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Kentwood Packaging Company Undergoing Renovations at Former Leer Plant
Kentwood Packaging Company Undergoing Renovations at Former Leer Plant

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Kentwood Packaging Company, located on Avastar Drive, off of Alpine, just south of the freeway and based in the former Leer plant is undergoing renovation.  We feel privileged to have our first opportunity to work with Kentwood Packing on this renovation project,” stated Kirt Ojala. “KPC is leading the industry in customized packaging solutions for their clients,” Ojala continued, “We look forward to providing them with a more efficient space in which to do so.”   The majority of renovation work is taking place an unused portion of the building, where a conference room, break room, janitor’s closet and toilet rooms will be added. There will also be work done to renovate an existing conference room, expediting room and corridor. Upgrades include the removal of existing carpet and refinishing the floors with polished concrete, walls will be repaired and painted, several doors will be replaced and more will be added, existing wood ceilings will be cleaned and sealed, new lighting, and new countertops and sinks.  Anticipated construction completion is May 1, 2015.

About CD Barnes Construction:  Using the most modern technology available today, CD Barnes Construction is the builder behind many state-of-the-art facilities throughout Michigan and the Midwest region. In the Education, Healthcare, Retail, Industrial, Municipal, Entertainment and Hospitality industries, CD Barnes has been keeping Michigan strong—one building at a time. And while buildings are created with brick and mortar, our projects are not just about building materials, but about long-term and ongoing partnerships with our clients—some of which date back to our founding in 1954. www.cdbarnes.com

About Kentwood Packaging:  KPC is a Midwest based packaging company founded over 35 years ago specializing in custom packaging solutions for the automotive (OEM and export), appliance, agricultural, consumer, furniture, electrical and electronics industries.

Located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, their flexible manufacturing operation excels at fast turnarounds and embraces both large and small order quantities. Their focus is to create benefits in both cost and packaging efficiencies for their customers by minimizing waste, controlling inventory costs and maximizing floor space. They provide a high level of customization so your product, packaging and production all work in harmony together.

KPC’s customers rely on them for advanced, affordable packaging solutions that deliver premium performance, customer service, and quality. Their expertise includes: manufacturing, design and engineering, inventory management, certified testing, fulfillment and assembly, and commodity management services. Their total commodity management approach helps their customers by analyzing packaging needs and offering improved product designs, increased operational efficiencies, and reduced costs.