Board Converting News, March 29, 2021

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Green Bay Packaging jobs across Brown County and over 1,500 jobs in the state of Wisconsin. This investment positions the company to continue to grow its Wisconsin workforce while significantly increasing production capacity and product quality. In addition, the new mill will benefit the entire regional supply chain while operating as one of the most environmentally sustainable paper mills in the world.

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“The team, led by Matt Szymanski, has done an outstanding job bring- ing this project in on-time,” said Bryan Hollenbach, Executive Vice Presi- dent of Green Bay Packaging. “This complex and intense project was com- pleted on time and will play a significant role in the future of Green Bay Packaging. The entire team did an outstanding job.” Green Bay Packaging furthered its long-term commitment to Northeast Wisconsin and Green Bay and partnered with local companies to design and construct the facility, driving a significant regional economic impact. Green Bay Packaging’s new 451,000-square-foot mill sits at the mouth of the Fox River, south of the Leo Frigo Bridge in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

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Neenah-based Miron Construction served as the general contractor for the construction of the new mill. At the height of the project, there were over 1,150 workers on site daily. Through the end of February 2021, over 2.4 million labor hours had been worked to complete the project. Voith Paper was chosen as the full-line equipment supplier for this proj- ect. Voith Paper’s North American headquarters are located in Appleton, CONTINUED ON PAGE 14 Green Bay Packaging’s production team stand proudly in front of the first rolls of paper produced on machinery by Voith Paper.


March 29, 2021

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