What’s Happening at Hawk

August 2020 – Hawk Converting Expanding Reach with WBENC Programs

Hawk Converting LLC is expanding our reach with WBENC programs. Review our information by clicking this link:  https://www.wbmarketplace.com/brojures/468-p-font-size-6-strong/pages/0

August 2020 – Sanitizable Mako-Board™ is Ideal for PPE Projects

Hawk Converting has paperboard solutions for work dividers and other POP projects. This water resistant material is lightweight and can be sanitized with cleaners.


Contact us at sales@hawkconverting.com for samples and pricing.



July 2020 – Hawk Converting Expands Offering into Folding Cartons

As a WBENC manufacturer, we are the independent choice for your folding carton projects. With production of up to 8 color UV, tactile finishing and custom design, Hawk Converting’s team is here to help you grow your business.


Our in-house creative structural team provides solutions that encompass the art, science and engineering to produce cartons, ranging from the practical to the more elaborate and innovative folds, custom dies and structural specifications that take your product from concept to reality.


Contact us at sales@hawkconverting.com for samples and pricing.

Folding Carton Guide 2020.pdf


January 30, 2020 – Mako Board UPDATED Inventory List PDF

January 20, 2020 – Hawk Converting LLC Welcomes Eddie Goins—General Manager

Hawk Converting LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Eddie Goins, General Manager. Eddie has over two decades of converting and folding carton experience.  He earned a BS in Business Management, Six Sigma Black Belt and is highly skilled in LEAN manufacturing processes.

“Our business continues to expand and Eddie brings a perfect skill set to drive our sheeting operation into the next decade” said Kathryn Hawkins, Managing Partner.  “Hawk’s commitment to our customers is to deliver quick turns of sheet to size materials.  With Eddie’s guidance Hawk Converting can increase our efficiencies to build on our stellar operations excellence” added Hawkins.

Prior to joining Hawk Converting Eddie was Vice President of Manufacturing at Edelmann (Bert-C0 Pulaski, TN).  He is married and enjoys keeping busy raising 5 children with his wife in Lawrenceburg, TN.

About Hawk Converting

Hawk Converting, LLC, is a leading WBENC and MBE certified company that provides precision paper sheeting for premium fine paper, paperboard and distribution of a wide variety of custom paper products, from mill-direct rolls and customer programs to private-label services and finished printed products. Hawk stores inventory rolls to offer quick response programs, delivering press-ready skids into pressrooms with next-day shipments to most major metropolitan cities in over 25 states or “will call” service to merchant partners. Hawk production offers large format skids up to 140”.

October 11, 2019 – Hawk Converting Premiers Mako-Board™ at PrintingUnited in Dallas, Texas Oct. 23-25th.

Drop by our booth #12543 on Thursday from 1 to 5 pm for beers and an opportunity to win a $100 Visa Gift Card!

September 16, 2019 – Hawk Awarded 2019 Media – Rigid/Corrugated Product of the Year

For nearly two decades, SGIA’s annual Product of the Year competition has showcased products that keep the industry moving forward. We are so pleased to be awarded the 2019 Media – Rigid/Corrugated Product of the Year. See you in Dallas this October at the Print United show!

For information on Hawk products contact Robert Heithaus 601-434-0026 or rheithaus@hawkconverting.com.

May 20, 2019 – Sappi Proto C1S Folding Paperboard Added to Inventory: A New Standard

Hawk Converting, LLC is teaming up with Sappi to introduce a new standard of SBS paperboard, Proto C1S Folding Carton. With three large warehouses filled with roll products, customers can expect to receive Quick Turn services on orders starting at 5,000 lbs. Contact Robert Heithaus, rheithaus@hawkconverting.com or at 601-434-0026 for program details, to order samples cartons of full sheet sizes or to receive the complete list of roll stock items. Click here to see complete information.

April 12, 2019 – Hawk Celebrates Its 8th Year

Thank you, customers, for your support and trust in us!

March 28, 2019 – Hawk Converting offers inventory list and production guides for Mako-Board

November 1, 2018 – Hawk Converting adds Billerudkorsnas POP Paperboards

November 1, 2018 – Mako-Board™ Water Resistant 100% Recyclable Paperboard added to inventory

October 15, 2018 – Hawk Converting installs state of the art 98” wide Marquip Falcon Sheeter

July 2018 – New Bailer System

Hawk Converting, LLC has completed our planned upgrade to twin bailers with our new cyclone recycling system. From a single bailer in 2014 to today, our state of the art controlled recycling system improves production efficiencies while we responsively recycle unused materials. Thanks to our customers for their support and helping us grow!

February 2018 – Skip Leith joins Hawk Converting as Lead Customer Specialist

We are pleased to announce that Skip Leith, a 30 year industry veteran, has joined Hawk Converting in a newly appointed role as Lead Customer Specialist. As Hawk Converting expands our commitment to provide competitive, prompt and high level services to merchants, we will continue to add skilled staff that provide best in class customer support. Skip will be working out of the Lewisburg, Tennessee office, relocating in the near future.

“ Skip is an industry expert with a proven track record in using his skills for offering high level service and communications with his customers” said Robert Heithaus, CCO. “His industry sales experience at various levels and positions include International Paper, G-P, and most recently APP/Charta Global Paperboard, bringing a high dimension to our customer support team,” added Heithaus.

Please welcome Skip to Hawk Converting! sleith@hawkconverting.com Direct: 931-359-6044 Cell: 931-655-0021

December 12, 2017 – 10,000 square foot pallet manufacturing building added

Hawk Converting, LLC continues to grow and prepare for the 2018 expansion of our sheeting capacity. Our new 10,000 square foot pallet manufacturing building is up and running on our 26 acre campus. Previously housed in Building #1 this addition of a separate manufacturing building creates floor space needed for the installation of new sheeting equipment. Hawk Converting's pallets are the best in the industry!

May 1, 2017 Hawk Converting is featured in Graphic Arts Publication

March 10, 2017 – Brand New Video of Hawk Converting

Watch Hawk Converting 2017 Video

January 15, 2017 – Connect Offset is now available in 70#

New 70# 5.4 PT Connect Offset rolls are now in stock for converting to your custom sizes. Please contact quotes@hawkconverting.com for pricing and availability. Sample sheets are available by request in cut size and full sheets.