Erie, PA – August 2, 2022 – Erie Molded Packaging (EMP) is proudly celebrating its 40th anniversary. Since its founding in 1982 as Erie Molded Plastics, the company has been providing OEM and distribution customers standard and custom injection molded products and integrated packaging solutions. EMP remains a family-owned and operated business, constantly striving to fulfill its motto to deliver "Big Company Capabilities backed by Small Company Values."
"Phil Tredway founded the business in 1982 with a vision to always put the customer first. We continue to embrace that vision and make the significant investments in our business to allow us to meet and exceed our customer’s expectations," stated Tom Tredway, President of Erie Molded Packaging. "Reflecting on forty years, I also recognize our how agility and strength in embracing new technologies has helped us to remain a leading choice in the rigid packaging industry."
The former Erie Molded Plastics and its EMP Closures division recently rebranded themselves as a single entity Erie Molded Packaging (EMP). The company’s new name better reflects its diverse capabilities to provide a line of standard caps and closures as well as custom packaging solutions to industries from global CPG to regional food manufacturers. The rebranding effort coincides with the company investing over $4 million in new equipment and senior managers over the past two years designed to facilitate a growth in sales of 77% while maintaining their industry-best lead times.
About Erie Molded Packaging:
For more than 40 years, Erie Molded Packaging has been providing OEM and distribution customers standard and custom injection molded products and integrated packaging solutions. All of the company's stock and custom products are manufactured in its state-of-the-art molding facility located in Erie, Pennsylvania. This temperature and humidity-controlled plant features molding presses ranging from 85 to 725 tons. The company has quality certifications from ISO9001:2015 and SQF. EMP manufactures close-tolerance products for a wide range of markets including food and beverage, personal care, health and beauty, chemical, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical.