Whether the substrate is paper or plastic, and the format innovative or conventional, Sandhill understands the raw materials, issues, sourcing and challenges.
Sandhill Consulting Group executives helped a plastics thermo former modify plant operations from a single resin plant to a multi-resin stream operation: Polypropylene, PET, PLA and Polystyrene. They also helped other firms improve their flexographic printing operations, tissue converting processes, flexible packaging offerings, printing, ink, paper & resin sourcing, and tool, plate & molding capabilities. From flexible packaging to folding cartons, thermo-formed containers to injection molded cutlery or printed, die-cut and formed paper plates, Sandhill has practical operating experience in these categories.
- Flexible and rigid packaging
- Publishing, food service and consumer products
InnoWare Paper Inc was a wholly owned operating subsidiary of a Private Equity sponsored portfolio company. Sandhill provided long-term interim executives as CEO, COO, CFO, and CMO. Sandhill executives helped recruit and develop training programs to rebuild middle management ranks and generate higher quality performance. Under leadership of Sandhill executives, company grew from break-even to +13% EBITDA performance and PE sponsor realized favorable exit.
InnoWare Plastics Inc experienced an unplanned management turnover shortly after acquisition by new equity sponsor. Sandhill parachuted in executives to stabilize operations, and then worked with existing team to expand and improve operations, and rebuild a sales organization, including conducting national sales meetings and training programs. Equity sponsor was able to yield a desired exit to a strategic buyer.