GLASSBORO, NEW JERSEY (September 20, 2023) – On Wednesday, September 13th, 2023, Eastern Propak BB #:159451 unveiled its state-of-the-art Produce Cold Storage, Packing, and Repacking Facility at a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand re-opening event.
Glassboro Mayor John Wallace III, government officials from the New Jersey Third Legislative District, Gloucester County Board of Commissioners, and members from the Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce joined Eastern Propak employees, vendors, and stakeholders to celebrate this important milestone and learn more about the infrastructure and equipment investments recently made at the facility located on Ellis Mill Road.
The facility features added space and increased resources for automation in addition to many technological advancements and innovations that directly improve the overall efficiency, sustainability, and quality, setting new standards in the produce industry. Eastern Propak’s Chief Executive Officer kicked off the event.
“Thank you to everyone who joined us for this important milestone. You have all played such an integral role in our journey and have contributed to Eastern Propak’s growth throughout the past several years. We are proud to be part of the Glassboro community supporting our local farmers, and we are committed to improving the produce industry,” said Robert Kearney, Chief Executive Officer of Eastern Propak, LLC.
Glassboro Mayor John E. Wallace III congratulated Eastern Propak for reaching this milestone and acknowledged the company’s commitment to the local community. Director Frank DeMarco and Deputy Director Heather Simmons of the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners presented Eastern Propak with a Certificate of Appreciation supporting small businesses and New Jersey Farmers on achievements to support the local community.
“Eastern Propak has 145 employees and a business model that combines the two things that make New Jersey great: agriculture and innovation. Eastern Propak makes a real difference in the community. The jobs that are created make this a vibrant community. The Ellis Street corridor where this is located has grown and changed over the last several years in part because of the investment that Eastern Propak has made here,” said Deputy Director Heather Simmons of the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners.
Assemblywoman Beth Sawyer and Assemblywoman Bethanne McCarthy Patrick presented a Senate and General Assembly Citation on behalf of New Jersey’s Third Legislative District to Eastern Propak for the grand re-opening of its facility in Glassboro featuring many improvements, supporting the local produce industry in the Garden State.
For more information about Eastern Propak, LLC, please visit https://www.easternpropak.biz/.
About Eastern Propak, LLC
Eastern Propak is a state-of-the-art, Primus GFS-certified cold storage and produce packing and repacking facility strategically located in Glassboro, New Jersey with convenient and quick access to major ports in NJ, PA, DE, and NY. We have a dedicated team of highly experienced, talented professionals to accommodate all your needs from simply storing products and repacking to providing customized solutions for your most complex issues. Eastern Propak has built its business and reputation around our customers’ requirements, and we pride ourselves on our brilliant facility and team.