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WS Packaging Group Inc.

WS Packaging Group, Inc. is an organization comprised of multiple facilities offering the widest array of printing and packaging with products and services as diverse as the following: pressure sensitive labels (core business), tags, coupons, shrink sleeves, decals, folded cartons, printed tape, overwrap, response marketing items for direct mail applications, POP/POS, game and sweepstake printed products, kids' premiums and programs, thermal transfer labels, ribbons and printers, patented products such as our MultiVision® extended text line, custom application equipment and technical support, security tags, and RFID labels and systems. WS Packaging is more than just a printer and offers "innovation for impact" to customers as a provider of real packaging solutions through out-of-the-box thinking and engineering.
WS Packaging Group, Inc. was formed in October 2000 with the merger of Wisconsin Label Corporation, founded in 1966, and Superior Label Systems, Inc., founded in 1970. With this merger, WS Packaging Group became one of the top privately-owned label and tag manufacturers in the North America.

A further expansion of WS Packaging Group included the following acquisitions: February 2001 - the three facilities of Label Art, Inc., specializing in short-run label production; February 2002 - Blake Printery, San Luis Obispo, California, well known for its high-end prestige label manufacturing; July 2002 - IdentiGraphics, Portland, Oregon, a digital printer for short to medium production runs; June 2003 - Gorilla Label, Phoenix, Arizona, a flexographic printer with an excellent regional client base; October 2003 - Concept, Inc., Carson City, Nevada, a manufacturer of high-speed label applicators; August 2004 - Promo Edge Company, Neenah, Wisconsin, a well-known manufacturer of promotional, gaming, and sweepstakes products; September 2005 - Ampersand Label, Garden Grove, California, a west coast manufacturer of patented extended text products; December 2005 - Renaissance Mark Narrow Web Division, Fullerton, California and Monterrey, Mexico, flexographic facilities and first international venture; October 2007 - SenecaSalem, Franklin, Pennsylvania and Salem, Ohio, a diverse flexo and litho printer specializing in shrink sleeve labels; June 2011 – Quality Label, Elk River, Minnesota, a flexographic printer; June 2012 – Consolidated Products, Knoxville, Tennessee, a flexographic printer specializing in RFID, UL, and compliance labeling; July 2012 – Boelter Industries, Winona, Minnesota, a flexographic and offset printer specializing in full-service, high-speed folding carton production.

With 21 locations and more than 2,000 employees, our extensive resources guarantee responsiveness for our customers, wherever their location.  WS Packaging Group is able to serve customers in manufacturing, service, technical support, product inventory/warehousing, distribution, and the widest array of capabilities in the printing and packaging industry.

With over 200 presses, WS Packaging Group has an extensive line of equipment to meet the needs of its customers. Our press equipment includes Nilpeter, Mark Andy, Gallus, Arsoma, Komori, Comco, and other brands. We have narrow-web flexographic units with water-based, UV, and in-line rotary-screen print options, 18” wide, up to 14 stations with in-line lamination; sheetfed offset and web-offset, 28” x 42” and 10” wide, up to eight colors with finishing capabilities that include gluing, folding, windowing, saddle binding, die cutting, hot stamping, embossing, and hexachrome process; flatbed screen print for printing up to four feet by ten feet, with CAD design and die cutting; Indigo® press for digital printing, up to seven colors, for short run, consecutive imaging, and cost efficiencies. 

 WS Packaging has specialty equipment for consecutive numbering and for affixing labels to roll or sheeted forms; overwrap units for fin-seal, shrink wrap, KleenSeal™, TUCK-PACK™, and three-dimensional overwrap; and off-line lamination units for cold/heat seal coatings. Art department equipment consists of the latest state-of-the-art technology, hardware, and software for scanning, creative design, computer-to-plate, and proofing with over 70 Macintosh or PC stations. Annual sales have exceeded $400,000,000 due to creative product innovation through our R&D staff, our on-line web site services, WebFlex™ online service, which enhances our customer’s daily business interaction with us, and retention of long-term customers such as Sara Lee Foods, Coca-Cola, Kroger Company, Dean Foods, and the ConAgra companies.
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  • A friendly, flexible work environment
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental/vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Monthly profit sharing bonus
  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability
  • 401K
  • In-house training/tuition reimbursement
  • Flexible benefits spending account
  • Paid vacation and holidays

Career Opportunities

At WS Packaging
Group, Inc.
, we’re continually growing, progressively changing, and looking
forward. It’s what has sustained our company for over 45 years, and it’s what
keeps our work environment challenging and fulfilling for employees. With
facilities spanning the US and Mexico, there’s a lot of opportunity for people
to grow their careers and contribute to the success of our innovative company. 

We pride ourselves in our ability to produce top quality
products, provide top notch service, and continuously introduce new and
innovative products to the packaging industry.

You can view our current job openings by visiting the
careers page at You'll
be able to view job posting details, apply online, or upload your resume.

Mission & Vision


WS Packaging Group is committed to providing creative solutions, continuous improvement, and unparalleled service by developing mutually beneficial partnerships with our employees, customers, and suppliers.

Our Vision

WS Packaging Group will be the leader in customer satisfaction, quality, and product innovation.

Our Operating Principles

  • Welcome opportunities and challenges.  
  • Safety first and foremost.  
  • Practice ethical behavior.  
  • Act with integrity.  
  • Communicate openly and effectively.  
  • Know your customers (internal and external).
  • Anticipate our customer's needs.  
  • Growth through teamwork.  
  • Initiate improvement.
  • Need to recognize team member contributions.
  • Get it right the first time. 


Our Values

  • Make decisions that are balanced in the best interest of our employees, customers, and WS Packaging Group.
  • Complete honesty and integrity in everything we do.
  • Always strive for continuous improvement.
  • Work is an important part of life and should be fun.
  • Employees are our greatest asset.
  • Be friendly and fair to our customers and fellow employees.
  • Act responsibly with regard to employee safety, the community, and the environment. 


At WS Packaging Group Inc. we offer a friendly, flexible work environment.


WS Packaging Group is an industry leader with over forty five years of experience in printing and flexible packaging for retail, commercial, and industrial markets. Our wide range of capabilities and services include:

  • Pressure sensitive labels
  • Glue applied labels
  • Tags
  • Coupons
  • Decals
  • Folded cartons
  • Printed tape
  • Overwrap
  • Response marketing items for direct mail
  • Game and sweepstake printed products
  • Thermal transfer labels and printers
  • Label application equipment
  • Security tags
  • RFID solutions
  • Manufacturing facilities across the U.S. and Mexico