Tiger Packaging in Boca pivots to meet PPE needs for masks, gloves


Peter Horwitz is the chief executive of Tiger Packaging of Boca Raton.

BOCA RATON — The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented demand for personal protective equipment, known as PPE, and Boca Raton-based Tiger Packaging is on the front lines of helping to fill the need for masks, gloves, sanitizing gels and more.

Peter Horwitz, its founder and chief executive, launched the import company focused on providing plastic and paper packaging and disposable goods to the food service and janitorial-sanitation industries in 2013.

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“When COVID hit, I was fortunate enough to have had several relationships with people in Asia who were already doing safety products, which encompasses PPE products as well,” Horwitz said. “We have an office in Shanghai, China. Pretty quickly I was able to get my people in the Shanghai office to go and speak with our existing suppliers and see which ones would be able to help us secure additional PPE items.



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Tiger Packaging in Boca pivots to meet PPE needs for masks, gloves


Peter Horwitz is the chief executive of Tiger Packaging of Boca Raton.

BOCA RATON — The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented demand for personal protective equipment, known as PPE, and Boca Raton-based Tiger Packaging is on the front lines of helping to fill the need for masks, gloves, sanitizing gels and more.

Peter Horwitz, its founder and chief executive, launched the import company focused on providing plastic and paper packaging and disposable goods to the food service and janitorial-sanitation industries in 2013.

More:Dentists seek to reassure wary public of safety measures during pandemic

“When COVID hit, I was fortunate enough to have had several relationships with people in Asia who were already doing safety products, which encompasses PPE products as well,” Horwitz said. “We have an office in Shanghai, China. Pretty quickly I was able to get my people in the Shanghai office to go and speak with our existing suppliers and see which ones would be able to help us secure additional PPE items.



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