Jakait In The News

PROFIT/Chatelaine W100 - Jackie Pickard ranks No. 2

May 21, 2015

Kingsville, Ontario (June 12, 2014) PROFIT and Chatelaine today ranked Jackie Pickard No. 2 on the 17th annual W100 list of Canada's Top Female Entrepreneurs. Read more


Profit 500 - 2014 Ranks Jakait Group #208

June 17, 2014

Jakait Packaging is honoured to be ranked 208 by Profit Magazine on the 2014 Profit 500, a ranking of Canada's fastest growing companies.


Communities in Boom: Leamington’s growth spurt led by greenhouse growers

October 21, 2013

Keith Pickard has seen firsthand the economic boom engulfing the picturesque farming region in Leamington, Ont., thanks to a rapidly growing greenhouse industry.


Profit 500 - 2013 Ranks Jakait Group #331

June 3, 2013

Jakait Packaging is honoured to be ranked 331 by Profit Magazine on the 2013 Profit 500, a ranking of Canada's fastest growing companies.


Startup Advice

June 3, 2013

Cash is like food, and your company is a baby that needs all the food it can get. You can't take your profits out in the first few years and expect your company to grow.


Profit 200 - 2012 Ranks Jakait Group #134

June 3, 2012

Jakait Packaging is honoured to be ranked 134 by Profit Magazine on the 2012 Profit 200, a ranking of Canada's fastest growing companies.


The Challenge: How to lure a big executive to a small town

August 24, 2011

Keith Pickard loves small-town life. He was raised in Kingsville, Ont., a small town an hour southeast of Windsor. Within kilometres, in neighbouring Ruthven, he set up his packaging company, Jakait Inc.


The Challenge revisited: How three companies have fared

October 19, 2011

For about a year, the company has been in search of a chief operating officer. How could it lure an experienced executive to the small Ontario town?


Profit 200 - 2011 Ranks Jakait Group #21

June 3, 2011

Jakait Packaging is honoured to be ranked 21 by Profit Magazine on the 2011 Profit 200, a ranking of Canada's fastest growing companies.