Aaron Fox Discusses Packaging's New, 32,000-Square-Foot Printing Facility
- by Lillie Apostolos
MCALLEN, TX - Springtime is always exciting because of the overall feeling of newness and fresh flowers blooming and popping up to bring us joy. To match the season’s penchant for fresh, Fox Packaging is celebrating the opening of its newest facility, spanning 32,000-square-feet. After eight months in the making, the facility is a thing of beauty, offering increased space and state-of-the-art printing and conversion equipment.
What does this mean for the company’s business endeavors? I checked in with Executive Vice President Aaron Fox to fill me in on the latest.
“It is a new facility from the ground up with state-of-the-art equipment,” Fox shares with me. “We needed to upgrade our printing capacity, and we found that the new press would not fit in our existing building. Once we started planning a new building for printing, we realized the efficiencies that we could attain by investing in the latest technology.”
This new move is strategic in nature, allowing the company to gear up for faster and more efficient business practices.
“Setting up a job takes a fraction of the time on the new equipment and speeds are more than doubled. Our flexibility is also increased. Every stage, from plate making on, is faster,” Fox shares. “We hope to see a big improvement in lead times and increase our flexibility while running more efficiently.”
Check out the video above for ANUK's exclusive drone footage of the facility in its early stages. As we continue our trek into 2018, Fox Packaging pushes the envelope forward with its latest facility opening, powering fresh produce with better tools for success.