Southern, NJ — Karen Primak, CEO of IPAK, a fast growing manufacturer of marketing, strategic communication and education products and technologies, has been announced as a finalist for New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program’s (NJMEP) Raymond Hopp Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence. Primak is being recognized for her long standing commitment to NJ and the US manufacturing community, forward thinking entrepreneurship, passion for continuing education, cultural awareness and respect for diversity.
“I’m humbled to be a finalist for this award,” says Primak. “I firmly believe that manufacturing is a cornerstone of our country’s economic resurgence and that NJ provides the right environment to cultivate innovation and creativity at all levels.”
The winner will be announced on October 7th at NJMEP’s “Made in New Jersey” event in celebration National Manufacturing Day at The Palace at Somerset Park. This 5th annual event was designed to expand the general public’s knowledge of manufacturing while improving the perception of manufacturing careers and the industry’s value to the economy.
For more information on the finalists, go to http://www.njmep.org/finalists-raymond-hopp-award-excellence.
NJMEP is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization affiliated with The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), a network of nearly 60 MEP centers across the U.S. and Puerto Rico. For 20 years, NJMEP has been able to help manufacturers create or retain 26,500 jobs, as well as help manufacturers realize $3.1 billion in value. To learn more about NJMEP visit www.njmep.org or call (973) 998-9801.
About IPAK, Inc.
IPAK, Inc. provides effective education, strategic communication and marketing products, services and technologies to commercial and government organizations. Custom solutions include printing, packaging, technology, and video content. They are a federally certified Women Owned Small Business (WOSB), and members of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). To learn more, visit www.IPAK.com or call (856) 486-0066. Find IPAK on twitter, @IPAKNJ.