Cardbox Packaging Inc has earned the global food safety certification, SQF, with an Excellent rating. As of March 2021, Cardbox Packaging in Pittston is officially declared to be a food safe packaging manufacturer facility according to Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) standards.
“This certification proves our production and warehouse tasks are carried out using high food-safety standards. We are pleased to announce the achievement of SQF Certification at the highest rating,” said Michael Schaid, General Manager of Cardbox Packaging, Inc. “As mainly a food packaging producer, Cardbox Packaging feels that this certificate will benefit our current and future customers.”
The Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI) that issues the certificate describes their mission as to deliver consistent, globally recognized food safety and quality certification programs based on sound scientific principles, consistently applied across all industry sectors and valued by all stakeholders.
The Pittston based facility of Cardbox Packaging started production in the Fall of 2019 with new manufacturing equipment for printing, die-cutting, folding and gluing, all supplied by Heidelberg. It produces various folding cartons, multi-pack bands, beverage cases and paperboard wraps for food products and K3 dairy products.