PinnPACK Packaging is a privately owned, vertically integrated, plastic thermoforming company. We specialize in manufacturing Recyclable Food Packaging for the Bakery, Deli, Confectionary, and Food Service Industries using PET and rPET plastic material.
Our sister company is CarbonLITE Recycling, the world's largest bottle-to-bottle recycler and producer of Post-Consumer PET Resin.
1. Take the Post-Consumer rPET Resin (PCR) produced at CarbonLITE
2. Extrude it into sheets rolls
3. Then thermoform those sheets into food packaging!
PinnPACK is a Vertically Integrated company, meaning we:
PET/rPET resin is: 1. Mixed, 2. Dried, 3. Crystallized, 4. Melted, and 5. Extruded PET sheet that is then 6. Rolled into Master Rolls. These large master rolls are then sent to be thermoformed. This in-house process allows for us to have more control in our sheet quality in order to meet our customer demands.
Our line of Extruders also has the ability to take Non-Food Grade Post Consumer Material and turn it into Food-Grade Post Consumer Material, giving us an even larger supply of Recycled PET Material.
The sheet rolls are then 1. Unrolled, 2. Heated, 3. Thermoformed, 4. Trimmed, and then 5. Packed into boxes and shipped all over North America.
Large-format, in-house Thermoforming Equipment, running at rapid cycle times, produce high quality thermoformed plastic containers, tubs, and lids. We also utilize small-format, medium-format, and large-format Thermoformers in-house, which allows us to meet needs of all our customers.
"TO BE THE LEADING FOOD PACKAGING MANUFACTURER IN THE INDUSTRY THROUGH INNOVATION, CUSTOMER SERVICE, AND ENVIRONMENTALLY FOCUSED PRODUCTS AND PRACTICES"
PinnPACK's values, mission, and pillars continue to push us to become the company that we strive to become, while also setting the example for the rest of the industry.
However, progress isn't always easy, and it takes the dedication, hardworking, and perseverance of all members of the team. What leads progress is everyone's willingness to do what must be done to ensure our success. Great customer relationships, impeccable product quality, unwavering employee teamwork, and unquestioning support for each other will ensure that PinnPACK reaches its goals.
We are on the path to help save the world. In our DNA is recycling and with that, we can help push forward a world focused on sustainability, reusing valuable resources, reducing harmful waste, and recycling materials to ensure longevity.
All of our products contain a percentage of recycled PET, in some cases 100%!
Years of plastic packaging, thermoforming, extrusion, and recycling experience team up under one roof!
THE CUSTOMER COMES FIRST! We work very closely will all our customers to ensure their needs are met.
The variety of machines we have allow us to do both short and long runs in order to meet all customer needs.
WORKING IN OXNARD, CALIFORNIA
Oxnard is located along the Coast in Southern California about 60 Miles West of Downtown Los Angeles and 40 Miles South of Santa Barbara. With over 20 miles of scenic, uncrowded coastline, Oxnard is the perfect escape from the typical LA life.
Oxnard was established in 1903, when the Henry T. Oxnard and his 2 brothers constructed a Sugar Beet Factory in the rich Farm Lands of Oxnard. With this new factory came a wave of workers and residence who settled around what is now known today as the "Plaza".
Image 1: "The Plaza" Pagoda located in the heart of Oxnard.
Image 2: The Oxnard Sugar Beet Factory in the 1800s. Courtesy The Autry National Center.
Quickly after the Sugar Beet Factory, other major crop factories and businesses started opening up. By 1907 the first Pubic Library was created in the Plaza, which still stands today as a historical landmark and is the only remaining structure from the original Plaza.
The 1940s brought a new industry to the area - The Military. Port Hueneme and Point Mugu Military Bases opened up during the time, bringing a rise of Electronic, Aerospace, and other Manufacturing Industries.
Today, Oxnard is Ventura County's largest city, with a population of 200,000, and is also California's largest producer of strawberries!
LIVING IN OXNARD
Oxnard has a number amenities, making it a great place to live and work!
Oxnard has 4 elementary school districts and 1 high school district, along with a public two-year community college and 3 Universities.
Healthcare services in Oxnard are great, with a number of state-of-the-art facilities, clinics, and health groups. The St. John's Regional Medical Center is the primary hospital in Oxnard, however residents can also visit St. John's Pleasant Valley Hospital, located near neighboring city Camarillo, as well as Ventura's Non-Profit Community Memorial Hospital.
Image 3: St. John's Regional Medical Center
Oxnard has a number of transportation options. The city surrounds 2 major highways making travel in and out of Oxnard very easy. There is also a commercial service airport located about a mile west of the Business District. Being a coastal city, Oxnard is also the home to the only deep water harbor between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Rail Service and Mass Public Transportation are prevalent in the city. The Oxnard Transportation Center offers Rail connects to other cities through Metrolink and Amtrak, while Gold Coast Transit and Ventura Intercity Service Transit Authority (VISTA) provide public transportation within Oxnard and to surrounding cities.
Image 4: St. Oxnard Transit Center with Amtrak Surfliner pulling into the station. There is also a Local Bus and Regional Bus pictured.
There are number of Concert Venues, Bars, and Museums in Oxnard, which showcase local vibes and culture. There are also many different outdoor festivals, art shows, live events, and farmer's markets that occur year round!
However, what make Oxnard truly unique is the beautiful environment that surrounds the area. There are a dozens of hiking and biking trails as well as miles of empty beaches.
Only 11 miles off the coast is Channel Islands National Park, which is made up of 8 different islands. The Channel Islands are home to a range of plants and animals, all unique to the California Area. A quick ferry ride away, makes these islands the perfect weekend getaway!
Image 5: Anacapa Island in The Channel Islands