Package Containers adds industry vet Larry Grove to operations team
Package Containers Inc. has announced industry professional Larry Grove as its new manufacturing operations manager.
Grove will manage all aspects of PCI’s manufacturing operations as well as its supply chain, quality control and product innovation.
Grove’s professional experience in the printing and label industry spans 30 years, starting as a press operator. Grove gained experience working his way through the industry with experience at Tursso Companies and Grace Label. His first supervisory role as at Renaissance Mark. Shortly thereafter he had a 10-year run at WS Packaging where he eventually became the VP of operations. Most recently Grove served as the director of operations at Taylor Communications.
CEO Dave DeMots said: “Larry’s insight on lean manufacturing, his ability to develop individuals and the collective team, his understanding of the printing process and his experience with our customers segment make him the perfect fit for PCI now and well into the future.”
PCI was founded in Portland, Oregon, in 1947. The company is a leading provider of fresh produce packaging to grocers, growers and foodservice customers throughout North America. We are known for our ability to differentiate produce brands and increase sales through enhanced point-of-sale merchandising.