American Packaging named “Best of the Best” for the 9th time

American Packaging Corporation named “Best of the Best” in Best Workplace in the Americas for the Ninth time

Rochester, NYJanuary 2017 – American Packaging Corporation again awarded the Best Workplace in the Americas designation, Best of the Best 2016, in recognition of its exemplary human resources practices that have created an outstanding workplace. The Best Workplace awards were begun by Printing Industries of America to specifically honor printing companies that create a superior work environment for their employees.

Winning companies demonstrate overall positive work environment with the top designation, “Best of the Best”, recognizing employers who have established a superior, long time commitment to the needs of its employees as well as the continual improvement of their business.

A panel of highly respected business professionals reviewed the submissions. Winning companies were chosen for regularly demonstrating a commitment to their employees to create a high quality work environment, concern about personal and financial goals and balancing these with the needs of the business.   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 Heal and Wellness Programs.

“We are extremely proud to be recognized for the ninth time as a superior workplace” said Peter B. Schottland, President and CEO, “American Packaging attracts and retains the best people in the industry by providing a safe and reputable place to work and having programs in place that focus on the employee’s overall well-being.”

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 Adriane Harrison at 412-259-1707 or or see

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