Fox River Fiber Wins PPMA's "Best Places to Work" Award

Employees of Fox River Fiber accept the 2013 PPMA "Best Place to Work" Award during PPMA's annual meeting in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Nov. 5, 2013 - The Pulp and Paper Manufacturers Association (PPMA) announced that Fox River Fiber is the recipient of the first PPMA "Best Places to Work" Award.

The award was presented to Fox River Fiber at the 2013 PPMA Annual Conference held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 23-25.

Fox River Fiber is a privately-owned deinking facility in DePere, Wisconsin equipped with leading edge technology to produce high quality pulp from recovered paper.

Sheila Stordahl, Human Resources Manager for Fox River Fiber, said the company’s core principles align with the expectations of the award — work safely, act with honesty and integrity, everyone participates in teams, treat everyone with dignity and respect, and act as a fully-committed business associate.

"We were honored when we learned we had won the award. I believe (the award) represents exactly what Fox River Fiber is about,” Stordahl said.

PPMA Executive Director, Dick Kendall, commented, "This award is an exciting opportunity for PPMA to honor great companies. As an association that serves HR professionals, we know the value of the making your company a great place to work."

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PPMA ( is a nonprofit association comprised of executives, managers and human resource professionals from the pulp, paper and allied industries. PPMA serves as a primary source of information on labor settlements, current human resource functions, governmental and related operational issues.

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