Nicole Drafke announced as new Purchasing Manager for MAGENTA LLC

 MAGENTA LLC is pleased to announce that Nicole Drafke has joined their team in Lockport, IL as Purchasing Manager, effective November 26th. In her new position Nicole will facilitate and manage the procurement of materials, services and equipment needed to support MAGENTA’s production operations.

Nicole comes to MAGENTA with over 25 years of experience in the distribution and manufacturing industries. Through her previous roles, most recently at Kehe Distributors and Saratoga Food Specialties, she brings a solid track record of success in Purchasing and Supply Chain management. Her background and experience will prove invaluable in driving the company’s procurement goals and objectives.

“I am confident that Nicole is an excellent match for this critical role within the organization. Her experience and attitude will help MAGENTA excel in our Purchasing capabilities and overall vendor management. We are excited to have her join our team,” stated MAGENTA President and CEO Bryan Smith.


Established in 1969, MAGENTA LLC is a family-owned provider of injection-molded products, assemblies and packaging solutions to partners who value its dedication, certifications and diverse market experience. MAGENTA’s markets include, but are not limited to, Food and Beverage, Household Products, Healthcare/Medical, Personal Care Products, Pharmaceutical and Car Care Products.

MAGENTA’s custom and stock products are proudly Made in America, from the recently-renovated headquarters just outside of Chicago, in Lockport, IL.

Having recently received SQF (Safe Quality Food) certification, MAGENTA LLC is one of the only plastic injection molding companies in the country that is both certified as Woman-Owned and has obtained SQF certification. These designations illustrate MAGENTA’s continued efforts to improve its processes and systems to better support its customers in quality and supplier diversity.