It is the nature of our business at Econopac to be frequently audited by several regulatory bodies including the FDA, Health Canada, and Bureau Veritas to name a few.
For this reason, Quality Control is a critically important function in our day-to-day operations to meet the needs of our Food and Pharmaceutical customers
Our soft-wall clean room produces OTC Pharmaceutical packaging and is designed and certified to provide a clean manufacturing environment for Class 100,000 (ISO Class 8)
Econopac maintains a large temperature-controlled space within our facility for the packaging of temperature sensitive products such as chocolate and confection
Because our client base is international in scope, we have developed considerable expertise in the management of cross-border logistics. As a result we can consistently assure our clients of hassle-free trans-border shipments.
As part of our international logistics expertise, we adhere to these security & logistics programs:
(Free and Secure Trade)
The Free and Secure Trade program, or FAST, is a commercial clearance program for known low-risk shipments entering the U.S. from Canada and Mexico.
This innovative trusted traveler/trusted shipper program allows expedited processing for commercial carriers who have completed background checks and fulfill certain eligibility requirements. Econopac has been FAST approved since 2002.
C-TPAT- Customs Trade
Partnership against Terrorism
Seeks to safeguard North America’s vibrant trade industry maintaining the economic health of the U.S. and its neighbors. The partnership develops and adopts measures that add security but do not have
a chilling effect on trade, a difficult
The partnership establishes clear supply chain security criteria for members to meet and in return provides incentives and benefits like expedited processing.
C‐TPAT members are considered low‐risk and are therefore less likely to be examined. This designation is based on a company's past compliance history, security profile, and the validation of a sample international supply chain. Econopac has been C-TPAT approved since 2003.
Licenses & Accreditation
Because we deal with a diverse range of products and to ensure that we maintain the highest quality standards for our customers, we regularly participate in several different audit and certification programs.
SQF Level 2, which focuses on food safety, is a benchmarked Global Food Safety Initiative that is now recognized as the premier certification within the food industry.
SQF allows food safety and quality systems to be verified and validated throughout the food chain, increasing brand protection, consumer confidence and loyalty.
SQF is recognized by retailers, foodservice providers and regulatory agencies around
Econopac holds an Establishment License under the category Package/Label.
This license allows Econopac to participate in the manufacturing process for therapeutic and other drugs.
NHPD (Natural Health
Econopac holds a Site License under the category Package/Label which allows us participate in the manufacturing process for Natural Health Products.
American Institute of
Baking, International (AIBI)
AIB International empowers clients worldwide to elevate their food safety and production process capabilties by developing and delivering application-oriented learning, consulting and value-added services.
AIB International's food safety support is focused on food and beverage manufacturing, distribution, and packaging.
This is the Grocery Manufacturer Association audit of policies and procedures for food production, packaging, handling and storage.
The GMA-SAFE Assessment is the most comprehensive, outcome-based report available to the food industry.
Recently, Bureau Veritas conducted a Third-Party Audit at our facility on behalf of a major food products client.
Third Party Audits allow companies to monitor their supply chain and ensure that suppliers meet quality, environment and social responsibility standards.
We are proud to report that we scored 96.7 out of a possible 100 points. Needless to say, we are working on the
CFIA (Canadian Food
The CFIA is dedicated to enforcing policies and standards set by Health Canada governing the safety and nutritional quality of all food sold in Canada.
Econopac has maintained its ‘Complete Adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices’ standing with the CFIA since 2002.
FDA (Food and
Econopac is a registered FDA facility