Honoring Hall of Fame Careers: Jean-Jacques Graffin of Serac
The Packaging & Processing Hall of Fame is inducting four new members into its ranks in 2022. The late Jean-Jacques Graffin joins the Hall of Fame for his work as an inventor and entrepreneur who revolutionized the dairy manufacturing and packaging world.
Jean-Jacques Graffin, founder of Serac
An inventor through and through, Jean-Jacques (JJ) Graffin, founder of Serac, dedicated his life to improving manufacturing and packaging for the food industry. His passion for inventing, and interest in food and beverage, was seeded in his upbringing.
He studied at the Arts & Métiers, an engineering school in Angers, France, and in 1955 and received a Master of Engineering MEng ENSAM (École Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers) degree.
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“ While observing his parents running their small general mechanical farm equipment company, the idea of being an entrepreneur took shape “
The Packaging & Processing Hall of Fame
The Packaging & Processing Hall of Fame is the top honor a packaging or processing professional can receive in his or her career. Past inductees are packaging leaders who have dedicated themselves to the industry through expanding knowledge and volunteer leadership, and have personally advanced the field of packaging. A Packaging & Processing Hall of Fame commission evaluates nominations and chooses the coming year’s class.
NewsIt is with deep sadness that Serac Group announces the passing away of its founder Jean-Jacques Graffin, and CEO of Serac Holding, on November 6, 2021, at the age of 85.Read the article