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Sealed Air Announces Reinvent SEE Strategy

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Sealed Air (Finland) announced on Dec. 13 its Reinvent SEE strategy to drive profitable growth and earnings power. SEE Operational Excellence will focus on the following key areas: speed to market for new innovations, SG&A productivity, product cost efficiency, channel optimization and customer service enhancements.

"Over the last several months, we conducted a thorough assessment of our entire organization and the market opportunities available across the global packaging industry. This assessment confirmed that we are well positioned to continue delivering organic growth above our core markets. It also reinforced the need to grow market share and move into adjacent markets with greater speed and efficiency, as we accelerate returns on our highly differentiated innovations. Through our Reinvent SEE strategy, we will transform Sealed Air into a company that delivers world-class operating leverage performance," said Ted Doheny, President and CEO of Sealed Air.

"By improving how we innovate, buy, make, and solve, we will address our customers’ most critical packaging challenges, lead the industry with sustainable solutions and make every customer a reference. We will create long-term value for our shareholders through consistent, profitable growth and increased earnings power."

Reinvent SEE The strategy focuses on four key initiatives:
  • Speed to Market on Innovations: Invest in technology and resources focusing on new and existing high-growth markets. This will double Sealed Air’s innovation rate over the next five years.
  • SG&A Productivity: Simplify structure to create a more nimble and efficient organization.
  • Product Cost Efficiency: Expand SEE Operational Excellence across entire company by upgrading end-to-end processes: innovate, buy, make and solve. Drive continuous improvement in manufacturing and across Sealed Air’s global network in areas such as procurement, conversion cost productivity, materials yield and network efficiency. 
  • Channel Optimization and Customer Service Enhancements: Leverage Sealed Air’s extensive distribution network to drive market share in existing and adjacent markets. The company will continue to invest in digital systems and processes to improve cycle time and responsiveness.

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