CARY, NC (June 11, 2015) – Scott Bowen has joined Container Graphics Corp. in the position of Corporate Engineering and Manufacturing Manager. Before joining Container Graphics, Scott led the product engineering team at Sauder Woodworking in Archbold, Ohio. He is a graduate of the University of Toledo and holds a degree in Engineering and a Masters in Business Administration. Scott is based out of the company’s facility in Toledo, Ohio.Read more
ATLANTA, GA, May 20, 2015 (PRNewswire) - Graphic Packaging International, Inc. today announced the appointment of Michael P. Doss as President and Chief Operating Officer, reflecting an expansion of his previous role of COO. Mr. Doss has also been appointed to the Board of Directors of Graphic Packaging Holding Company. He will continue to report directly to the company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, David Scheible.Read more
Pratt Industries announced today the passing of its former Deputy CEO Mike Harwood, one of the most respected leaders in the global paper and packaging industry.
Mike, 71, died peacefully at his home Sunday in Marietta, Ga. after a bout with cancer, surrounded by his family including his beloved wife of many years, Renie.
Company chairman Anthony Pratt said he was deeply saddened by the news of Mike's passing, and remembered him as "a giant of the industry."Read more
ATLANTA, May 13, 2015 (PRNewswire) - Graphic PackagingInternational, Inc. is proud to announce that our Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer David Scheible was named Executive Papermaker of the Year by PaperAge magazine. This has been a paper industry tradition since 1988 and is awarded based on corporate vision, strategic objectives and strong leadership both within the executive's company and in the paper industry as a whole.Read more
Sandy Hook, CT, April 1, 2015 –Curtis Packaging, a leading producer of luxury packaging and a recognized industry leader in sustainability, is pleased to announce the addition of esteemed paper industry veteran Larry Adams to its sales team.
Mr. Adams comes to Curtis with 27 years of experience in the paper and packaging industry. “We are very happy to have Larry on board,” said Don Droppo, Jr., President and C.E.O. of Curtis Packaging. “His vast knowledge will be an invaluable asset to our customers. We look forward to growing together.”
CINCINNATI, OH, March 25, 2015 (Press Release) - Michelman is pleased to announce the hiring of Bill Magee, as Group Director, Printing & Packaging. The Printing & Packaging Group is one of three Michelman global Strategic Business Groups that were formed in January of 2015 as the company improved and streamlined its organizational structure.Read more
The Paper and Packaging Board (P+PB) announces its officers for 2015: John Williams (Domtar), Board Chair; Steve Voorhees (RockTenn), Vice Chair; and Christian Fischer (Georgia-Pacific), Secretary/Treasurer. The Paper and Packaging Board was formed in January 2014 and held its first meeting in March of 2014. Just a year shy of its inaugural meeting, the board met on February 24, 2015 where the board unanimously nominated and elected the three officers.Read more
Folding carton converter Dee Paper, Chester, Pa., appoints Steve Harrell as its new president effective Feb. 1, 2015. Steve will be replacing Jay Dee who has been active in senior management positions at Dee for more than 40 years. Jay has most recently served as Dee Paper's president and will remain with the company as a member of the Board of Directors and in a sales and customer relations role.Read more
Lamitech, Inc., Cranbury, N.J. adds Kevin Rosenberg as senior account executive. He is a career professional in the paper and forest products industry. Rosenberg is highly experienced in trading primary and secondary tonnage of paper and paperboard, for the converting, packaging and printing industries.
“The addition of Kevin’s valuable experience and reputation enables us to extend our reach into the important secondary fibers market both domestically and internationally,” said Adam Reiser, VP and General Manager of Lamitech Inc.Read more