Rondo-Pak Promotes Richard Leppert

Rondo-Pak, a leading provider of quality folding cartons to the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries, has promoted Richard Leppert to the position of vice president of Global Business Development. Leppert had previously served as the company’s national account manager.

In his new role, Leppert will support Rondo-Pak’s customer base worldwide by working collaboratively with each of parent company Körber Medipak’s four multinational locations. This will include realigning and repositioning Rondo’s business development efforts and sales coverage to facilitate best-possible synergy between itself and its sister companies.

The promotion also places Leppert atop Rondo-Pak’s team of sales executives responsible for company growth. This team will research and drive business expansion opportunities to existing and developing markets, further strengthening the company’s reputation for providing high quality, expert package components and solutions.

Leppert is tasked with building upon ongoing growth plans in a company with a long history of meeting market demands for innovative paperboard packaging. Current Rondo-Pak attributes include a manufacturing and package design center located in Norristown, Pennsylvania along with additional global locations in sister companies Rondo AG in Switzerland and Rondo Obaly in the Czech Republic offering; c-GMP practices and RFID technology; EAS security tagging; booklet label applications; anti-counterfeit solutions; child resistant/senior friendly and tamper evident features; digital watermarking and other innovative packaging technologies.

“Richard has a well-established record of successfully driving sales growth from early-stage relationship building straight through to managing long-term client servicing – all while nurturing the careers of his colleagues here at Rondo,” said Victor Dixon, president & COO of Rondo-Pak.  “I look forward to his new role within the Rondo-Pak family and know he will be a key factor in our growth and success.”

In his spare time, Leppert has been an Episcopal Youth Counselor and an AAU Girls Basketball Coach.  A father of three, he resides in Matthews, North Carolina, with his wife, Gerry.

About Rondo-Pak
Rondo-Pak services the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries by providing a broad range of quality folding cartons. The company has earned a solid reputation among packaging professionals for producing top-of-the-line cartons expediently and at competitive cost. Rondo-Pak’s sophisticated solutions include cartons for child resistant & senior friendly packaging, compliance packs and packaging for clinical trials.

About Körber Medipak
Körber Medipak stands for integrated packaging and inspection solutions for the healthcare industry and units under one roof six internationally successful companies with locations in Germany, Switzerland, Czech Republic and the United States. With 1,285 employees worldwide, Körber Medipak achieved a sales volume of 213 m € in the year 2011.

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Rondo-Pak Names Packaging Veteran Victor Dixon as President and COO

Rondo-Pak, a leading provider of quality folding cartons to the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries, has hired packaging veteran Victor Dixon as its new president and chief operating officer.  In this role, Mr. Dixon will oversee the company’s business development and promotional strategies, focusing not only on day-to-day operations but also growth potential, market positioning and a branding initiative that will be rolled out incrementally in 2013.

In bringing on Mr. Dixon, Rondo-Pak hopes to parlay recent successes into a longer-term growth phase, one which includes diversification of the company’s products and services to further strengthen its reputation for providing high quality, expert package components and solutions.

Mr. Dixon brings a broad range of both packaging and promotional experience to Rondo-Pak.  Most recently, he served as president, CEO and operating partner for Brandstir, a mobile marketing specialty firm that links printed packaging and digital content with smart phones.  Prior to this, he spent three years with Catalent Pharma Solutions, LLC as vice president & general manager, printed components and, before that, served as president & CEO of Cortegra Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Menasha Corporation. Earlier in his career, he held various executive positions at Alcoa/Reynolds Packaging and several other well respected global packaging and industrial manufacturing companies.

In Rondo-Pak, Mr. Dixon joins a company with a long history of meeting market demands for innovative paperboard packaging. Current Rondo-Pak attributes include a manufacturing and package design center located in Norristown, Pennsylvania along with additional global locations in sister companies Rondo AG in Switzerland and Rondo Obally in the Czech Republic offering; c-GMP practices and RFID technology; EAS security tagging; booklet label applications; anti-counterfeit solutions; child resistant/senior friendly and tamper evident features; digital watermarking and other innovative packaging technologies.

“I am grateful to be joining the team at Rondo-Pak at such an exciting time for the company,” said Dixon.  “I look forward to taking part in the continued progress and industry leadership that this company has exhibited for decades.”

Mr. Dixon is involved with several industry-related organizations, including the Philadelphia Drug Exchange and the Paperboard Packaging Council.  A father of five, he resides in Yardley, Pennsylvania, with his wife, Lynn.

About Rondo-Pak
Rondo-Pak services the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries by providing a broad range of quality folding cartons.  The company has earned a solid reputation among packaging professionals for producing top-of-the-line cartons expediently and at competitive cost.  Rondo-Pak’s sophisticated solutions include cartons for child resistant & senior friendly packaging, compliance packs and packaging for clinical trials.  Call (800) 254-0731.

Rondo-Pak enjoys close collaboration with two sisters companies. Switzerland-based Rondo AG is a specialist in the development and production of complex and demanding secondary carton packaging for the pharmaceutical industry, while Rondo Obaly, in the Czech Republic, features a brand new production line featuring the latest technology and is built to deliver efficiency and quality for the pharma industry.

About Körber Medipak
Körber Medipak stands for integrated packaging and inspection solutions for the healthcare industry and units under one roof six internationally successful companies with locations in Germany, Switzerland, Czech Republic and the United States. With 1,285 employees worldwide, Körber Medipak achieved a sales volume of 213 m € in the year 2011. 

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Start Relaxing With A Stress Free Vacation Package

Start Relaxing With A Stress Free Vacation Package

We all need a vacation from time to time. Whether it’s a whirlwind trip around the world or a simple weekend away, unplugging and recharging are absolute musts in this fast-paced, always-on-the-go world. But how can a vacationer actually relax when there are so many details to contend with? Vacation packages can be the answer.

Vacation packages can be a little intimidating, however. Coming in all shapes, sizes and prices, packages are about as varied as they possibly could be. The sheer amount of choices available in packages can make a traveler’s head spin.

So, how does one find the best vacation packages? The answer is by following a few simple steps.

* Before shopping for packages, it’s very smart to decide a budget and destination or at least a few possible destinations first. If you don’t know where you want to go, you can’t find the best deal! Budget, too, is very important because you’ll want to shop packages within your range.

* Type of transportation. Do you want to go on a cruise? Fly? Drive? Packages can include a number of components, which can include rental cars, hotel lodging, food and more. Remember, when dealing with cruises, these typically are all-inclusive already. This means they include pretty much everything, including the lodging, food and entertainment in the main price. Extras like shopping excursions and so on might cost more, but the basics are all there.

* Details you want included in a package. Some travel agencies or travel sites that offer packages let customers tailor them to meet their needs. Package components can include such things as airfare, cruise costs, rental cars, food, entertainment and even sightseeing and guided tours. How much or how little is included in your package can be up to you. Sometimes it’s a good idea to shop package components separately and then included to see what the better deal is.

* Fine print. Make sure you understand any fine print included within a package. Is the package you’re booking nonrefundable? Is insurance included? Do you need to take care of any small details? Know what you’re buying before you click on the purchase button or sign on the dotted line.

* For those choosing cruises, it’s always good idea to check both directly with the cruise line and other routes of booking, such as travel agents or travel sites. Sometimes the cruise lines actually charge more to book directly with them. Odd, but true.

Vacation packages are a fantastic way to make sure all the details of a trip, or at least the ones that cause the most worry, are taken care of for you. They should also generally involve a price break. Since you’re paying for a lot at once, through one location, the pieces should come together and save you a little money.

Good packages take the worry of planning off the travelers and allow them to simply enjoy their time away. They can be as involved or as uninvolved as a traveler might want. No matter the destination, there’s likely to be a package trip available.

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