Placon Opens Expanded Indiana Facility

Placon held a grand opening celebration launching production at its newly expanded Elkhart, Ind. facility. The $15 million addition houses manufacturing of custom plastic packaging for the medical device and healthcare industries.

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Thermoforming, BargerGard® protective products, inline flexographic lid printing, die cutting and lift labels are just a few of the operations that are performed at the location. The Elkhart facility is ISO 13485 certified and contains Class 100,000 clean rooms.

“We have built the most knowledgeable sales force in North America and have increased sales year after year in this market,” said Dan Mohs, Chairman and CEO. “We wanted to lean into the growth and this investment will allow us to provide our customers best in class service and quality with twice the capacity.”

“Medical packaging customers demand precise, custom sterile packaging. With the additional manufacturing capacity and our years of medical expertise, we help our customers navigate the complex validation process and get products to market faster,” stated Mike Nielsen, General Manager, Elkhart.

The new addition doubles the thermoforming and cleanroom capacity at the Elkhart, Indiana location. The expansion increases warehousing and office spaces. An innovation center was also created to increased speed to market and enhance project collaboration.

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