Posts Tagged ‘Thermoforming’

Shepherd Scores 95% on SQF Certification

Posted by | Filed under Announcements, Community | Oct 7, 2015 | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Shepherd Scores 95% on SQF Certification

Two years ago we started the journey of getting direct food contact certification by enrolling all of our employees in a 2 month training program.  Followed by over $150,000 in capital investments for the exterior and interior of the building. The efforts of all the staff were well worth it.  With completion of the final […]

Thermoforming 101 Seminar (Tuesday October 23rd)

Posted by | Filed under Announcements, Community, Design, Manufacturing, Material | Sep 13, 2012 | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Thermoforming 101 Seminar (Tuesday October 23rd)

Sign up for the Thermoforming Seminar.   Our next free “Thermoforming 101” seminar date is fast approaching!  We will be meeting Tuesday, October 23rd at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites in the The Vaughan West II conference room for the morning, followed by a Plant Tour at our facility in the afternoon (Shepherd […]

Continuous Improvement Team Increase Efficiency

Posted by | Filed under Announcements, Manufacturing | May 29, 2012 | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Continuous Improvement Team Increase Efficiency

Over the last 3 years we have been battling with material price increases and ways to nullify them.  I recall noting on past price increase letters that we were working on ways to negate the price increase for our customers.  I am proud that our employees have been successful with this over the last couple years […]

Upcoming Seminar late October (Tuesday Oct-23-2012)

Posted by | Filed under Announcements | Sep 14, 2011 | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Upcoming Seminar late October (Tuesday Oct-23-2012)

Sign up for the Thermoforming Seminar.   Our next free “Thermoforming 101” seminar date is fast approaching!  We will be meeting Tuesday, October 23rd at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites in the The Vaughan West II conference room for the morning, followed by a Plant Tour at our facility in the afternoon (Shepherd […]

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 […]

PP (Polypropylene) Tray Packaging

Posted by | Filed under Announcements, Manufacturing, Material | Jul 15, 2011 | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on PP (Polypropylene) Tray Packaging

Over the last week the trend has definitely been towards PP tray packaging similar to the red tray pictured here.  Polypropylene has a high heat deflection temperature that allows it to be used in applications that need to be, for instance, dishwasher safe.   It is quite often used in food contact applications like cookie […]

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