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Great Plains Packaging!

A Vanguard Company

Your partner for Flexo Label Printing, Paper Tubes & Cores,

and V-Tough Edge Guards®.


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Personalized Solutions, Quick Turnaround

Great Plains Packaging is one of the industry’s leading Flexo Label Printing, Paper Tubes & Cores, and V-Tough Edge Guards® supply companies. We are a knowledgeable partner that provides the high-quality products, personalized service, and quick turnaround to help companies sell more product, foster growth, and gain competitive advantage. Our flexibility and creative approach to problem solving, allows us to be committed and focused on reducing program costs, improving efficiencies, quality and speed to market while nurturing long-term relationships.


Products & Services

We are committed to providing our customers with the highest quality of products, personalized services, and quick turnaround through sustainable business practices.

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Paper Tubes & Cores

With over 20 years in the tube and core business, we are the leading paper tube manufacture in the Midwest. We only use top quality, mill run recycled paper board to produce first-rate products. We are small enough to give unsurpassed service and yet we have the experience and size to service your most demanding needs. Get kraft, custom color or logo printed cores for all your mailing tube needs.

Custom Mailing Tubes

If you need cores for film, industrial packaging or other needs we can make it to your specifications. We have a variety of tooling and recutting capabilities for nearly any length. Our tolerance and prevision wall thickness monitor ensures that cores will be consistent and failure-free.

Industrial Cores

If you need cores for film, industrial packaging, or other needs we can make it to your specification. We have a variety of tooling and recuttlng capabilities for nearly any length.

V-Tough Edge Guards®

Our customized V-Tough Edge Guards® provides superior product protection, pallet stabilization, and improved unitization when compared to other edge guard products. Available in kraft, white or up to 6-color customized print V-Tough Edge Guards® is the answer to all your pallet protection and shipping needs.

Flexo Label Printing

We are committed to meeting our customers’ service and quality expectations, using our team of over 100 years combined printing experienced. From simple blank labels to six colors, we have you covered. 

Value-Added Services

Our dedicated program management services streamline operating procedures to optimize information workflow. We are focused on efficiencies gained to manage projects and executing under tight timelines.

As part of Vanguard Companies, we are able to offer the Creative and Market Intelligence Services to our customers. Our in-house creative services provide the innovation and design expertise to help companies better connect to consumers and shoppers by integrating the art and science of the decision-making process into the design process and activation.

Our in-house research and insights team helps companies research, analyze, and present relevant industry insights. Our customized research programs provide reliable and relevant data for strategic business needs.