering department. Please contact Todd Shepherd (905) 459-4545 at extension 222 or todd@shepherd.ca.

Shepherd Presenting at SPE Conference

Posted by | Filed under Announcements, Community | Sep 14, 2012 | Tags: | Comments Off on Shepherd Presenting at SPE Conference

Headquarters Hotel  The Amway Grand Plaza is conveniently located in the heart of the downtown Grand Rapids business and entertainment district.   Phone1-800-253-3590 for reservations.  Request theSPE room rate of $149. Quick Links View the Program Exhibitor Information See Who’s Exhibiting Register Now Hotel Information Visit the Website Conference Contacts: Haydn Forward Conference Chair E:  hforward@smi-mfg.com Ph: […]

Shepherd Presenting at SPE Conference

Posted by | Filed under Announcements, Community | Jul 13, 2012 | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Shepherd Presenting at SPE Conference

Headquarters Hotel   The Amway Grand Plaza is conveniently located in the heart of the downtown Grand Rapids business and entertainment district.   Phone1-800-253-3590 for reservations.  Request theSPE room rate of $149. Quick Links View the Program Exhibitor Information See Who’s Exhibiting Register Now Hotel Information Visit the Website Conference Contacts: Haydn Forward Conference Chair E:  hforward@smi-mfg.com Ph: […]

Paypal now Accepted

Posted by | Filed under Announcements | Apr 23, 2012 | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Paypal now Accepted

It`s important for Shepherd to remain leading edge on every front.  Last year we introduced MasterCard or Visa as a means to receive payment.  In an effort to accommodate customer needs we now accept payment through your PayPal account.  If your interested in finding out more on how to do this contact Debbie at dedwards@shepherd.ca or […]

Supplier Sustainable Materials Meetings

Posted by | Filed under Design, Material | Aug 8, 2011 | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Supplier Sustainable Materials Meetings

Last month kicked off the start of our meetings with suppliers, reviewing what they have to offer for sustainable solutions.  These meetings give suppliers the opportunity to present directly to Shepherd employees’ and sales representatives.  Creating synergy’s with our suppliers opens the lines of communication through to our sales representatives that ultimately creates a customer solution.  By […]

Shepherd Thermoforming – A Multinational Company?

Posted by | Filed under Community, Manufacturing | Jul 21, 2011 | Comments Off on Shepherd Thermoforming – A Multinational Company?

Well not exactly. Shepherd Thermoforming and Packaging in Brampton, Ontario Canada has been a leading designer and manufacturer of plastic packaging and material handling products for many years. With customers throughout North America the company celebrated it’s 25th anniversary last year and is enjoying record sales results thanks to its energetic and dedicated employees who […]

Shepherd Wins Contract Extension from Major Blue Chip Company

Posted by | Filed under Announcements | Jun 29, 2011 | Tags: , | 1 Comment

We recently received confirmation of a two year contract extensions from a well know global blue chip company.  Although we need to keep the name anonymous the real acknowledgement needs to go to the efforts all Shepherds’ staff and contributors like our suppliers to help facilitate the relationship with all our major customers.  Our flexibility to customers needs and efforts ingrained in the […]

Shepherd Receives Employers Choice Award from CPSC

Posted by | Filed under Announcements | Jun 27, 2011 | Tags: | Comments Off on Shepherd Receives Employers Choice Award from CPSC

We are pleased to accept this award from the CPSC (Canadian Plastic Sector Council).  On June 22, 2011 the CPSC held an Employer Of Choice Award Gala.  The purpose of this Gala is to recognize the firms that implement and encourage an environment of learning and growing.  This was awarded to companies that have been certifying […]

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