Green Bay, Wis.- (Feb. 1, 2018) – Green Bay Packaging accepted this year’s 2017 Manufacturing Awards
of Distinction presented by the Greater Green Bay Chamber and Advance, its economic development
The Chamber is a convener, bringing together resources to enhance economic, workforce
and community development. They are the champions of business development for Greater Green Bay.
“We are thrilled to be recognized among the best companies in our region,” said Will Kress,
President and CEO of Green Bay Packaging. “Our team is truly focused on delivering great
customer service by running safe, clean and extremely efficient Manufacturing Operations
across the country. We can do this by continually re-investing in our operations and employing
and empowering the best workforce.” Green Bay Packaging has remained consistent since 1933, keeping their founder, George F. Kress’s, vision alive. Green Bay Packaging’s locations are strategically placed with 35 of its plants in the U.S. and Mexico, five of those plants are right here in Green Bay, and a total of nine plants in Wisconsin. Everyday
GBP is driven by continuous improvement and focused on providing outstanding value to our customers.
The company maintains strong environmental and social responsibilities through its sustainability
commitment; optimizing resources, being aware of the balance on economic, social, and environmental
goals and producing quality and innovative products. The event honored manufacturers for their tremendous leadership, innovation, contribution to the local economy and creatively attracting and retaining talent.
About Green Bay Packaging Inc.
Started in 1933, Green Bay Packaging is a family-owned, vertically integrated company consisting of corrugated
container plants, folding cartons, recycled and virgin linerboard mills, pressure-sensitive label roll stock, specialty
converting operations, timberlands, and a sawmill facility. Headquartered in Green Bay, Wis., Green Bay Packaging
Inc. is dedicated to innovative development of its products and forestry resources, with a focus on quality,
sustainability and continuous improvement throughout all of its manufacturing facilities. For more information about
Green Bay Packaging, visit gbp.com
© February 2, 2018