Business & Finance

Livingston Co. Inteplast Group Acquires Part of Trinity Packaging Corp.

August 15, 2013 at 6:50 AM

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Livingston-headquartered company, Inteplast Group, recently announced that it has acquired a part of Trinity Packaging Corporation, headquartered in Armonk, New York. The deal that was made effective on Aug. 1 includes the manufacturing facilities in Lewistown, Pennsylvania, and Pueblo, Colorado.

The new company, Trinity Plastics, Inc. will be part of Inteplast’s Integrated Bagging Systems Division (IBS) and will make that division one of the leading manufacturers of plastic bags and foodservice items that is currently serving private label, retail and grocery markets.

"Trinity represents the quintessence of American manufacturing and family business as embodied by 4 generations of the Freund family and we appreciate what this heritage brings to our own group of companies," said Dr. John Young, president and founder of Inteplast Group.

Sign Up for E-News

“This addition further exemplifies our commitment to ensuring quality manufacturing jobs for American workers."  Young started Inteplast in Livingston in 1991 with a handful of people.  Now the company has grown to over 5,000 and employs approximately 250 people from the town of Livingston and its surrounding communities.

Young adds, "Over the past few years I have come to respect greatly both Mr. John Freund and his son Peter. The two show a deep sense of caring for their colleagues and employees and are exemplary corporate citizens. I am honored to be able to perpetuate their sense of commitment to fellow co-workers and will do everything in my power to ensure continuity for both the organization that we are inheriting and the relationships with the customer and local communities which they serve. We want to become productive members of the Lewistown and Pueblo communities."

Inteplast operates manufacturing facilities throughout North America which include 40 plants and 10 warehouses. Central to Inteplast's existence is the belief in American manufacturing.

"The Group was established based upon the belief that we can still do world-class, competitive manufacturing in the United States," said Young. The creation of Inteplast Group over 20 years ago occurred at a time when similar operations were going overseas.  According to Young, the acquisition between Inteplast and Trinity Packaging is further evidence of that commitment.

For more information about Inteplast Group, visit

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News


Livingston Bowling's Allen Cai Named Livingston Athlete of the Week

January 15, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston High School bowling’s walk-on senior Allen Cai is named Dr. Michael Rieber’s Livingston Athlete of the Week for establishing himself as one of the best bowlers in the SEC's Colonial Division.

According to bowling coach Griff Hughes, Cai currently holds a 205 average, which is the third-best average in the division. He has also bowled ...

Joe Coletta, Lou Venezia and John Lee Franchise TAPinto Bloomfield

January 18, 2017

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ, - is pleased to announce the launch of TAPinto Bloomfield, under the leadership of franchisees Joe Coletta, Lou Venezia and John Lee. The site covers original local news in Bloomfield, NJ in Essex County. 

Joe Coletta is a Fire Captain in Bloomfield and has strong family ties to the community. He enjoys coaching or cheering on his three ...

Upcoming Events

Wed, January 18, 6:45 PM

Temple B'nai Abraham, Livingston

23rd Annual TBA Women's Interfaith Forum in honor ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness


Thu, January 19, 12:00 PM

Convene Midtown East, New York

ACG New York Women of Leadership Summit

Business & Finance Food & Drink


Sun, January 22, 11:00 AM

Meadowbrook Country Day Camp, Long Valley

Meadowbrook Country Day Camp Open House January ...

Education Sports

Livingston Township Offices to Close Friday at Noon

January 18, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston Township offices will be closed at 12 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 20 for the Township Employees' Holiday Luncheon, which had been postponed from December.

All offices will reopen during regular business hours on Monday, Jan. 23.

Preparing for the Ski Season

It’s all about physical fitness. It’s what allows elite skiers to compete in the most extreme conditions and at their highest levels.  An obvious way to ensure your enjoyment and performance is with the appropriate level of strength, endurance and conditioning.

A balanced program focusing on aerobic fitness, strength training, core and balance is the way to get the most out of ...

Man vs. Waze

A lot of strange cars are traveling through my quiet neighborhood these days.  They are not driven by my neighbors.  Some mornings I even have trouble getting out of my driveway.  


Ever since bridge repair closed a major thoroughfare near my house, the traffic on my sleepy street has increased dramatically.  And it is not by accident that commuters have figured out ...