People & Places

23
May

ICPF Inducts Pete Watson, Dennis Colley
 Into Circle Of Distinguished Leaders

The International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF) announced that Pete Watson and Dennis Colley were formally inducted as the 27th and 28th members of the ICPF Circle of Distinguished Leaders. The induction ceremony took place on May 7 during the Fibre Box Association’s (FBA) Annual Meeting in Key Largo, Florida. The program…

23
May

Golden West Packaging Announces
 New Leadership Team Members

Los Angeles, California based Golden West Packaging Group announced that Mark J. Favre has been named Chief Executive Officer, Brian McDonnell has been named Chief Financial Officer, and Doug Keim has been named Senior Vice President of Customer Experience. They will join the senior leadership team that includes Kelley Wenter, Chief…

16
May

R.R. Donnelley & Sons
 Marks 160th Anniversary

Chicago, Illinois based R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD), a global provider of marketing, packaging, print, and supply chain solutions, announced the celebration of its 160th anniversary this year, commemorating a legacy of innovation and excellence. “It is an honor to celebrate RRD’s 160th anniversary and to reflect on our rich…

16
May

Monadnock Paper Mills Welcomes Chloe Jones As Director Of Marketing

Bennington, New Hampshire based Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc., the oldest continuously operating paper mill in the US, announced the appointment of Chloe Jones as the new Director of Marketing and Communications. Chloe brings an entrepreneurial spirit and a nearly three-decades-long background in marketing to her new role. In addition to a…

8
May

AICC To Host Webinar On
 Integrating Digital Post-Print Press

AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, announced an upcoming webinar focused on the integration of digital post-print press technologies in corrugated plants. Integrating Digital Post-Print Press in Corrugated Plants: Challenges and Solutions, is scheduled for Tuesday, June 18 at 12:00 p.m. ET. As the corrugated packaging industry continues to evolve, many converters…

30
Apr

Manufacturing Institute Honors IP Plant General Manager Sarah Dale

The Manufacturing Institute — the workforce development and education affiliate of the National Association of Manufacturers — announced that Sarah Dale, Plant General Manager at International Paper has been recognized as a 2024 Women MAKE Awards honoree. This annual national awards program honors women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in…

29
Apr

Lewisburg Printing Company
 Names Clay Davis As New CEO

Lewisburg, Tennessee based Lewisburg Printing Company (LPC) and its affiliate companies (Huston Patterson, Sigma Graphics, Hawk Converting, LLC and LPC TX Visual) announced the appointment of Clay Davis as their new Chief Executive Officer. LPC, a portfolio company of Radial Equity Partners, manufactures printed materials and packaging for a broad range…

23
Apr

FBA Welcomes Jim Thomson
 To Annual Meeting Stage

The Fibre Box Association (FBA) announced Walmart’s Jim Thomson as a speaker at the upcoming FBA Annual Meeting set for May 6-8 at the Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, Florida. As the Director of Packaging Product Development, Thomson will share Walmart’s approach to packaging and provide an overview and update…

15
Apr

Accord Carton Names Tommy Conner As New CE

Alsip, Illinois based Accord Carton announced that Tommy Conner has been named President & Chief Executive Officer and has joined the Board of Directors. Accord is an independent folding carton converter primarily serving the food, beverage, and household products markets.    Conner brings nearly 30 years of experience in the folding…

3
Apr

Metsä Board Promotes 
George To VP Of Sales

Espoo, Finland based Metsä Board has confirmed it has promoted Michael George to Vice President of Sales, FBB Americas, effective May 1. George has held many positions throughout his tenure at Metsä Board, most recently as Sales Director, Direct Sales. In his new role, he will report to Jussi Noponen, SVP,…