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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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June 8, 2016

New Vendor Partner Expands Pak West Offerings

Pak West has partnered with vendor ActionPac Scales & Automation out of Oxnard, California.  ActionPac specializes in dry ingredient weighers and fillers. John Dishion, ActionPac’s president, visited Pak West’s office this week to introduce his company and its core competencies to the sales and technical …

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April 25, 2016

Pak West Participates in Annual Lions Club Golf Tourney

Though no Green Jacket or Claret Jug was given out, the Pak West/Pacific Flexible contingency of golfers and vendors had a fun-filled (and sometimes frustrating) day of golf and camaraderie as well as helping to raise funds for the Orange Lions Club at their annual golf …

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UPR
April 19, 2016

The Bit At The Bottom

It’s said that as a nation, Americans generate more consumer waste than any other country in the world.  We’re told to reduce, reuse, and recycle to make a greener and more sustainable planet. Consumer waste not only contributes to our landfills but uses valuable resources …

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corrugated
March 15, 2016

Testing Proves Corrugation Process Destroys Bacteria

Last year, the blog post “Study Shows Cleanliness of Corrugated Containers” reported that corrugated containers provided for food packaging meet acceptable sanitation criteria at the point of use.  The single use approach of the corrugated containers and the recycling process reduced bacterial loading.  The study …

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March 9, 2016

Pak West Sales Staff Gets Educated

This week, Pak West held a technical training session for its sales team at the Pak West Tech Center and at Pacific Conveyor Systems.  The Tech Center is the home of Pak West's technical services department, which is responsible for all the maintenance and refurbishing ...
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Pacific Conveyor Systems
February 23, 2016

Get the Most Out of Your Turnkey Solutions Provider

In last month’s blog post (January 12), we highlighted the reasons to use a single-source packaging supplier mentioning that Pak West is one and offers help with primary packaging, secondary packaging, packaging equipment and production line systems as well as warehousing, inventory, and logistics. Today, …

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January 12, 2016

10 Reasons to Use a Single Source Supplier

Researching and finding the right supplier can often be a costly and time-consuming task.  Single source suppliers (SSS) like Pak West can offer numerous benefits at every step of the packaging process with primary packaging, secondary packaging, packaging equipment and servicing, packaging line systems, and …

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corrugated
January 4, 2016

The Versatility of Corrugated Cardboard

Pacific Western Container, Pak West’s corrugated division, designed and made this festive, corrugated, 3D Christmas tree last month to rave reviews. But look at what Lexus designed and made.  A drivable, corrugated Lexus IS car!!!     Now, that’s some designing and engineering! Read about …

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