2019 Commercial Partners

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Commercial Partners 2019


Suzano is a global company that produces bio-based renewable materials from eucalyptus plantations. It was born from the merger of Suzano Papel e Celulose with Fibria and is committed to becoming a global benchmark in the sustainable use of natural resources. The world's leading producer of eucalyptus pulp and one of Latin America’s largest paper producers, Suzano exports to more than 80 countries and is present in the lives of over 2 billion people.  It has more than 35,000 direct and indirect employees and invests in innovative solutions based on its renewable base, which drive the replacement of fossil-based raw materials.


Equity Packaging Inc

Equity Packaging, Inc. (Equity) is a Global Package Development and Engineering Company that specializes in the outsourcing of packaging functions.  Founded in 1991, the company is headquartered in Pluckemin, New Jersey, USA, and has branch offices in Mumbai, India, Shanghai, China, and Mexico City, Mexico.  Equity Packaging supports the package development and engineering functions of Global Food, Pharmaceutical / Medical Device, Consumer Products, and Industrial Companies, which operate in North America, South America, Asia, and Europe.

The strength of our company is the diverse, dedicated team of 100+ packaging professionals. All of our engineers have a BS/MS (or equivalent degree) in Packaging or a related field; a diverse background with anywhere from 1 to 25+ years of experience; and the desire to serve multiple client companies, in multiple industries.  We are a TEAM, here to support the packaging needs of our customers.  As part of the team, each engineer is able to rely on the experience and knowledge of all other employees of our company, which is one of the many powerful advantages that our company can bring to our employees and our clients!

Whether your need is to develop a new packaging system (primary, secondary, tertiary, unit loads), integrate, or qualify a packaging line, qualify a mold, or engage in a productivity improvement project, or other related packaging functions, we can tailor a solution to match your needs.


Victory Packaging

Based in Houston, TX, Victory Packaging has more than 65 warehouses and distribution facilities in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Nationwide, Victory Packaging is the only national distributor company specialized in solving packaging complexities and optimizing total cost associated with packaging for its clients on a national scale, as well as to oversee local packaging and distribution for regional clients. Our ability to deliver innovative services and enhanced packaging processes with a total cost management to customers makes us an industry leader. 


Illig LP

ILLIG is a global leader in plastics and packaging technology. With over 20,000 systems in operation worldwide, the company has decades of experience in a wide variety of packaging end markets, including CPG, foodservice, medical, and transport.

The company recently launched a new consulting service, “Pactivity”, which provides a 360-degree approach to package development. Working closely and confidentially with customers, ILLIG can take your idea and convert it into a complete production system.

Headquartered in Heilbronn, Germany, ILLIG has an extensive service network around the globe. ILLIG LP is the US-based subsidiary, covering the US and Canada.


Flower City Group

Flower City Group is your one-stop source for design, photography, pre-press, digital, offset and flexo printing. We specialize in labels, folding cartons, sleeves, signage and displays, as well as inventory management, kit packing, and distribution services. We provide dedicated service platforms for market segments such as graphic production and private label packaging, and our Panther Solutions division provides a Tier 1 MBE qualified spend. Contact us to see how you can enjoy a total-solution focused experience! 


Howell Packaging

Founded in 1883, Howell Packaging is a woman-owned, horizontally integrated packaging firm with three manufacturing locations.  We design and manufacture Folding Cartons, Rigid Boxes, Thermoform Plastics and offer a variety of contract packaging/kitting and distribution services.  We offer unique solutions for countless packaging challenges, including SIOC and other e-Commerce demands.