Meet the Team – Jennifer Blackman
Position: Senior Buyer
Years at acpo: 6 ½ years
Responsibilities: I mainly do all of the purchasing of raw materials for all of our facilities.
What you love about your job? The people, close to home. I never have to do the same thing day after day. There are always new challenges every day.
What drew you to acpo originally? Close to home, located in my hometown
What you do for fun? Love being in the sun, camping, shopping
What is your personal philosophy? I strongly believe that “Everything happens for a reason”
Meet the Team- Cody Dunn
Position: Shipping & Receiving
Years at acpo: 2
Responsibilities: Gather rolls for customer orders, scan into system, wrap pallets, and load trucks.
What you love about your job? I love the environment this company has created. Everyone helps everyone in need.
What drew you to acpo originally? A couple of friends of mine worked at acpo and told me about it. I think it is amazing as to what we do here.
What do you do for fun? Outside of work, I am a firefighter. I love to help others in need and to save lives. I also work on cars and love to shoot guns.
What is your personal philosophy? No matter how tough an obstacle or challenge is, when you think about giving up, just stop, take a deep breath, and re-analyze the situation.
acpo, ltd. has added 531FDA to their line of self-wound overlaminate films. In addition to 505FDA and 615FDA, 531FDA complements the family of products which are all compliant for direct food contact – both adhesive and film.
This matte film features a soft non-glare finish and is receptive to some pen, pencil and marker. The 531FDA film meets requirements for direct contact per 21 CFR 177.1520. 531FDA adhesive is compliant with 21 CFR 175.105 for incidental/indirect edge or seam contact and direct adhesive contact according to 21 CFR 175.125.
Made in America, acpo remains your trusted source for FDA overlaminate needs.
Meet the Team – Maria Claus
Name: Maria Claus
Position: HR Specialist
Years at acpo: 6 months
Responsibilities: Recruiting job candidates and matching them with opportunities within the company. Onboarding which includes explaining policies, procedures and standards to new and existing employees. New hire paperwork. Administering benefit packages. Handle and provide support for various HR employee programs. Anything else related to assisting and supporting employees and candidates.
What do you love about your job? I love that I get to be a part of the process of attracting job candidates and matching them with positions that align with their skills, talents, financial goals and work hour specifications. Being in the employment industry for 27 years, I especially love being able to help and encourage others in reaching their employment goals.
What drew you to acpo originally? Kelli, the HR Manager! I was a service provider for acpo in my past employment and Kelli was my main contact. I loved how personable and flexible she was and open minded about job candidates. After candidate’s interviews, they would report similar findings regarding the managers and staff at acpo!
What do you do for fun? I love anything with the word “fun” in it. Life is too short to not love what you do and do what you love. I love Lake Erie, beaches and the outdoors! I love spending time with my 3 grown children, friends and extended family as well as my two cats. I love anything that has to do with art and creativity.
What is your personal philosophy? I truly believe in helping others to succeed and if support and encouragement are provided, employees will want to shine and do their best for their superiors. Leadership is all about bringing out the best in others by encouraging them to succeed.
Be sure to stop by the acpo booth 442 at INFOFLEX 2018. Our team of experts will be on hand displaying our innovative product line of overlaminates.
Meet the Team – Jen Rathfelder
Position: Shipping Supervisor
Years at acpo: 6 1/2 years
Responsibilities: Oversee day to day shipments/tasks
What you love about your job? Being challenged everyday in different ways
What drew you to acpo originally? Referral from a friend. I started as a machine assistant, however advancements came quickly. I have gained a wide variety of skills in the short time I’ve been employed with the company.
What you do for fun? Spend time with my family, they always come first. Guns, hunting, and of course retail therapy.
What is your personal philosophy? Always remember who you are. Don’t compromise for anyone, for any reason.