Rick Thomas

Richard Thomas

Owner and Chairman of the Board

Experience:

Premix, Inc.
Developer, formulator, and manufacturer of thermo-set compounds and manufacturer of thermo-set molded parts, 1974-1977; CardPak 1977 to present

Education:

Denison University: Bachelor’s Degrees in Chemistry and English, 1973
Baldwin Wallace College: Masters in Business Administration, 1983

Quote:

"CardPak’s 50 year history is a wonderful story about collaboration, problem solving, and creativity. Through the years we’ve searched for the latest materials and technology to meet our clients’ constantly evolving global packaging needs."

Tom Weber

Tom Weber

President

Experience:

Caraustar Industries
Integrated manufacturers of 100% recycled paperboard and converted paperboard products

Core Systems
Designers and manufacturers of highly engineered, injection molded plastic products.

Education:

University of Akron: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration

Lean/Sigma certified by Toyota Systems

Quote:

"Our ongoing dialogue with our customers and advanced foresight in consumer buying trends has led to continued packaging innovation. It’s exciting to be part of an organization that looks for ways to help their customers win in the marketplace."

Jerey Lamm

Jerry Lamm

Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Experience:

Core Systems
Designers and manufacturers of highly engineered, injection molded plastics products.

Thermatool Mill Systems
Delivers cutting edge solutions and custom engineered equipment dedicated to the tube & pipe mill industry.

Rockwell international - Automotive Division
Manufacturers of on highway truck brakes, brake components and trailer axles.

Education:

University of Akron: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
Youngstown State University: Masters in Business Administration in Finance and Accounting
Certified Six Sigma Green Belt

Quote:

"Since joining CardPak in 2007, I’ve watched the company’s packaging solutions consistently provide superior value to our customers and their brands. Our commitment to offer innovative and environmentally friendly products has attracted global brand owners looking for cutting-edge packaging. "

Seth Duckworth

Seth Duckworth

Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Experience:

Tegrant/Alloyd Brands
An integrated high visibility packaging solutions company specializing in design services, thin-gauge thermoforming, printed products, tooling and machinery

Techform Inc.
A high visibility packaging solutions company specializing in design services, thin-gauge thermoforming and contract packaging.

Education:

Ohio Wesleyan University: Bachelor’s Degree in Economics Management

Quote:

"As packaging is the first point of interaction with a shopper, we understand the importance of manufacturing packaging solutions that can become a competitive advantage for our customers. Consumers have more choices than ever so we strive to differentiate our customers’ brands through innovative packaging."