Though JPI is only turning 32, its President has been involved in the packaging world for over 40 years. With a Bachelor in Industrial Engineering and a Masters in Industrial Management, Steve has dedicated most of his adult life to the packaging community. His commitment is not only to his company, which he co-founded in 1985, but to the industry as a whole.
His name is synonymous with packaging expertise. As a member of multiple organizations including CIBS, and the NJPEC, he is constantly honing his craft, and keeping up to date within the packaging world. After graduating from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, Steve was an early submission to the Johnson & Johnson management training program, where he moved on to become the Sr. Project Engineer for HRPI Pharmaceuticals, responsible for the Capital expenditure Programs, package redesign, and packaging line development. He moved on to become the Director of Manufacturing/Packaging for Warner Cosmetics where he was responsible for assembly, filling, packaging, and was a lead designer for the new packaging and filling facility.
Lastly, Steve took all the knowledge and experience he absorbed and in 1985 founded Just Packaging, a leader in the packaging community.
While JPI has been an integral part of his life for the past 30+ years, his family has grown from his small three children, Carrie, Evan and Jesse, now adults, married, and a 3rd generation on the way to keep this family business going. They say “behind every great man is a great woman”. Steve thanks his wife Ellen for her support throughout this journey and their 40 years together.