Here you’ll find feel-good stories of volunteerism and humanitarian efforts spearheaded by members of the Flexible Packaging Association. These stories highlight how members give back to their communities and participate in charitable causes.

Michelman Marks Community Giving Worldwide

As Michelman prepared for the United Way of Greater Cincinnati (UWGC) campaign, its associates exceeded their 2020 campaign pledge goal and repeated as one of the top 25 largest corporate, retiree, and employee campaign contributors. Additionally, the company was one of five businesses in the Cincinnati, Ohio, region recognized with a Corporate Heroes award for […]

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Cosmo Foundation Organizes Vaccination Drive in India

The Cosmo Foundation, the social arm of Cosmo Films Ltd., organized a one-day vaccination drive against COVID-19 for the people of Delhi, India, on July 18. Since 2008, the Cosmo Foundation has been increasing outreach to neighboring villages of its manufacturing facilities—Vadodara, Aurangabad, and the corporate office in Delhi—to promote good quality of life for […]

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The Griff Network Takes Giving Overseas

Initiatives by The Griff Network extend past its local community. Abroad, Griff sponsors communities in Kigali, Rwanda, and Antigua, Guatemala. Through this effort, Griff has helped struggling communities build schools and assisted with the improvement of facilities for children and faculty members of the Ngarama Parish in Rwanda. Griff, which is based in Fallsington, Pennsylvania, […]

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C-P Flexible Packaging Supports Employees and Communities

During the pandemic, C-P Flexible Packaging supported employees at each of the company’s locations, providing appreciation pay, gift cards, free lunches, and free boxes of masks and hand sanitizer for employees’ household use. Based in York, Pennsylvania, C-P Flexible Packaging is a fully integrated, full-service flexible packaging converter.

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Ashland Helps School In India

Ashland employees participated in several community outreach efforts during the pandemic, including staff in India who reconstructed a boys’ dormitory in a school.

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Polykar Donates Toward Pandemic Relief

Early in the pandemic, Polykar donated $50,000 to support critical responses to the COVID-19 pandemic in the developing world. Polykar, which is based in Quebec, Canada, specializes in sustainable packaging solutions.

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LyondellBasell Invests in Communities

Under the company’s “Advancing Good” philanthropy approach, LyondellBasell has made several investments within the communities where it operates around the world.

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LPS Industries, LLC Assists Frontline Workers

Early last year, LPS Industries’ CEO, Madeleine Robinson, made a financial donation to Fabulous Foods through the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey, a pro-business trade organization.

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Polyplex Corp. Donates Worldwide

Polyplex Corp. Donates Worldwide

Polyplex Corp. donated money, food, supplies, and personal protective equipment (PPE) to community members, hospitals, and local governments in locations across its footprint.

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Lyondellbasell Holds Annual Global Care Day

LyondellBasell held its 21st Annual Global Care Day with a focus on food security in the fall, with more than 80 manufacturing facilities and office sites participating. The global event supported 87 organizations. The plastics, chemicals, and refining company said it recognized the need caused by COVID-19, so it doubled down on its efforts to support […]

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Lubrizol Surpasses 2020 Volunteering Goal with Global Day of Service

Lubrizol Corp. surpassed its goal of contributing 2,020 virtual volunteering hours to organizations in the communities it calls home. The Ohio-based company announced the goal at the early onset of COVID-19. On a single day, employees in the U.S., England, Germany, Singapore, Spain, South Africa, and UAE contributed over 700 volunteer hours. These efforts included […]

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Aquene Springs and Liquibox Partner to Help Navajo Nation

Aquene Springs and Liquibox Partner to Help Navajo Nation

For more than five years, Liquibox has provided bag-in-box bags to Aquene Springs—a North American supplier of source water. When the company approached Liquibox for help delivering emergency water to the Navajo Nation during the pandemic, Liquibox was ready to assist. Through a newspaper article, Michael Hobson, owner of Aquene Springs, noticed the devastating effect […]

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Nova Chemicals and Pregis Support Clean Water

NOVA Chemicals Corp., a producer of chemicals and plastic resins, and Pregis, a supplier of protective packaging solutions, are teaming up to support the Uzima Clean Water Mission. Uzima, an Atlanta-based charity, makes and donates water filters to help vulnerable, at-risk populations around the world gain access to clean water. NOVA Chemicals is donating film resins to […]

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ESKO DONATES SOFTWARE LICENSES

Esko made a multi-million-dollar, in-kind donation to support college and university students in their packaging engineering and technology studies.The global developer of integrated software and hardware solutions for the packaging, label, and wide-format sectors has extended its no-charge donation of software licenses to leading educational institutions across the U.S. “We strongly believe in investing in […]

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