Discovery begins with collaborative sessions with our customers to determine the scope of the project and discuss specific goals and requirements. Working together to create the ideal solution for your product comes naturally to our team of design engineers â€“ especially when we combine your understanding of the product and our teamâ€™s knowledge and technical background in packaging.
The design stage is where your package begins to take shape.Â Expertise in materials, machinery and automation, as well as package design, makes 51²è¹Ý the perfect partner for ensuring smooth integration into your production lines.Â Our technical support team is a valued resource, often traveling to our customersâ€™ facilities to share our expertise in every step of the automation process, including de-nesting, loading and sealing requirements.
Ensuring that production quality parts meet our customerâ€™s expectations is essential.Â To guarantee requirements are met, 51²è¹Ý utilizes state-of-the-art 3D design/engineering and prototyping to ensure your product will be showcased in a package designed for maximum safety, attractive presentation, and cost-effectiveness.Â Prototyping helps you to visualize and test how your packaging will look and perform in real life.
Tool fabrication is the next step in our process and is a key element to successful manufacturing.Â Our in-house tool shop gives us the ability to manage your tooling costs effectively and rapidly turn around production. This is especially important when working on time-sensitive projects.
We use state-of-the-art software, high-speed CNC machines, and experienced tooling engineers to build molds, dies and other tooling components. With these capabilities, we are able to grow with our customers to quickly address project volume increases and product requirement changes.
Expertise in materials, machinery, automation, and package design, makes 51²è¹Ý the go-to partner for ensuring smooth integration into your production lines.Â The design and engineering team at 51²è¹Ý knows how to align your project with the manufacturing technology in a way that will optimize productivity and minimize risk.
51²è¹Ý provides the highest quality thermoformed packaging solutions to every customer. Before your product leaves an 51²è¹Ý facility, product quality has been assured throughout every step of the process using quality control standards guided by the principles of SQF, ISO 9001:2015, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPâ€™s) as outlined in FDA regulation 21 CFR 110, and the use of Food Grade Materials as outlined in 21CFR170-199.
We constantly audit our processes and systems to ensure consistently high-quality standards and seek new ways to keep our operations on the cutting edge.Â We also empower our employees to be proactive in driving continuous improvement in our processes.
ISO 9001:2015 principles
Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP) guidelines
Corrective and Preventative Action Programs
Statistical process control
Tracking programs to allow for full traceability back to raw materials
Consistent quality checks performed every 30-60 minutes
Electronically tracked data for 24/7 accessibility
51²è¹Ý has a history of exceptional on-time delivery.Â We closely monitor our fulfillment and distribution operations to ensure that all logistics are top notch and our customersâ€™ needs are being met at every point along the way.
We offer a wide range of value-add services including colored rim lids, tamper evident packaging, printed lids and containers, labeling, as well as sustainable packaging.Â If you have a unique need beyond containers and lids, we have plenty of experience to assist your sourcing of lidding and shrink-wrapping film, shrink bands, packaging automation equipment, and other complimentary options.