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February 2013
February 14 is Valentines Day
 
You Best not Forget
Happy Valentines Day
One Pack Purchases Pratt & Reeves
(Ken Pratt Retires)
For over twenty five years, Ken Pratt has been servicing packaging equipment all over the tri-state area.
  
His craftsmanship and reputation is renowned in our industry and those who've done business with Ken will agree that his handshake was his word.
Ken Pratt
 
In early December Ken experienced a life altering illness, leaving him unable to continue his career.

As Ken recuperates, he can be at peace knowing that his customers' equipment will be in the good hands of our One Pack repair department.

We wish Ken  a speedy recovery
In This Issue
Ken Pratt Retires
Sometimes You Need to Wonder
Hand Trucks Your Way
Winter is Here
Material Handling Society
Sandy's Hereos
One Pack Boy Band
Price Notifications

Sometimes You Need To Wonder

 

The 2012 Kennedy Awards honored one of our greatest rock bands, Led Zeppelin

 

Led Zeppelin   

This is a long video but worth the watch.  Although all the singers did a incredible job, the final act, Heart, will blow your mind.

 

On a personal observation, take note of the chubby, balding guy behind Kid Rock, rocking out on the acoustic guitar.  It gives One Pack owner, Fred, hope that he, too, can someday be a rock God.

 

Click Here to experience incredible 

Rock & Roll 

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Don't Forget That Winter's Coming
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Sandy's Heroes

Douglas Colfer 

of Barnes & Noble

 

By day, Doug Colfer was a part time investigator for the insurance industry, dealing with industrial accidents.  By night, Doug is a Senior Maintenance

Doug Colfer
Doug Colfer

Supervisor for Barnes & Noble, overseeing a 1.7 million square foot warehouse and twenty three employees.

 

Several days after Sandy hit, Doug found himself in a new role as a volunteer, shuffling food between the National Guard in Seagirt to shelters in Manasquan and Bayhead.

 

While working at the shelters, Doug got involved with an organization called Samaritans Purse, cleaning out houses damaged by Sandy. After a short time, Doug's leadership skills were revealed to others involved and soon he was leading teams of volunteers from all over the country.

 

Doug with Volunteers
Volunteers Michael Banko & Fred Gerstler with 90 Year Old Homeowner Eleanor and Doug Colfer
Soon Doug was being noticed by non profits such as The United Way and Habitat for Humanity. Not being one to say no, Doug's days were engulfed with so much volunteer work that he took a temporary leave from his part time investigation work.

 

Since his involvement, Doug has worked on nine homes around the shore area and is now handling the rebuilding of two homes for Habitat for Humanity.  Unlike other organizations, Habitat requires you to adopt a project from start to finish.  Doug has been busy, finding volunteers such as licensed plumbers and electricians and those who would come in and sheet rock and paint.

 

For Doug, dealing with homeowners and volunteers has been overwhelming, both physically and emotionally.  Seeing so many who've lost so much can take its toll on a person, but the love he's received by those he's helped will keep him going until he has nothing left to offer.

 

For Doug, the hugs have been payment enough.

To Learn More About Habitat for Humanity
The Hottest New Boy Band?
Boy Band
Frank Dan & Ryan learning how to sheet rock

One Pack employees, Frank, Dan, & Ryan may not be able to sing, but they do know how to work hard and give back to those in need.
 
All over the Jersey Shore are volunteers like these young men who are helping those who lost everything.
 
To get involved click the link above for more information.
Price Notifications

Price Increases
* Signode announced a price increase on Polypropylene
  Strapping 5% to 6.5% depending on style effective 
  January 25
* Stretch Wrap manufacturers have announced a 6% 
  increase effective January 28
* Plastic Bag manufacturers have announced a 6% 
  increase also effective on January 28.
 
Price Decreases
* Nothing official at this time

 As pricing information becomes available, One Pack will make every effort to keep you informed.
(We're Adding New Products Every Day) 
Join us as we tour

 

  Englert, Inc. 
   
    with guest speaker,    
Jeffrey 
Scheinnger
 
 
Chairman of NJ Chamber of Commerce
 
March 20

 

Material Handling Society NJ 

Click on the logo above to Sign Up.

 

MHSNJ is a non- profit organization dedicated to supporting material handling professionals by providing an educational forum and fostering communication among New Jersey's manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution practitioners. MHSNJ will provide a vehicle through which its members gain a vision of the future regarding material handling principles, practices, systems, and technologies. With this increased awareness and knowledge, MHSNJ members shall be prepared to meet the challenges ahead and contribute to the productivity and efficiency of the organizations that employ them as material handling professionals.