Spearhead Pioneers Help Enhance and Extend Your Brand Beyond the Ordinary.

The Spearhead Pioneer program is a carefully selected group of best-in-class innovators from around the globe. Spearhead’s exclusive pioneer partner relationships and international business alliances mean uniquely intelligent solutions that you won’t find anywhere else.

In order to continually provide innovative PBE™ to clients, Spearhead partners with some of the best in class inventors, raw material suppliers, manufacturers and converters in the world. As the Pioneer program grows and expands, everyone benefits from the unique opportunities that come with being a part of Spearhead’s success in reinventing how the industry works together.

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Greener Planet

Greener Planet

Greener Planet, located in Chattanooga, Tennessee, is a woman owned business and the sister company of TPC Printing & Packaging. TPC Printing & Packaging is a highly experienced, independent producer of custom folding cartons, specialty packaging, and paperboard tubes. Greener Planet was formed with the goal of offering more sustainable packaging.

Curtis Packaging

Curtis Packaging

Curtis Packaging, located in Sandy Hook, Connecticut, is a leading provider of luxury packaging solutions that manufacture high quality folding cartons for the most discerning global brands. Curtis Packaging has maintained a leadership position for producing exceptionally high-quality packaging with efficient processes in a carbon-neutral facility.

Acuity Packaging & Logistics

Acuity Packaging & Logistics Solutions

Acuity Packaging & Logistics Solutions, located in Louisville, Kentucky, is a 100% woman-owned business. Acuity is home to Spearhead’s Innovation Center, which is the first full turnkey offering of its kind in the Kentucky region. The Flagship provides support for packaging, labeling, necker, medallion, and all other innovative PBE™ directly onto our client's products, creating the ability to have client ideas fully assembled and distributed to the market all from within the Bourbon Belt. Acuity also has in house thermoforming, shrink sleeve tunnels, and Spearhead’s very own high speed autocartoner.

BillerudKorsnäs

BillerudKorsnäs

BillerudKorsnäs, located in Solna, Sweden, is considered the most sustainable paper manufacturer in the world and Spearhead’s first strategic material supplier. The Spearhead Group incorporates BillerudKorsnäs paper stock regularly into their offerings to meet their client’s sustainability goals.

Package Development Company

Package Development Company

Package Development Company, located in Rockaway, New Jersey, is a manufacturer of custom thermoforming and displays, providing high quality design, engineering, production and fulfillment. Package Development’s integration of printed cards, folding cartons, set up boxes, and all other packaging mediums enables them to bring products to market with well designed, cost effective high quality results.

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Burt Rigid Box

Burt Rigid Box, located in Oneonta, New York, have been a recognized industry leader in luxury custom paperboard packaging since 1886. Burt Rigid is a family business that prides themselves on their superior quality and creative interpretation of clients’ style and originality. Burt Rigid sources FSC Certified paper goods, and their rigid paperboard is an affordable, luxurious way to address consumer demand for sustainability that is made in the USA.

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FoldStar

FoldStar Inc., located in Holmdel, New Jersey is a world-leader in folded tessellation engineering. Tessellation is the art of taking flat materials to create a shape by folding. FoldStar packages powerful, proprietary geometric algorithms behind an easy-to-use interface creating an exclusive software for the packaging industry and offers clients new avenues to achieve the most advanced packaging in the industry which can be used to generate less waste, reduce plastic, and deliver novel concepts.

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Ecological Fibers

Ecological Fibers, located in Lunenburg, Massachusetts, has paved the way towards enhancing environmental innovation while producing specialty cover materials that have helped protect the most beloved and recognizable books and luxury packaging in the world. Ecological Fibers offers the variety, customization, and global availability brands need to achieve the luxury appeal desired in today’s retail markets. As a strategic material pioneer with Spearhead, Ecological Fibers provides an avenue for luxury paper and material wraps, while also working with the highest quality and most responsibly sourced materials available.

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Collectivo Dimetria

Collectivo Dimetria is an innovative wood product manufacturer located in Mexico City, Mexico and a 100% Woman-Owned Business. We are particularly proud to have Dimetria as a pioneer because they are consistent with supporting Spearhead’s core values of promoting other woman-owned businesses and sustainability by using FSC Certified Products. They are dedicated to providing creative solutions, from generating the original concept to final production. Dimetria has carried out various projects in image and brand identity, product development, displays, packaging, premium corporate gifts, as well as CNC and laser cutting. Their goal is to make everyday something special, through products that combine aesthetic with the functional aspect. Dimetria is situated in North America and offers the ability to accommodate both small and large orders allowing opportunities for high quality wood products with shorter lead times than typical overseas production.

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Tapones Premium

Tapones Premium was established in 1996 and is based out of Jalisco, Mexico. Tapones specializes in manufacturing metal and wood closures, labels, medallions, charms, and accessories by customizing products to distinguish brands from the competition. Having been in business for 25 years, the team at Tapones have created and supplied Physical Brand Enhancements™ for spirits brands all over the world. Tapones is a pioneer in the industry and transforms ideas into something producible, providing the technology to manufacture products with the highest quality standards.

If you are interested in joining the Spearhead Pioneer Program, reach out to Ray DeCarlo, Head of Global Sourcing & Pioneer Relations directly at rdecarlo@thespearheadgroup.com

 

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