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2014-04-17 08:23:59

Distribution of innovative water backpack expected to increase by 150% over next 12 months COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Impact Economics LLC, a portfolio company of NCT Ventures, has been selected by PackH2O to bring its award-winning water backpack to water stressed regions around the world. As the exclusive distributor of the innovative product which was developed by Greif, Inc., Impact Economics will collaborate with PackH2O to provide sales, marketing and...

2014-04-16 12:27:47

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The 20 Leading Packaging Companies 2013 : Competitive Landscape Analysis http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/manufacturers/20_leading_packaging_companies_2012_competitive_landscape_analysis.html Report DetailsLeading 20 Packaging Companies - assess products, developments and revenue prospects What does the future hold for the leading companies in the $709bn packaging...

2014-02-21 16:23:44

DELAWARE, Ohio, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B) today announced plans to release first quarter 2014 results after market close Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. The company has scheduled a conference call for Thursday, Feb. 27, at 10 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) to review the results. To participate, domestic callers should call 877-485-3107. The number for international and local callers is +1 201-689-8427. Phone lines will open at 9:50 p.m. ET. A digital replay...

2013-12-06 12:27:00

DELAWARE, Ohio, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B) has appointed Peter Watson, 56, chief operating officer of the company, effective Jan. 1, 2014. Watson was group president responsible for Greif's Paper Packaging and Land Management business segments as well as Global Sourcing & Supply Chain and the company's Greif Business System capabilities. Greif President and CEO David Fischer said, "Throughout his career at Greif, Pete...

2013-12-03 08:35:01

DELAWARE, Ohio, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, today announced that Greif Packaging LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary, plans to make significant improvements to its semi-chemical medium machine located at the in Riverville, Va. mill. The company expects the $45 million modernization project, which includes enhancements to all sections of the machine, to improve product quality characteristics...

2013-10-22 12:22:50

Program helps women and children transport water more safely DELAWARE, Ohio and ATLANTA, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), the global industrial packaging products and services company, recently announced the company is working with Habitat for Humanity International to distribute 100,000 PackH2O(TM) collapsible water backpacks in eight developing countries for use in disaster relief and aid. PackH2O(TM) was designed by Greif to provide a cleaner, safer...

2013-09-24 16:27:23

Greif's land subsidiary Soterra, LLC and Pollinator Partnership led research to improve pollinator habitat in managed forest ecosystems DELAWARE, Ohio, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) recently recognized Soterra, LLC and Pollinator Partnership with its coveted Conservation Leadership Award for the Tiger Swamp Pollination Study, their research of pollinator habitat in a managed forest ecosystem. Soterra is the land management business of...

2013-09-12 23:20:10

Social Innovation Recognized for Relieving the Burden of Water Transportation and Storage Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 PackH2O LLC today announced that the PackH2O™ Water Backpack has been nominated for the 2013 People’s Design Award, presented by the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum and Smithsonian magazine. The pack is one of just 20 designs that have been nominated for the honor, which will be voted on by the American public, through...

2013-07-08 08:28:23

DELAWARE, Ohio, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B) has joined the Peace One Day Corporate Coalition. Based in Delaware, Ohio with manufacturing and sales operations in more than 50 countries, Greif is asking its nearly 14,000 employees to join in the observation of Peace Day on Sept. 21, and commit to the theme "Who Will You Make Peace With." "Peace One Day aligns with Greif's corporate responsibility ethic," said Greif President & CEO David Fischer....

2012-11-14 12:22:25

DELAWARE, Ohio, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A water backpack designed by global industrial packaging leader Greif, Inc., (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), has been honored with a 2012 Best of What's New Award from Popular Science magazine. The PackH(2)O(TM) backpack was created specifically for the human transport of water in water-stressed regions and disaster zones. "For 25 years, Popular Science has honored the innovations that surprise and amaze us - those that make a positive impact on our world...