This year’s Hot Chocolate Race in Chicago had the best turnout ever from our Des Plaines Great Northern Instore team, with 32 team members running the 5K and 2 team members running the 15K. The team had a great day, with perfect weather and a fun brunch afterwards.
Great Northern’s Aaron Sass was at the opening of the first ‘Launch Studio’ at Appleton East High School, a center that will help students discover their true passion for their future academic and career plans.
Barnabus Coffee House in Chippewa Falls is a non-profit community service organization and outreach ministry. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, they serve a free community meal. Recently, Great Northern employees Jennifer Hawke, Sara Grana, and Tami Ressler decided to join them in giving back to our community.
Employees from our Chippewa Falls location volunteered their time this summer to help teachers and students get ready for school this fall. Members of the Great Northern Cares team donated packages full of supplies, including tissues, paper towels, permanent markers, tape, zip-lock bags and antibacterial wipes to six local elementary schools. Our 3M team was happy to donate sticky notes as well.
With a commitment to help customers succeed at retail, Great Northern is pleased to announce an expansion and growth initiative through the acquisition of United Displaycraft (Chicago, IL), a leader in permanent and interactive displays, effective January 1, 2018. Through this acquisition, Great Northern Instore increases its capabilities and creative expertise to include a full range of temporary, semi-permanent, permanent and interactive retail merchandising solutions.
Great Northern announces a new SMART PHONE APP for customers to quickly and efficiently manage and replenish inventories via EDI.
The FREE ‘Great Northern Inventory App’ is available now for download from Android and IOS compatible Smart phones.
Great Northern’s Mike Schliesmann recently discussed the future of corrugated digital print with FLEXO Magazine.
This is in advance of “Corrugated Direct Print – The Future Is Now” which takes place Tuesday, May 2 at 1:30 p.m. The session’s manager is Jack Fulton of Printron, and its co manager is Geoff Roznak of Great Northern Corp.