Kalamazoo Division Achieves British Retail Consortium Global Standards Certification

Green Bay, Wis. – Green Bay Packaging’s Kalamazoo Container Division recently achieved the British Retail Consortium (BRCGS) Global Standards certification, a leading global quality and food safety certification program.

Upon completion of the rigorous auditing process, the Kalamazoo Division received an “A” grade certification for Packaging, with the scope of the certification including the manufacture of printed and non-printed corrugated containers, display cases and sheets.

 “The meticulous process required to achieve certification to the BRCGS Standard, has made GBP-Kalamazoo a better supplier to all of our customers,” said Greg Fleming, Kalamazoo Quality Manager.

The BRCGS Global Standards are well-respected and widely used by suppliers and retailers worldwide, aiding in standardizing quality, safety, operational criteria and manufacturers’ fulfillment of legal obligations. The Packaging and Packaging Materials standard is also recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI).

 “We have a dedicated team at GBP-Kalamazoo that strives to exceed customer expectations,” said Dan Murphy, Kalamazoo General Manager. “Achieving BRCGS Certification is another example of our efforts to be a world-class corrugated packaging company.”  

Benefits of BRCGS Certification

Achieving certification against the BRCGS Global Standard for Food Safety assures customers that they are dealing with a company that reaches high levels of competence in all critical areas. Customers know the company is monitoring and continually improving product quality and safety as well as ensuring compliance with all applicable laws and governmental regulations.

About Green Bay Packaging

Established in 1933, Green Bay Packaging Inc. (GBP) is a family-owned, vertically integrated manufacturing company consisting of corrugated shipping container plants, a folding carton facility, recycled and virgin containerboard mills, pressure-sensitive label roll-stock plants, timberlands, a paper slitting operation, specialty converting operations, and a sawmill facility. Headquartered in Green Bay, WI., GBP is dedicated to the innovative development of its products and forestry resources, with a focus on safety, environmental sustainability, quality, and continuous improvement throughout all 37 manufacturing facilities across 15 states.