PCA Chicago is a state-of-the-art facility that opened its doors in 2014. With dedicated structural and graphics designers, direct printing capabilities up to seven colors, UV coatings, preprinted liner and litho labeling, we specialize in solutions such as temporary and semi-permanent displays, point-of-purchase (POP) displays, point-of-sale (POS) packaging and high-impact graphics packaging. We also offer complete rotary die cutting and specialty folding/gluing capabilities.
Known for extreme flexibility, PCA Chicago delivers a wide variety of packaging solutions, plus inventory management and full-service assembly/packout, value analysis, package testing, presentation mockups and quick sample turnaround. We also specialize in small order quantities and short lead times, all while achieving a remarkable standard of quality.
The ability to print more than one ink color directly on the corrugated board in a single pass through the converting equipment.
Point-of-purchase (POP) displays are corrugated structures, usually printed with high-quality graphics, that contain multiple sellable units of a product and serve as sales tools for the product.
Point-of-sale (POS) packaging is intended to serve both as a container and a sales tool to attract attention on the store shelf. It is usually printed with high-quality graphics and is typically the primary package that the consumer removes from the shelf and takes home with the product inside.
The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is an organization that establishes systems to benchmark food safety standards, including guidelines for food packaging manufacturers.
The in-house capability of developing the physical design and structural specifications for the corrugated packaging. Tools used include computer-aided design (CAD) software and performance modeling formulas.
A value-added service to provide development of packaging graphics. This service includes pre- and post-print expertise for flexographic and lithography printing.
The process of adhering a lithographically-printed label onto a combined corrugated sheet. Full labels cover the entire corrugated sheet; spot labels cover only a portion of the sheet.
The ability to provide customers with a solution that addresses their complete supply chain. The process begins with the packaging design phase, proceeds through manufacturing and also includes providing expertise on the proper use of the corrugated products.
The above is a small sampling of our plant’s capabilities. Please call us to discuss our complete product and service offerings and how we can meet your needs.