Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted to Present Ohio Business Profile Award to Plastic Suppliers, Inc.
COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 22, 2014 — Plastic Suppliers, Inc. (PSI), a Columbus, Ohio-based manufacturer and distributor of bio- and petrochemical-based films, will welcome Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted today when he is in town to present PSI with an Ohio Business Profile Award. After the presentation, Secretary Husted will tour the Columbus site to learn more about PSI’s Polyflex® brand films.
"We’re excited to welcome Secretary Husted and we are honored that we are receiving the Ohio Business Profile Award on Earth Day," said PSI president and CEO George Thomas. "We know the packaging industry seeks new and innovative materials and products to help them achieve their sustainability goals, and PSI offers a wide range bio-based packaging solutions that support their needs.
Plastic Suppliers manufactures and distributes, in Columbus and Europe, EarthFirst® and Polyflex® brand films used for full-body shrink sleeve labels, tamper-evident bands, flexible and institutional food packaging, and the envelope and folding carton window markets.
"Bio-based manufacturers – like Plastic Suppliers Inc. – are a success here in Ohio because they are drawing upon Ohio’s agricultural and manufacturing expertise," Secretary Husted said. "I commend Plastic Suppliers Inc. on their ability to bring together two key industries in an environmentally responsible way. They’re helping grow our economy, save resources, improve the environment and create jobs."
About Plastic Suppliers, Inc.
Founded in 1949, Plastic Suppliers along with its European subsidiary, Sidaplax Specialty Films, has 65 years of experience in manufacturing and distributing a wide range of solutions. The company manufactures Polyflex® brand films used in the shrink sleeve label, flexible packaging, tamper-evident, thermoforming and windowing markets, and EarthFirst®, an environmentally friendly biopolymer film made of PLA (polylactic acid).
Plastic Suppliers also converts and distributes numerous grades of plastic film such as polypropylene, polyester, polyethylene and synthetic papers insuring that the correct solution is provided to enhance its customers’ specific product needs. The company offers world-class service and is committed to excellence in the extrusion, conversion, and distribution of plastic film and sheet. With four strategically located distribution facilities across the United States and Europe and two manufacturing sites, the company is uniquely positioned as a manufacturer with a distributor’s capability. For additional information about the company, please visit earthfirstfilms.com.
About the Ohio Business Profile Award
Launched in June 2011, the Ohio Business Profile Award raises awareness about companies registered and doing business in the state of Ohio – businesses that are creating interesting products, offering outstanding service, contributing to their local communities and employing Ohioans in the process. Each month, a handful of businesses linked together by a common theme are featured by the Ohio Secretary of State.