Kowa Elected Chairman of the Association of Independent Corrugated Converters Associate Members


Thomas W Kowa, President / CEODecatur ILL., - Huston Patterson Corporation President / CEO Thomas W. Kowa was elected Chairman of the Association of Independent Corrugated Converters (AICC) Associate Members for the 2012-2013 membership year.

“Tom is now a part of a distinguished and dynamic group of leaders who have lead the AICC Supplier Community over the years”, says A. Steven Young, AICC President. “I believe this unique partnership between our box makers and suppliers is a key strand of fabric of our membership and one that makes our association so strong.”

AICC has represented a majority of the independent corrugated packaging manufacturers and their suppliers for over 38 years. Educational programs, conventions and regional meetings foster a sharing of knowledge and expertise among the members. AICC's products and publications keep members informed of critical issues that affect their futures. AICC is also affiliated with the International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF). ICPF supports greater public and student understanding of the global corrugated packaging industry, its products, the role it plays in the world's distribution system and the many career opportunities available throughout the industry.

“It’s truly an honor and privilege to serve as Chairman of the AICC Associate Members, says Kowa. I look forward to working with our board, membership and staff to achieve our industry’s goals. This can only be done with focus, determination and collaboration. Our members are counting on us and we will deliver.”

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