Mapping the Way to a More Sustainable Future

Great Northern exists to serve its customers, team members and the communities in which we work.

For our team members, we deliver on building a people-centric culture, developing leaders from within, and sending people home fulfilled about their role and contributions. For our customers, challenges are met with an undying commitment to doing what others can’t or won’t. For our communities, we strive to make a difference with environmental, social, and governance initiatives that unite us and ensure a better future together.

We are making a difference for our community, environment, customers, and team members.

Our Product Portfolio

Our brands help many customers solve in-store display, merchandising, packaging, and shipping challenges in the most sustainable way possible.

With our varied product offerings and many value-added services, rest assured Great Northern can handle your challenges in their entirety.

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Making a Difference ESG Program

Our ESG program is entering its seventh year of success. We have responded to many requests about our program from customers who use this information to support their own programs.

Great Northern uses a variety of outside ESG auditors at our customers’ request. These include EcoVadis, Sedex, and CDP.

Great Northern provides an annual Report to the Community each January that looks back at the past year’s ESG accomplishments.

ESG Program

The Core Values that Drive Us

“We help our customers win by doing what others can’t or won’t” gives us a clear purpose and raises the bar for performance.

We help our team members be at their best through opportunities for growth and a shared future.

  • Integrity
  • Opportunities for growth
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • Shared future

Great Northern History

Learn about Great Northern’s 60-year history by clicking the button below.

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Great Northern is a leading developer and manufacturer of creative solutions for packaging, shipping, merchandising and distributing products for industrial, commercial and retail markets. Great Northern is headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin, and has operations in five states.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages and a challenging, rewarding work environment.

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Great Expectations

Great Expectations is more than a tagline, it is an attitude. At Great Northern, customer challenges are met by an undying spirit to doing what others can’t or won’t. It’s in our DNA. And it is what our customers have come to expect with Great Northern.

How can we exceed your expectations?