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Congratulations to Mimi Crawford, the 2020 Order of George Lifetime Civic Achievement Award Recipient!

Congratulations to Mimi Crawford, the 2020 Order of George Lifetime Civic Achievement Award Recipient!

Posted on January 17, 2020 by in News, Uncategorized with no comments

Crayex President and CEO Mimi Crawford was awarded the Order of George Lifetime Civic Achievement Award at the Piqua Area Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Dinner on January 16th, 2020! 

The Order of George is Piqua’s highest and most prestigious award, and is presented annually to honor an individual who has demonstrated exemplary volunteer and community service.

Mimi is the 3rd member of the Crayex family to receive this honor, a first for the award. This also marks the first time a father and daughter have both won, as Cliff Alexander received the Order of George in 1985.

Congratulations Mimi, everyone here at Crayex is proud of you, and the example you set in our community!

 


Vote for Crayex’s Tree in the Community Christmas Tree Display!

Vote for Crayex’s Tree in the Community Christmas Tree Display!

Posted on December 13, 2019 by in Events, News with no comments

Thanks to Courtney at the Library for sharing this awesome photo!

Crayex is proud to take part in this year’s Community Christmas Tree Display at the Piqua Public Library!

We were one of six local merchants and organizations to contribute a tree to the display, which you can check out in the 2nd Floor Rollin Art Gallery.

After you’ve had a chance to see them all be sure to Click Here to vote for our tree as the best in the display! Voting lasts until January 6th so there’s plenty of time to see the display.

Piqua High School students took a photography class field trip to Crayex!

Piqua High School students took a photography class field trip to Crayex!

Posted on December 10, 2019 by in Events, News with no comments

Last Friday, December 6th, Crayex had the opportunity to host PHS Students to help them with a graphic design project for a Media Arts class!

The students plan to practice their graphic design skills by building a poster that features our logo and mission statement on it. Once the design has been approved the final project will be printed on their vinyl printer and hung in the PHS back hallway by their manufacturing lab.

We, at Crayex, feel that educational opportunities within the workplace are extremely important to enhanced student learning. Manufacturing needs to be part of the conversation. Contrary to current debate, small business entrepreneurs create the largest share of new jobs within the U.S. and Manufacturing provides a significantly higher average wage than the Service sector.

We Like Big Bags!

Posted on April 5, 2019 by in Events, News, Uncategorized with no comments

 

We’re proud to debut our new single: “Crayex Got Bags”!

Thank you to all of the students from Piqua High School who took some time out of their last visit to the plant to help us make this fun video!

If you like big bags too then you should head over to our products page to learn more about our bags, films, and all of the other high quality products we make!

A Field Trip to Crayex

Posted on December 4, 2018 by in Events, News, Uncategorized with no comments

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Crayex welcomed students from Piqua Junior High School for National Manufacturing day! This was a great opportunity to teach them about some of the materials, science and work that goes into making our great products!

“Cheers!” to the Flat Plastic Wine Bottle That’s Perfect for Shipping!

“Cheers!” to the Flat Plastic Wine Bottle That’s Perfect for Shipping!

Posted on November 28, 2018 by in News, Uncategorized with no comments

The wine bottle may be nothing new, but a new “flattened” PET bottle is taking the U.K. by storm, and has even been recognized by Dow as a Diamond finalist in it’s 2018 Awards for Packaging Innovation.

The demand for this new bottle came from a simple problem: The wine industry was losing nearly 100 million dollars a year in failed home deliveries. With the rise of e-commerce this was a problem that was only going to get bigger. “The idea was catalyzed by the need to solve a specific, clear problem of home delivery in the U.K.” said Santiago Navarro, the CEO and Co-Foudner of Garçon Wines. continue reading

This Month’s Employee Spotlight falls on Sandy Lotz!

This Month’s Employee Spotlight falls on Sandy Lotz!

Posted on June 7, 2018 by in News, Uncategorized with no comments

Sandy has been with the Crayex family for 19 years, and as the receptionist she is often the first person a visitor will see when walking into our Piqua, Ohio offices. Sandy originally started her career through a temp agency who thought she would be a good fit, but it was the family oriented nature of Crayex that drew her to stay.

When she isn’t greeting people on the phone or in person at the office, Sandy enjoys spending time with her children, or four grandchildren; Bryce, Brynn, Kingston and Konner. In fact, you can usually find Sandy attending their sporting events, or at the United Methodist Church in Jackson Center where she and her husband Bruce are members.

We thank Sandy for serving as the smiling face of Crayex for almost 2 decades, and we hope she stays a part of the Crayex family for many more years to come!

Crayex has exciting openings for production operators!

Crayex has exciting openings for production operators!

Posted on June 5, 2018 by in News, Uncategorized with no comments

The Crayex Corporation has exciting ground floor openings for production operators in our Piqua, Ohio facility. There are opportunities for advancement! Our production operators pull rolls of plastic off of production lines, perform quality checks, and package them for shipment according to the work orders. Quality samples are taken and recorded hourly.

Successful candidates must have a high school diploma or GED. They must be able to read and understand work orders, use a tape measure and a scale, and record quality measurements.
This is a physical job with 12-hour shifts and works every other weekend. We are looking for long-term employees who have a reliable job history and who can pass a drug and background screening. The first 90 days of employment will be through a local staffing agency. **Possibility for quicker hire for the best employees!**

Benefits:

  • Health, Dental, Life Insurance
  • 401K
  • Profit Sharing
  • Attendance Bonus (approx. $300 paid quarterly)
  • Perfect Attendance Bonus (attendance bonus doubled-paid quarterly)
  • YMCA Discount
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • 1 week after 6 months
  • 2 weeks after 18 months
  • Performance based reviews and raises every 3 months in the first year and then annually

Salary: $14.20 per hour plus $1.00 night shift premium ***PAID WEEKLY***

Job Type: Full-time

Multiple positions are available. Please apply for immediate consideration