About

Our mission is to develop long-term partnerships with our customers, suppliers, and employees through open communication, teamwork, trust, creativity, and a deep sense of urgency.

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Our Values

  • Trust
  • Safety
  • Quality
  • Expertise
  • Problem Solving
  • Sense of Urgency

Engineering custom, complete solutions

We provide our in-house engineers and innovative teams with a wide array of materials and manufacturing capabilities, so we can always meet the unique needs of each customer.

Peace of mind

No matter the challenge, we will give you a custom solution you can trust.

A partnership you can count on

For over 45 years, we’ve been building long-lasting partnerships by consistently and completely exceeding our customer's needs. This has allowed us to gain and retain the business of some of the world’s leading companies.

Globally Networked

With facilities in North America and Asia, we help companies provide global compliance efforts and holistic supply-chain-optimization through the design and manufacturing of solutions in Wood, paper, plastics, and foam.

Social responsibility

“WIC Pack Gives Back” is an initiative designed to support the community and the causes our employees are most passionate about. Through this program we provide support to certain non-profits, as well as encouraging employees to participate in the community. 

Careers not clocking in

People come to WIC to stay. We have many employees that have been with the company 25+ years.

Family owned

WIC has been a family owned company since 1973, allowing us to treat our team like members of the family.

Looking for good people, not positions to fill

Like our “best fit” solutions sales approach, WIC likes to look for best fit candidates that align with our culture of problem solving, treating others with respect, and a sense of urgency. If we find the right people, we will find the right position for them within the family.

Positions

  • Sales Representative – Dallas, TX
  • Sales Representative – Oklahoma City, OK
  • Sales Representative – Wichita, KS

Careers

Asia

North America

Western Industries Corporation is and has always been a company that considers the impact of its business on the environment. As such, we have remained committed to continuous improvement in this area and consistently seeking new ways to conserve and protect the environment from negative impacts caused by our business. All of Western Industries’ branches welcome the opportunity to participate in this green initiative.

Recycling

The following materials are stored, shredded, compressed, bailed, or palletized and shipped to recyclers:

  • Corrugated Paper
  • Wood & Saw Dust
  • Polyurethane Foam (for carpet pad manufacturers)
  • White Polyethylene Foam (for trash bags, bins, etc.)
  • Colored Expanded Polyethylene Foam
  • Waste/used hydraulic fluids from equipment
  • Office Paper
  • Empty 55-gallon drums

Eco-friendly facilities

  • Composting – Grass clippings from our lawn maintenance are returned to the grass
  • Technology - We use efficient building controls to minimize water, gas, and electricity usage.
  • Equipment - We Invest in more energy efficient vehicles & equipment is made to minimize our carbon footprint

Eco-friendly workspace habits

  • Reduce business travel. - We often hold meetings in multiple countries or states; meaning a lot of air travel, hotel costs and food expenses. We reduce our business travel by using web conferencing where possible; instead holding virtual meetings via the internet.
  • Office Environment – We use efficient building controls to ensure minimal water, HVAC, and electricity usage
  • Reducing printed documents - Whenever possible we use electronic signatures on digital contracts and documents.

Eco-minded engineering and material repurposing

  • Engineering - Our engineering team practices design techniques that reduce the amount of material in a product, provide reusability, if possible, and facilitate recycling programs.
  • Repurpose – Our saw dust is saved to use as an absorbent in the event of fluid spills and scrap materials are reused when possible.

Western Industries Corporation has a Quality Management System (QMS) that is registered to ISO 9001:2015 through DNV GL (De Norske Veritas) a global quality assurance and risk management company.

The framework of our QMS encompasses our entire infrastructure, ranging from customer service, design testing, production, quality assurance, quality control, documentation, evaluation of our suppliers, receiving, and shipping of product.

Employee Spotlight

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Job Title

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A few times per year, WIC honors and interviews an outstanding WIC employee. Any employee of the company is eligible for the employee spotlight. 

Bruce Stiles

business development  

Bruce joined the WIC team in 2007. In his own words, "I've been blessed to work with and learn from some wonderful people over the last 30+ years in packaging. All businesses are similar enough to benefit from the experience of others and unique enough to benefit from customized solutions. At WIC, we focus on your unique packaging program, so you can focus on your core business."

 

Bruce is a graduate of the University of North Texas with a BBA in marketing and enjoys travelling, especialy with his friends and family and keeps a guitar handy, in case of emergencies.

“Strive not to be a success, but rather be of value.” - Albert Einstein

Louis Morelli

Chief operating officer

Louis has spent most of his career in customer-focused roles designing, manufacturing, and selling best-fit protective packaging solutions. He currently oversees all day to day operations and helps craft and lead the strategic initiatives for the company. 

 

Louis holds his BBA in Operations Management from Baylor University. He is an avid fly-fisherman and enjoys spending time with his family, coaching, and participating in competitive sports. 

"Seek to understand what is most important and do that first."

Thomas Wang

General Partner Asia

Thomas has been working with WIC since 2012 and manages Asian operations and sourcing efforts. He has been in the packaging industry for over 25 years working in the corrugated paper business. 

 

Thomas graduated from University. He enjoys travelling, and spending time with family. 

 

"Cheap things are not good; good things are not cheap."

Chris Bruehl

Chief Financial Officer

Chris has been the CFO of WIC since 2008. He views his duties as a support function for the company and his team by providing the tools and necessary information to ensure WIC's success. Chris is a CPA and began his professional career with Grant Thornton LLP in 1991 and has since serves as the CFO to numerous other companies before coming to WIC.

 

Chris is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma with a BBA in accounting. While not at work, Chris enjoys golf, travel, and outdoor activities.  

“The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual.” - Vince Lombardi

Brendon Quick

Corporate Development 

Brendon has worked with WIC since 2008, with 8 years in sales before moving into his current role. He now works on projects relating to quality, sales, engineering, marketing, finance, and operations and supports initiatives of the rest of the executive team. 

 

Brendon is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma with a BBA specializing in finance and entrepreneurship, and an Executive MBA from Southern Methodist University. Brendon's major extracurricular involvement is with MD Anderson Cancer hospital, and the Regional Food Bank.

“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” - Richard Branson

James Robertson

Chief Executive officer

Jim has been CEO of WIC since 1991. He has been involved in all facets of the business since coming to the company over 40 years ago to work with his father who founded it in 1973. He considers his teammates and their long tenure to be one of WIC's greatest assets. 

 

Jim is a graduate of Trinity University in San Antonio with a BBA. Outside of work, Jim spends time giving back to organizations such as the Allied Arts, regional Food Bank, New View, and Leadership Oklahoma. He enjoys grilling, golf, flyfishing, and spending time with his dogs. 

“Leadership is inspiring people, management is keeping the trains running on time.”

Claudia Robertson

Chief Specialist Officer

Claudia joined Western Industries in 1985 as Administrative Director. Since that time, she has held numerous management positions developing a vast knowledge and understanding of all facets of the business. Claudia’s management style is collaborative and team oriented. 

 

Claudia received a BBA specializing in Merchandising/Marketing from the University of Oklahoma and an MBA with an emphasis in Higher Education. She has been actively involved in many charitable and cultural organizations over the years. A highlight for her each year is working with the Art Therapy Program at the Jimmy Everest Cancer Center in conjunction with the fundraiser, Art with a Heart. 

“I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” - Maya Angelou