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American Packaging Corp. - Rochester, NY

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American Packaging Corporation has been Awarded "Best of the Best" in Best Workplace in the Americas for the Fifth Time

Press release date: Nov 29, 2012

Rochester, NY - American Packaging Corporation has been awarded the Best Workplace in the Americas designation, Best of the Best 2012, for their exemplary human resources practices. Begun to specifically honor printing companies that provide a superior work environment, this year marks the eleventh year of the Best Workplace in the Americas program.

Winning companies demonstrate their responsibility to provide a safe work environment, encourage personal goals and ambitions, promote wellness and life balance, as well as meet the objectives of the company. Applicants were judged on eight criteria: Management Practices; Work Environment; Training and Development Opportunities; Financial Security; Workplace Health and Safety; Work-Life Balance; Recognition and Rewards; and Health and Wellness Programs.

"Receiving this award for the fifth year validates American Packaging's commitment to its employees in providing a safe and reputable place to work," said Peter B. Schottland, President and Chief Executive Officer. "The company's dedication to our employees' overall well-being allows us to attract and retain the best people in the industry."

Michael Makin, president and CEO of Printing Industries of America, agrees. "Best of the Best winners routinely exhibit the highest commitment to success in many ways, but particularly through their employees. Congratulations to American Packaging." For more information about the Best Workplace in the Americas Awards, contact Jim Kyger at 202-730-7968 or

American Packaging Corporation is an ISO 9001:2008 company specializing in the manufacture of flexible packaging laminations for a variety of specialty markets. APC is a privately held company that has been serving the packaging industry for over 100 years.

Corporate Headquarters - 777 Driving Park Avenue - Rochester, NY 14613 Phone (585) 254-9500, Fax (585) 254-5801,