Contract Converting Manufacturer - North America

Smead Contract Manufacturing Division (Smead CMD) is a global company specializing in converting and printing of technical and non-technical paper, non-woven and film substrates for diverse markets.

Smead CMD’s parent company was founded in 1906 and has a long standing history of developing and manufacturing products for the office organizational industry and retail markets. A private, woman-owned company headquartered in Hastings, Minnesota, Smead Manufacturing has facilities throughout the United States.


We have extensive experience in bring products from ideas on a piece of paper to a commercialized success. Our team of engineers, manufacturing operations and production team will help launch your ideas into tangible products.


Smead CMD currently works with a number of various non-technical paper, non-woven and film substrate vendors for a range of applications and uses. If we don't have it, we will help you source it.


We can the capability to do 1-offs to full production runs. Our prototyping capabilities include a team of prototypers along with a range of prototype manufacturing operations.


Smead CMD is completely setup to provide in-house tooling services which help keep your cost down and help us better service you as we transition to production.


We have seven production facilities in North America and work with manufacturing partners in Asia.