Navigation Links
Chesapeake to Expand and Relocate North American Pharmaceutical Packaging Operation
Date:2/11/2008

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chesapeake Corporation (NYSE: CSK), a leading international manufacturer of value-added specialty paperboard packaging and the largest supplier of printed pharmaceutical leaflets in North America, today announced that it is expanding its pharmaceutical packaging operation on Long Island, N.Y., and relocating from its current location in Lake Success to nearby Hicksville.

"Our business has grown substantially since we moved to Lake Success just three years ago, and this move will facilitate further growth," said Robin Henfling, president of Chesapeake's pharmaceutical packaging business in North America. "We're only moving a few miles, but we will double the space available for manufacturing and for the administrative offices that serve all of our U.S. pharmaceutical packaging operations."

Chesapeake's pharmaceutical and healthcare packaging business supplies folding cartons, labels and leaflets to many of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies through its network of 25 dedicated pharmaceutical packaging plants across Europe, the United States and Asia. In addition to the Lake Success manufacturing operation and administrative offices, Chesapeake's North American operations also include plants in Raleigh, N.C., and Lexington, N.C.

"This expansion will substantially increase our capacity for pharmaceutical package leaflets in North America," said Michael Cheetham, Chesapeake's vice president - pharmaceutical and healthcare packaging. "We will be installing a new sheet-fed press and large-format folders in our new location prior to moving our existing Lake Success equipment. That will set the stage for a smooth transition into the new Hicksville plant."

A $175,000 capital grant from the state of New York's Empire State Development Corporation for job creation in Hicksville played a key role in the decision to locate the plant there, according to Henfling.

Chesapeake expects to complete the move from 7 Delaware Drive in Lake Success to 325 Duffy Avenue in Hicksville by the end of March 2008. All 140 current employees are expected to make the move. The new facility will have ISO9001:2000 certification and maintain the same Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's).

Prior to being acquired by Chesapeake Corporation in September 2005, the Lake Success operation traded as Arlington Press.

Chesapeake Corporation protects and promotes the world's great brands as a leading international supplier of value-added specialty paperboard and plastic packaging. Headquartered in Richmond, Va., the company is one of Europe's premier suppliers of folding cartons, leaflets and labels, as well as plastic packaging for niche markets. Chesapeake has 45 locations in Europe, North America, Africa and Asia and employs approximately 5,500 people worldwide.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Chesapeake Corporation
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Longaberger Expands Horizon of Hope Campaign to Build Support for American Cancer Societys Breast Cancer Initiatives
2. Rohm and Haas Expands in India
3. Expanding Prevalent Population Will Drive Dramatic Growth for the Asthma Drug Market in China
4. Concentra Expands Horizon Air Employee Health Program With On-Site Clinic
5. Regional Center of Orange County Expands Family Support Resources to Meet Growing Needs
6. Maimonides Expands Circulation of Physicians Practice Journal to Staten Island Doctors
7. Specialty Blades, Inc. Expands Management Team With New VP Engineering
8. CRH Medical expands Las Vegas operations
9. Assisted Suicide Proponents Seek to Expand With New 1-800 Suicide Consultations
10. FDA Approves Expanded Label for FluMist(R) to Include Children Two to Five Years of Age
11. FDA approves expanded label for FluMist (influenza virus vaccine live, intranasal) to include childr
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/27/2016)... Viejo, California (PRWEB) , ... June 27, 2016 , ... ... are fully customizable inside of Final Cut Pro X," said Christina Austin - CEO ... another unique style. Final Cut Pro X users can now reveal the ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... ... Quality metrics are proliferating in cancer care, and are derived from many ... the beholder, according to experts who offered insights and commentary in the current issue ... the full issue, click here . , For the American Society of Clinical ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2016 , ... ... fertility once they have been diagnosed with endometriosis. These women need a treatment ... also require a comprehensive approach that can help for preservation of fertility and ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... First ... United States, named Dr. Sesan Ogunleye, as the Medical Director of its new Mesquite-Samuell ... facility Medical Director of our new Mesquite location,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Angeles, CA (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... surgery procedures that most people are unfamiliar with. The article goes on to state ... procedures, but also many of these less common operations such as calf and cheek ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/26/2016)... June 26, 2016 Story ... operating models within the health care industry is causing ... efficiency , Deloitte offers a suite of solutions ... issues impacting efficient cost optimization: labor resource analysis, revenue ... services facilitate better outcomes and better economics ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Mass. , June 24, 2016   ... Spaulding Rehabilitation Network,s Dean Center for Tick ... Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, MIT Hacking Medicine, University ... for Innovation, today announced the five finalists of ... for Lyme disease.  More than 100 scientists, clinicians, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 2016 Dehaier Medical Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ... markets and sells medical devices and wearable sleep respiratory ... strategic cooperation agreement with Hongyuan Supply Chain Management Co., ... June 20, 2016, to develop Dehaier,s new Internet medical ... Dehaier will leverage Hongyuan Supply Chain,s sales platform to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: