Great Northern is pleased to announce that Jeff Michels was recently promoted to President of the Packaging and Instore Groups. Michels moves into this newly created role after 14 years as the Packaging Business Unit Manager and a total of 21 years with Great Northern. He will have direct responsibility for Great Northern facilities in Racine, Wis.; Minneapolis, Minn.; and Chippewa Falls, Wis., in addition to his current leadership of the Appleton, Wis. plant.
Great Northern is now a member of the Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier Network (APASS), a select group of companies that Amazon officially recognizes as packaging experts who can help e-commerce vendors with their packaging challenges.
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.