A major manufacturer of egg flats and fast-food drink carriers has turned to CIRAS for help with the next phase of improving its business. Clarion Packaging—a 100-employee plant in Clarion, Iowa, with a sister facility in Brook, Indiana—first approached CIRAS roughly two years ago for help achieving food safety certification. The company now is working with CIRAS to test its product quality and plan for the future.
Month: November 2017
For Eric Cook, national Manufacturing Day was a chance to show 40 high school vocational students what the future may hold. “They get exposure,” Cook said. “Just seeing what’s out there, seeing what the job takes, what it’s really like out on the shop floor.”
CIRAS specialists know a lot about Iowa businesses. Here are a few questions and answers to help you learn a little more about them: