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WS Packaging Group Earns ISO 9001:2008 Certification for 14 Facilities

WS Packaging Group, Inc. recently earned ISO 9001:2008 certification at 14 labeling and packaging facilities.

The ISO certified facilities are located in Algoma, Neenah, and Oak Creek, Wis.; Dallas, Texas; Fullerton and San Luis Obispo, Calif.; Heath and Mason, Ohio; Peachtree City, Ga.; Phoenix, Ariz.; Portland, Ore.; Wilton, N.H.; and Knoxville, Tenn.

“This registration demonstrates the development and application of a successful Quality Management System, where formalized business processes are applied,” said Pete VanRemortel, QM ISO and audit manager. “We have an ongoing commitment to secure ISO certification for all our operations. Our day-to-day focus is on product quality that is constantly measured, and implementing sustaining corrective action when defects occur.”

“Our Quality Management System is made up of consistent, repeatable processes and presents a common structure we utilize throughout all facilities to push continuous improvement. Because of its industry and international recognition, ISO certification creates a point of differentiation for WS Packaging. It also allows us access to new markets and business opportunities.”

WS Packaging Group, Inc., with more than 45 years of experience, is one of the largest printing and label converting operations in North America. It operates 22 manufacturing facilities and produces high-quality packaging products. Its customers range in size from small businesses to large, high-volume manufacturers and consumer product goods companies doing business locally, nationally, and in marketplaces worldwide. WS Packaging Group is majority owned by J.W. Childs Associates, L.P. (JWC), a private equity firm based in Boston, Mass., investing in middle-market growth companies. Since 1995, JWC has invested in over 40 companies, with a transaction value of more than $12 billion.