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Business Description

Industry: Packaging & Containers » Packaging & Containers
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MOD-PAC Corporation is incorporated in New York. It is a value-added, on-demand print services firm providing products and services in two categories: Folding cartons and Personalized print. The company was established as a paperboard packaging company in 1881, MOD-PAC was acquired by Astronics Corporation in 1972, and then later spun-off from it on March 14, 2003. MOD-PAC provides Custom Folding Cartons for branded and private label consumer products in the food and food service, healthcare, medical and automotive industries. The Company also offers a line of Stock Packaging primarily to the retail confectionary industry. Its Personalized Print product line is a comprehensive offering for consumer and corporate social occasions. Its custom folding carton customers are generally in the healthcare, confectionary, food and food service, and automotive industries, including private label manufacturers. Through its fully-integrated, automated die design and custom folding carton print production, it could meet the variable needs of its custom packaging customers while providing competitive prices for on-demand products in the required quantities. Its stock packaging line sells a variety of products including a collection of candy boxes and gourmet bags as well as other products such as trays and other complementary items. The Company produces a variety of event-oriented products for both the corporate and consumer markets including invitations, napkins, announcements, bags, boxes and a wide accessory product line for all social occasions such as corporate events, weddings, bar mitzvahs, bat mitzvahs, graduations and anniversaries. It also provides additional value added services that include design assistance, finishing services and digital asset management. The print industry is a highly competitive industry, and MOD-PAC faces a number of competitors within each of the markets it serves which including large integrated paper companies such as Rock-Tenn Company, Caraustar Industries, Inc., Graphic Packaging Holding Company and Mead-Westvaco Corp. The company is subject to various federal, state and local laws relating to the protection of the environment.

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