Fine Paper and Packaging The Company's fine paper and packaging business manufactures and sells writing, text, cover and specialty papers and envelopes used in corporate identity packages, invitations, personal stationery, labels and packaging, and format applications. The synthetic label stock is used for outdoor applications.
Bright papers are used in applications, such as direct mail, advertising inserts, scrapbooks and marketing collateral. Label and tag products made from both saturated base label stock and purchased synthetic base label stock, with coatings applied to allow for variable and digital printing.
Other latex saturated and coated papers are used by a range of manufacturers. Additionally, business papers for professionals and small businesses are sold under its Southworth brand through retailers.
Most of the lower management trying to keep communication stream flowing - Senior leadership is disconnected from the issues at hand on the floor level and has been making no effort to connect with their lower salary and hourly staff - Union contract is excessively lenient preventing removal of any employees short of committing a felony - Career growth is linear, you are waiting for the next person to either move up or leave the company - Upper management calls for change but makes no effort to drive it.
Place people in the The fine paper and packaging business is a supplier of high-end printing and specialty papers and packaging in North America.
Keep the strong salaried employees and grow your team - You have all the right salary employees in all the wrong locations. Specialty backings, including saturated and unsaturated crepe and flat paper tapes sold to manufacturers to produce finished pressure sensitive products for sale in automotive, transportation, manufacturing, building construction, and industrial general purpose applications, including sales in the consumer-do-it-yourself retail channel, and coated lightweight abrasive paper used in the automotive, construction, metal and woodworking industries for both waterproof and dry sanding applications.
The Company has two primary businesses: technical products, and fine paper and packaging.