Board Converting News, February 12, 2024

Great Northern Corp. Pledges Additional $50K To Support ICPF The International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF) announced that Great Northern Corporation has pledged an additional $50,000 to support the foundation’s pro- grams and services. “ICPF is grateful to have the continued support of Great Northern Corporation,” said ICPF President Caitlin Sala- verria. “Their generous $50,000 donation will allow us to continue the foundation’s programs and services that aim to grow the labor force of the corrugated packaging in- dustry.” ICPF is currently strengthening existing programs and services, while expanding their work to address other crit- ical needs.

This has included creating a social media presence, building partnerships with the education community, be- ginning to expand student and faculty knowledge at trade schools and community colleges, and developing market- ing/communications tools to promote the many benefits of choosing a career in corrugated packaging. “We believe that ICPF’s work is critical to the growth and development of the corrugated packaging industry and therefore offer our support of ICPF through participa- tion as a corporate partner,” said Jeff Michels, Great North- ern CEO. Great Northern is a leading developer and manufactur- er of creative solutions for packaging, shipping, merchan- dising and distributing products for industrial, commercial and retail markets. Headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin, the company has operations in five states. For more information visit .


Hood Container Hires Alan Clark As Senior VP Atlanta, Georgia based Hood Container Corporation announced that Alan Clark has joined the company in the role of Se- nior Vice President, Converting Division. In this role Clark will work to advance efforts in improving company culture, sales optimization, operational performance, and company profitability while leading a group of experienced leaders in achieving these results. Clark has more than 30 years manu- facturing, containerboard, and corrugated packaging experience, having previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Jack- son Paper Corporation. Prior to Jackson Paper, he held various leadership positions with Harper Love, In- ternational Paper, and McKinsey & Com- pany. Clark will report to Charlie Hodges, President and COO of Hood Container.

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LDI Raises $776,971 For Local Nonprofits

Minneapolis, Minnesota based Liberty Di- versified International (LDI) successfully mobilized its employees nationwide for its Annual Giving Campaign to raise $776,971 for nonprofits in communities where em- ployees reside and work. “This commitment to our communities reflects the core values of our company, and I am immensely proud of our collective efforts,” said Greg Theis, CEO at LDI.

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