Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Who is MSI Express?

Answer: MSI Express is a strategic, innovative contract manufacturing and packaging company.

Who owns MSI Express?

Answer: HCI Equity Partners is the majority owner of MSI Express. HCI is a middle market private equity firm focused on partnering with family and founder-owned manufacturing, service and distribution companies.

When was MSI Express founded?

Answer: The Company was formed by the merger of Express Packaging, founded in 1988, and Manufacturing Solutions International, founded in 2008. The combined Company, MSI Express, acquired Power Packaging in 2020.

Where is MSI Express located?

Answer: MSI headquarters is located in Portage, Indiana.

Where are MSI Express plants?

Answer: MSI has 14 plants located in the states of Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Wisconsin, Texas, and Louisiana.

What food safety certifications do MSI Express plants have?

Answer: Plants have a variety of FDA, USDA, SQF, NSF, Kosher, and Organic certifications.

Who are MSI Express customers?

Answer: A variety of CPG industry companies.

What are MSI main capabilities?

Answer: Our growing breadth of capabilities are focused on contract manufacturing, secondary packaging, food supplements, and dedicated facilities.

What is MSI Express' company culture?

Answer: MSI Express is an entrepreneurial company whose culture is rooted in Safety, Quality and Productivity.

What are the company’s goals for the future?

Answer: MSI Express foundational elements are based on Growth, Leadership, Empowerment, and Opportunity.

Why MSI Express?

Answer: When others say ‘‘no” to solving a problem, MSI Express says “bring it on.” We can quickly do the straightforward or tackle the toughest manufacturing and packaging challenges. We uncover new ways to save you time and money and prevent costly mistakes. As your ally and advocate, we anticipate your needs and lead you to solutions you didn’t even know were out there. Our drive to deliver packaging excellence at a lower total delivered cost will optimize your brand’s profitability and positively impact your business every day.

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