(Michael & Anthony Liberatore 1991)
The origins of HPK Industries can be traced back to a company that began as Health-Pak Inc. and was originally founded in 1985 by Anthony J. Liberatore, a veteran and pioneer in the disposable garment manufacturing industry, whose career began in 1971 with Disposable Profiles – Spartan Healthcare. Disposable Profiles was a start up venture and when Anthony Joined the team in 1971 there were 6 employees. By 1975, the company grew to 180 employees manufacturing disposable apparel in the Utica NY facility. In 1986, Anthony was joined by his son Michael, who served as the company’s Director of Sales and Marketing.
During the 1980’s, the Liberatore’s focused their efforts on becoming a high quality manufacturer of United States made disposable garments for the healthcare industry. By 1994, the company began to expand their operations to include products designed specifically for the clean room and industrial safety markets. Other market applications quickly followed, including pharmaceutical and nuclear power industries products.
In 2003, HPK Industries was formed by Michael Liberatore (Company President) in order to better serve the needs of those expanded product markets and pursue additional related opportunities. Currently, the company operates a full service operation from a 65,000 square foot manufacturing, warehouse, distribution and shipping facility along with corporate offices, located in Frankfort, New York.
In 2005, Anthony Liberatore retired from the disposable garment manufacturing industry and sadly, passed away in 2009. He leaves behind a legacy of both pride and tradition. Today, his vision to become a world-wide leader in this industry, continues to be the driving force behind the company.
HPK Industries is committed to being an innovative product leader in the disposable garment manufacturing industry. With 50 years of combined experience, customer satisfaction will always remain the backbone of our company’s success.