People & Places

11
Oct

AICC Drops Latest EpisodeOf Breaking Down Boxes

Hosts Gene Marino, President, Akers Packaging Service Group, and Joe Morelli, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Huston Patterson Printers and Lewisburg Printing Co., speak with Kevin and Matt Ausburn of SMC Packaging Group, in “What It’s All About,” the latest episode of Breaking Down Boxes. While the Springfield, Missouri company…

11
Oct

Industry Icon Joe Harris, Founder Of Harris Packaging & American Carton Company, Dies

It is with heavy hearts and profound sadness that we announce the passing of a remarkable individual, Mr. Joe Harris, the beloved founder and visionary leader of Harris Packaging and American Carton Company. Joe Harris was a true pioneer in the world of packaging and entrepreneurship. Born with an innate drive…

11
Oct

The Royal Group Announces New Leadership For Midwest Region

Cicero, Illinois based The Royal Group, a provider of pack aging and displays, announced the addition of three leaders in the Chicago and Wisconsin region. Katie Wilhelm will serve as Senior Vice President-Midwest, John Moulton as the General Manager of Innovative Fiber, and Billy Cozad will be the Regional Sales Manager…

11
Sep

Paul Aliprando, Formerly Of MHIA, SUN Automation, Dies At 66 In MD

Corrugated industry veteran Paul Joseph Aliprando, formerly of MHIA and SUN Automation Group, passed away at the age of 66, in Baltimore, MD on August 31, 2023. Born in Brooklyn, New York on December 31, 1956, to Tullio Joseph Aliprando and Helen Ann Aliprando, Paul was raised in a strong, traditional…

11
Jul

ICPF Announces Nominations to Circle of Distinguished Leaders

The International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF), co-sponsored by AICC – The Independent Packaging Association and Fibre Box Association (FBA), announced the nominations of Dennis Colley and Pete Watson for induction into ICPF’s Circle of Distinguished Leaders. The program honors exceptional individuals — leaders whose vision, creativity and energy have moved the…

11
Jul

Haire Group Names Christiansen New Client Services Manager

Merrillville, Indiana based Haire Group has announced the appointment of Tina Christiansen as its new Client Services Manager to advance the company’s customer-centric approach. “In 1976, Tom Haire founded our company with philosophy based on taking care of our people, taking care of our customer, doing the right thing and having…

11
Jul

AICC Drops New Episode Of Breaking Down Boxes: ‘Faith Not Fear’

Hosts Gene Marino, President, Akers Packaging Service Group, and Joe Morelli, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Huston Patterson Printers and Lewisburg Printing Co., speak with Steve Young, AICC Ambassador at Large, in “Faith Not Fear,” the latest episode of Breaking Down Boxes. Young has had a birds-eye view of the…

29
May

D’Angelo Retires From Geo. Martin, Smith Promoted To VP Sales

Emeryville, California based Geo. M. Martin Company announced that Dan D’Angelo, Vice President of Sales, has retired after a career in the corrugated industry spanning nearly four decades. Jason R. Smith, National Sales Manager, has been promoted to Vice President of Sales assuming D’Angelo’s position and responsibilities. “I’ve worked alongside Dan…