Take a look at our history ⌄

At the end of the day, it’s all about relationships. When we started this business, your handshake was your word. That’s still how I like to do things.
﹘ELTON FEFFER, CO-FOUNDER

Our History

As we celebrate our 50th anniversary, we look back on some of the moments that defined us. Click on the decade to advance to the next fact.

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  • 1970s
  • 1980s
  • 1990s
  • 2000s
  • 2010s
  • 2020s
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1970s
Continental Plastic Corp., is founded on February 1, 1971, co-owned by Richard Alter and Elton Feffer. The company gets started with needs around cattle and turkey breeding.
1980s
The company moves into the Delavan plant, which is its manufacturing facility and administrative office. Continental Plastic has been there and growing since.
1990s
For the next decade there is an effort to build up the swine business, but cattle and poultry remain as the bulk of the business.
2000s

Richard steps down as co-owner and President of the company in 2008, but continues to assist on a consulting basis. Elton assumes sole ownership as President, and Becky Wolf joins as Vice President.

2010s

Becky takes over running the company as CEO in 2012. In 2015, she brings on COO Rick Atwater. In addition, a 19,000-square-foot warehouse addition is added to the existing facility.

2020s

On Feb. 1, 2021, Continental Plastic officially celebrates its 50th anniversary in business. Additionally, the company is celebrating employees who have been there for up to and over 30 years.

22% of our sales are made in Wisconsin.

in 2020 we sold 5.9 million turkey tubes. that’s a lot of thanksgiving turkeys.

We have done business in over 71 countries.

Events

Aug 4 - Aug 5

Midwest Boar Stud Managers Conference

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Sept 28 – Oct 2

World Dairy Expo

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Testimonials

“Without our employees, we wouldn’t have quality products. Without our customers, we wouldn’t have a business. It is for all of them I am thankful each and every day.”
BECKY WOLF, CEO
“Thanks to some of my co-workers that have always seen the potential in me, I have been able to grow in the company. I have learned to push myself above and beyond.”
BELINDA P., INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMER SALES COORDINATOR
“[At Continental Plastic] We work together, we communicate, and [we’re] organized. I get to learn new things every day.”
LUPITA I., PURCHASED QUALITY CONTROL

A Special Thanks To These Partners

Thank you for helping us become the company that we are today!