Thoro wins Folding Carton of the Year at PPC Carton Competition

Every fall, the North American Paperboard Packaging Competition showcases the most unique and beautiful packaging designs, and this year’s entries were more exceptional than ever. The competition was great, but Thoro Packaging was awarded the Folding Carton of the Year for the Lancer Skincare – Legacy Youth Treatment carton.  At the awards dinner and ceremony hosted by the Paperboard Packaging Council on Thursday, October 5 in Scottsdale, Arizona, Thoro walked away with 4 awards including the coveted Folding Carton of the year.

Inside the Design of the Folding Carton of the Year

This glamorous folding carton was designed in the spirit of a beautiful shell.  Inside is a rare and precious pearl: an ultra high-end skincare treatment. To underscore the value and exclusivity of its “pearl”, the design spared no expense when it came to embellishment. Perhaps most striking is the choice to forgo printed graphics and text for foil stamping and spot UV throughout. This adds a feeling of glam that truly elevates the design and gives the package a radiant glow. The outer sleeve features […]

By |2019-08-27T13:26:08-07:00October 18, 2017|Awards & Certifications, Design, Folding Cartons, Kudos, News & Press Releases, Packaging, Printing|Comments Off on Thoro wins Folding Carton of the Year at PPC Carton Competition

Inland Empire Spirit of the Entrepreneur Finalists Announced

The Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship (IECE) at Cal State San Bernardino announced the finalists for this year’s Spirit of the Entrepreneur Awards program. 27 entrepreneurs were selected from a pool of nearly 200 nominees. The 32 semi-finalists participated in a reception on September 28 sponsored by RP&B CPAs, where they interacted with the event judges. Immediately following the reception, the judges convened to select the finalists. The finalists for the event will compete for the Spirit of the Entrepreneur award in eight (8) different categories at the 15th annual awards black-tie gala on November 14 at the Riverside Convention Center. Winners will be announced at the event.

Janet Steiner, President of Thoro Packaging, is among the esteemed group of finalists in the Family Business category. “As an active member of the local business community, I could not feel more honored to be finalist in the company of such as amazing group of entrepreneurs,” commented Steiner. See the full list of finalists at www.spiritawardsie.com.

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By |2019-08-27T13:26:11-07:00October 17, 2017|Awards & Certifications, Kudos, News & Press Releases|Comments Off on Inland Empire Spirit of the Entrepreneur Finalists Announced

Thoro Packaging Goes the Distance for NEUTROGENA®

Johnson & Johnson recently profiled Thoro Packaging in an online piece about delivering quality, diversity and Janet Steinersustainability. You can read the entire article here by clicking on the image.

“If we provide great products and services at a competitive price, and we happen to be woman-owned,” everybody wins.”

~ Janet Steiner, President-CEO, Thoro Packaging

By |2019-08-27T13:34:34-07:00March 12, 2014|Kudos, News & Press Releases, Sustainability|Comments Off on Thoro Packaging Goes the Distance for NEUTROGENA®

Customer’s Commitment Wins the Green!

green_heartThoro is happy to announce that our customer was honored as the winner of the Green Award at the 18th Annual Association for Corporate Growth Awards Gala in Orange County.

This prestigious award was given to them for their many initiatives that have resulted in a very earth friendly company, including their green packaging.

Congratulations to everyone for making great strides in benefiting people, while protecting our planet! Thoro Packaging is proud to be your partner.

By |2019-08-27T13:36:25-07:00May 17, 2013|Kudos, Sustainability|Comments Off on Customer’s Commitment Wins the Green!

Google is Changing Their Tune

In the beginning of January 2013, Google launched a campaign “Go Paperless in 2013”. Thoro Packaging is happy to report that Michael Makin, President and CEO of Printing Industries of America, brought the green-washing to light this past Tuesday. He sent anopen letter to Google’s CEO, challenging the campaign as “another example of a self-interested organization using an environmentally focused marketing campaign to promote its services while ignoring its own impact upon the environment.” Google cited many common misconceptions about print in their campaign, which they have since retracted thanks to the efforts of the PIA and other organizations. Click here to read more about this campaign.

“Private landowners plant about 4 million trees every day, which is 3-4 times more than they harvest…” according to the PIA as cited in the flipbook The Value of Print. As Michael Makin mentioned in his open letter to Google, “…today our country has 20 percent more trees than it did on the first Earth Day, which was held more than 40 years ago.”

The printing industry is among the […]

By |2019-08-27T13:36:37-07:00March 22, 2013|Kudos, Sustainability|Comments Off on Google is Changing Their Tune

Customer Accolades

This has been a great month for Thoro Packaging. Some of our largest customers have recognized us for our quality, service and overall folding carton excellence.

At their yearly Supplier Recognition Day, our longstanding dental device customer presented us with a Certificate of Achievement for Outstanding Quality Excellence in 2011. This award represents our dedication to maintaining excellent quality, on-time delivery and accurate administered paperwork.

Thoro was honored again and has been recognized by one of our largest medical device customers. We are the recipient of their 2012 Supplier Excellence Award, which recognizes outstanding performance in supplying materials and services to them.

A total of 30 companies were chosen from the more than 23,000 worldwide suppliers that work with this organization. Thoro was selected as a winner based on our exceptional contributions to them over the last year as judged by criteria such as quality, delivery performance, service, cost-effectiveness, process improvement and innovation.

The acknowledgement from our customers for producing superior folding carton packaging is very much appreciated. We would like to say “thank you” to them and congratulate […]

By |2014-02-07T14:48:59-08:00May 31, 2012|Awards & Certifications, Kudos|Comments Off on Customer Accolades

Vistage Award Winner, Hannah Kain

Hannah_KainOne of the things that makes me very happy is when I have the opportunity to announce the accomplishments of our customers.

A BIG CONGRATULATIONS to Hannah Kain, President and CEO of ALOM. She is the recipient of the 2011 Vistage Leadership Award.

The Thoro Packaging team is proud to have you as our customer and send you best wishes and continued prosperity.

Vistage is the world’s leading chief executive organization. With more than 15,000 members worldwide, Vistage International provides unparalleled access to new business perspectives, innovative strategies and actionable ideas to chief executives and business leaders.


By |2019-08-27T13:37:48-07:00January 5, 2012|Kudos|Comments Off on Vistage Award Winner, Hannah Kain

Vistage Member Leadership Awards

vistage_logo_twoThe Thoro team would like to congratulate our fearless leader, Jan Steiner.

Because of her hard work, creativity and dedication to excellence, she is part of the 2011 Vistage Member Leadership Awards. She is a shining example of courage, innovation and passion. Congratulation Jan!

By |2019-08-27T13:38:09-07:00December 9, 2011|Awards & Certifications, Kudos|Comments Off on Vistage Member Leadership Awards

Congratulations Team Thoro on Another Great Year!

On Tuesday, Thoro Celebrated our successful 2011 fiscal business year (ending September 30th). Thoro had another great year with record sales, great quality and customer service scores and an outstanding safety record. We celebrated the accomplishment by recognizing our terrific suppliers, new equipment and investments in 2011, team bonus hours and of course we want to shout out a BIG thank you to all of our customers. Bringing the team together we can recognize all of our accomplishments and look forward to more ground-breaking success in 2012.

Go Team Thoro!

By |2019-08-27T13:38:24-07:00November 2, 2011|Events, Kudos|Comments Off on Congratulations Team Thoro on Another Great Year!

Yea! Thoro Stays Green All The Way

Thoro has passed our Forest Stewardship Council® and Sustainable Forestry Initiative® two-day compliance audit. Our new certifying agency, Bureau Veritas said we passed without any nonconformances.

Thoro is proud to continue to offer sustainable paperboard products from well-managed forests.

By |2015-11-05T20:38:47-08:00October 14, 2011|Awards & Certifications, Kudos|Comments Off on Yea! Thoro Stays Green All The Way
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