RI Department of Labor and Training


Global medical packaging firm Nelipak is hiring at its Cranston location with job fair to be held Tuesday, July 14, from 2-7 PM

July 13, 2015

Commerce Corporation, Workforce Solutions of Providence/Cranston, the City of Cranston, and the Department of Labor and Training’s Business Workforce Center are announcing that Nelipak Healthcare Packaging, a global provider of custom thermoformed packaging used in the medical devices and pharmaceutical industries, is holding a job fair at its US headquarters in Cranston on Tuesday, July 14, from 2 to 7 PM.

Nelipak, which was founded in the Netherlands in 1953 and has more than 500 employees worldwide, is located at 21 Amflex Drive, Cranston, RI 02921.

Nelipak works with many industry-leading medical device manufacturers to design and create custom thermoformed packaging adhering to the most stringent quality standards. The company is seeking qualified candidates for the positions of quality manager, quality inspector, facility maintenance, machine operators, and shift supervisors.

Job descriptions can be viewed at http://www.nelipak.com/news-resources/careers/ and interested candidates are asked to send their résumés in advance to donna.dias@nelipak.com.

Attendees should dress appropriately for an on-site interview. Valuable tips on how to be more successful at a job fair may be found at www.dlt.ri.gov/bwc/JFSuccess.htm.

“Nelipak has a long-standing reputation for excellence and is looking to expand our Cranston-based team with employees that share our commitment to providing the highest quality medical-grade packaging to our customers,” said Michael Kelly, president and CEO. “We pride ourselves on providing a safe, positive work environment and our current employees have emphasized that they appreciate the job stability and benefits that Nelipak offers — and enjoy being a part of our team. We look forward to giving others the opportunity to grow with us, as we expect the US to be an increasing market for us over the next few years.”


About Nelipak® Healthcare Packaging: With facilities in Cranston, RI; Phoenix, AZ; Venray, the Netherlands; Galway, Ireland; and San Jose, Costa Rica, Nelipak® Healthcare Packaging designs, develops, and manufactures custom thermoformed packaging products that provide superior protection for medical devices and pharmaceuticals. The company offers medical trays and blisters, surgical procedure trays, pharmaceutical handling trays, custom built sealing machines and other value-added services. Nelipak’s customers consist of some of the largest and most reputable medical device and pharmaceutical companies in the world. With over 500 employees worldwide, Nelipak is focused on delivering superior quality and customer experience through world class manufacturing at each of its locations. More information about Nelipak can be found at http://www.nelipak.com. Nelipak® Healthcare Packaging is a trade name of Nelipak® Corporation.

About Commerce Corporation: Commerce Corporation is the official economic development organization for the State of Rhode Island. Commerce Corporation’s mission is to work with public, private, and non-profit partners to create the conditions for businesses in all sectors to thrive and to improve the quality of life for citizens by promoting the state’s long-term economic health and prosperity. Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor is Governor Gina M. Raimondo’s top economic advisor.

About the RI Department of Labor and Training’s Business Workforce Center: The Business Workforce Center (BWC) simplifies doing business in RI by assessing applicants for work skills, introducing businesses to motivated and qualified candidates, customizing recruitments or job fairs, and connecting companies to tax credits and grants. The BWC can help employers support their workforce during a transition or downturn and can guide them to services offered by other agencies. It assists all businesses at no cost.


About the RI Department of Labor and Training: The RI Department of Labor and Training (DLT) offers employment services, educational services, and economic opportunity to both individuals and employers. DLT protects Rhode Island’s workforce by enforcing labor laws, prevailing wage rates, and workplace health and safety standards. The department also provides temporary income support to unemployed and temporarily disabled workers. The Business Workforce Center simplifies doing business in RI by coordinating job fairs, pre-screening applicants, and connecting employers with innovative methods to remain or become competitive.