Cavalcade Packaging

About Us

Who is Cavalcade Packaging? Well, in a nutshell, I guess I am...

After a very brief hiatus from the packaging world, I had decided that the business that I know so well and enjoy working in - needed me as much as I needed it.

I had to say goodbye to a packaging company that had given so much to me, and to my family, over the years when they ended up suspending their daily operations in the first quarter of 2011. When that happened, I was in complete shock. I had just spent the last 20 years doing a job that was both challenging and rewarding, and was going to move on to who-knows-what; not to mention that I am at the mid-point of my life - and still have a family to support!

I had plenty of time to lament over my situation - but what changed my attitude around was the writing of my resumé. I started writing down what my skillset is and it turns out - I'm very talented! Identifying and the writing of the specifics in my resumé, caused me to examine the how and why I ended up needing to assemble one.

I looked at my past tenure and I scrutinized decisions I had made, procedures that I implemented, process controls, quality procedures, and many aspects of manufacturing practices that I oversaw. Through this process, I was able to identify key production miscues* and effective measures that could be taken to dramatically improve those practices and the efficiency of my packaging lines. (*by miscues, I mean missed opportunities to increase efficiency)

So, <gulp!> even in the midst of a major recession, I established CavPack.

I spent a lot of time on the road in Summer of 2011, getting proper equipment for our production needs, and was able to get some exciting new equipment to broaden our kitting abilities. We have since set up in a new facility, and we're thrilled to be properly moving forward!

I appreciate all the support that I received with my decision to open my own facility. It is both exciting and a bit scary - all at the same time.

We have had some great improvements, since I established CavPack, almost 4 years ago. We have expanded, purchased some additional equipment, and the future looks bright!

There are a few more changes in store for us, the best place to see more up-to-date information is to check out our Facebook Page.
While I do not update daily, it is more current than this page tends to be.

You can find it here:

Mark Abare
Owner, Cavalcade Packaging