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    APC leadership in flexible packaging

    Thanks to our incredible team of industry experts, we’ve been repeatedly recognized on the national level for the quality of our work, our commitment to sustainability and for creating a great place to work. We’re proud of our industry and honored to be a member of its most important organizations.

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    Associations

    APC contributes data to CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project), a global disclosure system that enables companies, cities, states and regions to measure and manage their environmental impacts. CDP is recognized as the most comprehensive collection of self-reported environmental data in the world.

    One of the leading trade associations for converters of flexible packaging and suppliers to the industry.

    Dedicated to creating networking and educational opportunities that help packaging professionals succeed.

    Along with local affiliated associations, PIA delivers services and products that enhance the knowledge, growth and profitability of members through advocacy, research, education and networking.

    A nonprofit membership organization dedicated to driving improvements in ethical and responsible business practices in global supply chains, and one of the largest collaborative platforms for sharing ethical supply chain data.

    An industry working group dedicated to a more robust environmental vision for packaging. Through an informed and science-based approach and supply chain collaborations, SPC promotes packaging systems that encourage economic prosperity and a sustainable flow of materials.

    A nonprofit, volunteer-led association built around a community of thousands of member engineers, managers, scientists, academics, suppliers and others from around the world.

    This EPA initiative encourages organizations and businesses to achieve sustainability in their practices and reduce select industrial wastes. WasteWise is part of the EPA’s sustainable materials management efforts, which promote more productive use and reuse of materials over their entire life cycles.

    • FFTA (Flexographic Technical Association)
    • FPA (Flexible Packaging Association)
    • GAA (Gravure Association of the Americas)
    • IOPP (Institute of Packaging Professionals)
    • NCA (National Confectioners Association)
    • PIA (Printing Industries of America)
    • PMA (Produce Marketing Association)
    • SCAA (Specialty Coffee Association of America)
    • AFFI (American Frozen Food Institute)
    • SNAC (Snack Food Association)
    • WPA (World Pet Association)
    • BFSIOA (BFS International Operators Association)
    • DCAT (Drug, Chemical & Associated Technologies
    • The Poultry Federation
    • United Fresh Produce Association
    • The Food Institute
    • CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project)
    • CEFLEX (Circular Economy for Flexible Packaging)
    • SPC- How2Recycle®
    • TAPPI-Technical Association for the Pulp, Paper, and Converting Industry
    • HCPC (Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council)
    • SEDEX (Supplier Ethical Data Exchange)
    • SPC (Sustainable Packaging Coalition)


    Awards

    • Corporate: Best of the Best Workplace Award (11 years) with Safety Shield Designation
    • New York Center of Excellence: Rochester Top 100 (13 years)
    • New York and Iowa Centers of Excellence: OSHA VPP Star Worksites (since 2003)
    • Chili Center of Excellence: 2020 The Joseph Entress Memorial Economic Development Award
    • Wisconsin Center of Excellence: 2014 Gravure Management Excellence Award for Process Efficiencies
    • Wisconsin Center for Excellence: 2013 Gravure Management Excellence Awards (2 awards), Company of the Year Award (Gravure Packaging) and Employee Development Award
    • 2014: Heraeus Kulzer Dental—Certified Supplier Award
    • 2014: Label Makers—Partner of the Year
    • All APC Centers of Excellence: ISO 14001:2015
    • Corporate: 2017 Avery Dennison/Eco Vadis—Silver Award for CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility)
    • Corporate: 2016 Sonoco Products—Supplier Sustainability Award (3rd year)
    • Corporate: 2015 GSK Holistic Approach Special Recognition
    • Iowa Center of Excellence: IA/IL Safety Council—Hazard Control Award
    • Iowa Center of Excellence: 2015 Sonoco Recycling—Gold Star Award
    • Iowa Center of Excellence: 2015 IA/IL Safety Council—Hazard Control
    • Iowa Center of Excellence: 2014 Governor's Environmental Excellence Award
    • Iowa Center of Excellence: 2014 President's Choice
    • Mars/Wrigley—Design Award Orbit Reclose Adhesive (2015)
    • 2020 National Gold Ink Award: Milky Way Fun Size Big Bag, Toll House Pumpkin Spice Truffles and Cargill Truvia Naturally Sweet sponsored by PrintMedia and Printing Impressions
    • 2019 Premier Awards: Hershey’s Reese’s Miniature Cups, sponsored by the Printing Industries of America
    • 2019 Golden Cylinder Award: Hershey’s Mounds Miniatures Dark Chocolate and Coconut, sponsored by Gravure Association of America
    • 2019 Excellence Awards: Hershey’s Special Dark Nuggets, sponsored by packagePRINTING
    • 2018 National Gold Ink Awards: Quaker Oats Old Fashioned Grits and POPTime Jalapeno Chip Snacks, sponsored by the PrintMedia and Printing Impressions
    • 2018 Premier Awards: Quaker Oats—Quick One Minute, sponsored by Printing Industries of America
    • 2018 Excellence Awards: Quaker Oats Old Fashioned Oats, sponsored by packagePRINTING
    • 2018 Golden Cylinder Award: American Packaging Gravure G7 Qualification, sponsored by Gravure Association of America
    • 2017 FPA Awards: Tyson Nudges Grillers Dog Treats and Banquet Dino-Shaped Chicken Nuggets, sponsored by the Flexible Packaging Association
    • 2017 National Gold Ink Awards: Velvet Hammer Coffee—Dark Roasted Blend, John Soules Grilled Chicken Breast Strips, Coach’s Oats and P.F. Chang’s Korean Style BBQ Chicken, sponsored by the PrintMedia and Printing Impressions
    • 2017 Premier Awards: Lindt Lindor Assorted Chocolate and Lindt Lindor Milk Chocolate, sponsored by Printing Industries of America
    • 2017 Excellence Awards: TCHO Bites—Toffee and Sea Salt, and TCHO Bites Almond and Sea Salt, sponsored by packagePRINTING
    • 2016 Golden Cylinder Award: Ghirardelli Melting Wafers, sponsored by Gravure Association of America
    • 2016 Premier Awards: Quaker Real Medleys Supergrains Cinnamon Apple Walnut, sponsored by Printing Industries of America
    • 2016 National Gold Ink Award: Nestle Aero Milk Chocolate Truffle and Tyson Nudges Steak Grillers Dog Treats, sponsored by PrintMedia and Printing Impressions
    • 2016 Excellence Awards: Bare Naturally Baked Crunchy Cinnamon Apple Chips, sponsored by packagePRINTING
    • 2016 FPA Awards: Paramount Coffee Tis the Season Gingerbread Ground and Bare Foods Natural Great Granny Crunchy Apple Chips, sponsored by the Flexible Packaging Association
    • 2015 National Gold Ink Award: Snack Factory Buffalo Wings Party-Size Pretzel Crisps, sponsored by by PrintMedia and Printing Impressions
    • 2015 Premier Awards: Snack Factory Buffalo Wings Party-Size Pretzel Crisps, sponsored by Printing Industries of America
    • 2015 FPA Awards: Ghirardelli Milk Chocolate Sea Salt Cashews and P.F. Chang's Mongolian-Style Beef, sponsored by Flexible Packaging Association
    • 2014 Excellence in Flexography Award: Bertolli Classic Meal: Chicken Florentine and Farfalle Wrapper, sponsored by Flexographic Technical Association
    • 2014 National Gold Ink Award: Kirkland 5-count Face Wipes, Betty Crocker—Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies, Sahale Snacks—Raspberry Crumble Cashew Mix, 4.3 oz. Ghirardelli Chocolate Minis Milk Chocolate Sea Salt and Almonds and Glade® PlugIns® Dig It 2-Count, sponsored by PrintMedia and Printing Impressions
    • 2014 Excellence Awards: Sahale Snacks Raspberry Crumble Cashew Mix, sponsored by packagePRINTING
    • 2014 Premier Awards: Proud winner of the Benny Award for Bertolli Chicken Marsala, sponsored by Printing Industries of America
    • 2014 FPA Awards: SC Johnson Glade® PlugIns® Winter Collection, sponsored by Flexible Packaging Association
    • 2014 Golden Cylinder Award: Lindt Lindor Assorted Chocolate and Lindt Lindor Milk Chocolate, sponsored by Gravure Association of America
    • Bertolli Classic Meal—Chicken Florentine & Farfalle Wrapper (2014)
    • 1.5 Liters Meridian Vineyards Chillable Red (2013)
    • FPA Awards—Sponsored by Flexible Packaging Association
    • Knorr One Skillet Meals (2018)
    • Banquet Dino—Shaped Chicken Nuggets and Nudges Grillers Dog Treats (2016)
    • Ghirardelli Sea Salt Pouch and P.F. Chang Mongolian-Style Beef (2015)
    • SC Johnson Glade® PlugIns® Winter Collection (2014)
    • Lindt Lindor Assorted Chocolates (2013)
    • John Soules Rotisserie Chicken (2011)
    • High-Chemical-Resistant Pouch Technical Innovation (2010)
    • Non-Foil Lidding and Microwave Steam Technology (2008)
    • American Packaging Gravure G7 Qualification (2018)
    • Ghirardelli Melting Wafers (2016)
    • Lindt Lindor Assorted Chocolate (2014)
    • Velvet Hammer Coffee—Dark Roast Blend, John Soules Grilled Chicken Breast Strips, Coach’s Oats and P.F. Chang’s Korean-Style BBQ Chicken (2017)
    • Nestle Aero Milk Chocolate Truffle and Nudges 5 oz. Steak Grillers Dog Treats (2016)
    • 9.35 oz. Snack Factory Buffalo Wing Pretzel Crisps (2015)
    • Kirkland 5-count Face Wipes (2014)
    • Parrot Bay Tropical Rum Punch & John Soules Chicken (2013)
    • General Mills Betty Crocker Pumpkin and Gingerbread, Clif Bar—Gary's Panforte (2012)
    • El Monterey Burritos 30-count and Pretzel Crisps (2011)
    • Ruiz—El Monterey Burritos (2010) Premier Awards, sponsored by Printing Industries of America
    • Quaker Oats 24 oz. Quick 1-Minute (2018)
    • Lindt Lindor Assorted Chocolate and Lindt Lindor Milk Chocolate (2017)
    • Quaker Real Medleys Super Grains Cinnamon Apple Walnut (2016)
    • 9.35 oz. Snack Factory Buffalo Wing Pretzel Crisps (2015)
    • Bertolli Chicken Marsala (2014)
    • Parrot Bay Coconut Water Flavored Pina Colada (2013)
    • General Mills Betty Crocker Gingerbread and P.F. Chang's Spring Rolls Teriyaki Chicken (2012)
    • Idahoan Scalloped Potatoes (2011)
    • Betty Crocker Snickerdoodle and Mediterranean Style Garlic & Shrimp (2010)

    Certifications

    OSHA VPP Star Worksites (2 Centers of Excellence, 15 years)

    ISO 14001:2015 Registered

    ISO 9001:2015 Registered

    Read more about our certifications for Flexo, Roto and Engineered Products.

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