History Highlights

A Long History

Barger Packaging was founded in 1887 and began developing medical packaging 40 years ago.

100% Medical Focus

By the 90’s, Barger’s medical focus intensified, adding complete clean room packaging solutions with certified prototyping, production and product packing in 2008.

A Strategic Partnership

In November 2011, Barger was acquired by Placon a top 20 North American designer and manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging.

Placon is regarded as being one of the top 3 medical packaging thermoformers in North America. Partner with us to leverage our single sourcing capabilities for turnkey solutions in the design, development and production of a wide range of sterile and non-sterile, medical and pharmaceutical packaging systems.


Placon maintains its commitment to excellence through our certified quality management systems.

Quality and Certifications

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