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June 7, 2017

100 billion plastics bags are used each year; only 3% get recycled

Change often starts with our children.  As yesterday’s children have become today’s young adults, more of them are environmentally conscious than previous generations.  The more we focus on teaching environmental sustainability for young people, the…
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February 16, 2015

Pak-Sher Announces Troy Fischer as New Company President

Kilgore, TX, February 16, 2015: Pak-Sher, a manufacturer of plastic take-out bags, food storage bags, deli-bags and food-handling products, today announced the appointment of Troy Fischer as Pak-Sher’s new president. Troy comes to Pak-Sher from…
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February 22, 2014

Pak-Sher Recycling Program In The News

Kilgore, TX February, 2014:  Pak-Sher received media attention last month when it's local recycling program was featured on the local CBS affiliate newstation.  Pak-Sher hosted 300 5th graders involved in the recyling program at our plant…
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June 22, 2013

First and only truly sustainable 100% PCR pop-up interfolded deli/bakery sheets.

Kilgore, TX June 2013:  Pak-Sher announced today the launch of Envirosheets™, a revolutionary new bakery/deli interfolded sheet that is produced using 100% PCR (post-consumer recycled plastic), meets FDA guidelines for direct food contact, and is manufactured…
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August 3, 2012

Pak-Sher Program Gains National Recognition

August 3, 2012...Pak-Sher received national attention last month when it's local recycling program was featured on page one of the July 16, 2012 issue of Plastics News.  The recycling project is designed to educate children…
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December 22, 2011

Pak-Sher Receives Small Business of the Year Award

December, 2011...On December 1, 2011, Pak-Sher was awarded the Community Small Business of the Year award for their commitment to the local East Texas Community.  The team at Pak-Sher has worked tirelessly this past year…
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November 22, 2011

Local 5th Graders Invade Pak-Sher To Learn About Recycling on America Recycles Day!

November, 2011...As part of Pak-Sher's commitment to Kilgore Intermediate School's  "Celebrate What's Right" theme, they invited 600 5th grade students to tour the bag manufacturing plant and see first hand what happens to "BOB".  BOB is a "bag of…
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September 22, 2011

Pak-Sher Teams Up with Local Community to Create Plastic Bag Recycling Program!

September, 2011...A public/private partnership in Kilgore, Texas kicked off "Celebrate What's Right" on Friday Sept 30, 2011 at Kilgore Intermediate School with a presentation promoting the benefits of plastic recycling to fourth and fifth grade students. …
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August 22, 2011

Pak-Sher Earns Superior Ratings in Independent Audits!

August 2011...Silliker, Inc., American Institute of Baking International (AIB), and Yum Brands recently completed intensive audits of Pak-Sher operations in Kilgore, TX. The results? Superior ratings across the board! Auditors reviewed plant processes, manufacturing processes,…
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April 22, 2011

Pak-Sher Hits a Home Run at Safeco Field!

April 2011...For several years, the Seattle Mariners have been striving to become as green as possible. At the same time, Pak-Sher was directing significant resources towards developing compostable versions of traditional plastic film products. Their…
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