Opportunities for sustainably-minded team members to grow and prosper.

At Placon, we design, manufacture, and market thermoformed plastic packaging for products in the food, retail and medical device markets.

Every day, we work together to innovate, recycle and transform valuable natural resources back into new plastic packaging while continuing to push the boundaries of sustainability and innovation. As the demand for sustainable packaging options grows, we’re continuously looking to attract hard-working, talented team members who embrace Placon’s environmental goals and our values. In order to make a quality product, we first need to start with quality people – and we want you to join our team.

At the end of the day, we know that behind every award-winning product design, improvement in process control and new customer won, there are great employees helping us realize our vision of being the first choice packaging partner for innovative design and collaboration.

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A few facts about Placon

  • An innovator in thermoform packaging since 1966. Learn more
  • Committed to environmental sustainability with our EcoStar line of recycled PET rollstock.
  • A leader in medical device packaging through our Barger division in Elkhart, IN.
  • Family-owned with more than 500 talented employees. Some of our first team members are still on staff!
  • An injection molder of stock food packaging at our W. Springfield, MA location.


Placon invented the plastic BlisterBox® clamshell, a leading stock packaging product found in stores across North America. We’re the company behind the innovative, easy-open packaging for the Gillette Venus & Olay razor and behind the round plastic containers at your local deli. We’re also a company that provides packaging for medical devices from orthopaedic implants to cardiac stents and diabetes test kits.

Each and every one of our products is made in the USA. And the majority of our PET plastic packaging is created from the recycled rollstock we extrude at our recycling facility. We’re proud to say we divert over 120,000 pounds of plastic bottles from landfills every day!


All Placon employees have the opportunity to enjoy the fun and dynamic culture that is Madison, WI and nearby Fitchburg. Both cities offer four seasons of arts, culture, sports, recreation, shopping, and family fun. Our city has consistently been a top-ranked community to live, work, play, and raise a family – with beautiful views and close proximity to the University of Wisconsin-Madison, you’ll always have something to do.

Interested in working with a prominent medical device packaging designer and manufacturer? Consider joining our team in Elkhart, IN, a tight-knit community with friendly neighborhoods and great schools. Sound like a good fit? Search career opportunities.

Committed to sustainability

At Placon, we are committed to continuously understanding the impact our products and business operations have on the environment, which is why we opened the doors to our own, state-of-the-art PET water, soda bottle and thermoform recycling facility in 2011. Dedicated to the recycling and reuse of PET, Placon’s EcoStar® line of extruded post-consumer recycled rollstock is currently found in some of the world’s top brand owners’ packaging.

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Looking for a challenging, yet stable career? Enjoy solving problems and taking the initiative? Like working with teams of dedicated professionals? Want to be part of an environmentally responsible company? Search Placon opportunities now at our Madison and DeForest, WI, W. Springfield, MA, Elkhart, IN, and Plymouth, MN locations.