Jan. 4, 2024 - The International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF) announced that Green Bay Packaging, longtime supporter, has pledged an additional $100,000 to support the foundation's programs and services.
"ICPF is grateful to have the continued support of Green Bay Packaging," said ICPF President Caitlin Salaverria. "In addition to the time and valuable input that Green Bay Packaging commits to the foundation through serving on our Board of Directors, we appreciate this pledge which will allow us to continue the foundation's work to grow the labor force of the corrugated packaging industry."
ICPF is currently strengthening existing programs and services, while expanding their work to address other critical needs. This has included creating a social media presence, building partnerships with the education community, beginning to expand student and faculty knowledge at trade schools and community colleges, and developing marketing/communications tools to promote the many benefits of choosing a career in corrugated packaging.
Bryan Hollenbach, Executive Vice President at Green Bay Packaging, said, "We are happy to continue our support of the ICPF. Growing the labor force of the future for the corrugated industry is key to the future growth and sustainability of our great industry. ICPF plays a leading role in promoting the industry to the workforce of tomorrow."
Green Bay Packaging is an integrated, full-service manufacturer producing custom corrugated packaging, folding cartons, and coated label products throughout 38 nationwide locations. Green Bay Packaging sustainably manages over 250,000 acres of timberlands to achieve a high standard of environmental stewardship.
ICPF is an independent, non-profit 501 (c) 3 corporation whose mission is to grow the labor force of the corrugated packaging industry now and into the future. ICPF is largely supported by individual corrugated manufacturers and supply companies, and is co-sponsored by AICC - The Independent Packaging Association (based in the Washington D.C. area) and the Fibre Box Association (based in the Chicago area).
Over the past 30 years, ICPF has conducted numerous other educational initiatives, programs, and competitions to advance student and faculty knowledge of the corrugated packaging industry, and the exciting career opportunities this $30.8 billion-a-year industry offers.
SOURCE: International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICFP)
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