Fri05Feb201611:00 amStone Mountain Folding Carton Plant
Tour of Graphic Packaging International
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Manufacturing Plant Tour. Innovation and Technology With One of Georgia’s Largest Export Products. Ever toted a 12-pack home? If so, you can appreciate Graphic Packaging International’s work. GPI is a leading maker of laminated, coated, and printed packaging such as beverage carriers, cereal boxes, microwavable food packaging, and detergent cartons. Their paperboard includes strength, promotional, and barrier packaging technologies. Customers include Kraft Foods, MillerCoors, Anheuser-Busch, General Mills, and various Coca-Cola and Pepsi bottlers. The state-of-the-art plant in Stone Mountain, Georgia is a folding carton facility featuring high speed printing, cutting, folding and gluing of consumer products packaging for everything from breakfast cereals a late night trip to a fast food restaurant. Satisfying the precision requirements of their customers, and ultimately the consumer, requires that every single product produced is perfect in cut, color and finish so that when you open that new box of Kleenex, you get a fresh tissue at the first pull. Advanced pre-registration: $35 - CSCMP members / $55 – non-members / $25 - full-time student. Late Registration or Day-of-Event Cost: $55, space permitting. Pre-registration will end on 2/1/2016 (Tour limited to 30 guests). Lunch is included. Closed toe shoes required for touring manufacturing facility. No high heeled shoes allowed during the tour.
Date/Time: Friday, February 5, 2016 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Registration Deadline: Monday, February 1, 2016 - 8:15am
Venue: Stone Mountain Folding Carton Plant
5853 Ponce de Leon Ave
Stone Mountain, Georgia 30083