Wine, Women and Chocolate

This past Thursday, the ladies of our Human Resources Department attended Wine, Women and Chocolate, hosted by the Women’s Resource Center. Established in 1973, the Women’s Resource Center advocates for women to achieve economic independence through meaningful employment. The night consisted of wine tasting, chocolate pairings, ice cream, and Networking with other Female Leaders in the Workforce.   […]

Praxis Hires new Payroll Specialist and Director of Quality!

We are pleased to Welcome some new faces to the Pack!   AnnaKarina Driskell joins the HR Team as our new Payroll Specialist. She will be in charge of running our weekly Payroll, fielding employee pay questions, and performing other Payroll related functions. She will also be assisting the HR Team with daily activities. In her spare […]

Praxis celebrates its 10 Year Anniversary with Huizenga Group

Praxis celebrated its 10 Year Anniversary last month with Huizenga Group. Huizenga purchased Praxis on September 15th of 2008. Management celebrated its ‘Tin’ Anniversary with cake to commemorate the event. L-R: Amy Ferriell, Joel Halloran, Sarah Faison, Chad Nyboer, Steve Klotz, Rick King, Scott Hanmer   Thank you, Huizenga, for your continued support. May the […]

Praxis announces multiple Promotions (again!)

We did it once, now we’re doing it again! This time, please help us congratulate our Quality team on their promotions!   Katy Scharphorn has agreed to shift from her role as Quality Systems Manager and temporarily serve as the Quality Operations Manager. Cathy Growe will be embarking on a new journey here at Praxis as the Perrigo […]

Kid’s Food Basket

Another one for the books! Praxis employees love volunteering for Kid’s Food Basket. This local organization provides free sack suppers for kids that are living at or below the Poverty Level. Kid’s Food Basket believes that a healthy, full stomach plays a critical role in achieving Academic Excellence. Volunteers partake in various activities such as […]

Praxis Hires new Senior HR Generalist!

Nicki Pellegrini has joined the HR Department as of September 4th as our Sr. Human Resources Generalist. Nicki comes to us with 5+ years of Human Resources experience and is passionate about growing people, systems and organizations. She will be responsible for:  o   Employee Relations & Conflict Resolutions o   HR Compliance o   Benefits Administration o   Employee Engagement Initiatives o   Leave Management (FMLA, […]

Praxis announces multiple Promotions!

We are proud to announce that we have made some exciting internal moves!   Yani Castro has been promoted to Sr. Manager, Workforce Development. Through her career at Praxis, Yani has demonstrated a talent for bringing out the best in others. Yani will be leading our Workforce Development group, which remains in the HR Department and will […]

Grand Rapids-based Praxis Packaging Announces Acquisition of New Jersey Corporation

Praxis Acquires Unette Corporation, a Leader in Cosmetic and Personal Care Item Packaging Solutions, Creating New Customer Offerings and Growth Opportunities   Praxis Packaging, an independently operated subsidiary of the Huizenga Group, today announced the acquisition of Unette Corporation of Randolph, New Jersey. This marks the first independent acquisition in company history. Additionally, this acquisition […]

Is Your Product Packaging Due for an Update?


Packaging – More Than Protection Traditionally, packaging wouldn’t be considered one of the main components of the marketing mix. Advertising, sponsorship events, social media and other initiatives often take priority over the actual product packaging. Today, packaging is taking on a larger role when it comes to promoting and advertising the product. With consumer preferences […]

How to Ensure Retail Ready Packaging Hits the Mark

The retail landscape is incredibly dynamic. Today, high volume, fast moving consumer goods have become the focal point of the retail world. Big box stores in-particular, have captured the value in providing retail ready packaging. Retail Ready Packaging Considerations Through retail ready packaging, retailers have been able to eliminate time spent on restocking and “facing […]