ICS Packaging and Logistics, 20 years of experience in the manufacturing of corrugated cardboard packaging

By Alan Gutiérrez. December  2020

ICS Packaging and Logistics is a company with over 20 years of experience in the market. It has a strong presence in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, and counts with a variety of operations in the locality where they perform different activities for their client’s benefit. One of the plants is located in the industrial park Bermudez. In an exclusive interview for Mexico Industry, Carlos Blasco, general director of ICS Packaging and Logistics, shared the details of the company.  

The company specializes in corrugated cardboard, boxes, partitions, assemblies, sub-assemblies, wood pallets (new, recycled, and reworked), and logistics. It counts with over  200 trailers of their own which they use to perform 3PL logistics and VMI. They have around 350 employees that work in two shifts.

In addition, they have special machinery for the cleaning of returnable containers and a special place to clean plastic containers.

The added value they give to their clients is providing them with an integral service. ¨As our name states we offer a circular supply integration, we don’t offer just packaging but also logistics, transportation, customs, assemblies, and recycling services. All this makes us more interesting to work with. We offer integral services ̈ he said.  The company has various locations in El Paso Texas, Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua and Monterrey. The one on the Industrial park Bermudez counts with 100,000 ft², it stands out for being the one that manufactures packaging for the clients,  while the other plants have sub-assemblies, assemblies and logistics. 

Its procedure consists in the raw material, receive it and then process it with their machinery to have the end product for the client. They count with eight production lines, each one with different processes. They are an IMMEX company and are part of the main industrial associations  

Furthermore, they count with the  ISO-9000: 2015, CTPAT and OEA  (Operador Económico Autorizado/ Authorized Economic Operator) certifications. Their supplies proceed mainly from the United States ( 90%) and the rest from Mexico. 

For Blasco,  the Mexican labor force is noble, qualified, enjoy working, and improve itself .¨Is what has made us strong in the market. We are the number one in our sector thanks to our personnel¨ he shared.

For the next year, the company has new projects. ¨ We would like to open another location inside of Mexico, is a short term project for the 2021¨ he said. 

They also adopt measures for social responsibility. They make donations to the community, especially to the Desarrollo Integral de la familia ( DIF/ Integral family development) and to the city of Ciudad Juárez. 

Lastly, ICS Packaging and Logistics rules itself by ethics and professional values. We comply with everything we offer to our client, this is what has allowed us to stay in the business for more than 20 years¨ he concluded with.