Friday, July 12, 2013

GENCO Brings Product Lifecycle Logistics™ Approach to Contract Packaging

GENCO expands existing Contract Packaging capabilities.

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – July 10, 2013 – GENCO, the leader in delivering product lifecycle logisticssm solutions, announced today that the company has formalized its existing Contract Packaging capabilities into a new business unit. The new business unit is being led by Dave Mabon, who will serve as its president. Mabon previously held the titles of chief operating officer (COO) and chief customer officer (CCO) within the company. GENCO’s Contract Packaging business unit currently serves multiple Tier 1 customers in the consumer, technology and healthcare markets, providing large scale, integrated packaging that increases visibility and takes out unnecessary costs.

GENCO provides large-scale execution utilizing its network of facilities throughout North America, featuring:
·       Proven experience in last mile execution - club store packaging, shrink wrapping, pallet displays, clamshells, blister packs, cartoning, pre- and post-holiday projects, and specialty products
·       Best-in-class visibility to ensure that all marketing, manufacturing, and supply chain goals are aligned
·       Extensive and on-going cost analysis to ensure that all unnecessary costs are removed - from designing new packaging alternatives and identifying less expensive material options, to leveraging foreign trade zones to control import costs

“With over 140 operations across North America, we are a large-scale, financially stable company. Contract packaging is a growing business segment and an excellent opportunity for us to deliver initial and on-going value to our customer’s bottom line,” said David Mabon, president of Contract Packaging at GENCO. ”We will evolve the Contract Packaging industry by making packaging a competitive advantage for our customers.

GENCO has released a short video highlighting their Contract Packaging capabilities, which can be found at


GENCO is the recognized leader in product lifecycle and reverse logistics solutions designed to maximize value and reduce costs.  GENCO operates 140 value-added warehouse locations comprising 35 million square feet and manages $1.5 billion in freight annually throughout North America.  GENCO diverse range of customers includes many Fortune 500 companies in the technology, consumer and industrial, retail and healthcare markets and the federal government.  GENCO’s complete range of product lifecycle services include inbound logistics; warehousing & distribution; fulfillment; contract packaging; transportation management; systems integration; returns processing & disposition; test, repair, refurbishment; product liquidation; and recycling.