Menasha publishes 2014-2015 corporate social responsibility report

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Menasha publishes 2014-2015 corporate social responsibility report

August 10, 2015 - 18:00
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NEENAH, WI, Aug. 10, 2015 (Press Release) -Menasha Corporation announces it has published its fifth annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report. The report provides data and information on activities and progress related to the Corporation's economic, environmental and social performance, including updates on GHG emissions, water use, waste, safety, certifications, and acquisition and expansion activities.

The 2014-2015 Corporate Social Responsibility Report is accessible at Menasha Corporation's website at www.menashacorporation.com and is available in print by request.

The report highlights notable accomplishments from Menasha Corporation's businesses Menasha Packaging and ORBIS Corporation, including:

Menasha Packaging is meeting the growing needs of consumer products goods companies in North America with the acquisitions of Canada-based PearceWellwood Inc. of Brampton and Portable Packaging Systems of Mississauga in the first half of 2015.

Menasha Packaging increased its output capabilities and improved press speeds at its promotional and print operations in Neenah, Wis. with added space for manufacturing, warehousing and logistics; and consolidated equipment and processes.

Menasha Packaging achieved significant energy savings and cut chemical use by 70 percent after two business units teamed up to find a better way to source, purchase and process printing plates for the company's display business.

Menasha Packaging's Environmental Management Systems-which is a part of the Wisconsin DNR Green Tier Program-documents environmental activities, and has led to increased employee knowledge of recycling and waste management processes and better understanding of the environmental impact of material used to produce Menasha products.

"It has been an exciting year filled with growth for Menasha Packaging as we've expanded our presence in North America with our acquired businesses in Canada and expanded multiple facilities," said Mike Waite, president of Menasha Packaging Company. "With growth comes our continued commitment to be a socially responsible company. I am proud that our employees are continuously focused on improving our energy and waste-reduction activities, as highlighted in our latest responsibility report."

Menasha Packaging is the nation's largest independent, retail-focused corrugated packaging and merchandising provider.

About Menasha Packaging

Menasha Packaging Company, LLC, based in Neenah, Wisconsin, is a subsidiary of Menasha Corporation and has more than 3,300 employees at locations in North America. Menasha Packaging is a leading provider of graphic consumer packaging, merchandising solutions, corrugated packaging, food packaging, shipping containers, material handling solutions, pack-out and fulfillment services. With a network of design, sales service centers, corrugated and paperboard manufacturing plants, and fulfillment facilities located throughout the United States and Canada, the company's mission is to help its customers protect, move and promote their products better than anyone else. Visit its website at www.menashapackaging.com.

About Menasha Corporation

Menasha Corporation is a leading corrugated and plastic packaging manufacturer and supply chain solutions provider specializing in retail merchandising packaging and displays, plastic reusable containers and pallets, protective packaging interiors, and packaging supply chain and fulfillment services. Menasha Corporation's products and services are used by major food, beverage, consumer products, healthcare, pharmaceutical, industrial and automotive companies. Established in 1849, Menasha Corporation is one of America's oldest privately held, family-owned manufacturing companies. Headquartered in Neenah, Wisconsin, the company employs approximately 5,200 employees in more than 80 facilities in North America, Europe and Asia.