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CardPak® Honored by Smart Business Cleveland magazine
for Environmental Responsibility Efforts

SOLON, Ohio – (March 13, 2009) CardPak Inc., the Solon-based manufacturer of environmentally sustainable packaging products received an “Evolution of Manufacturing” Award from Smart Business magazine. The magazine recently honored 15 innovative Northeast Ohio companies who have adopted “green” initiatives in their manufacturing processes.

Tony Petrelli, CardPak president, with a packaging solution his company developed for the Lighting Division of General Electric.

Hi-Resolution photo and additional photos of the event are available by clicking here.

“We are very proud to be in such good company and we are grateful to Smart Business Magazine for recognizing our efforts in environmental manufacturing processes and products,” said Tony Petrelli, CardPak president.

The company has developed a complete line of packaging solutions that reduce the amount of packaging materials and plastics, thereby reducing the carbon footprint of the company, retailers and end-users. In addition to manufacturing its products with recycled, renewable and/or sustainable materials, CardPak has adopted lean manufacturing processes which reduce manufacturing waste and recycle scrap fiber waste, while reducing the company’s energy consumption.

About CardPak®

CardPak, Inc. is a leading supplier of packaging products to consumer marketing companies around the world. An early innovator of sustainable packaging with products such as ClubPak™, SustainPak™ and ShelfPak™, CardPak® has a long held commitment to the development of sustainable products and practicing lean, environmentally friendly manufacturing.

World headquarters are located in Solon, OH, USA. For more information, visit
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For more information, contact:
David Himmelein
CardPak, Inc.

Julie Safreed