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The Waddington GroupTM

POLAR PAK® is a division of The Waddington GroupTM (TWG). TWG is compromised of four divisions, WNA Inc., Eco-Products Inc., Waddington Europe and POLAR PAK Inc. The corporate offices of TWG are located in Covington, Kentucky (close to Cincinnati, Ohio). TWG belongs to the Branded Consumables business segment of Newell Brands.

The Waddington Group Logo with trademark


WNA  is located in Covington, Kentucky and offers a broad range of mainly upscale disposable solutions for the foodservice industry including catering, bakery, processor, deli and chain restaurants.

Product innovation has been the key to the success of WNA over many years and they have an enviable reputation for being first to market with many new technologies. WNA has several manufacturing facilities strategically located throughout the U.S. utilizing various technologies including injection molding, thermoforming, metalizing and decorating.


Eco Products


Eco-Products, of Boulder, Colorado, is the leading brand and thought innovator in the green packaging space. Eco-Products offers a broad array of green packaging solutions and truly

lives by its mantra, Green is all we do.™ Eco-Products was acquired by The Waddington Group in 2012. In 2009, Eco-Products introduced our Evolution World™ Hot Cup line, the first 24% post-consumer recycled fiber hot cup on the market. In 2011, they launched the EcoLid® 25, the world’s first post-consumer recycled polystyrene hot cup lid.


Waddington Europe


Waddington Europe is a leading bespoke (custom) thermoformer of packaging and transit trays for a wide range of markets including bakery, dairy, protein, food service, produce and non-food.

This division represents the TWG companies in Europe, namely: ParPak Europe, Holfeld Plastics, Deltaform, Chiltern Thermoforming and Eureka Caterware.


Polar PakTouch Industries Logo


POLAR PAK has its offices and manufacturing facilities in Montréal, Québec and Toronto, Ontario. POLAR PAK (formerly Polar Plastic and Par-Pak) has many of the same manufacturing

capabilities offered by WNA in the US and serves the foodservice, bakery, deli, produce and confectionary markets. In addition to products manufactured in Canada, POLAR PAK also markets products produced by other Group companies, thereby providing unparalleled one-stop shopping convenience for single-use foodservice products across Canada.


POLAR PAK recently complemented its portfolio by acquiring Touch Industries. Touch manufactures over 800 different products for the food services, health and retail sectors such as toothpicks, stir sticks, table accessories, cutlery, containers, straws, glasses, bar accessories, sampling utensils, safety and cleaning products, gloves, matches and clothespins. The acquisition adds to POLAR PAK's high quality single use packaging solutions.




Newell Brands

Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate®, Sharpie®,Coleman®, Irwin®, Oster®, Sunbeam®, Rubbermaid Commercial Products®, Graco®, FoodSaver®, Jostens®, and The Waddington Group. Their portfolio of leading brands is organized into nine business segments: Writing, Outdoor Solutions, Tools, Consumer Solutions, Commercial Products, Baby& Parenting, Home Solutions, Branded Consumables, and Process Solutions.


What unites all Newell’s businesses is a belief in brand-led growth, based on an understanding of the constantly changing needs of their consumers and the ability to create consumer products that win in the market by delivering superior performance, design and innovation.


To read more about Newell’s portfolio of brands, click on their logo and visit their website.



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