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EY Video Package Now Viewable Online

Entrepreneur of the Year Award Video Features Chris Miget
August 18, 2015

In honor of EnviroPAK’s President Chris Miget being named as a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award, EY put together a video package that highlights some of the positive things EnviroPAK is doing in the world of sustainable packaging.

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We’re proud of Chris for making it so far in the award process, and the PULPit is excited to share the video with all of you. When someone from our organization makes this big of a splash outside of the packaging world, we know that we’re making a real difference. To view the video package, click HERE.

EnviroPAK’s Brauss Published on Lean Principles

The Article was Inspired by the Successful Lean Initiatives
August 18, 2015

Mike Brauss, Manager of Operations, was recently published in Manufacturing Automation with an informative article discussing Lean practices. The article was inspired by the successful Lean initiatives that Mike has implemented at EnviroPAK throughout the last year. The article discusses the need to eliminate process waste and the steps that an organization must take in order to successfully integrate a Lean culture into their operations.

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Mike Brauss

It begins with conducting an analysis – taking a look at all of a company’s processes and creating a Value Stream Map. Mike goes on to discuss the seven types of waste: Correction, Overproduction, Motion, Material Movement, Waiting, Inventory and Over-processing. Finally, Mike discusses in detail the process of eliminating these wastes once they are uncovered. To read Mike’s full article, click HERE.

EnviroPAK President Named Finalist for E&Y Award

Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Recognizes Chris Miget
June 16, 2016

Congratulations to Chris Miget, President, EnviroPAK who was named a finalist for the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year competition in the Central Midwest. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

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The PULPit asked Bryon Crump, Vice President, for comment, “Knowing Chris as I do, he’s the first to give all the recognition toour entire EnviroPAK team,” said Crump, “This is really a big deal. Everyone in the country knows about this award and he’s already successfully emerged from two stages with some great leaders and great companies among the candidates.”

Chris was one of only eight St. Louis entrepreneurs who will compete in the regional gala to be held on June 25 in Overland Park, Kansas.

EnviroPAK Featured in Inbound Logistics Magazine

Popular Publication Places the Spotlight on Molded Pulp

EnviroPAK, President, Chris Miget was recently published in the January issue of Inbound Logistics! The column entitled, Reimagining Molded Pulp Packaging: It’s Not Just For Eggs Anymore, outlines what EnviroPAK has been sharing with its customers for years, that molded pulp provides an ideal packaging solution in today’s business climate.

We were very excited to find out that such a widely read publication like Inbound Logistics was interested in an article by Chris, and even more excited to know that they wanted the material to focus on the rise of molded pulp as a packaging solution. Read Chris’ full column.