Plastipak Packaging, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Plastipak Holdings, Inc., is a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-quality, rigid plastic containers for the food, beverage, and consumer products industries. Plastipak operates more than 47 production sites in the United States, South America, Africa, Asia and Europe, with a total of over 6,600 employees. Its customers include some of the world's most respected and recognized consumer brands. Plastipak is also a leading innovator in the packaging industry, holding more than 1,500 United States patents for its state-of-the-art package designs and manufacturing processes. In addition, Plastipak licenses various packaging technologies around the world. Plastipak Packaging, Inc., founded in 1967, is headquartered in Plymouth Michigan. Plastipak’s affiliate companies: Clean Tech recycles over 200 million pounds of plastic per year and Whiteline Express, a trucking and logistics management company, logs over 25 million miles a year. In North America, we are the exclusive supplier of plastic containers to Procter & Gamble for heavy-duty, liquid laundry detergents and the largest supplier of plastic containers to Kraft Foods for their salad dressings, barbecue sauces and grated cheeses.