Great Northern is pleased to announce a collaboration with the University of Wisconsin–Stout to launch The UW-Stout Great Northern Corporation Collaboration Experience course, a four-year pilot project focused on advanced design and packaging. Students will receive instruction and work in cross-disciplinary teams to solve a packaging challenge or complete a project or competition. “The Collaborative Experience is a multidisciplinary design and packaging class that replicates the way we work with our customers on design projects,” commented John Davis, Great Northern’s Chief Executive Officer. Read More…
Great Northern Packaging is pleased to announce that it received The Best in Show and Gold Awards in the Combined Corrugated category in the 2020 Excellence in Flexography Awards competition. The winning packaging, the 3M Rock Your Workday Box produced by the Chippewa Falls Packaging team, stood out for its flexographic print quality that achieved a good tonal range and exceptional detailed image quality.
In the e-commerce marketplace, Great Northern is on a mission to help customers WIN. With that commitment, we are pleased to announce the addition of a new ISTA® 6 Testing Laboratory to Great Northern’s Appleton, WI packaging facility. The test lab will service Great Northern customers from all locations and business units.
When people think about boxes, they think of the items inside the box. This year, Great Northern partnered with Paper Discovery Center to create the program, “Cardboard – Outside the Box,” as a way to inspire creativity in a child’s mind. With the cardboard donations from Great Northern, children were able to explore, create, and invent with this interactive program.
View the video below to discover how Great Northern can help you win with a career in corrugated manufacturing. The segment aired on WLUK Fox 11, in partnership with the Northeast Wisconsin Manufacturing Alliance, and provides an inside look at Great Northern and how we live our mission and vision every day.
Check out the Fibre Box Association’s newest video, which takes a creative and fun look into why “ordinary” boxes are truly extraordinary!
Great Northern is now a member of the Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier Network (APASS), a select group of companies that Amazon officially recognizes as packaging experts who can help e-commerce vendors with their packaging challenges.