Rewarding Careers in Medical Packaging

A leading medical device and pharmaceutical packaging designer and manufacturer, Barger offers its team members, from packaging engineers to quality control and clean room technicians, challenging, fulfilling and rewarding career paths. Barger is a division of Placon, headquartered in Madison, WI, one of the top 20 thermoformers in North America according to Plastics News. A family-owned company since 1966, Placon’s strong values have remained relatively unchanged throughout the years.



  • A player in the packaging industry since 1887
  • Focused on medical packaging since 1971
  • Purchase completed by leading thermoformer Placon in 2011
  • Placon and its divisions employ over 500 team members

Strong Values & Culture

As part of the Placon family, Barger shares the same set of core values and culture, known as “the Placon Way”. At Barger, we place high values on:

  • Honesty, integrity and ethical behavior
  • Respect for everyone
  • Involvement and participation by all
  • Continuous learning and personal development
  • Recognition for success

Midwestern Values and Location

Barger is headquartered in Elkhart, IN, known for its tight-knit communities with friendly neighborhoods and great schools. Elkhart is a comfortable driving distance from Chicago and Toledo. Located near Warsaw, known as the “Orthopaedic Capital of the World”, Elkhart is situated roughly 30 minutes away from the University of Notre Dame and the South Bend campus of Indiana University.

Searching for a stable, yet challenging career in the medical packaging field? Search Barger opportunities now!