Menasha Packaging Receives Top Supplier Award From Kimberly-Clark

Award is One of Only 11 Given Worldwide


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Pictured, left to right: Jerry Hessel, executive vice president, Menasha Packaging; John McKellips, account manager, Menasha Packaging; Tom Falk, Chairman and CEO, Kimberly-Clark; Mike Riegsecker, General Manager/Neenah Complex; and Ryan Vandevenhoven, Kimberly-Clark

Menasha Packaging Company (Menasha) was recently awarded one of Kimberly-Clark Corporation’s (K-C) Top Supplier awards for 2008.  Menasha designs and manufactures corrugated packaging and displays for K-C and was the only North American packaging company chosen for the prestigious award.  Menasha has received a Top Supplier award for two of the three years since the recognition program began.                                                    
Michael K. Waite, President of Menasha, said, “We are very honored to be in the elite group of K-C’s most valued suppliers from around the world.  This award is a testament to the innovative designs, manufacturing expertise and customer service provided by our employees.  We are delighted to accept the award on behalf of all of the Menasha Packaging employees who contributed to our success with K-C.”

Menasha, which provides a variety of products and services to K-C, is dedicated to reducing total supply chain costs and providing merchandising solutions that deliver sales lift and greater profits to the personal care, household products, food and retail marketplace. Menasha’s Retail Integration Institute, located in Neenah, Wisc., works with K-C on a broad range of solutions, including branding, design and retail insight.

K-C’s Chairman and CEO, Thomas J. Falk, announced the awards in a ceremony held in Dallas.  In recognizing Menasha Packaging, he noted that Menasha has brought innovation solutions and an outstanding commitment to quality and service to the company.
Suppliers such as Menasha were evaluated in categories of administration, delivery and management, quality, value and technical expertise.  K-C considered more than 700 suppliers for an award and Menasha was one of only 11 worldwide suppliers recognized.

Menasha Packaging Company
Menasha Packaging Company LLC, based in Neenah, WI, is a subsidiary of Menasha Corporation.  Founded in 1849, we celebrate 160 years of manufacturing excellence.  Our heritage is built on quality products, personalized service, dedicated employees, and innovative printing and design capabilities.  Menasha Packaging is a leading provider of graphic consumer packaging, merchandising solutions, corrugated packaging, food packaging, shipping containers and material handling solutions, and is home to the Retail Integration Institute.  With design, sales service centers, corrugated and paperboard plants located throughout the United States, our mission is to help our customers move and sell their products.

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