The Great Northern Cares Chicago team served up more than just meals at the downtown Chicago Ronald McDonald House. The 13 volunteers cooked five dishes and listened to the moving stories of the house Guests during Sunday brunch.
Great Northern Laminations’ Aaron Sass, Director of New Business Development, has been working with Appleton East High School students in the Career Launch Studio. The program helps students who wouldn’t otherwise know how to move from graduation into a career and prepares, equips, and launches them into success.
On a recent Saturday, 20 Appleton area Great Northern employees took part in the Pulling for Honor event held at the Appleton International Airport. The mission of the Pulling for Honor 2019 event was to fully fund one Honor Flight, enabling 100 veterans to experience an unforgettable trip to Washington D.C. Great Northern employees came ready to help fulfill this mission!
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.
Two of Great Northern’s flexography printing experts, Geoff Roznak and Kevin Krause, shared their expertise at the 2019 FTA Forum, held in Atlanta in April. Geoff was an award committee member, and Kevin judged the combined corrugated and preprinted linearboard categories . Learn more about the award winners and the competition in FLEXO Magazine (May 2019).
As brand managers are seeking to position their products in new and different ways both in-store and online, there is more need for packaging to stand out. Great Northern’s Geoff Roznak shares industry leading expertise as session co-chair of FTA Forum 2019: Transitioning from Brown Boxes to Multi-Color Flexographic Printing – Join the Growth.
The Great Northern Instore Chicago team packed 11,230 meals for Feed My Starving Children, which will feed children in Haiti, Guatemala, and Colombia. This was the fifth year the team worked with the FMSC organization. A huge thanks to all of the volunteers who help fight hunger, and for showing that Great Northern Cares.
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Great Northern Packaging will exhibit at the 2019 Cheese Industry Conference on April 17, 2019 at the Alliance Energy Center, Madison, WI. Cheese packaging is a big focus for Great Northern, so stop by our booth # 1030 to see the latest in cheese packaging solutions.
Great things happen when we all work together! Great Northern Appleton employees from Packaging, Laminations, and Rollguard offices came together, donating over 650 lbs. of personal hygiene items and over $500 in donations to help the homeless in the Fox Valley. Also, the Great Northern StrataGraph team in Oshkosh donated $900 worth of hygiene items to be distributed throughout the Oshkosh community. Thanks to our employees for showing that Great Northern Cares!