Board Converting News, April 1, 2024

Menasha Packaging Co. Announces $70M Expansion In Midwest Region Neenah, Wisconsin based Menasha Packaging Company, LLC, one of the largest independent, retail-focused pack- aging and merchandising solutions providers in the Unit- ed States with a network of design centers, manufacturing plants, contract packaging, and fulfillment service centers, announced plans to infuse $70 million in capital into its Richmond, Indiana footprint as part of an ongoing U.S. net- work modernization initiative. Menasha Packaging Company currently has two loca- tions in Richmond which will be consolidated and expand- ed as part of the capital infusion. “These investments position our Richmond facility as one of the premier producers of graphic packaging solutions in the United States, offering best-in-class cor- rugating, printing, and converting technology,” said Mike Riegsecker, President of Menasha Packaging Company. “We are excited about the growth and expansion plans we have in Richmond, and what this means not only for our customers, but for our employees and the community of Richmond.” Menasha Packaging designs, prints, and produces high-end graphic packaging displays and merchandising products for in-store and online. the company employs 3,800 people at over 50 facilities across North America. TAPPI Selects 2024 Fellows, Outstanding Young Professionals TAPPI announced it will bestow the title of Fellow on 11 members, and also name three individuals as this year’s recipients of the Young Professional of the Year awards. Fellow is an honorary title bestowed upon a small per- centage of TAPPI’s membership and is given to individuals who have made extraordinary technical or service contri- butions to the industry and/or the Association. The following individuals have been named 2024 TAP- PI Fellows: • Wolfgang Bauer, Professor, Bioproducts and Paper Technology, Graz University of Technology • Karyn L. Biasca, Department Chair, University of Wis- consin Stevens Point • Suzanne Blanchet, Former President and CEO, Cas- cades Tissue Group • David Buchanan, President, Voith Paper North America • Beth Cormier, Vice President - R&D and Sustainability, Sappi North America • Calvin Fu, Engineer, Valmet • Peter Gorog, Partner, Houghton Cascade Holdings LLC • Wadood Hamad, Chief Technology Officer, Impossible Materials AG • Joel Panek, R&D Scientist, WestRock


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