About Phoenix

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PHOENIX is a world leader in packaging innovation. Our sixth-generation, family owned business has supplied clients with closures and packaging since 1890. Our products and processes have continuously progressed year after year, and decade after decade. Fifty patents and billions of packages later, we stay ahead of industry changes and challenges and continue to be future-focused.

To remain at the forefront of the industry, we are expanding our capabilities by entering new markets, supporting unique customization options, deploying new technologies, and utilizing our talented workforce to its fullest. We continue to be committed to partnership and collaboration, and pride ourselves on our dedication to our customers. The Phoenix promise to deliver excellence in every facet of our business allows us to find the highest-level solutions for every client need.

We have a long history of introducing innovative products into the market. Partnering with PHOENIX means taking your brand to the next level. If you can imagine it, we can make it.

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Phoenix Facility


PHOENIX is headquartered in Aurora, Illinois, 40 miles west of Chicago. We operate production facilities in Greencastle, Indiana; Bloomington, Indiana; Newport, Tennessee; Naperville, Illinois; and Davenport, Iowa; with a distribution facility in Ontario, California. PHOENIX has more than one million total square feet under roof.

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What We Do

Bottom line: we build solutions. With a rich history in research, design, engineering, and technical service, we are prepared to create your solution.

We solve complex packaging problems by bridging your needs with our expertise.

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Phoenix Closures
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Packaging Innovation

Innovative packaging delights the customer, captures market share, and can influence industry trends. PHOENIX creates distinctive, memorable expressions of the brands we serve — brands that pop off the shelves.

Innovation is just an idea, until it changes what we do.

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Your success becomes our success when we’re working towards shared goals.

As we move into new markets, the PHOENIX focus is on forging the measurable results that come from smart partnerships. We work to understand your processes and products like they are our own.

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Packaging CustomizationPackaging Customization at Phoenix

Many packages and containers are customized for their contents, some even personalized, like phone cases. How does Phoenix take customization to that level: where packaging feels personalized and exceptional? It starts with active listening. We strive to understand your goals and challenges, from your production line to the market. Then we study your competition, so we can we design solutions with differentiation that builds loyalty exclusively for your brand.

Each new design or redesign is thoughtfully merged with existing products, to meet budget guidelines and reduce time to market.

Customization is a holistic progression. From cap, to bottle, to package, to branding, to customer; it is a way of thinking with the future already envisioned. With PHOENIX customization, great brands skyrocket, good brands break through, and new brands become the new standard. We make it easy to keep reinventing as the product or line evolves. Future-forward design also enables long-term planning for maximum cost saving. Staying ahead of customer needs is not a choice: it is a basic premise of brand loyalty.

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Mission Statement

We’re redefining packaging collaboration from conception to production.  21st-century design thinking has moved us beyond our foundation in closures. We are rising as thought leaders in intelligent packaging that serves customers, and as always, your success drives our own.

As a world-class, relevant, privately held company, we are dedicated to quality. We fulfill our mission when we evoke genuine delight in our customers, with packaging that works, every time.

Phoenix 2.0

Phoenix Packaging

We are committed to remaining an industry leader by:

  • Developing and launching new types of closures and packages.
  • Enacting business policies that support a safe and respectful workplace for our employees.
  • Multiplying our efforts to reduce our environmental impact.

As a world class, sixth generation, family owned company, we exist to do things the right way. We fulfill our mission when we evoke genuine delight in finding shared success with our customers.

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Careers at Phoenix Packaging

PHOENIX is a member of the multi-billion dollar packaging industry — an industry ranked as one of the country’s largest employers. As a plastics processor in this industry, Phoenix offers its employees expansive employment opportunities and both professional and personal growth opportunities. We are dedicated to providing a clean, safe, and respectful workplace and we continually invest in new, modern equipment.

PHOENIX was founded over a century ago, in 1890, by John S. Giles. Six generations later, PHOENIX is still operated by the Giles family. Today we supply the packaging needs of the world’s leading companies – from Fortune 50 companies to enterprising start-ups.

Working at PHOENIX provides employees with the following benefits:

  • Major Medical, Prescription Drug and Dental Insurance (BCBS of Illinois)
  • Vision Service Plan
  • Life, Accident Insurance
  • Disability Plans
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Flex Spending Plans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Parental Leave

Rise with us. PHOENIX is very proud of our experienced workforce. Our excellent work environment, benefits, and wages keep our company’s turnover rate extremely low.

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Phoenix Closures, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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