Mike Harwood Honored by ICPF
The International Corrugated Packaging Foundation has announced that in recognition of his leadership and contributions to the industry through his tireless work with FBA, AICC, WCO and ICPF, Mike Harwood, Deputy CEO of Pratt Industries and the Chairman of the World Containerboard Organisation, has been selected for induction into ICPF's Circle of Distinguished Leaders. The Circle of Distinguished Leaders honors exceptional visionaries whose energy and talent have moved the industry forward in remarkable ways. These leaders are recognized for demonstrating a strong commitment to the continuing success of the global corrugated packaging industry. 

Mike's nomination to ICPF's Circle of Distinguished Leaders was initiated by the Fibre Box Association.  To date, additional e-pledges of donations to ICPF, in recognition of his leadership and to honor Mike, have been made by AICC, Mid-Atlantic Packaging, Landaal Packaging, Bobst North America, Equipment Finance Corporation, Fosber America, Packaging Express, Central Package & Display,  JB Machinery, Haire Group, Harris Packaging, Richmond Corrugated, American Packaging, New England Wooden Ware, Bay Cities, Oklahoma Interpack, Green Bay Packaging, RockTenn, Vanguard Packaging, Independent II, Scope Packaging, Empire Packaging & Displays, Wasatch Container, Jim and Pam Porter, Batavia Container, Specialty Industries and Dennis and Elaine Colley. Many more have indicated they will be participating in Mike's nomination.

Friends, business colleagues, corporations and allied organizations can honor Mike by making a nomination donation to ICPF in his name. Nomination contributions are tax deductible and support the Circle of Distinguished Leaders Program, as well as ICPF’s work to both advance corrugated curricula at colleges and universities, and its work to promote corrugated packaging & displays careers to students.  Those making donations to honor Mike will be recognized in a subsequent release of contributor names to the corrugated packaging trade press that will also be provided to the Harwoods. 

To recognize Mike with a nomination donation, mail your tax deductible check, made payable to ICPF, to the International Corrugated Packaging Foundation, 113 S. West Street, 3rd Floor, Alexandria, VA 22314. (Please place "Mike Harwood" in the check's note margin.)  For more information on the Circle of Distinguished Leaders, contact rflaherty@icpfbox.org, call 703.549.8580 or visit www.careersincorrugated.org.