In announcing the contribution to ICPF, Jim Silianoff, President of Arden Software, stated, "I am pleased to become an ICPF corporate partner and looking forward to supporting ICPF initiatives, including the further expansion of corrugated packaging design software education among ICPF's college and university partners. I also encourage other industry suppliers who are considering becoming an ICPF partner to attend ICPF's annual Holiday Weekend in New York as I did this past December. It is a special opportunity to socialize and learn more about ICPF from industry leaders who are committed to the Foundation".
Established in 1988, Arden Software is one of the world leaders in the development of innovative CAD, manufacturing, enterprise and workflow management solutions for the print and packaging industry, Arden Software focuses exclusively on delivering solutions that enable companies to reshape their pre- and post-production activities and help make their businesses more innovative, efficient, productive, and profitable. Arden Software employs specialist teams of software and support engineers, training personnel and technical services engineers at its head office in the United Kingdom, and subsidiary offices in Denmark, Germany and the United States. In working with its global customers, the company states that its two main principles include listening to its customers, and developing practical solutions that match the changing demands of the world's packaging manufacturers, die makers, display specialists and brand owners.
ICPF Chairman George Sickinger, CEO of Color Resolutions Inc., welcomed Arden Software to the ICPF Partnership and thanked Jim for the corporation's pledge. "We appreciate this pledge of support from Arden Software and look forward to Jim's input". "The firm's investment at the Guarantor level enables ICPF to expand its work in educating and attracting the most qualified students to the corrugated industry", added Richard Flaherty, ICPF President. "Arden's donation serves as another example of the special spirit many suppliers have in supporting the corrugated packaging and display industry, and in stepping up with their assistance to ensure its bright future".