Berry Global Inc. has received the Supplier of Excellence award for 2018 from Kao USA Inc., which bases the award on a series of stringent performance and service criteria. 

This award recognizes the long-standing commitment and high-level of customer service that Berry’s Evansville, In., laminate tube team provides Kao USA. Berry has been providing laminate tubes to Kao USA since 2008 and currently supplies a variety of tubes for its skin care and hair care brands.

“Quality, decorating capability, and reliability are essential to this award, but it is the superior customer service by the Evansville plant, along with the strong support of the Kao USA sales team, that led to this prestigious award,” said Mike Cabanski, sales director, Beauty and Personal Care. “Kao USA has extremely high service and quality requirements and expectations and it is a pleasure to be able to partner with them to deliver premium laminate tubes to the market."

Berry’s Evansville laminate tube production is vertically integrated, making their own laminate sheet and printing and forming tubes in diameters from 1-3/16” to 2”. Premium decorating techniques include soft touch, registered embossing, 360 degree decoration, hot stamping, silk screen and flexographic printing. Berry also offers extruded tubes with diameters ranging from 5/8“to 2 3/8” along with a full line of complementary closures.