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Novolex Overview

Hartsville, SC
10000+ employees
2004
Company - Private
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Novolex® is one of North America’s leaders in packaging choice and sustainability; serving retail, grocery, food service, hospitality, institutional and industrial markets. Novolex’s packaging brands are leaders in the markets they serve due to their ... Read more

Mission: Novolex’s™ mission is to continue the tradition of leadership established by our brands, and to create new value and synergies by providing you with an industry-leading packaging expert that covers the full spectrum of your operations.

Company Updates

  • COVID-19

    From our Family to Yours. In this unprecedented time, Novolex is proud to play an essential role in maintaining the uninterrupted operation of our country’s food supply chain, grocery and retail operations, and e-commerce with an extensive selection of paper and plastic packaging products. Packaging for prepared and fresh food in grocery aisles, freezers and deli. Bags at check out. Trash can liners for hospitals. Food containers and bags for restaurant take-out and e-commerce. We are grateful to our hardworking employee families who, together with our customers and suppliers, will help us to weather this storm.

  • Mark your calendars! Next month we’ll be at the 2018 #NACSShow in Las Vegas.

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Novolex – Why Work With Us?


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Join the Novolex Family
We take pride in supporting over 10,000 families across the globe. Our team is rich in diversity and our entrepreneurial culture encourages continuous personal growth and teamwork. Our careers include manufacturing, engineering, procurement, supply chain, finance, HR, product development, sales, marketing and an ever-expanding array of others to support our continuing rapid growth.

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Novolex™ is one of North America’s leaders in packaging choice and sustainability serving retail, grocery, food service, hospitality, institutional and industrial markets. The leadership of Novolex’s™ packaging brands sprouts from innovation; a diversity of products and markets; and a dedication to sustainability and quality embraced by the nearly 10,000 Novolex™ employees. With the addition of The Waddington Group, Novolex™ has 62 locations worldwide including two world class plastic recycling facilities.

Novolex™ focuses on customers within the retail, grocery, convenience store, deli, food service, hospitality, institutional, processor and industrial markets. The Novolex™ product portfolio is diverse and our engineered solutions are designed to meet customer packaging application needs in the areas of food contact, customer experience, resale items, checkout systems, can liners and packaging operations.

The family of historic Novolex™ brands includes Hilex Poly®, Duro Bag®, Bagcraft® Packaging,  De Luxe®Packaging, General Packaging® Products, International Converter®, Shields™, Heritage Bag® , Burrows Packaging™ , Waddington North America™ , Polar Pak™ , Waddington Europe™ , and Eco Products®. The Novolex™ brands are unified by four common values: Manufacturing Innovation and Quality, Service, Packaging Choice, and Sustainability.

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Each of our brands has a unique packaging focus.

Novolex™ focuses on customers within the retail, grocery, convenience store, deli, food service, hospitality, institutional, processor and industrial markets. The Novolex™ product portfolio is diverse and our engineered solutions are designed to meet customer packaging application needs in the areas of food contact, customer experience, resale items, checkout systems, can liners and packaging operations.






Manufacturing Sustainability

We take pride in quality, innovative and sustainable manufacturing. Strategies include recycled content sourcing, pursuit of energy and logistics efficiencies, and safety initiatives that protect the well-being of our employees. Our 2018 Sustainability Report measures for the first time enterprise use of energy which is the biggest contributor to our operational carbon footprint. The report has enabled us to establish benchmarks for these programs and lay the foundation for improvements that can address contributions to greenhouse gas emissions, waste and more.

Product Sustainability

At Novolex, we strive to consider the entire lifecycle of packaging – reviewing sourcing, manufacturing and product disposal as key considerations in product sustainability. The use of recycled content in our products reduces our reliance on virgin materials. Novolex engineers work closely with our customers and evaluate our end markets to understand how to minimize the use of packaging and develop products that can be recycled or composted. As we have grown, the Novolex product portfolio has continually expanded to include a range of plastic (resin), paper (fiber) and other materials, each with their own sustainability attributes.

Working with Others

Sustainability is a shared responsibility. We work with our customers on product design and with leading industry organizations to develop and communicate programs that support consumer recycling and composting. We participate in industry associations that educate consumers about packaging reduction, recycling, composting and the importance of using recycled content. We also rely on recognized third party certifying bodies who review our products against compostability standards and validate our recycled content claims.

Some of our industry partnerships and certifying bodies include:

 

  • Biodegradable Products Institute
  • The Paper Recovery Alliance (PRA) and Plastics Recovery Group (PRG)
  • Iowa State University Polymer and Food Protection Consortium
  • Sustainable Packaging Coalition and the How2Recycle® program
  • Flexible Packaging Association
  • American Progressive Bag Alliance
  • Forest Stewardship Council®
  • Plastics Industry Association
  • American Forest and Paper Association
  • AMERIPEN
  • U.S. Composting Council’s Target Organics Committee
  • Compost Manufacturing Alliance

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Our Veteran and Military Family team is growing! If you are a part of a Military family, we'd love to help you find a place within Novolex.  Search and apply for jobs below.  Then email us at the link below for help in navigating your job search. Thank you for your service - we look forward to hearing from you!

Vets@Novolex.com

Novolex Reviews

  • Featured Review

    "Best place I've worked in seven years."

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    Current Employee - QC Technician in Lebanon, TN
    Current Employee - QC Technician in Lebanon, TN
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Novolex full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good work/life balance, working 7 days out of a fortnight. Nice sign on bonus, and quick climbing up the experience ladder into other positions. I've seen people go from entry level positions to material handling and other such work in as little as a six months.

    We need people who can operate and communicate professionally under stress. if that's you, this may be a very good career opportunity.

    I would like to note also that management has done an exceptional job in working with the crew during this Covid-19 crisis, and would like to thank the plant manager for his rational decisions which have positively affected both the morale of the workers and undoubtedly the health of us and our families.

    Cons

    positions other than packing require much tolerance for stress, cool tempered, well spoken people do well here. hot-heads don't.

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Novolex Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 days. I interviewed at Novolex (Kansas City, MO) in February 2016.

    Interview

    VP traveled to my location for the interview. Very low key and pleasant over an informal lunch. He eventually became my report to and we have been friends ever since.

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