Top Take-Aways From The 2014 PMMI Executive Leadership Conference

After the PMMI Executive Leadership Conference last week, I drove to San Diego along Route 74. For those of you who aren’t familiar with it, Route 74 is a two-lane “highway” that was built in 1934. It has no guard rails, even though there are incredible switch-backs as the road winds into the mountains to an elevation of 7,800 feet. At one point, I stopped Read More →


Why I’m Attending The PMMI Executive Leadership Conference

This week I’m in California at the 2014 Executive Leadership Conference (ELC), an annual event hosted by PMMI, the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. I look forward to the PMMI ELC every year because the agenda is jam-packed with speakers and events, and it’s a great way for me hear what’s new in each of my two areas of interest –the packaging industry and Read More →

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Why SencorpWhite Supports Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod

We’re about to turn the calendar to April, which has been designated “Community Spirit Month,” and that makes today the perfect time for me to mention one of my favorite community-minded charities, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod and the Islands. I’m proud to say that since 2008, SencorpWhite has been a major sponsor of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod and the Read More →

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Three Reasons To Buy Spare Parts (Only) From OEM Suppliers

It never fails. You’ve got a huge contract to fill. Your teams are prepped, and they’re stepping up beautifully to do the job. Machines are humming. And, then . . . silence. Something’s gone wrong and production has ground to a halt. After the prerequisite gnashing of teeth, a diagnosis reveals the only solution: You need a replacement part that’s not in your spare parts Read More →

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The International Launch Of EffiMat At LogiMAT 2014

Stuttgart in February? Don’t rush to judgment. As you can see from this photo of the Kunigstrasse, the weather this week was beautiful –sunny skies and temperatures in the 50s (°F) . . . a welcome change from winter back in Massachusetts. Our team just returned from LogiMAT 2014, which we attended in support of the international launch of the EffiMat®, a co-branded, joint offering Read More →

Innovation In Manufacturing – Is Anything Truly New?

On the way home from MD&M West in Anaheim last week, I found myself wondering about innovation in the manufacturing sector. It’s a complex topic, and to be honest, I’m not quite sure where I stand. On the one hand, thinking about innovation in manufacturing leaves me feeling somewhat frustrated. Can anyone remember the last time we saw truly “groundbreaking” manufacturing technology enter the market? Read More →

Sochi? No, Hyannis! SencorpWhite Achieves New Record With Its 500th White Carousel

For the next few weeks, we’ll all be following stories about the world’s best athletes as they compete in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Team USA includes 230 members, making it the largest athlete delegation for any nation in Winter Olympics history, and undoubtedly, we’ll be reading plenty of headlines about new world records and other phenomenal accomplishments of athletic strength, speed and skill. Meanwhile, Read More →

“Side Business” To Booming Business: SencorpWhite Helps Lacerta Group Expand Into New Markets For Thermoformed Packaging

The thermoforming industry has undergone nothing short of a revolution over the past ten years. And to illustrate my point, let me introduce you to one of our customers, Lacerta Group, a turnkey thermoforming provider for custom and stock tray, blister, clamshell and container packaging. Lacerta Group started thermoforming in 1996.  Recently, when I spoke with Mustafa Lotfi, the owner of Lacerta Group, he told Read More →

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SencorpWhite Sales Team Restructures And Expands To Better Serve Markets Needing RFID Technology And Software

Last year, when SencorpWhite’s product lines started taking off in new directions and we began broadening our reach into new markets, it became clear that certain aspects of the company’s internal structure needed to change and grow, too. Before I dive into the details, let me give you a little background, so we’re all on the same page . . . As you may recall Read More →

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More About Our Custom-Designed, Space-Saving Automatic Sealing Systems

Last week I discussed an innovative packaging line we custom-designed for one of the world’s largest, multinational consumer goods companies. Today, I’d like to expand on the topic of our custom-designed machines and tell you about another recent case where SencorpWhite was able to build a unique solution that provides controlled-environment curing with a minimal footprint. Here’s the challenge we were facing a few months Read More →

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