The International Corrugated Packaging Foundation ("ICPF") has announced that President Container has become ICPF's most recent corporate partner by pledging $50,000 to support the foundation's educational and student outreach initiatives.
"President Container is looking forward to utilizing ICPF's special resources to assist in our recruitment of industrial designers, packaging engineers and managers for the future", said President Container's Larry Grossbard speaking on behalf of his brother Richard Grossbard and himself. "We already have started working with ICPF in acquiring resumes and getting more involved with the RIT packaging engineering program, an ICPF educational partner that is a great resource for student interns and graduates in our region", added Rich Goldberg, Vice President of Operations.
ICPF Chairman Tom Walton, Senior Vice President of Packaging Corporation of America, welcomed President Container as a corporate partner of ICPF and thanked Larry, Richard and Rich for the corporation's pledge. "We appreciate this pledge of support from President Container that will enable the further expansion of ICPF's educational work and outreach in the Northeast."
President Container, the manufacturing arm of PCG, is one of the largest corrugated plants in North America. The state of the art facility has some of the most up-to-date machinery in the industry, and produces upwards of 2 billion square feet of corrugated each year.
The International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF) mission is to generate a stream of increasingly qualified students to enter the corrugated packaging and display industry, now and into the future. ICPF is dedicated to the continued creation and building of partnerships within the education community, the advancement of corrugated curriculum, the expansion of student internships within the industry and the promotion of corrugated packaging & display career opportunities for packaging design, graphic design, marketing & sales, business, finance & accounting, supply chain management, engineering, environmental science, and related graduates.