Global Package is comprised of a talented and experienced team for creating the best bottles from worldwide factories sourcing as well as providing custom shippers, glass decoration, pewter labels, closures, and design for the wine ,spirits, and food industries. When it comes to providing custom and specialty bottles and packaging, we lead the way in finding solutions to provide a comprehensive and attractive outcome that sets a brand apart. It is our goal to offer the most professional service so the project works well the first time.
Erica Harrop and her sales team are comprised of talented and experienced packaging specialists that assist (guide) customers with a variety of options to set their product apart from the rest. With over 65 years' experience in packaging creation and decoration they work expediently to offer a selection that is suitable to the project.
The team is able to communicate with more than 30 suppliers in various countries and has worked with many for over 25 years. First hand relationships are important to understanding what is best for both the customer and the supplier so the outcome is meeting the objective. Whether in France, Italy or the Far East, being able to present the benefits of each producer to the customer allows for better decision making.
Global Package President, Erica Harrop, Speaks Out On New Tariffs
On September 18, 2018 Erica Harrop, CEO and founder of Global Package LLC, released this statement regarding new tariffs recently imposed on glass:
Does anyone remember what it was like before China bottles took hold of our industry? I remember it well. Importing was for specialty bottles and quality design was respected. US factories were the juggernaut of the glass suppliers, filling the needs of most of the industry until the glass shortages in 2007 forced glass distributors to find new sources. Those new sources saved the wine industry from catastrophic shortages and benefited the wine and spirits industries in the long run. However, that disruption blurred the role and quality level of glassmakers to the point where it was difficult to distinguish one glassmaker’s bottle shapes and glass source from another. Customers gave up searching for experienced high-quality suppliers, resulting in “good enough” pricing, but a lot less creativity and poorer quality.
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