Board Converting News, December 7, 2020

Opus Packaging (CONT’D FROM PAGE 24)

primarily from Corr-Choice, formerly Michigan Packaging Company, of which Stoner was president. More Growth So how do these two corrugated industry veterans manage five sheet plants, dozens of pieces of equipment and approximately 350 employees across four states? “We have very good people in all of our plants that keep this going,” says Manor. “We keep in touch throughout the

time we look at a machine, there is already a new version of it coming out. There seems to be a lot of capacity in the marketplace to run digital, so it makes sense to contin- ue farming it out for now. We see digital as something we want to be in one day but we’re waiting for the market to stabilize a bit.”

Sticking to its time-tested and proven sheet plant mod- el, Opus Packaging does not have a corrugator in any of its five locations, nor is it a member of a sheet feeder con- sortium. The company gets its sheets on the open market, Opus Packaging installed a Baysek flat bed die cutter with in- line flexo print station in its New Bremen, Ohio, plant.

month and have formal meetings – now on Zoom – every couple of weeks to go over financials and results. We’ve got a great team – our COO, CFO, Human Resources Di- Opus Packaging installed a Bahmuller jumbo gluer for its Grand Rapids facility in Caledonia, Michigan.


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