Flexonator Energizes New-Tech

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IMG_8707New-Tech is excited by the long anticipated arrival of our new $1+ million dollar Flexo Folder Gluer.

With speeds approaching 300 boxes per minute, the machine prints in two colors and has a separate die cutter section giving immense capability of the styles of boxes it can produce.

New Addition to the New-Tech Family

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Sales CoreyNew Tech is pleased to announce the addition of Corey Oselies to the New-Tech family. He comes to us after 8 years in the commercial furniture business, serving the most prestigious Memphis businesses. He focused on creating dynamic work environments through creative design and collaboration with customers.

At New-Tech, Corey will use creative ways to improve his customers’ packaging and reduce their costs. His background in design and focus on creating positive customer experiences is a major asset to the New-Tech Team. With an emphasis on packaging solutions, Corey is sure to bring value and innovation to our customers.

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Project

| Posted in Blog, Company News, Quality Assurance

C-Spray SPF50 TwinPk - for webThe Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification project for New Tech Quality Systems Manager Brandon Beal and Quality Assurance Engineer Carlton Radford is a redesign of a production line used to assemble and package Coppertone Twinpacks. The packaging line is laid out more efficiently and follows Lean Manufacturing processes to reduce waste and improve efficiency. While still evaluating the realized improvement Brandon and Carlton remain confident that the project will result in savings for New-Tech and certification from MSQPC who has trained and is certifying them.


New-Tech Packaging Joins Healthcare Packaging Consortium

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New-Tech Packaging is proud to announce our membership in the Healthcare Packaging Consortium at Christian Brothers University!

The consortium, consisting of members from various segments of the packaging industry, seeks to advance the knowledge related to healthcare packaging through education and research.

Members join the consortium by invitation only, and we are honored to be part of this outstanding group!

J.C. Heotis Receives High Honor, “Spirit of Kindness” Award

| Posted in Blog, Company News, Honors and Awards

The employees of New-Tech were quite surprised when a routine morning meeting concluded with a high honor awarded to our President, J.C. Heotis, and the employees at New-Tech!

Ed Horrell, The Kindness Revolution, presents Spirit of Kindness Award to J.C. Heotis, IIJust as the meeting came to a close, Ed Horrell of  The Kindness Revolution presented J.C. Heotis with the “Spirit of Kindness” award, the first of its kind to be presented in the Memphis area. This award recognizes values of dignity, respect, courtesy and kindness within the company. New-Tech was also presented with the” Kind Company of the Month” award.

The Kindness Revolution is a non-profit organization, present in 100 U.S. cities, with the mission of raising the awareness of values, such as kindness, in leadership, customer service, schools, and communities.

“We promote organizations who really get it when it comes to leadership and service,” Mr. Horrell stated.

We are proud of our President and employees for leading the way with such high values, setting a standard for which we will continue to strive!

New-Tech Highlights…

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This post is the first in a series highlighting different areas of expertise here at New-Tech. We hope this serves as a valuable learning opportunity, as we offer links to view our newly re-designed website, helping you navigate our company while learning more about what matters to you and your company!

Memphis SkylineA prime advantage of doing business with New-Tech is our location in Memphis, Tenn., “America’s Distribution Center,” where distribution costs are lower and shippers have the advantage of later pickup times because of the city’s central location in the U.S. and the presence of FedEx and UPS.

Additionally, New-Tech’s membership in the Packaging Distributors of America (PDA) provides a broad network of facilities across the U.S., allowing us to have a national, as well as local, presence.

As you use the above links to navigate our website, click here to contact us with any other inquiries or ideas about your next packaging project!

Memphis Business Journal features New-Tech!

| Posted in Blog, Business News, Company News, Cost Strategies

New-Tech Packaging was recently featured in the June 7 edition of the Memphis Business Journal!

Among the highlights are New-Tech’s work with an economic gardening grant from the Economic Development Growth Engine (EDGE) and the Mayor’s Innovation Delivery Team, allowing us to receive consulting on a number of topics, giving us strategies for intentional growth. The article also highlights our main offerings, contract packaging, distribution and manufacturing, and how within those we use 12 strategic cost drivers to help our customers save money.

Click here to read the full article!

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Pregis Acquires Surface Guard

| Posted in Blog, Business News

Pregis, a leading supplier of protective packaging materials and systems, recently announced its acquisition of Surface Guard.

The newly combined and expanded portfolio will mean more products and solutions for Pregis’ target markets. As Pregis and Surface Guard have partnered on projects for many years, this acquisition enhances an already beneficial relationship.

Read the full press release from Pregis by clicking here!

Recent Project: Sealing Technique is Environmentally Friendly

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Blister Packaging, Suncare product, Contract Packaging

If you visit your local Costco, you’ll see an exciting new item with packaging produced by New-Tech!

This Coppertone sunscreen product includes two Coppertone Continuous Spray bottles, one lotion and one stick. Not only is it an exceptional value, but this package also utilizes a new technique that does not require energy to seal it, making it more environmentally friendly.

Look for it on your local Costco shelves!

Commercial Appeal Highlights New-Tech and Economic Gardening

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The Commercial Appeal recently spent time with Mike Mathias, V.P. of Business Development at New-Tech, learning about our participation with the Economic Gardening program. Click here to read the full article!

And in case you missed it, in the Fall of 2012, New-Tech’s growth and presence in the Binghampton community was covered by the Commercial Appeal. (You can read that article here.)