Job Brief

May 2021 ι VOLUME 12 ι ISSUE 4
International Paper selected for Employer of Excellence Award
The Board is proud to honor International Paper as the 2020 Southeast Texas Outstanding Local Employer of Excellence. International Paper is a local-based, private-sector employer whose efforts and initiatives have created long-lasting positive effects for students, employees, and the entire community of Orange, Texas.

The International Paper Orange Containerboard Mill has been an industry fixture in the community for the past half-century and produces fiber-based packaging, pulp and a variety of other consumer-based paper products for customers around the globe. Understanding the need of a strong dependable workforce, International Paper has partnered with Workforce Solutions, to hire skilled jobseekers who can contribute to International Paper's success.

At the Orange mill location, International Paper provides more than 500 in-demand jobs.

The efforts by International Paper to help drive and develop a diverse and skilled workforce mirrors the Workforce board efforts to provide community residents with the latest in-demand training for high-wage local positions through community college and training-provider collaborations. The company is highlighted in the Board's annual report.

Company representatives accepted the award during the Board's May 5, 2021 meeting.

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Pictured are (l-r) International Paper Mill manager Mike Culbertson, Board Chair Sue Daniels, and International Paper public affairs representative Michael Key.

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