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Hoffer Plastics Adds Chaplaincy Program

During difficult times of stress, hardship, fear and uncertainty as is the case with the Covid-19 pandemic, people need as much support and guidance as possible. Hoffer Plastics fully embraces this notion, and recently initiated an onsite Chaplaincy program. The Chaplain provides an additional, confidential resource to Hoffer’s employee family as an augment to the…

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The Concept of Circularity

Read about exciting initiatives around the globe as visionary leaders work to move us toward a more circular economy The Concept of Circularity Can you envision a global economic system where products are conceptualized and designed for re-use or re-purposing from the onset? That describes a circular economy. It’s all about reuse, sharing, repair, refurbishment, re-manufacturing…

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It’s National Work and Family Month

In this issue, we highlight the importance of creating healthier, more flexible work environments and share highlights of some innovative approaches. Work/Life Balance: A Top Priority A healthy work/life balance is vitally important to those currently employed and those seeking prospective jobs 53% of employees say a role that allows them to have greater work-life…

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Children Fighting Cancer. What We Can Do To Help

It’s back to school time for many – but not for all.  September is National Childhood Cancer month. We dedicate this month’s issue to all children who inspire us with their brave fight against cancer. Too many, too soon Cancer is the #1 cause of death by disease among children Roughly 16,000 children in the U.S. will…

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It’s National Wellness Month

We’re sharing some interesting new trends and approaches to wellness that we hope will inform and inspire you. Read on! Prescribing Nature What if your doctor prescribed a 30 minute walk outdoors instead of prescribing a drug? It’s happening, and there’s solid science behind it. A study among the world’s longest living people (> 100)…

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It’s Mid Year 2019. Time for a Turnaround?

It’s Mid-Year 2019. Time for a Turnaround? July is the heart of summer, but also marks the onset of the second half of the year. Much like making resolutions in January, the second half is a great time to reassess and get back on track for achieving personal and professional goals. Stay cool, and go for it!…

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National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month! Learn about the devastating impact of workplace injuries and simple steps you can take to improve safety on the job. Welcome, summer, and a shout out to all the grads, dads and father figures this month. The High Cost of an Unsafe Workplace In the U.S., a worker is injured…

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National Inventors’ Month

May is National Inventors’ Month! We highlight new products, inspirations and thoughts on improving innovation in any context. And as Memorial Day closes out the month, please remember to thank a Vet and honor all who’ve served. Hoffer Plastics and BBC Cellpack Team at the Plastics Pouches Trade Show, Vienna, April 2019 Spotlight on Hoffer Plastics…

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National Volunteer Month

As April transitions us with rain showers and early blossoms, it also inspires us with National Volunteer Month. A shout out and heartfelt “thank you” to all who give back selflessly in service to others. May you continue to inspire us all! Spotlight on Hoffer Plastics: A Company Culture Centered on “Service” At Hoffer Plastics,…

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National Consumer Protection Week

In comes March – and with it, March Madness, Daylight Savings Time, St. Patrick’s Day and the start of Spring. Within all this excitement humbly lies National Consumer Protection Week. This month, we we focus on the importance of continuous innovation to keep products, and people, safe. Spotlight on Hoffer Plastics: High Speed Lining for Signature Drop-Lok™ Closures…

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National Engineering Week

This February, we celebrate National Engineering Week and American Heart Month Spotlight on Engineering Innovation: Hoffer Plastics Tether Lok™ Closure The Hoffer Engineering team played a key role in developing and successfully launching an innovative new closure for flexible pouch packaging. Tether Lok™ is a one piece spout and cap fitment, ready to be installed on horizontal…

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Happy New Year!

With January centered on resolutions and renewal, we focus this month’s issue on the benefits of thinking ahead: proactive capital reinvestment and planning. An ounce of prevention and forward thinking Proactive vs. Reactive Planning and Capital Investment: Mitigates risk for you and your customers. It improves performance quality & consistency, reliability, and helps maintain a sustainable competitive advantage Enables…