Thomas Bacon, president and founder of Aaron Thomas Company, is the first inductee into the Contract Packaging Association’s “Hall of Fame”.
Mr. Bacon was given this prestigious honor because of his tireless efforts in the contract packaging community as well as his dedication to the Contract Packaging Association organization.
Mr. Bacon founded Aaron Thomas in 1973. Over the years, his company has grown from a one-man operation into a company that employs over 450 people and had expanded into two other states.
In order to be nominated for the contract packaging Hall of Fame, a person must have a minimum of 20 years in the packaging industry, must have demonstrated leadership and vision for the Contract Packaging Association, the packaging industry as a whole, and lastly, must be a pioneer within the CPA and the contract packaging industry.
About the Contract Packaging Association
The Contract Packaging Association was formed in July, 1992, for contract packaging firms and those businesses related to them. The Contract Packaging Association promotes the growth and welfare of member firms.
Contract Packaging Association members are comprised of the nation’s leading contract packagers. Association members perform all packaging functions from the simplest to the most complex and from the glamorous to the hazardous. Member packaging services range from manual and semi-automatic to full-speed, high-performance packaging lines. Other member services include design, warehousing, distribution and other business services.
The Contract Packaging Association’s objectives include programs to establish strong ethical standards among contract packagers and their clients, to increase knowledge and expertise within the contract packaging industry, to improve the business reputation of firms and the professional image of individuals within the industry, and to encourage the effective use of contract packaging services.