Leading brands in a wide variety of markets rely on Zumbiel to create the best paperboard packaging and to provide services that help get it to market flawlessly.

Creating great paperboard packaging requires advanced graphic and structural design, the right printing and converting processes, and vendor-managed inventory—all combined in a way that helps your brand stand out on the shelf without excess inventory or stock-outs.

As one of the industry’s largest and most established independent paperboard packaging companies, Zumbiel has worked with top brands to bring ideas from concept to shelf. Our services include:

• An in-house team of packaging experts who maximize your shelf presence, whatever your market: Automotive, Beverage, Consumer Products, Food or Health Care.
• Continuous investment in our world-class facility and equipment to ensure innovative printing and packaging solutions.
• A flexible, adaptable culture that allows customers to quickly and conservatively try new ideas, and to then grow them to scale.
• A commitment to sustainable packaging that enables our customers to extend their values to their consumers.

 All of this is built on a foundation of experienced, dedicated people who simply get things done - every day.


Zumbiel Packaging Logs 1 Million Hours (and Counting) Without a Lost Time Accident

Zumbiel Packaging (, an independent paperboard packaging company with a 170-year history in the Cincinnati area, is proud to announce that they have gone more than one million hours without a lost time accident, and over a quarter million hours without any type of injury. They celebrated these milestones with logo shirts, lunch, and prize drawings for the associates who made the achievement happen.

 Safety is a priority from the top down—everyone works collectively to make the organization a showcase for safety. “I know it’s a cliché, but we really try to be proactive instead of reactive. We do this through safety teams on each shift, our safety audits and Gemba walkthroughs,” said Ron Merkle, Safety and Training Manager. 

Zumbiel Packaging Achieves Food Safety Standard

Keeping with their ongoing effort to ensure food safety, Zumbiel Packaging ( achieved an industry certification for Food Safety Systems, specifically FSSC 22000 (Food Safety Systems Certification). A paperboard packaging company based in the Cincinnati area, Zumbiel successfully implemented a number of prerequisite food safety programs to achieve this certification for its facility.

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