Great Northern StrataGraph is pleased to announce its requalification as a G7 Master Facility, along with a G7 Targeted designation for its off-set print press. This qualification verifies that Great Northern’s off-set press meets G7 targeted color specifications for grayscale colors, as well as primary and secondary colors (CMYK and RGB). Great Northern’s Twin Cities location is also a G7 Master Facility.
Each year, the very best paperboard packages across North America are entered in the North American Paperboard Packaging Competition. Great Northern StrataGraph is pleased to announce it has received two Excellence Awards – one in the Digital Application category, and the other in the General packaging category. The winning packages stand out with their high-impact graphics, durable structures, and custom features.
The retail landscape continues to change dramatically. Learn how you can be responsive, flexible, and adapt to changes in the marketplace from a packaging perspective. We also shared case studies that show examples of how to lower packaging costs and optimize packaging inventory.
The demand for craft brews continues to rise at retail. To keep up with demand, how can you get your products to market more quickly?
We recorded our webinar which discussed what you need to know about packaging to shorten your lead time and get your products to market faster.
We look forward to helping you get to market faster!
Bruce Kehler has joined the Great Northern – Oshkosh leadership team as Vice President, Sales Development. In his new role, Bruce provides sales direction, strategic account development, and key account relationship management.
Bruce brings a wealth of packaging and sales leadership experience to Great Northern. Previously, Bruce held positions at Amcor Flexibles North America, where he most recently served as Senior Director Sales – Global Key Customers. He also served as VP, sales – grocery & consumer, and VP sales, Bemis Performance Packaging.
The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) hosted and administered the 76th annual competition for carton manufacturers involved in the concept, design, print, performance, and shelf appeal of paperboard packaging.
Great Northern’s Award-winning Cartons
In the average 30-minute shopping trip, a shopper’s decision of whether to pick up an item vs. the 17,000 other products, takes around 2.6 seconds. That’s why, in the never-ending quest of consumer attention, having a more predictable, consistent use of color is an edge worth having.
Join us at the Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America in Denver, CO, April 8 – 11, 2019, America’s largest craft brewing industry gathering. Stop by our Booth #2018 to learn about our stock beer packaging program that offers affordable, high-quality packaging for 6, 12, and 24 can cartons.
When Oskar Blues requested a sustainable, durable package to hold its 12 packs, Great Northern met the challenge face-on by formulating a 100 percent recycled base sheet that proved successful in water drop tests. And when Matrix Biolage requested extremely earth-friendly packaging, the Great Northern team designed a Tree Free paper solution made from 100 percent reclaimed sugarcane fiber and bamboo, with graphics that got the product noticed on the shelf.
In this year’s North American Paperboard Packaging Competition, Great Northern brought home Excellence Awards for the innovative design and performance of four paperboard packaging solutions. Hosted by the Paperboard Packaging Council, the best designs from across North America were judged by a jury of packaging professionals, industry experts, and professors.