Flexible packaging manufacturer

Emerald Packaging is one of the largest flexible packaging manufacturers on the West Coast and one of the biggest suppliers of produce packaging in the country. The company prints up to 10 colors, produces wicketed bags, bags with zippers, roll stock with laser perforation, hot needle perforation and Inno-Lok zipper. The company also laminates and offers stand-up pouches. It is based in Union City, Calif.


This stage involves gathering all the necessary materials needed to make your product. Some factories provide materials and assembly; sometimes you will need to buy materials separately.


"Production run" means making a lot of one product at once. The factories listed under "production" can produce small and/or large quantities. The minimum order for a production run can vary from factory to factory (some have no minimum, some require a dozen, and some require up to 1,000 to be made at once)