Who We Are TodayCentral Container CorporationMain Facility – 85th Ave.175,000 square feetAdditional -- West Broadway25,000 square feet Housing 130 Full Time Employees and 25 Temporary Employees Currently Operating at Approximately 70%
Growth - Business ModelHigh Tech & Medical Companies• Service• Quality• Spirit of innovation• Breadth of experience• Expertise in multiple mediums
Sustainability Begins Here – 7R’s2011 Design Department Expansion
Why the Need for Sustainable Packaging Solutions?A major portion of solid waste produced bymankind is in the form of packagingWhat % packaging?Throwing away of reusable resources = $$
SustainabilityWhat is it?1. There is no one definition for sustainability. No right and no wrong definitions.2. Like an unregulated industry3. You are defining yourself and your unique characteristics
Eliminating Waste & Reducing CostsSource: United States EPAIt’s called “Sustainability”“Meeting the needs of the present with out compromising the abilityof future generations to meet theirs”
Why Should We Do This?(sounds like an expense)According to CFO.com, nearly 9 of 10 corporateexecutives rank the environment as “the top publicissue that could affect shareholder value.”Who are the shareholders? “We did not inherit the earth from our parents, we are borrowing it from our children.” Native American Proverb
Sustainable Mission Statement EnvironmentCentral Container is committed to promoteand engage in actions which support sound environmental stewardship. To advance this attitude within ourorganization, our employees and families, our suppliers, and our Customers.
What is a Green Value Stream? Learning to See GreenSource: Brett Wills “GREEN INTENTIONS” Amazon
7 Green WastesEnergy TransportationWater EmissionsMaterials BiodiversityGarbage Source: Brett Wills
Our HistoryPractice Environmental BiodiversityFuture Home of Central Container, 1991
The 7 R’s1. Remove Packaging: Eliminate unnecessary packaging, extra boxes or layers2. Reduce Packaging: “Right-Size” packages and optimize material strength3. Reuse Packaging: Design for multiple use Use materials made of renewable resources;4. Renewable Packaging: select biodegradable or compostable materials5. Recyclable Packaging: Use materials made of highest recycled content without compromising quality6. Revenue: Achieve all above principles at cost parity or cost savings7. Read: Get educated on sustainability
Alternatives in Packaging Remove, Replace, Recycle, etc. Organic based cushioning foams “Bubble Wrap” and other void fills from 100% recycled materials Corrugated average recycled content = 62% + with 100% available Innovative protective packaging systems – suspension packaging.
Sustainability in PackagingCase StudyThe Challenge:Remove petro based flexible foam and fluted plastic frommedical instrument package
Sustainability in PackagingSolution:Develop a packaging system made of recycled,recyclable corrugated.
Sustainability in PackagingCase StudyThe Challenge:Reduce amount of packaging materials beingused… current package uses two carton system forclock used in institutional settings
Sustainability in PackagingThe Solution:“Clever Corrugated”…develop a package requiring 33%less corrugated, while maintaining protection.
Packaging VMI ProcessResults in Zero Inventory• E ordering control by user, location, and Kanban Item barcodes scanned using hand held device to Green Link• Auto acknowledgement upon retrieval of data o Ability to go paperless o Establishes standard work o Easy of use• No Receiving-Direct delivery to individual cells o Cartons arrive fully assembled• Reclaim pallets on next day delivery• Benefits Cost savings o Resources, time, space, and the environment
Paper Industry (Forest Products)Standing Timber • 39% increase since 1952 • 10 million acres added (1987-2007) • Planting 1.7 million trees…..a dayRenewable Energy • Leading producer and user of carbon neutral bio mass energy • 65% of energy to make paper • Reduced fossil fuels 56% (1972-2006) and 9.2% (2004-2006)
Growth - Awards and Certifications Boston Scientific 2011 Supplier Achievement Award Cost-Q-OTD 2009 Received 100% on 3rd Party Audit Medtronic Supplier of the Year Award HID Global Supplier Excellence Award - 5 years running AICC 2009 Innovator of the Year Award Lean/Green GMI (Graphic Measures International, Ltd.) Enterprise Minnesota “Lean and Green Manufacturer” 2010 NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology Excellence in Sustainability 2010 TEC Certified Green Facility (Total Energy Concepts, Inc.) 2010 Rosemount Supplier of the Year Award Cost–Q-OTD 2011 ASI Certificate of Excellence in Food Packaging Safety 2012
Growth - Surviving in a Down EconomyOngoing *Annual Lean, Green Savings 2008 to 2011 5S Metric Boards Results/Savings Energy Savings Power Factor 81 to 99% *TPM Production Hours/Year Increased 560 Floor Space (square feet) 22,300 Distance (miles) Fork Truck 782 Removed Unnecessary Items 1,100 Sustain Safety Improvements 32 5 Quality Improvements 39 Visual Work Instructions 91 Recycled Corrugated (Lbs/year) 3,500,000 Reduced Pallets/Year 3,088 Green E Link P.O.’s 48,200 Idea’s Cost Savings $158,936 Combined Lunch Break/Year $57,650 Time Recording Window/Year $47,785 Green Savings/Year $304,134 Total Savings/Year $568,505 *Not Dollarized Organized & Visual Achieve Performance Targets Capture the Benefits How will these promote culture? Engagement Communication & Development Ownership Promotion Solid Cultural Foundation Builders
CENTRAL CORPORATE SALES15 YEAR HISTORY Compound annual increase in sales 5.16% in last 5 years.
Our FutureReasons for Commitment to theFuture and Sustainability