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October 4, 2016

The Faces Behind The Service

If you’re a Pak West customer or a prospect with questions, you’ve probably spoken with one of Pak West’s hardworking customer service reps! “The Customer Service Department is the first point of contact for emails and phone calls, and we know how important that first …

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IBIE2016
September 23, 2016

IBIE 2016

Our flexible packaging division Pacific Flexible Solutions (PacFlex) will be exhibiting at this year’s International Baking Industry Exposition in Las Vegas from October 8-11. If you plan on being there, stop by and say “Hi” at Booth #11252.

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August 26, 2016

The Lantech Packaging Tour Rolls into Town!

The Lantech Packaging Tour rolled into Southern California for visits at Pak West customer sites this week. A container carrying a Lantech case erector and a semi-automatic pallet wrapper were ready to demo as the container was backed into the receiving dock bay at the …

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August 19, 2016

Just sit right back and you’ll hear a tale…

Well, there is no tale of a fateful trip nor any rough weather…just a fun day of company camaraderie with Pak West vendors, customers, and employees. Forty or so left at the crack of dawn last week for a day of fishing from Dana Point, …

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August 16, 2016

Tips for Buying A Case Labeler

Last year, Pak West’s Packaging Equipment Specialist Mike Mercado went out with a customer to look at labelers at an equipment manufacturer for the customer’s clamshell processing.  During the visit, the customer happened to see a case labeler and was given a demo.  The customer …

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July 19, 2016

New Bundler Increases Production 50%

Chicken of the Sea, the century old California seafood canning company, decided two years ago that it needed to add a bundling machine that could shrink wrap multiple cans for the particular pack styles required by their various customers. They had been outsourcing the task. …

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June 28, 2016

Loading and Unloading Made Easier

Recently, a video of an airport worker “unloading” boxes for the cargo hold of a plane elicited the amusing response by a Pak West sales rep that he hoped those cartons weren’t for his customer! The worker, as you can see below from a screenshot from …

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June 24, 2016

Annual Pak West Blood Drive

Pak West and PacFlex employees rolled up their sleeves to donate much needed blood to the American Red Cross yesterday.  The Red Cross Mobile Blood Bus was busy all day with employees giving up a pint!  To reward and celebrate, Pak West brought in TK Burgers with …

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June 14, 2016

Keeping Safe at Pak West!

Today is the third annual National Forklift Safety Day, which is sponsored by the Industrial Truck Association. Pak West forklift operators below are William Morales, Operations Assistant, Frank Salucci, Warehouse Supervisor, and Sergio Rojas, Warehouseman. As with all forklift operators, they are certified to operate …

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mudrun2016
June 10, 2016

Pak West Employees Recruited and Deployed

Pak West participated in the annual Marine Corps “World Famous Mud Run” at Camp Pendleton on June 5.  Proceeds from the race benefit Marines and their families with community counseling, new parent support, life skills, readiness and deployment support, child care, and career services. This …

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