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Dordan 1 of 5 manufactures to meet w/ Rep. Underwood & USTR Ambassador

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Sep 2, 2021 7:48:31 AM

On Tuesday, August 30th, Dordan joined four other women-owned or operated manufacturing companies at a round table discussion with Congress Representative, Lauren Underwood, and USTR Ambassador, Katherine Tai.

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Dordan Nominated as Manufacturer of the Year; photos from Awards Gala

Posted by Chandler Slavin on May 10, 2021 9:26:04 AM

Woodstock's Chamber of Commerce's celebrated its city's retailers, manufacturers, leaders, volunteers, non-profits and more at its Annual Awards Gala at the Woodstock Opera House last week.

Dordan was nominated for manufacturer of the year by the community for manufacturing plastic face shields for healthcare workers, reported here by the Woodstock Independent. While Dordan did not win 😔, our most sincere congratulations to winner, Rush Creek Distilling, for retrofitting their operations to provide hand sanitizer to combat the spread of COVID. Fellow Nominees included:

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Stop by our Digital Tradeshow Booth in this Product Photo Gallery

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Apr 7, 2021 10:33:34 AM

COVID halted business travel, including trade shows and conventions. Dordan has not exhibited since 2019, but looks forward to showing off its new medical packaging at MD&M West (Anaheim, CA, August 10-12, 2021).

In the meantime, visit Dordan's digital booth, in this product photo gallery.

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Photo Slide Show of Dordan's Facility, Equipment, Technology, People

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Mar 18, 2021 8:57:17 AM

Step inside third-generation and family-owned custom thermoforming company, Dordan Manufacturing, in this photo slideshow.

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Video: Medical Packaging for Beginners

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Feb 4, 2021 3:23:57 PM

Watch this video for an introductory discussion of sterile medical packaging types, supply chain scenarios, quality considerations, and pricing structures. Video script pasted below.

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Dordan in Plastics News for Groundhog PPE

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Feb 4, 2021 2:06:59 PM

The face shield that Dordan fashioned for Woodstock Willie in preparation of Groundhogs Day was featured in Plastics News, alongside other plastics manufacturers that are helping their communities during the pandemic. While Dordan's efforts pale in comparison to the others profiled in the article, we're glad that we were able to offer some humor to our community, along with the readers of Plastics News.

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Dordan fashions Woodstock Willie with face shield for Groundhog Day

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Feb 1, 2021 9:25:07 AM

Here's some pop culture trivia for you:

Dordan's Woodstock, IL, is the 'Punxsutawney' of Bill Murray's 1993 classic, Groundhog Day. Every year, Woodstock celebrates this legacy by reliving the movie's events, which commence with the Groundhog's prognostication and continues through the day. Read more about Woodstock's social-distancing Groundhog Day in this Woodstock Independent article.

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Bill Murray's Super Bowl Jeep Commercial filmed in Dordan's Woodstock

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Feb 4, 2020 11:24:03 AM

Bill Murray's 1993 Groundhog Day was filmed in Woodstock, IL, which is where Dordan Manufacturing is located. Woodstock has long prided itself on being the setting of Punxsutawney, commemorating its role in the movie with week-long Groundhog Day celebrations. This year was particularly exciting, because Bill Murray HIMSELF was in Woodstock filming a Jeep commercial that aired during the Super Bowl on Sunday. You can learn more about his visit to Woodstock here.

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Dordan's Top 5 Posts of 2018

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Dec 28, 2018 3:41:27 PM

Thank you for your interest in Dordan Manufacturing, a custom thermoformer since 1962. Each year our digital footprint grows: Our blog, viewed by just a few-hundred people in 2009 is today seen by over 30,000. Our website traffic has increased 25% this year compared to last, bringing our unique visits to roughly 125,000. We have grown our social media following to 1,500 on Twitter and 2,000 on LinkedIn.

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Picture tour: 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Jan 13, 2014 2:06:00 PM

Hello and Happy New Year my sustainable packaging friends!

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